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Address: | Cape Maeda, Kunigami-gun, Onna-son 904-0417, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 98-963-0166
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Beautiful area with local watersports. It gets crowded, so maybe take it easy snorkeling and chilling instead of mixing it with the crowds.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful area with local watersports. It gets crowded, so maybe take it easy snorkeling and chilling instead of mixing it with the crowds.

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Kobe, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great snorkeling spot but avoid going there during the high season. Thousands of tourists flock the area and you have to queue like in Shinjuku at peak time.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The water here is soooo beautiful, u don't need to dive deep but u are able to see a lot of fishes, and for the BLUE CAVE, which is amazingly blue that is beyond your imagination Watch out, the Tide here is strong and this area is closed if is too windy.

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Thank Winnie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

The best snorkeling in my life. The fish were everywhere and the water was so blue. No need to do scuba, just a mask and find are fine. Stay a Sunset Beach House nearby

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

We totally lucked out our boat pulled up to the Blue Cave with no other boats were in sight!!! This was on a Wednesday around 10am...this was our first scuba dive of the day...12 of us dove maybe 25 feet the coral was mostly dead. We saw big angel fish, Sargeant fish, clown fish, sea anemone, etc...I came up to... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

As a ceritfied, experienced diver, I expected much more of this iconic dive site in Okinawa. We met hundreds of snorkelers and novice divers guided by a dive master by holding onto two divers and blocking swim throughs and the cave itself. If it wasn't for a nice sighting of an eagle ray at the end of the dive, this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

Snorkeling in Okinawa is great, but doing it at Cape Maeda and in the Blue Cave is wonderful! A lot of fishes! We were sourrounded!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

If you want to queue for entering the ocean and queue again for entering the cave, this is THE place. If not, come here before 8 am, after 6 pm, or skip.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I am sure it will be much more prettier place with less people. It is over-crowded and you can easily crush into other people. The cave is supposed to look silence and clear but the crowd destroyed it. Yet for people who wants to try cave diving it still worth since not many caves are in such shallow water for... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

This place is a true rip off disaster. It is so crowded as to make it unenjoyable. The alleged cave is wall to wall tourists, 99% who can't swim and are close to drowning. Our guides were good but forced us to wear wetsuits and life jackets in 86 degree water. We are very good swimmers so this was a... More 

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