Dive Buddy Perhentian

Perhentian PADI Dive Center

DIVE BUDDY (M) KINI BEROPERASI SEPENUHNYA DI PULAU PERHENTIAN

Pusat selam berkembar DIve Buddy Malaysia kini beroperasi sepenohnya di Pulau Perhentian. Lebih dikenali sebagai Pondok SCUBA atau Pesantren Alam Selam ianya dilengkapi dengan kemudahan selam SCUBA yang berkonsepkan mesra alam yang menawarkan harga patut bagi pakej kursus/aktiviti selam dan percutian pulau.

Lokasi dan tarikan utama pengunjung

Kedudukan Pusat selam dilokasi strategik yang kerap menjadi tumpuan aktiviti latihan selam SCUBA, snorkeling dan aktiviti riadah pantai bagi pelancung tempatan dan luar negara.

Berkonsepkan mesra alam, Dive Buddy Perhentian dibangunkan dengan struktur binaan berasaskan bahan semulajadi bagi mengekalkan keindahan persekitaran alam semulajadi.

  • Berdekatan dengan Kampung Nelayan, Pulau Perhentian Kecil.

Juga dikenali sebagai kampung nelayan, ia nya merupakan destinasi wajib dilawati jika berkunjung ke Pulau Perhentian. Perjalanan dari Teluk Keke dengan menaiki bot kecil atau lebih dikenali sebagai teksi air hanya mengambil masa 10 minit. Anda boleh mendapatkan bekalan barangan harian dan juadah makanan tempatan dengan harga patut.

Kemudahan asas

Pusat selam dilengkapi dengan pelbagai kemudahan asas seperti bot laju, kelengkapan dan peralatan selam SCUBA, Compressor untuk mengisi tabung angin yang boleh menampung lebih 20 penyelam pada satu masa.

2017 has been an exciting year for us at Dive Buddy (M) with the official launching of our island based dive center at Teluk Keke, Perhentian Island.

Located strategically in the bay of Perhentian Besar, Teluk Keke, Perhentian Besar is widely known among locals and tourists as the most popular snorkeling and island campsite destination.

What set us apart from other Perhentian beaches and chalets are our secluded and private shore-front facing the vast blue ocean with beautiful sunset view, clean white sandy beaches, clear & warm water surrounded with lush tropical forest perfect for private getaway & campsite eco living.

Located within the Teluk Keke Bay area, Dive Buddy Perhentian provides PADI certification in a budget SCUBA Camp eco-living style. Our small eco dive centre offers packages and classes to individuals and groups throughout the year. Expect a family-like atmosphere with well-trained instructors catering to every soon-to-be diver’s needs. Apart from the PADI Openwater Courses we also offer PADI Divemaster, Emergency First Response courses as well as conservation activities. Compared to the other dive schools in the Perhentian Islands, we offer the cheapest and best value for money.

Bella

PADI Divenaster, Dive Buddy Perhentian

DIVING PERHENTIAN ISLAND

The Best of Perhentian Divesites

The majestic whale shark of Tokong Laut, Perhentian captured on Nauticam Underwater System by our underwater photographer

Scuba diving is one of the primary reasons people visit the Perhentian Islands and, with more than 20 dive schools to choose from, it is very well catered to — and quite price competitive.

The islands of Pulau Perhentian Besar and Pulau Perhentian Kecil are one of Malaysia’s top tourist attractions. They are surrounded by turquoise blue sea and lined with tropical rainforest and white sand beaches providing an idyllic tropical island getaway.

 

About Perhentian Island

The Perhentian Islands comprise of two main islands, Perhentian Besar (Big Perhentian) and Perhentian Kecil (Small Perhentian). The name Perhentian means stopping point in Malay as the islands became a staging point used by traders travelling from Malaysia to Bangkok.

Perhentian Kecil attracts more travellers due to cheaper accommodation options, while Perhentian Besar is a little more expensive and caters more to families and those who want to avoid the backpacker party scene. The Perhentian Islands also comprise of the small, uninhabited islands of Susu Dara, Seringgi and Rawa, which lie off Kecil. All the islands are protected under marine park status, which means that fishing, collecting coral and littering are strictly prohibited.

Why Choose Perhentian Island

Perhentian Kecil attracts more travellers due to cheaper accommodation options, while Perhentian Besar is a little more expensive and caters more to families and those who want to avoid the backpacker party scene. The Perhentian Islands also comprise of the small, uninhabited islands of Susu Dara, Seringgi and Rawa, which lie off Kecil. All the islands are protected under marine park status, which means that fishing, collecting coral and littering are strictly prohibited. However in practice litter is one of the major problems that face the islands.

When is the best time to travel

The Perhentians islands are almost completely closed from November to March with irregular boats, and most of the hotels, resorts and diving centres closed. In the other months the Islands are fully booming with nice tropical weather.

  • Dry season from April to October, average temperature of 27°C.
  • Rainy season from November to March, average temperature of 29°C.
  • Peak touristic season runs from July to August
  • The diving season is also from April to October.
  • The best visibility is generally around summer time.
  • The water temperature is between 27°C to 32°C year round.

Hot tips

  • During the peak season and local holidays prices tend to rise sharply. You should book in advance.
  • During the rest of the year, you can negotiate the room rates. Lots of budget resorts do not accept reservations in advance so you will need to go there directly to look for a room.
  • There are no ATMs on the islands so bring enough cash for your stay. However, diving centres and resorts tend to accept credit card.
Marine Conservation

 

The islands are home to many nesting hawksbill and green turtles, this number has drastically reduced over the last few years due to oil spills from oil tankers and oil platforms not too far away. The Department of Fisheries have started a turtle hatchery on the island to help with this problem. There are also Turtle conservation volunteer programs which you can take part in whilst on the island which monitor and protect nests and also educate local children about the need to save our oceans and marine life.

Many dive schools conduct regular reef clean up days and also take part in other larger reef check and conservation efforts.

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