Crashes can make exciting dive sites as a result of their history, the treasures they’re dwelling to, the abilities they help divers develop as well as the volume of marine life. There are lots of crash dives around the world. This informative article gives a summary of wreck diving in Sabah, Borneo. Situated along the west coast of Sabah are four big World War 2 crashes. The crashes are 150m WW2 Japanese cargo ships dwelling to historical treasures, beautiful coral gardens and teaming with marine life. Learn more about skrotbil diving and these crashes alongthe west coast of Sabah, Borneo.
All the crashes are Japanese cargo ships – meaning they’re big (~150m – 200m) and have historical ‘treasures’ that were being transported in the time they went down. Because of the amount of time they’ve been sunk (~65 years) they’re all covered in beautiful soft coral gardens, hard corals, teeming with fish life as well as home to a fantastic array of tropical water marine life. Locate school Barracuda, Nurse Sharks, big Groupers and big shoals of Fusiliers and Yellow Snappers.
Three of the crashes can be found in Usukan Bay (Rice Bowl Crash, Upside Down Crash as well as the Usukan Wreck) which is found 30 nautical miles north west from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The rest of the post offers a summary of the crashes to be dived along the west coast of Sabah.