Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Tourism board launches diving package launched to showcase Sarawak as potential diving heaven

MIRI Tourism Malaysia has launched the Sarawak Adventure Dive Package that will end in December next year to tap the unexplored potential of the diving industry in the state.

Tourism Malaysia Domestic Marketing Division Director Datuk Musa Yusof said there are six packages being offered at a price of RM748 per person to RM2,400 per person for four days and three nights diving adventure in Kuching and Miri.

“Sarawak has more than 40 dive sites that suit such activities,”he said at the launching of the dive package here today.

Musa said for example Kuching City had Pulau Satang Besar, Pulau Satang Kecil and Pulau Sempadi that can be explored by profesional divers.

He said for Miri City divers can experience natural underwater beauty at Miri Coast and Luconia Shoals.

“Sarawak is blessed by another interesting feature that is a World War II Japanese shipwreck as a historical site for technical diving,”he said.