The Pulau Tiga Marine National Park is located 12km north of Kuala Penyu (Klias Peninsula) and consists of three islands. The biggest of them is Pulau Tiga and measures about 1km from northeast to southwest and 5km from northwest to southeast. The other two islands are very small. Pulau Kalampunian Besar is nothing more than a narrow strip of sand with some vegetation, extending for 1km from northwest to southeast. Pulau Kalampunian Damit, also known as Pulau Ubar or Snake Island is a small islet with some trees, where sea snakes come to mate and nest.
The islands are of volcanic origin and were formed in 1897, when an earthquake in the Philippines caused a volcanic eruption near Sabah.
The Pulau Tiga Marine National Park was set up in 1978 and covers an area of 15864 ha. On the main Tiga island there is a resort and there is Accommodation of Sabah parks. The sea waters around Tiga island are not very clear, probably due to the proximity to the mainland. On Tiga island there are some mud volcanoes with mud pools, where visitors can take a bath in the mud.
01 On the boat 02 Pulau Tiga
03 Pulau Tiga 04 Pulau Tiga
05 Southern coast 06 Speedboat to Pulau Tiga
07 Pier and southern beach
08 Southern beach and resort 09 Beach 10 Dirty sea water
11 Trail and toilets 12 Forest trail 13 Trail to mud volcano 14 Mushrooms
15 Sabah parks base camp 16 Beach area 17 Pulau Tiga beach
18 Southern beach 19 Southern beach 20 Southern beach
21 Pulau Tiga resort
22 Bungalow of Pulau Tiga resort 23 Pulau Tiga resort 24 Red and white wood statue 01 Mud volcano
02 Tourists bathing in mud volcano 03 Tourists bathing in mud volcano 04 Zombie man 05 Tourists bathing in mud volcano 06 Tourists bathing in mud volcano
07 Tourists bathing in mud volcano 08 Chinese tourists covered with mud 09 Tourists bathing in mud volcano 10 Tourists bathing in mud volcano
11 Gazebo and mud volcano 01 Pulau Kalampunian Besar
02 Pulau Kalampunian Besar
03 Pulau Kalampunian Besar
04 Beach 05 Beach
06 Casuarina trees on beach 07 Beach 08 Casuarinas on beach 09 Beach and sea 10 Vegetation
11 Beach 12 Panoramic view of beach
13 Beach and sea 01 Pulau Ular island 02 Kalampunian Damit island pier 03 Gate
04 Forest 05 Forest 06 Forest 07 Forest 08 Forest and sea 09 Terrestrial hermit crab
10 Terrestrial hermit crab
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