Everybody knows that Tioman is surrounded by a crystal-clear sea. What many travelers don't know, is that this sea is peppered with spectacular coral gardens and brimming with an abundance of marine flora and flora just waiting to be inspected and admired from up close.
Manta rays drop by every so often
Best of all, by some quirk of fate, doing a PADI scuba dive course, is cheaper in Malaysia than in most other countries around the world. In fact, in under a few hours and for a mere RM200 (less than US$70) you can immerse yourself in the amazing sub-marine world and actually breathe underwater using scuba equipment like a seasoned scuba diver.
A school of juvenile barracuda near Renggis
If you prefer to receive internationally recognized Scuba certification, you can follow the PADI Open Water Diver course, the most popular dive program in the world! Who knows, you may even come face to face with the elusive whale shark, the world's biggest fish, at 15 meters long and weighing more than 20 tonnes!
Whale sharks migrating along Tioman's cobalt-blue shores
The PADI Open Water Diver course is your ticket to a lifetime of intense adventure with PADI, the dive community that sets the standards in global diving. Courses in Tioman include full equipment hire, your own copy of the PADI Dive Manual, face-to-face instructor time and complete certification. So come hobnob with our friendly underwater denizens. It'll be a day to remember...