Miri's Scuba Diving

Miri is a thriving city and region in Malaysia on the Kalimantan Island, or Borneo. It is washed by the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea. People of various nationalities live here, adding a unique charm to the city and thus attracting tourists.
The Miri-Sibuti Coral Reefs National Park is situated here as well. The pristine wilderness of these places attracts divers. There are many things to see: 28 coral reefs for example. Picturesque landscapes with numerous pelagic fishes will leave unforgettable impressions. Good visibility will allow observing the scene and marine creatures in full detail even at a significant depth. The ships, sunk during World War II, will be an exceptional opportunity for those who are into underwater archaeology and history.

Forecast

Miri has a tropical climate. The most comfortable time for diving is the dry season, which lasts from March to September. During that time, divers enjoy excellent underwater visibility (up to 30 meters). During the wet season (from October to March), monsoons reduce visibility to 10 meters and even lower. The air temperature during the year fluctuates between +22°C and +32 °C. The water warms up to +27 °C.

Dive Spots near Miri

Eve’s Garden is a small reef with a carpet cover from soft corals: leather, elephant ear, sea whip corals, etc. Gigantic anemones and their companions: clownfish, can be found here. Yellowfin beautiful fusiliers and angelfish also visit the reef.
Sri Gadong wreck is a 30-meter cargo ship lying at an 18-meter depth. It is inhabited by rockfish, barracudas, and batfish.