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Swallow Reef Island

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Swallow Reef Island

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The Layang Layang Island is located 300km north of Labuan near the Spartly groups of island. Layang Layang island is also known as a swallow reef because it is renowned as a diving and fishing destination. The Layang Layang Island is a man made island which resulted from the construction for the Malaysian Navy. The island deserves the reputation of being one of the best ten dive location as it has pristine reef, crystal clear water, extreme location and steep walls.

The diverse marine life is also a highlight of the island. The residents of the waters of the Layang Layang island are the barracuda, trevally and the often sighted green and hawkbill turtles as well as myriads of sea fans stretching to more than three metre across. Stingrays are also frequently seen in the waters of Layang Layang Island. The usual stingrays seen are the manta rays, pygmy devil rays, marbled rays and eagle rays.

Transport.

Layang Layang dive boat
Layang Layang dive boat

The best starting point to head at the point is Kota Kinabalu. There is a private charter company which flies clients to the island. Arrangement are usually made by the Layang Layang Island Resort.

Thing to do.

Diving Swallow Reef
Diving Swallow Reef

Diving. The only thing that you can do in Layang Layang Island is eat, sleep, and dive. No problem are encountered with getting a permit over here. The best season for swim in Layang Layang Island is between April and May because of a big number of hammered sharks that swim around the island. Layang Layang has splendid diving conditions and corals are in pristine condition. The waters are unspoiled and unpolluted. The PADI dive centre is headed by certified instructors with a team of qualified dive maskers.

Accommodation
Layang Layang Island Resort. Off the mystical island of Borneo approximately 300km Northwest of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia lies a little gem within the deep blue sea, fondly known as “ The Jewel of the Borneo Banks”.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

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