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Top 15 Islands to Dive in SE Asia

By on November 5, 2015

Diving is a great way to escape reality and explore the underwater world.  Whether you are just a beginner or expert diver, South East Asia offers some of the most beautiful areas to dive.  With beautiful reefs, wrecks, and weird/fascinating sea creatures, you will be in constant awe with everything you see during your dive.  Here are 15 of the best islands to dive in during your time in South East Asia. Enjoy!

1. Koh Rong, Cambodia

kohrong cambodia

2. Anilao, Batangas, Philippines

Anilao, Batangas, Philippines

3. Banda Islands, Indonesia

Banda Islands, Indonesia

4. Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar

Mergui Archipelago, Myanmar

5. Koh Tao, Thailand

Koh Tao, Thailand

6. Sipadan Island, Malaysia


7. Bali, Indonesia


8. Layang Layang, Malaysia


9. Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Phu Quoc, Vietnam

10. Mabul, Borneo, Malaysia

Mabul, Borneo, Malaysia

11. Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

Lembeh Strait, Indonesia

12. Puerto Galera, Philippines

Puerto Galera, Philippines

13. Koh Sumui, Thailand


14. Coron Island, Philippines

Coron Island, Philippines

15. Koh Kon, Cambodia

koh kon




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