Curious Creatures: Stuck on you, Remoras

Curious Creatures: Stuck on you, Remoras

With the strength to stall warships, the Remoras are fascinating creatures of the sea. Derived from the latin word Remora meaning “Delay” , it is believed that they earned this name as they were once believed to have the ability to slow down vessels and ships when attaching themselves to it. The ancient Romans actually […]

Commemorative dive. Friendships sealed over the salty sea

Commemorative dive. Friendships sealed over the salty sea

Gathering annually to commemorate the passing of their dear friend, Scuba Tiger was honoured in hosting a group of locals from Tawau on their 5th commemorative dive in remembrance of their dear friend. A friendship so closely bonded through days spend diving. Grieving the death of a loved one is an individual process, but these […]

Hiking Bohey Dulang

Hiking Bohey Dulang

Part of the Tun Sakaran Marine Park, Bohey Dulang is among the eight islands – Bohey Dulang, Bodgaya, Tetagan, Sebangkat, Selakan, Maiga, Sibuan and Mantabuan – of the coast of Semporna that make up the marine park. Located 30 minutes by speedboat boat from Semporna, the peaks of Bohey Dulang are actually visible from Semporna […]

Coral Triangle

Coral Triangle

Encompassing the territorial waters of the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines. The coral triangle covers more than 6 million kilometers but is only a fraction in size as it takes up only 1.6% of the earth’s planet. Image source: wwf.panda.org A remarkable ecosystem home to a diverse array of […]

Baby on board, born inside the Scuba Tiger Van

Baby on board, born inside the Scuba Tiger Van

It was like every other Sunday morning for resort manager Ivan Choong as he stopped by Bangau Bangau Jetty to settle permits and paperwork. Walking back to the Scuba Tiger van, sticking the keys in the ignition there was a sudden frantic knock on the window. Not a native malay speaker, Ivan who is Singaporean […]