Sarawak's Scuba Diving

Sarawak is the largest state of Malaysia. Its capital is the city of Kuching. The South China Sea washes Sarawak in the north, the Sulu Sea in the northwest, the Celebes Sea and Makassar Strait in the east. It is located in the northwestern part of the Kalimantan island and has a 750-km long coastline with lots of fabulous beaches. Coastal waters are famous for beautiful coral reefs and labyrinths with colourful tropical fish. At depth, divers can see not only reef sharks and stingrays but 4 types of large turtles as well. Besides, you can explore sunken warships here. Wrecks of the Japanese vessel Katori Maru are the most famous.

Forecast

Sarawak has an equatorial climate, where monsoons are common. They occur from November to February and bring downpours. From March to October, the precipitation level is lower, but the high humidity remains throughout the year. The average daily temperature is +25-32 °С all year round. The water warms up to + 28 °C.

Dive Spots near Sarawak

Anemone Reef is one of the most exciting dive sites. The reef is covered in corals and anemones. You can see migrating green turtles here.
Grouper Patch is another popular dive spot. Its average depth is 18 m. Here, you will see stony and soft coral reefs inhabited by giant groupers.