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Location : Malaysia - Tioman - See the map Chimaeras Diving Services

Address : Suite # 121, Lot No. B1.03.00, Level B1, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone : +6013-2018115
Website : http://www.azmidive.com/
Email : chimaerasdivers@yahoo.com
Languages spoken : English  •  Local Language  •  Other
Diving agencies : Others  •  PADI
Courses offered : Dive intro / try dives  •  Open water / beginners course  •  Advanced course  •  Rescue course  •  Divemaster / dive leader  •  Nitrox course  •  Wreck specialty  •  Deep specialty  •  Naturalist specialty
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Safety equipment available : O2 medical kit  •  Medical kits in boat  •  Medical trained staff
Dive centers services : Own boat  •  Kids friendly  •  Own vehicles  •  Own air compressor  •  Combo Lodging with Dives  •  Offer accommodation alone  •  Kayaks  •  Restaurant  •  TV & movies  •  Internet access  •  Underwater photography or video  •  Equipment gear rentals
Type of tank provided : Aluminium 9-10 Lts  •  Aluminium 12-13 Lts
Typical tank fill : 200 bar
Price for 1 dive including equipment without staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Price for 1 dive excluding equipment without staff/guide : Less than 30 USD
Price for 1 dive including equipment and staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Price for 1 dive excluding equipment but with staff/guide : 30 to 39 USD
Note: Prices are given for 1 dive to get a price level comparison. However, many dive centers propose ONLY package for 2 or more dives. So we have divided the total price by the number of dives to obtain the price level for 1 dive.
Time to go to the nearest hospital : Less than 30 minutes
Name of the nearest airport city : Kuantan, KUA
Average time to reach this airport : Up to 3 hours
Level required : Beginner accepted

Description for the dive shop Chimaeras Diving Services

Tioman are one of the best Dive destination in Malaysia and very famous for tourist also. We have so many dive around that can discover the underwater marine life and we also have a few of wreck around.
And also for accommodation and food are so cheap around 3 -5 USD per food and 20-50 USD per day for accommodation. And for your information Tioman Island are a Duty Free island. Come diving with us and we promise you we will make sure you will enjoy your dives here.
We are local dive center and all our Instructor and Dive Master know the dive site very well. Mostly all our dive guide are experience diver and done more than 1000 dives at area. So we sure you can see a lot of things when dive with us.
Dive Site around Tioman Island.

1. Chebeh Island: There are a number of spots around Chebeh Island, the most popular being the northeast and southeast corners. The large volcanic rocks form canyons and swimthroughs often full of schooling yellow tail fusiliers, there is also a large cavern filled with glass fish around the 20 meter mark on the southeast corner. Gorgonians are common on the walls here along with barrel sponges and soft corals of every colour. Bigger pelagic often visit this site and a manta or whale shark may even be spotted on their migratory route from the north during the earlier months of the season. Depth: 5 - 30m Viz: 10 - 30m Currents: Can be strong Getting there : Boat 30 min Best months: April / Sept

2. Fan Canyon: is famed for its huge Gorgonian sea fans clinging onto the volcanic boulders. There are a number of swimthroughs amongst the jumbled boulders where smaller creatures and even a ribbon eel maybe spotted. A couple of locations around Tulai Island can be dived namely Kador Bay, Genting Bay and Malang Rocks. Marine life includes hump-head wrasse, moray eels, lion fish and crown of thorns starfish. Depth: 5 - 25m Viz: 5 - 20m Currents: Can be strong Getting there : Boat 30 min Best months: April / Sept

3. Labas Island: A long rocky outcrop essentially comprises this dive site. Beneath the surface are myriad cracks and crevices with make up countless swimthroughs and caves. It has the best of both worlds; plenty of nooks and crannies for the adventurous and beautiful coral gardens for the relaxing dive. Look out for lion fish, cowries and nudibranchs here. Labas can actually be dived twice, once at each end. Depth: 5 - 22m Viz: 5 - 20m Currents: Occasional Getting there : Boat 30 mins Best months: April / Sept

4. Sepoi Island: is one of the further islands from Tioman, hence it is not dived as frequently as the others. Often done as a drift dive around the island up and over the volcanic boulders. Golden Reef Just off the northeastern edge of Sepoi Island is a submerged reef where sea fans, soft corals and sponges are all competing for space. Featherstars, worms and gastropods are all common on the protected reef. Fish life here includes moon wrasse, angelfish, butterflyfish, pufferfish and coral groupers. Depth: 5 - 25m Viz: 5 - 20m Currents: Occasional Getting there : Boat 45 mins Best months: April / Sept

5. Tiger Reef: This submerged reef lies in the channel between the islands of Sepoi and Labas. Some impressive coral formations can be seen here such as plate, brain and fire coral. It is one of the most impressive reefs in the area, covered in hard and soft coral it attracts thousands of fish including snapper, fusiliers, batfish, jacks and tuna. Since currents are often stronger barracuda and blacktip sharks put in an appearance here. Depth: 5 - 25m Viz: 5 - 20m Currents: Can be strong Getting there : Boat 45 mins Best months: April / Sept

6. Bahara Rocks: This southern spot is one of Tioman's better dive loactions. The drop offs here are covered in barrel sponges, black coral and anemones and soft red and purple corals. The marine life here is prolific with numerous species of fish and bigger animals. Sharks are often spotted in the depths around the two giant rocks rising from the reef plateau. Visibility can be good here but currents can be strong. Depth: 5 - 26m Viz: 10 - 30m Currents: Can be strong Getting there : Boat 20 mins Best months: April / Sept

7. Renggis Island: is one of Tioman's top dive spots, hence it can get busy at times. Sub surface on the eastern side of the island is a reef teeming with life with all manner of corals, sponges and anemones and a multitude of fish. This site is often used for training and night dives, it is also one of the better places to spot turtles and blacktip sharks. The western side of the island has a lot of Gorgonians and is home to several turtles and a resident giant barracuda called Boris. Venturing off the island reefs and into slightly deeper water will reveal a couple of Thai fishing wrecks that house a moray eel. There is also another "hidden reef" out here with equally as impressive corals and fish life. Depth: 5 - 20m Viz: 5 - 20m Currents: Occasional Getting there : Boat 20 mins Best months: April / Sept

8. Soyak Island: This tiny island just off Salang Bay has a number of submerged boulders covered in corals and teeming with fish such as butterflyfish, parrotfish and angelfish. The main highlight to this spot though are the two wrecks lying in 24 meters of water just off the island. They are covered in soft corals and play home to a giant grouper and often blacktip sharks. Depth: 5 - 25m Viz: 5 - 15m Currents: Occasional Getting there : Boat 15 mins Best months: April / Sept And many more divesite.

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