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Address: Yonehara, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 7065490988
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The best snorkelling spot on Ishigaki

Simply unbelievable! Corals come right to the edge of water, and the moment you step into it, you are into a full-grown coral forest. Plenty of fish, of all shapes and colours, as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
77 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Simply unbelievable! Corals come right to the edge of water, and the moment you step into it, you are into a full-grown coral forest. Plenty of fish, of all shapes and colours, as well as other marine creatures. The water was very warm in June, so we could snorkel for hours! It is transparent as well, great visibility, no suspended... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It was a pity the restrooms were under construction while we were there, but other than that, it is a great place for snorkelling. It is very quiet and not populated at all. So much to see in the water and it's so amazing to see that the beach is also very well preserved. The creatures in the water are... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was a bit tricky to find the entrance/driveway to this beach but so worth it !! I've never seen such crystal clear water and pristine beaches. Fantastic snorkeling but bring your own gear. I didn't see any rentals. If you go to Ishigaki, Yonehara beach is a MUST !

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Singapore, Singapore
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173 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Free parking, free shower, free beach access. We had a great time... And a nice sun tan.... This beach is awesome!!!!!!

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Tarui-cho, Japan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
39 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The beach itself is pretty dirty with lots of garbage, especially plastic bottles. I think this is because there are no garbage cans, so plan to take your garbage home with you. However, the snorkeling is incredible right off the shore. We spent two days snorkeling in December, the air was cool, but the water was still decently warm.

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Seattle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

It was pouring down rain so we never went down to the beach, We took a tour via bus for about $40 around the island. This place would be difficult to get to if you didn't have a car, as buses are few and far between.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We stayed at Ishigaki about two weeks and visited this beach almost every day the first thing in the morning. Parking is for free if you arrive early enough. There is also pay parking available but it is not mandatory if there is room available elsewhere. There are many free showers available around the beach. Be sure to check tide... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

we were there during quiet days (no wind or waves) - excellent snorkelling at shallow waters (~<1m); were warned about dangerous drifts and currents but during our stay perfectly safe, no currents and waves

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

There is a man that collects 500yen for parking and the use of the shower facilities. However he reserves the much better facilities for Japanese for unknown reasons. If anyone knows please enlighten me!

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The snorkeling was good in the sense that it was a lot of fish to look at. The beach is nice and not crowded at all when we where there anyway...

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Address: Address: Yonehara, Ishigaki, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 7065490988
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Okinawa Prefecture  >  Ishigaki

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