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Dive Trails

 

To encourage a deeper appreciation for Singapore's marine biodiversity, NParks has developed Singapore's first Dive Trail located at Pulau Subar Laut or the Big Sister's Island, Sisters' Island Marine Park.

Shallow and Deep Trails

Two separate trails with varying depths have been established to showcase the variety of marine biodiversity and reed features present in Singapore's waters. Approximately 100m in length, the shallow trail will take divers around a loop to a maximum depth of 6m. The deep trail will reach a maximum depth of 15m.

Divers will be guided through 20 stations marked by signs which will bring their attention to the variety of marine biodiversity and reef features present in Singapore's waters, as well as messages on conservation and responsible diving. Some stations will also engage divers in simple biodiversity or water quality surveys as part of NParks' efforts to encourage participation in our Citizen Science programmes. Learn more about the Dive Trail.

 

  

Minimum Dive Requirements

To protect marine biodiversity, the Dive Trail is planned for divers with relevant dive experience and a certification beyond entry level from reputable international training organisations. This certification can be obtained by signing up with certified dive centres. Divers are required to have logged at least 20 dives with one local dive within the past two years. Good buoyancy control is essential to ensure that corals are not broken accidentally when diving. To ensure long term sustainability of the dive trails, training dives will not be allowed at the Dive Trail.

 

Shallow trail
(maximum 6m depth)

Deep trail
(maximum 15m depth)

Certification required Beyond entry level from reputable international training organisations. This excludes junior divers and non-independent certification.
Required diving skills Experienced divers with good buoyancy control
Dive Experience At least 20 dives with one local dive within the past two years
Visibility 1-5 m depending on weather conditions
Marine Ecosystem

Coral reefs and

Sandy habitat

Coral rubble,

Rocky and silty habitat

 

Dive Windows and Capacity

Dive windows will be made available based on the conditions of the marine habitat and periods when currents are suitable for diving. To minimise damage to the reefs and prevent overcrowding, a maximum of 8 divers are allowed for each trail at any given time. 

 

Approved Dive Operators

To ensure dive safety while safeguarding the reef habitat, only dive operators that meet all necessary criteria and adhere to regulations established for the Dive Trail are approved to conduct the guided dives. 

Interested divers can sign up for the Dive Trails by contacting any of NParks' approved dive operators listed below:

No. Company name Website/Email address
1. Diving Solutions (Asia)

www.diving-solutions.asia

info@diving-solutions.asia

2. GS-Diving Pte Ltd

www.gs-diving.com

karen@gs-diving.com

3. Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

diver@leeway.com.sg

4. Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

www.marlindivers.com.sg

info@marlindivers.com.sg

5. Opcon Pte Ltd

www.opcon.com.sg

enquiry@opcon.com.sg

6. Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

www.seahounds.com

scuba@seahounds.com

The cost of the dive trips will be set independently by operators and may differ based on the types of packages and the services offered. Divers are encouraged to contact the approved dive operators for more information on their services and select their preferred dive operators.

NParks does not collect any fees from dive operators for conducting guided dives at Sisters' Islands Marine Park Dive Trail. 

Interested dive operators may contact NParks to obtain approval for conducting the guided dives. 

 

Contact Persons: 

 

Current Dive Trips

Please check the table below for the Dive Operator(s) allocated for the respective dive window(s).

Date Time Dive Operators
25 Jan 2018 8.00am - 12.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

26 Jan 2018 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

7 Feb 2018 8.00am - 10.00am

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

8 Feb 2018 9.00am - 2.00pm

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

6 Mar 2018 7.00am - 9.00am

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

9 Mar 2018 12.00pm - 2.00pm

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

3 Apr 2018 3.00pm - 7.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

7 Apr 2018 12.00pm - 2.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

23 Jun 2018 12.00pm - 4.00pm

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

24 Jun 2018 10.00am - 1.00pm

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

7 Jul 2018 11.00am - 1.00pm

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

8 Jul 2018 7.00am - 12.00pm

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

21 Jul 2018 7.00am - 1.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

22 Jul 2018 7.00am - 9.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

16 Aug 2018 4.00pm - 7.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

17 Aug 2018 4.00pm - 7.00pm

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

18 Aug 2018

7.00am - 11.00am

4.00pm - 7.00pm

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

15 Sep 2018 7.00am - 10.00am

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

21 Oct 2018 1.00pm - 3.00pm

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

4 Nov 2018 12.00pm - 3.00pm

Leeway Sub-Aquatic Pte Ltd

GS Diving Pte Ltd

19 Nov 2018 12.00pm - 4.00pm

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

17 Dec 2018 12.00pm - 2.00pm

Marlin Divers Pte Ltd

Diving Solutions (Asia)

18 Dec 2018 11.00am - 4.00pm

OPCON Pte Ltd

Sea Hounds Pte Ltd

*The dive windows will be confirmed with the Dive Operators when we obtain a better tidal stream projection one month before the stated dive dates.

Last updated on 15 January 2018

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