Dive Miri Coral Reefs National Park (D3)
- Duration: 4 Days (approx.)
- Location: Miri, Sarawak, Sarawak
- Product code: D3
This all-inclusive dive package in Miri offers a fantastic deal for both leisure and experience divers alike. Northern Sarawak has long been known for the rain-forests, caves and exotic wildlife, but the underwater realm in Miri-Sibuti Coral Reefs National Park can rivals the best in the region. In addition to offering some of the best dive sites in Sarawak, this excellent value package offer a total of 6 dives as well as inclusive of diver's lodge, meals and free use of dive gears. The diving season in Miri starts annually around the month of April to end of October.
During the diving season, the conditions for diving are closed to ideal. With depths varying from 7 to 40 meters and average visibility of 10 to 30 meters, this amazing underwater world can be enjoyed by divers from beginner level to those who have dived all the world's most famous locations. There is virtually no current for most dives and water temperatures average around 30° Celsius. The variety of corals and other marine life on the reefs rivals the best in the region and has been compared to those in Papua New Guinea and the Maldives. Over 800 species of hard and soft corals cover the reefs and Gorgonians, sea-whips, anemones, sponges and crinoids are abundant. 40 species of nudibranchs have already been sighted.
What sets this tour apart:
Miri is renowned for stingrays, turtles, all manner of reef fish and whale shark spotting, and this diving destination has been highly recommended by EANx Nitrox Diver and PADI Advanced Open Water ratings from divers.
The Miri-Sibuti Coral Reefs National Park is the largest offshore national park created in Sarawak and in this vast expanse almost 40 known dive sites. Most of these are absolutely pristine patch reefs, but there is also the opportunity to dive the coral encrusted oil rigs and even WWII wrecks.
What you’ll see or do:
D1 - Arrival Check-in
Your airport pickup is arranged on the first day of arrival to your designated accommodation in Miri. The diver’s lodge is a newly built, stylish accommodation right in the heart of Miri city center. The Private Room with attached bathroom comes with a welcoming hot shower as well as cooling air conditioning. After checking in, free and easy to explore the city of Miri at your own leisure.
D2 - 3 Fun Dives
Enjoy a hearty continental breakfast at the diver’s lodge before transfer to the marina to meet and greet the dive-master at the jetty. After a short safety briefing and gear fittings, the dive boat departs to the first of the designated dive sites. Boat trip is 20mins - 45mins depends on the dive site. For the best dive experience, dive sites are decided on the day of departure, subject to prevailing weather and water conditions so the dives are not disappointed by poor visibility or strong currents. The day tour includes 3 boat dives and averaging 45 minutes per dive, depending on depth and the dive time. Light snacks and drinks are served on board between dives. After 3 dives, the boat arrives back at the jetty where you can freshen up and get ready for departure back to the diver’s lodge for a hotel shower. (B / L)
D3 - 3 Fun Dives
Repeat of Day 2 for more fun dives at different dive sites. (B / L)
DAY 4: Departure
Breakfast at diver’s lodge & free at own leisure until transfer to Miri airport for flight departure. (B)
Price (adult, child, senior):
Adult: MYR 920.00
Departure time: Pickup time at the airport (depending on flight schedule)
Meeting point: Miri Airport
Season: April to end of October
Day of week available: Monday to Sunday
Tour duration: 4 days, 3 nights
Group size (minimum & maximum): Minimum 2 adults
6 boat dives in 2 days
Accommodation: Diver’s lodge twin sharing Private Room
PADI accredited dive guide
Full set dive gear (BCD, regulator, fins, masks, wet suite), weight belt and scuba tanks
Meals as stated, soft drinks and fruit on the boat
Return airport transfer
Daily diver’s lodge - marina transfer
Juices and alcoholic beverages
Government Tourism Tax of RM 10 per room payable at accommodation check in
What to bring:
Wear light comfortable clothes that dry easily, swimsuits, shorts are fine;
Sandals or pair of flip flops;
Personal care: small towel, toiletries, personal medication, sunscreen, mosquito repellent;
On day trips, bring snacks and extra mineral water even though we do provide mineral water.
A towel, change of clothes and plastic bag to keep phone / cameras dry;
Sun hat / cap and sunglasses.
Tour staff (number, type):
The dive team comprises passionate dive experts, national park rangers, professional guides as well as friendly front desk / cafe staff. They all share an enthusiasm towards offering a great diving experience and wish to see every guest leaving Miri with a smile.
Good to know:
Single room surcharge RM 120.00 / pax
Discount @ RM 40.00 nett per dive day for using own gear
Reservation required at least 1 day in advance