Well-travelled divers all acknowledge that the best diving in the world id found in the warm waters of tropical Asia. No other region on earth presents such a rich variety of marine life, and none can boast as many different types of dive sites: tiny, isolated atolls, World War II wrecks draped in beautiful soft corals, shallow, bommie-filled fringing reefs and pinnacles, all swarming with fish and vibrant color.
Diving Southeast Asia, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand, presents the very best dive sites in the tropical western Pacific. Our seasoned diver-authors have an aggregate half-century of experience exploring these waters, and each site receives thorough coverage, including detailed maps, color photos, and a full description of access, conditions, and facilities.
Practicalities Detailed travel information for every budget, including accommodations, transportation, prices, seasons, and dive operators.
Information Local history, diving lore, site conditions, and more than 50 maps.
Photography More than 100 color photographs by top photographers.
|Derawan and Sangalaki, Sulawesi, Tulamben, Nusa Penida, Amed, Menjangan, Candi Dasa and Pandangbai, Secret Bay (Gili Manuk), East of Bali, Komodo, Alor, the Northeast, and more|
|Sipadan, Layang-Layang and Kota Kinabalu, Terengganu, Tioman and Aur, Langkawi, and more|
|La Union, Subic Bay, Nasugbu, Anialo, Verde Island, Puerto Galera, the Sibuyan Sea, Boracay, Mactan, North Cebu, Southern Leyte, Moalboal and Pescador, Bohol, Apo Reef, Sumilon, Coron Bay, El Nido, Puerto Princesa, Davao, the Sulu Sea, and more|
|The Similan Islands, the Mergui Archipelago, Ko Tachai and Richelieu Rock, Racha Noi and Racha Yai, Shark Point, the Phi Phi Islands, Trang, Ko Samui, Ko Tao, Pattaya and Ko Chang, and more|
|Dive operators, accommodation, transportation, and more|
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Series: Periplus Action Guides
Number Of Pages: 244
Published: 15th March 2002
Publisher: Periplus Editions
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 12.6 x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 3