6D5N World of Marine Life in Pulau Layang Layang
Highlights: Diving & snorkeling 12 boat dives with use of tanks, weights & weights
Pulau Layang Layang must be the most civilised island among the archipelago of reefs and islands in the South China Sea. It actually has an airport where excited divers land on their way to its underwater paradise.
A diver’s paradise, Pulau Layang-Layang is actually a new name for an oceanic atoll once called “Swallow Reefs”. Situated approximately 300km northwest of Kota Kinabalu, Pulau Layang-Layang Malaysia is a tiny oceanic island surrounded by a coral atoll. It is among the famous Spratlys, which is a collection of about 600 islands, reefs, and atolls strategically located in the South China Sea. The island has been nicknamed “Big Fish” or the “Wall Diving Mecca of Southeast Asia”.
Pulau Layang-Layang Malaysia covers only six hectares but an atoll over 7km long and 2km wide surrounds it. The atoll features a 2000m sheer drop around its rim, thus making it an excellent dive site. Located far from land and human encroachment, its waters are crystal clear with visibility averaging 50-60m. Divers will therefore get a clear view of the amazing underwater habitats. As it is bathed in tropical conditions of 7.5 degrees north to the equator and 114 degrees east of the meridian, its waters are warm with surface temperatures ranging between 21-32 degrees Celsius.
One of Pulau Layang-Layang’s biggest attractions is the Hammerhead Shark. Manta rays with fin spans of over 10ft are also found here. Other pelagic species that are found regularly include tuna, barracuda, and reef sharks. The eastern end of the atoll is home to thousands of migratory birds. Hence Pulau Layang-Layang is not only a diver’s paradise but also a bird watchers’ haven.
DAY 01 : ARRIVE KOTA KINABALU AIRPORT – PULAU LAYANG LAYANG Upon arrival in Kota Kinabalu Airport at 5 am, meet and greet by our friendly representative before boarding the flight to Pulau Layang Layang. A short brief by the resort representative will be conducted after check in. Proceed for the 1st of your many dives after breakfast. After lunch continue diving before returning to the resort for tea break.
DAY 02 : PULAU LAYANG LAYANG After light breakfast, enjoy your 3rd dive. Return to the resort for breakfast before heading out to your 4th dive. Go for your 5th dive after taking lunch at the resort.
DAY 03 : PULAU LAYANG LAYANG In the morning, after a light breakfast indulge yourself with dive number 6. Breakfast will be served in the resort. After that, proceed for the 7th dive. The 8th dive resume after lunch at the resort.
DAY 04 : PULAU LAYANG LAYANG Start your morning with a light breakfast before heading out for more dives around the island. Return to the resort for breakfast before heading out to your 10th dive.Lunch at the resort before going for your 11th dive.
DAY 05 : PULAU LAYANG LAYANG The 12th dive around the island will commence after light breakfast. Return to the resort for breakfast before heading out to your 13th dive. Go for your 14th dive after taking lunch at resort. The rest of the day will be free at own leisure.
DAY 06 : DEPART PULAU LAYANG LAYANG After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Kota Kinabalu.
- Hotel pick-ups are for city center hotels only. For pick-ups outside of city center, additional fees will apply.
- Children below 2 years old are free of charge.
- Other languages are available on request with additional charge.
- For more than 7 pax, professional English Speaking Guide will be assigned
- Room have not been blocked yet, confirmation will be subject to availability.