Sunday, July 12, 2020
  • Welcome to the DeeperBlue.com Forums, the largest online community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing. To gain full access to the DeeperBlue.com Forums you must register for a free account. As a registered member you will be able to:

    • Join over 43,000+ fellow diving enthusiasts from around the world on this forum
    • Participate in and browse from over 510,000+ posts.
    • Communicate privately with other divers from around the world.
    • Post your own photos or view from 7,450+ user submitted images.
    • All this and much more...

    You can gain access to all this absolutely free when you register for an account, so sign up today!

Freediving Indonesia, Philippines, or Malaysia

Jaap

Member
Sep 15, 2015
32
13
23
34
Vancouver, Canada
www.freedivewire.com
Hi all,

I am currently in Kuala Lumpur and planning a ~2 week freediving trip in December. I know the timing is not ideal regarding the monsoon, rainy season here, but that's the time I have. I commonly do recreational dives at 20 - 30 meters in the frigid water in Vancouver and would like to keep at that depth, but my partner goes dives less deep, so any spots we go to would have to be quite steep to satisfy both of us.

From what I've read, Indonesia (Bali, Gili islands, Komodo, Bunaken and so on) are going to be rainy and stormy. In Malaysia the only place on the list is Sipadan, which is a great spot to go scuba-diving from what I've read, but I don't know how good it is for freediving. Any help there?

It seems like the best way to avoid the rain and (lack of) vis that comes with it would be to go to the Philippines. In the Philippines there are tons of diving spots, like Palawan and Boracay, Cebu, and so on.

Has anybody been freediving there? Any help would be much appreciated.

Jaap
 
DeeperBlue.com - The Worlds Largest Community Dedicated To Freediving, Scuba Diving and Spearfishing

ABOUT US

ISSN 1469-865X | Copyright © 1996 - 2020 deeperblue.net limited.

DeeperBlue.com is the World's Largest Community dedicated to Freediving, Scuba Diving, Spearfishing and Diving Travel.

We've been dedicated to bringing you the freshest news, features and discussions from around the underwater world since 1996.

ADVERT