Friday, January 25, 2008

Licensed to scuba dive at Sipadan island

They took the plunge and came out soaking with enriching and unforgettable experiences.

Ten Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) students recently got ‘promoted’ from the swimming pool to the sea, plunging into the mysterious underwater world off Pulau Sipadan in Sabah to get their open water and advanced open water diver licences.

Being one of the top 10 diving havens in the world, Pulau Sipadan was the best place for the students to celebrate their achievements and appreciate the beauty of the world under the sea.

The young divers got to see through their goggles colourful marine life like the sea turtle, frogfish, stonefish, coral reefs and peculiar vertical-swimming fishes called Harlequin Ghosts in their first sea-diving adventure in the South China Sea.

Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Licensed to scuba dive at Sipadan island

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