Sepanggar Island..! secluded within its’ own little corner of the “magnificent” Coral Triangle in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Borneo Sheltering its very own share of marine critters and wonders.
Sepanggar Island is just a short hop away from Jesselton Point, in a Northerly direction, away from the crowds usually associated with KK city. Sepanggar Island offer’s clearer visibility, uncrowded dive sites with healthy marine life. With its mixed topography and bottom composition, the Marine fauna found at Sepanggar Island can range from the large whale shark to the tiniest shrimp. With such diversity, night dives are a must try for those wanting adventure, to observe the wonders of nocturnal life when they come out to play.
To complement the great diving available at Sepanggar Island, the crew of Dive Borneo Bah are ready to pamper you during your diving experience with us. We pride ourselves on bringing you closer to nature, helping you improve your diving skill’s, underwater photography or assisting you in overcoming any diving situation.
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Corals, Marine Life and Critters found while diving in Kota Kinabalu. Perfect opportunities to learn and witness these creatures while enjoying relaxing dives. Also Ideal for Underwater Photographers and Scuba Courses.
Besides the tropical marine creatures expected in tropical islands, unique to Kota Kinabalu Waters spotted are; Bamboo Cat Sharks, various Seahorses species, Devil Scorpions, pipefish, frogfish, various types of shrimps, crabs. cuttlefishes and many more. Also seen is schooling barracudas near to the thousands, double spotted snappers, turtles, sharks and schools off snappers. The much adored Whale Shark seasonally comes visits us in KK particularly during Jan Feb each year. Also worth to note, Kota Kinabalu house more than 14 species of clownfish aka Nemo.
Ideal time to dive Kota Kinabalu
Kota Kinabalu fortunately located at the end tip of the South China Sea, though monsoon, we are affected mildly. During the monsoon, diving activity is still on. Literally you can dive Kota Kinabalu nearly 365 days a year. Our water temperature is on average between 28°C and 29°C at times from mid-January to mid-March, the temperature can drop to as low as 23°C, having said that, during this time it will be Nudibranch season. On average, visibility is around 10m to 15m and in the good season April to early July the vis is averaging 20m to 25m or more.