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Eco-Divers
Tekek Beach,
Tioman Island,
Pahang,
Malaysia
Ph. +6013-6022640; +6013-3687833
Fax. +609-4191217
mail@eco-divers.net
http://www.eco-divers.net/
PADI Instructors, Michelle and Jeff and Eco-Divers welcome you to tropical Tioman, Malaysia for some great scuba diving and PADI Courses. Come exlore Tioman's amazing underwater realm with us! It is a place that people return to time and again.




About Malaysia

Malaysia is located in the heart of Southeast Asia. Consisting of 127,000 sq. miles (330,200 sq. km), and is divided into two main regions: Peninsular Malaysia, which lies just south of Thailand, and East Malaysia, which can be found north of Indonesia on the island of Borneo.

Malaysia is a land of fascinating sights and attractions. Rich in color and contrasts, it's multi-faceted charm provides intriguing images that leave visitors to the country in awe. The natural warmth of Malaysians is legendary; wherever one goes, the friendliness and hospitality of the people would prove to be a very special experience.

Malaysia is paradise. Its sun-drenched beaches, enchanting islands, diverse flora and fauna, forest retreats and magnificent mountains are among the best in this region. Many visitors have discovered Malaysia's other attractions: a shopping haven, a versatile conference venue, an incentive destination, an adventure land and much more.

Malaysia has many great dive destinations such as Palau Sipadan, an atoll island sitting on top of an underwater volcanic island, it offers prestine reefs, wall dives on 2000' (600m) drop offs, current drift dives, and the easiest of shore diving. The coral atoll of Layang Layang offer high powered open ocean diving with lots of sharks and large schooling fish.

Climate: 78 - 86F (26 - 30C)  Water Temperature: 77 - 86F (25-30C) Visibility: 50' - 100' + (15 - 30m +)

The Federation of Malaysia comprises of Peninsular Malaysia, and the states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of Borneo.

Situated between 2º and 7º to the North of the Equator line, Peninsular Malaysia is separated from Sabah and Sarawak by the South China Sea.

In the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia lies Thailand, and in the south, neighboring Singapore. Sabah and Sarawak are bounded by Indonesia while Sarawak also shares borders with Brunei.

The country experiences tropical weather year-round. Temperatures range from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF).

Higher elevations are much colder with temperatures between 15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F).

Helpful Travel Information

Air Travel to Malaysia

The main gateways to Malaysia are the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang which is about 50Km south of the KL city center and the low cost carrier airport (Lapangan Terbang Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah) at Subang which is about 16km west of the city centre. From both of these the country is well serviced by 14 domestic airports including those in Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan in East Malaysia.

The following major airlines service Malaysia:

Aeroflot
Air Asia
Air India
Cathay Pacific
Japan Airlines
KLM
Korean Air
Lufthansa Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Singapore Air

Visitors to Malaysia must hold a valid passport or travel document with a minimum validity of six months beyond the intended visiting period.

Most nationalities do not require visas for social or business visits. For further information, please contact the nearest Malaysian diplomatic mission or Tourism Malaysia office.

Immigration and customs checkpoints are situated at all air, sea, road and rail entry points.

Money

The monetary unit of the country is Ringgit Malaysia and is written as RM or MYR.

The exchange rate is valued at USD1 = RM3.15. Notes are available in RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50, and RM100 denominations, while coins are issued in 5, 10, 20 and 50 sen (cents) denominations.

Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks and money changers.

Time

Eight hours ahead of GMT and 16 hours ahead of U.S Standard Time.

Electricity

Voltage is 220 - 240 Volt AC at 50 cycles per second. Malaysia uses standard 3-pin square plugs and sockets.

Weight & Measurement

Malaysia follows the metric system for weight and measurement.

Telecommunications

Local calls can be made from public phones using coins or prepaid card. International calls can also be made using phone cards or at any Telekom office.

 

 
 

 


 










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