Lahad Datu blue hole Malaysia’s new tourism product, says Nancy

The blue hole at the Tingkayu Reef, known as Takat Tenggiri among the local fishermen, is located about 20km from Lahad Datu and it takes about 30 minutes by speedboat to get there. – Twitter pic, April 28, 2022.

THE Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has identified an iconic scuba diving spot known as “blue hole” at the Tingkayu Reef, Teluk Darvel, Lahad Datu as the country’s new tourism product.

Minister Nancy Shukri said it is believed that there are only 10 such sites in the world, each with a blue hole structure, but more interestingly, the one at the Tingkayu Reef has two holes.

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