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Yonaguni-jima Island

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Address: Yonaguni-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Yonaguni-cho 907-1800, Okinawa Prefecture
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Beautiful island, beautiful people, beautiful food and excellent possibilities to dive and go snorkeling. Sawes divecenter provided every thing for our dive adventures.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Tomohon
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Beautiful island, beautiful people, beautiful food and excellent possibilities to dive and go snorkeling. Sawes divecenter provided every thing for our dive adventures.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The only down side is the certainty that you will get many many mossie bites. So I'll start this review with bring loads of bug spray and cream. Lovely relaxed island, decent value for money, very unique dives. Yonaguni has it all.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The monument is a very unique place to dive. Not sure if I agree with the theories behind its formation, but very cool to see underwater. Missed the hammers schooling, but will def. be back in the winter months next time for sure.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great for the diving, isolated with some beautiful and impressive cliffs. The horses were pretty, the little beaches (roku-jun umi) are cute and tiny. Saw a sea turtle floating on the waves crashing into the sides of the island from high above that was pretty cool. Not much on the island in terms of night life and such, a quiet... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great island to relax and enjoy the scenery. Unlike ishigaki, this island has very few tourists. Wild horses roam the island and the scenery is picture perfect where ever you look. There are beautiful deserted beaches (although a little dirty from the sea garbage) and great places to snorkel. The monument is over rated, but it is really worth it... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Spent 4 nights on Yonaguni on a diving trip. Got to see the wonderful underwater ruins, hammerhead sharks, manta, and spend time with other like minded divers. This is a great dive location for any divers. Above the water we enjoyed the limited nightlife and interacting with the locals there. We did an island tour and saw wild horses, an... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Unique island with a lot of activities you can do. Diving (to the underwater monuments), trekking, horse-riding, sake-drinking ;)

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