Timon is one of the best spots known for its abundant marine life in Malaysia, where tourists may enjoy snorkeling for reasonable prices.
Why Timon Island?
The island is located off the east coast of the Malaysian Peninsula, in the South China Sea. It is an extremely popular diving spot which attracts many snorkeling enthusiasts too. A year-round destination, it features many accommodation options be it a resort or hotel in Timon Island including the likes of Berjaya Tioman Resort, Malaysia, which offers snorkeling too.
Best Sites to Snorkel
Some of the best to sites to go snorkelling include Renggis Island known for its shallow warm waters and docile marine life, Coral Island & Malang Rocks, Salang Beach and the Marine Park with a noteworthy turtle population.
A higher concentration of coral reefs ensures that there is no danger of fast and high water currents. Most of the popular and mainstream snorkelling sites are sheltered from open water. So just don on a life jacket, a pair of flippers and a snorkel and let the gentle currents carry you about while taking in magical underwater sights.
Professing a thirty-metre visibility, the reefs and scattered hulls of wrecked fishing vessels are home to a diverse array of marine life. Turtles, rays, puffer fish and 6-year-old coral await your inspection here.
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