*Date Changed* Bali – Tulamben 12-16th Sept (Wed~Sun) June 1, 2007

Filed under: Diving — applenix @ 3:03 pm

Hi friends! Me and my friend are joining BlueForest‘s Sept’07 trip to Bali for diving and visiting Mola-Mola (Sunfish). Keen to join? Pls contact me: Air ticket will be booked in Mid June in order for cheaper fare. Here’re some of the important info:

RM1550/person (ex Bali-DPS). 9 dives with equipment. Additional rm100 for Mola-Mola dive. That’s depend on site situation. So total estimate rm2500 All in (including airfare, diving, accommodation, meals & airport transfer – Excluding extra meals and shopping. :p). 


Trip Info: 12-16th Sept, Tulamben (Bali), Resort Diving – Specialty: Macro, Big Animal 

From KL (total RM457 including all taxes) :

11Sep (Tue) AK 904 1640 (KUL) 1940 (DPS)  129.99 MYR & 16Sep (Sun) AK 905 2010 (DPS) 2310 (KUL) 149.99 MYR



Perhentian’07 ~ The Barge, Sigi Bay, Tiger Rock . . .. Part2 May 22, 2007

Filed under: Diving — applenix @ 9:15 am

Today just received an email for underwater pictures from Yueh Wai during the recent trip to Perhentian.

After get his generous permission, here you goes~

Got Squat lobster, Nudibranch, Cuttlefish, Box Fish, Eggs and Crab…

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eggs1.jpg crab.jpg   Shot by Yueh Wai.

Remark: Yueh Wai – A Singapore Diver friend from Mad Divers Club (MDC). : )


Perhentian’07 ~ The Barge, Sigi Bay, Tiger Rock . . .. May 14, 2007

Filed under: Diving — applenix @ 11:23 am

Just back from the Perhentian Trip over the weekend, still thinking of the bubbles under the sea. : )

This time visited a few dive sites which I never been to before, its owesome, especially “the Barge”!!! It sinked about 14years ago… It locates around 26m under the sea, attracted many fishes and underwater species gathering there like cuttlefish, bamboo sharks, Barracudas, groupers and many more…

Can you imagine many many barracudas and jacks swims in front of you… a big skools of bumphead parrotfishes eating and swiming near by you.. … ..

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Eric and me                 My buddy Hooi Loo and me…..

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Bumphead Parrotfish  Cuttle Fish                 The Barge 

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Lion Fish… (Its poisonous!)   Batfishes               Crownfish (Nemo)

Note: Pictures taken by Eric from Bubbles Dive Centre. Highly recommended Eric (instructor) if you would like to take Open Water or Advance Course. He’s really a very considering, caring and patient instructor. Thumbs up!!


Chumporn Pinacle: A Date with the Gentle Giant (Gulf of Thailand) May 9, 2007

Filed under: Diving — applenix @ 9:56 am

Hi All,

New place to dive:-

It’s a liveaboard diving for big animal search. Chumporn Pinacle located between Chumporn Province and Ko Tao, our dive area will include all the famous sites around these 2 areas, as well as the party night at Ko Tao (or Ko Phanga if the timing is right). June to July is the best season to dive here as the big animal are most frequently sighted in the area. 

Selling price: RM1650/person ex-Bangkok (the ticket is cheap at the moment RM39.99)
Maximum number of diver: 16 pax

General Schedule
Day 1
Flight to Bangkok – (Malaysian) AK886 arrival 1715 (RM39.99)
Bus to Chumporn
On-board Dinner

Day 2 – Day 3
Breakfast, lunch, dinner
3 day dives + 1 night dives

Day 4
Breakfast + Dive 1 + Dive 2
Lunch + Dive 3
Off board – Bus to Bangkok
Check in Hotel
Dinner and happy hour!!!

Day 5
breakfast + Check out hotel
transfer to airport
Flight home – (Malaysian) AK881 home 1305 (RM39.99)

I’m not able to join this BKK Trip as I’m going to Perhentian for diving tomorrow!! Happy Diving..~ 

Pls contact Alex Tan 012-2938388 for more details about BKK LOB trip above.