Marine Park is a sea zoned area for a distance of two nautical miles from the lowest sea level, except in Kapas Island in Terengganu, Kuraman Island, Rusukan Besar Island and Rusukan Kecil Island in Labuan. These areas are zoned for a distance of 1 nautical mile from the lowest sea level. Marine Park is established to protect and conserve various habitat and aquatic marine life.
Today, the waters around Malaysia's 42 islands are gazetted as Marine Parks. The islands are as follows: