After 2 theory lessons and 1 pool session, it's time for the actual dive at Pulau Dayang. Ephraim was my instructor, assisted by Yongxiang and Cedric as Dive Masters.
It was relatively a painful 4hours coach ride from Singapore to Mersing Jetty.
2212H: At Mersing jetty, preparing to take another 4hr ride on the boat to Dayang.
0247H: We reached Dayang and checked-in
0829H: Good morning Dayang. Meals at Dayang were in buffet style.
1101H: Got this shot by luck
1103H: Making a descend down the line
1914H: The crew charging up the tanks
Hello Kitty buoy
1813H: While waiting for the coach to depart, playing with a nyan at Mersing jetty
Dive sites were interesting with sightings of bumhead parrotfish, stingrays, sea cucumbers etc
Instax for the instructors, DMs, and my buddy.
More pictures: Open Water Dive at Dayang, Malaysia (20 - 22 Apr 12)