Scuba diving in Tiger Reef, Tioman Island
A submersed pinnacle between Labas Island and Sepoi Island is our top dive site. It starts at 9 metres and slopes down to 22 metres and is one of the major highlights of Tiomans under water world. The rock formation is simply amazing because everything is covered by soft coral, sea fan, hard corals and barrel sponges. Since Tiger Reef is not frequently dived you can find very little human impact upon the corals. And due to the stronger currents, which you can expect here, you can encounter large schools of Jacks, Mackerels, Yellow Fin Barracudas and Rainbow Runners on almost every dive. With all these giant boulders experienced divers can zoom in and out of the canyons to avoid the strong currents.
When to go
February to November with the best visibility from March to May and from mid September to early November
What to see
The resident marine life you can find here are a myriad of Nudibranchs, schooling fish, Angel Fish, Puffer Fish, Bat Fish, Emperors, Titan Trigger Fish, Parrot Fish, Butterfly Fish, Napoleon Wrasse, Nurse Sharks, Black Tip Reef Sharks, Stingrays, Moray Eels and Lion Fish.
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