Go with the flow, and drift along. Drift diving 101

Go with the flow, and drift along. Drift diving 101

“Surrender to the elements and just go with the flow” is something easier said than done. For those who have never drift dive before, it can be quite unnerving having no absolute control while being in a foreign environment. But don’t give into that fear because you’ll be missing out on one of the best […]

Bumping head with the bumphead parrot fish of Sipadan

Bumping head with the bumphead parrot fish of Sipadan

These buck tooth beauties swim the shallow shores of Sipadan and are constantly on every divers Must See list. Growing up to more than 1 meter long and weighing well over 40kg for adults, the Bumphead Parrotfish is the largest species of parrotfish. Corallivores, they live on a diet of algae, live coral and sponges. […]

Muck-nificent diving in Mabul!

Muck-nificent diving in Mabul!

Overshadowed by Sipadans’ allure for the big stuff, Mabul is a macro divers dream! Home to an array of curious critters, the marine biodiversity in Mabul is spectacular. Surrounding the island, there are plenty of dive sites offering scattered reefs, wall dives, wrecks, slopes and artificial reefs. Underwater photographers will have a field day exploring […]

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 […]