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Kabira Bay

934 Kabira, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture 907-0453 , Japan
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Ranked #2 of 46 Attractions in Ishigaki
Type: Bodies of Water
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Kabira bay offers glass-bottomed boat trips out over some coral. the boats are a little run down, and the coral is nice but not amazing. However at about Y1000 per person it's a nice enough way to spend some time. Other than the boats there are a number of tourist shops and places to eat, but I found other places... More

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great Sea view, Star Sands, and glass boat tour is also great the Bay is so much tranquilized, peaceful and good for family and couples.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

nice bay for watching and taking photos, no chance to swim/snorkel, good for clients of boats taking people for/from trips but boring for active people

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Kyoto, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

There are kitties that live on that beach and the view is absolutely breath-taking! Undoubtedly the best beach on the island but unfortunately swimming is forbidden which is a real shame. That part was a huge disappointment since the only thing you can do is take a few pretty pictures. Still beautiful, though!

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3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Make sure to head up to the observatory for a paranomic view! Also listen and look for cicadas on the trees, really interesting!

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Fort Nelson, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We took the bus from the bus terminal, a pleasant ride with many scenic vistas. When we got off the buss we were approached about a 'glass bottom boat trip' ( our daughter speaks japanese so she understood that we were being offered a discount. We followed the woman to her booth a purchased tickets. The tour was in Japanese... More

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Tokyo
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I have been to Kabira-bay three times in my life. It is breathtaking. Color of the ocean is beautiful and amazing. This is something you can't see mainland. You must add here your must see list.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

It is a very nice view and something that you "need" to see. The fact you can't use the beach to swim is a minus if I need to find one.

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Phoenix
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Our tour stopped here basically for a photo stop but it was worthwhile and we got some great shots out over the water.

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Okinawa, Japan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

easy directions and parking. excellent little shops nearby. Several glass bottom boat tours there...1000 yen a person,,,, leaving every 15 min. easy access to the beach area....

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