Leisure Diving, NAUI | Malaysia

Pulau Aur

Pulau Aur is part of the Johor Marine Park located approximately 65km east of Mersing, a town lying on the western coast of Peninsular Malaysia. For the last 3 decades, Traditionally, Pulau Aur is a stopover point for fishermen. For the last 3 decades, this idyllic island was more famous for being an ideal training base for new divers as well as being an excellent dive location for certified divers. The island is closed during the monsoon months from late November til late February.

Scuba diving at Pulau Aur is an unforgettable experience. Divers can expect to see a wide variety of soft and hard corals that are usually associated with diving in the tropics. Schools of Bumphead parrot fish are known to visit the island and the nearby Pulau Lang. Occasionally, Manta Rays and Whalesharks can be sighted at sites just off the island such as Rayner's Rock, Pinnacles and Pulau Pinang. On the macro front, Pulau Aur doesn't disappoint either, as at times the dive sites can be littered with Nudibranches and other critters. The dive sites around the Pulau Aur region varies greatly, from calm, shallow sheltered sites to exposed sides with fierce currents. As a result, you can find sites suitable for all levels of divers here at Pulau Aur.

Due to its distance from mainland Malaysia, the dive sites around Pulau Aur are usually blessed with great visibility. The population on the main island of Pulau Aur and the neighbouring Pulau Dayang remains low til this date. Majority of the natives live in Malay villages known as "Kampung" scattered around the two islands. This has kept development of the islands in check and helped the area retained its charm as a rustic getaway from the daily hustles of life. For years, Pulau Aur has been a paradise for city dwellers to escape from the chores of urban life.

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Explore Pulau Aur both on land and underwater.

Get intimate with the sea paradise either by snorkelling or diving, followed by a traditional meal by the beach. Watch the sun set while sipping a cold beverage. Sink into the velvety night and be entranced by the sheer number of stars.

*Take a look at our Sample Itinerary.

Experience tranquility.

When you're ready to take a break from a day of diving, why not explore the island by kayak? If you like an additional dash of adrenaline, pump it up with activities like beach volleyball and ultimate frisbee. Take a walk around the island. Trek and discover what Pulau Aur has to offer, harvest your own "king of fruits" during Jul - Aug season.

Go to our Activities page to find out more!

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