Layang Layang
a Malaysian dive site in the South China Sea

Layang Layang Island is a remote, seasonal resort (roughly January-August) but if the weather is on your side the diving can be excellent. Advance bookings are advisable.

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The diverse population of corals support hundreds of species of colourful coral dwelling fish and invertebrates and are intermingled with several species of molluscs including giant clams. Octopus can also be found here. Sponges and crinoids are found intermingled with corals or near coral patches and so are several species of marine algae (seaweeds).

Diving activity is seasonal from about January to June and sea surface temperatures are generally in the range of 25-30°C. Average visibility is in the range of 10-15 metres.