Miri has long been known for its exotic national parks and caves, its under water world is now gaining attention of scuba divers ever since the untouched coral reefs were discovered in recent years.
Divers, from beginners to those who have dived all the world famous spots, have nothing but praise for the reefs around Miri. The reefs here are all patch reefs with varying depths from 7 to 30 meters with average visibility of 10 to 30 meters.
The variety of corals and other marine life on the reefs rivals the best in the region. Hard and soft corals cover the entire reefs. Gorgonians, sea-whips, anemones, sponges and crinoids are abundant. Reef fish like the angel fish, butterfly fish, fusiliers, groupers, stingrays, trigger fish, parrot fish, wrasses are among the numerous species that can be seen. 40 species of nudibranchs have already been sighted.
The dive locations have next to no current most of the time and water temperature averages 30 degree Celsius. PADI trained divemaster or instructor is on hand during all boat dives to ensure a safe and pleasurable diving experience.
Seridan Mulu Tour & Travel is one of the regions major inbound land tour operators and now with Tropical Dives, their own Scuba Diving Division we are able to offer total adventure travel, on land and under water.
Co.Co.Dive (formerly known as Tropical Dives) is one of the few dive operator in Miri. Its founder - Mr Voo - is also the pioneer in diving exploration at Miri, who discovered most of the dive sites and gave the naming. With Co.Co.Dive, Scuba Diving Division of Minda Travel, total adventure travel, on land and under water is possible.
BorneoDiveNetwork (Majestic Leisure & Dive) is Miri’s newest dive school offering a full range of courses in English and Mandarin as well as daily dive trips for already certified divers.
Miri is a great place to dive. Even while becoming a more popular dive destination over the past few years. Borneo Travel Network believes strongly in giving the best customer service possible and aim to please every diver by the end of their trip.
Accomodation & diving arrangements :
Eve's Garden - 20 Minutes Journey
Anemone Garden - 35 Minutes Journey
Siwa Reef - 40 Minutes Journey
Sea Fan Garden - 30 Minutes Journey
Sunday Reef - 35 Minutes Journey
VHK Reef - 40 Minutes Journey
Tukau Drop-Off - 50 Minutes Journey
Batu Belais - 45 Minutes Journey
Grouper Patch - 60 Minutes Journey
Atago Maru Wreck - 20 Minutes Journey
Sri Gadong Wreck - 60 Minutes