Vibrant reefs, marine biodiversity, and more await in the waters surrounding Okinawa
The islands of Okinawa stretch across more than 1,000 kilometers of ocean and are surrounded by vibrant reefs home to a huge variety of coral and fish species. The biodiversity of reefs and the high transparency of its surrounding waters make Okinawa one of the top diving destinations in the world.
Explore underwater topography, from delicate arches and narrow crevasses to winding tunnels and grand caves. Encounter sea turtles, manta rays, and hammerhead sharks. Glide above vast coral gardens, discover submarine thermal springs, and investigate mysterious underwater ruins. Diving is available across Okinawa, and some of the best spots can be found in its outlying islands.