Special trips can be arranged to dive at Pulau Segantang – weather permitting – with a minimum of 5 divers.
Pulau Segantang consists of two large rocky outcrops offering deeper and adventurous diving for experienced divers.
Divers have a choice of 2 or 3 dives in a day. If you have sufficient air, you can choose to circumnavigate each rocky outcrop in each dive. There is also a small dropoff to 26 meters.
Marine life expected are barracudas, trevallies, large groupers and a vast area of sea anemonies
|GENERAL INFORMATION OF PULAU PAYAR DIVE SITES
|Dive Area||:||Pulau Payar Marine Park – consisting of 4 islands, namely Pulau Payar (main island), Pulau Kaca, Pulau Lembu and Pulau Segantang|
|Total dive sites||:||15 diving sites in vicinity of Pulau Payar, Pulau Kaca, Pulau Lembu and 4 dive sites in Pulau Segantang|
|Diving Months||:||MAR to NOV … calm water, sunny days, better visibility
AUG to SEP..… long swells, choppy sea but still good
DEC to FEB … water temperature and water visibility drops
|Water Temperature||:||Year round average between 28°C to 30°C
MAR to NOV at 30°C and above.
DEC to FEB can drop to 28°C
|Surface Temperature||:||Year round average between 29°C to 34°C in the day time
And 21°C to 25°C in the night
|Average Depth||:||15m to 18m|
|Wrecks / Caves||:||Nil|
|Marine Life||:||Barracudas, large groupers, lion fishes, stone fish, moray eels,
Nudibranchs, Reef Sharks, Seahorses, Ghostpipe Fishes,
Snappers, Wrasses, Blue-ringed Angelfishes, anemonies, etc.