Ph. +6013-6022640; +6013-3687833
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.
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.
78 - 86F (26 - 30C) Water Temperature: 77 - 86F
(25-30C) Visibility: 50' - 100' + (15 - 30m +)
Federation of Malaysia comprises of Peninsular Malaysia,
and the states of Sabah and Sarawak on the island of
between 2º and 7º to the North of the Equator
line, Peninsular Malaysia is separated from Sabah and
Sarawak by the South China Sea.
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
country experiences tropical weather year-round. Temperatures
range from 21ºC (70ºF) to 32ºC (90ºF).
elevations are much colder with temperatures between
15°C (59°F) to 25°C (77°F).
Travel to Malaysia
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.
following major airlines service Malaysia:
Visitors to Malaysia must hold a valid passport or travel
document with a minimum validity of six months beyond
the intended visiting period.
nationalities do not require visas for social or business
visits. For further information, please contact the
nearest Malaysian diplomatic mission or Tourism Malaysia
and customs checkpoints are situated at all air, sea,
road and rail entry points.
monetary unit of the country is Ringgit Malaysia and
is written as RM or MYR.
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)
currencies can be exchanged at banks and money changers.
hours ahead of GMT and 16 hours ahead of U.S Standard
is 220 - 240 Volt AC at 50 cycles per second. Malaysia
uses standard 3-pin square plugs and sockets.
follows the metric system for weight and measurement.
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.