Diving and Snorkeling
The waters around Okinawa are perfect for diving with colorful gem-like fish swimming around the beautiful coral reefs. There are diving spots throughout Okinawa, drawing drivers from around the world who become captivated by the clear waters and stunning beaches.
The waters around Okinawa are a paradise for animals including sea turtles and humpback whales. In addition to the colorful tropical fish, such as clownfish, famous from the movie, Finding Nemo, and colorful butterfly fish, if you are lucky, you may see manta rays in Ishigaki and hammerhead sharks in Yonaguni, which are admired by many divers.
Okinawa is surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The warm Japan Current makes for the perfect environment for coral habitat. It is said that about 200 species out of the world’s 800 species of coral inhabit the waters around Okinawa, and the sight of colorful gem-like fish swimming around the coral reefs are as good as it gets for a tropical sea paradise.