Pulau Aur / Dayang / Tioman / Seven Skies / Anambas / Udang oil rigs
Location: ca. 65km (Tioman) – 200 km (Anambas) east of Mersing
Short description: As Aur, Dayang and Tioman can all be reached within a few hours from Singapore, these islands are popular for weekend dive trips. The supertanker “Seven Skies” and Anambas are done via live-aboard trips. Diving in Tioman and the surrounding dive spots offer good diving by day and night with a big variety of marine life.
Expected marine life: Cuttlefish, batfish, parrotfishes, snappers, groupers, turtles, surgeonfish, moray eels, rays, nudibranches and right at the beginning and end of season occasionally pelagics (if you are lucky…)
Accomodation: To dive Tioman / Aur you can stay chalets with twin a/c rooms, see our standard weekend. Tioman has some 3-4 star hotel options as well. Seven Skies and Anambas can only be reached via live-aboard
Best time of year to visit: Diving in Tioman and Aur is possible from March to October
Visibility: moderate to good (8-20m)
Currents: depend on dive site and time of year. From zero to strong currents.
Read a more detailed description of the individual divesties around Aur/Tioman (86kb)
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