Famous due to its proximity with tropical islands, lush forests and Mount Kinabalu, Kota Kinabalu is the capital of the state of Sabah located in Borneo. It is located on the west coast of Sabah within the West coast Division. Formerly known as Jesselton, it enjoys a tropical rainforest climate and lies by the coast, overlooking the South China Sea and bordered by the Crocker range which is home to Mount Kinabalu.
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Scuba Diving in Orange Canyon, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Blessed with an amazing underwater world, Grand Cayman guarantees snorkelers and divers unforgettable dives. The west side of the island provides the most popular dive sites on the island, due to the diversity of the dives and the calm sea conditions. Orange Canyon is one of the best known dive locations that is situated on the northwest tip of Grand Cayman.
The spot, as the name suggests, features a deep canyon, which is surrounded by impressive orange sponges, creating an excellent backdrop for photos. Divers can swim along the wall and spot eagle rays, schools of tarpon, silversides and Horse-eyed Jacks to name just a few. In addition, various colorful corals and sponges can be found at the top of the wall. The average water temperature varies from 78°F/25.5°C in winter to 90°F/32.2°C in summer, providing ideal diving conditions all year round. The average depth of the spot is 18 m/59.1 ft and the maximum depth is 40 m/131.2 ft.
Orange Canyon accommodates experienced divers only, due to its depth. Last but not least, there many diving centers that provide a wide variety of services to satisfy your needs!
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