Always wanted to see turtles up close? Head over to Selingan Island and its surrounding islands to see these aquatic beauties. They may not have the awe of sharks, but their grace and charisma make for an unforgettable dive.

This is a Green turtle. They are among the largest species of sea turtle weighing up to 320 kgs and reaching a length of 1.5 m. Green turtles are in fact named for the greenish color of their cartilage and fat, not their shells. They are the only species of herbivorous sea turtle and can often be found in the seagrass meadows of Sipadan during high tide.

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