Where to go

6 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Malaysia has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Wildlife trips

1 related group tour. 4 related trip ideas. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

When to go

Malaysia’s high season coincides with the summer months in the northern hemisphere


  • Wet season

    Dec to Mar: More rainfall on mainland Borneo does not affect diving conditions too much and many spots offer excellent diving year round
  • Dry season

    Apr to Nov: While Borneo’s rainforests receive rainfall year round, these months bring drier weather and the best conditions for diving Sipadan

Wildlife events

  • Mar to May: Hammerheads gather in large schools at Layang Layang
  • Apr to May: Whale sharks can be seen in the waters around Lankayan
  • Jun to Sep: Green & hawksbill turtles nesting at Lankayan
  • Jul to Aug: Turtle mating season at Sipadan
  • Sep to Nov: Green turtles hatching on Sipadan Islands


9 related resorts. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


1 related liveaboard. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


3 places to go en route to or from a dive location…


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