kume island diving

Kume Island Diving

Kume Island offers dynamic dive sites for all skill levels

Kume Island has a wide range of dive sites that cater to all skill levels. They cover dynamic drop-offs, underwater caverns, sprawling reefs, and big-fish locations where you can see schools of barracuda and dogtooth tuna.

Sea Life in Kume Island

kume island sea chart

Diving Sites

kume island diving map

1. Imazuni

kume island spot imazuni

This is one of the best diving spots around Kume Island. You can enjoy an undulating topography of holes, drop-offs, and crevasses, and may encounter pelagic fish such as arrow barracuda, bigeye trevally and dogtooth tuna.

Entry
Boat
Depth
25 m
Current
Moderate
Level
Beginner
License

2. Tonbara

kume island spot tonbara

Tonbara is a huge rock that rises from the seafloor. Explore the dynamic underwater landscape of this site and see schools of large fish such as giant trevally, dogtooth tuna, barracuda, and hammerhead sharks.

Entry
Boat
Depth
35 m
Current
Occasionally strong
Level
Intermediate/advanced
License
Advanced

3. Shichugama

kume island spot shichugama

Explore caves, holes, and arches at this prominent dive site, teeming with macro marine life. When the sun is shining, light filters beautifully through the water.

Entry
Boat
Depth
40 m
Current
Minimal
Level
Beginner
License

4. Umagai

kume island spot umagai

Dive along a dramatic reef wall at Umagai. The reef drops off at a depth of around 7 meters, and the sheer wall extends for 40 meters. Marine life around the wall includes Randall’s anthias, redfin anthias, and leaf scorpionfish.

Entry
Boat
Depth
40 m
Current
Moderate
Level
Beginner
License

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