Terumbu Tiga also known as Tiger Rocks or preferably Three Brothers 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 mild currents. Maximum dive depth is just about 25 metres but one rarely needs to go that deep especially if it is the 2nd or 3rd dive of the day.

Terumbu Tiga means “Three Reefs” in English, or rather a collection of 3 large boulder rocks that slightly juts out of the ocean surface. Terumbu Tiga hosts quite an amazing collection of soft corals such as various species of sea fans with a multitude of colourful feather of stars, harp gorgonian fans (Ctenocella pectinata), colourful dendronephthya soft corals, finger soft corals of Sinularia sp., a massive garden of whip corals, a great variety of mushroom and leathery corals, sea anemones, rectal coral (Symphyllia recta), table corals of Acropora sp., barrel sponges, etc. But the highlight probably went to this one expansive section filled with only mushroom leather corals of Sarcophyton mililatensis!

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