Terumbu Tiga

Terumbu Tiga (or some dive books have it as “Tiger Rocks”) is located to the east of Pulau Perhentian Besar. Boat journey from either Teluk Pauh or Teluk Dalam will take about 15 minutes. In general, the visibility was quite good at about 10-15 metres with...

Shark Point

In the outer corner on the west side of Teluk Dalam south of Perhentian Besar, there are a couple of coral lagoons with fringing reefs that reach into the sandy bottom. This area is called ˜Shark Point™ and was said to be the place to observe sharks in the...

Police Wreck

Lying in 15-18 meters of water nearby the big island these three identical decommissioned police patrol boats, 40 meter long, were sunk on 18 of July 2012. Although the wrecks are recent many barracuda have started to live there, and anemones are growing on the walls....

Tanjung Basi

Tanjung Basi is located at the northern tip of Pulau Perhentian Besar. Just like Tanjung Butung, this site is an extension of a rocky headland that stretches out into the sea at a maximum depth of 22 meters. Large granite boulders make up most of the seaward...

Tiga Ruang

Tiga Ruang is located on the northwestern side of Pulau Perhentian Besar just south of Tanjung Basi. It is a shallow dive site that consists of scattered coral heads on sandy bottom. Staghorn and Table Corals colonized the shallower reef slope that ends at the reef...

Pulau Rawa

Pulau Rawa is only accessible by snorkeling and diving boats, a 30-minute journey from either Perhentian Besar (Big Island) or Perhentian Kecil (Small Island). There are no resorts here, hence the water clarity is probably one of the best in Perhentian. Nonetheless,...