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Diving in Okinawa = AWESOME!

Discussion in 'SCUBA Discussion' started by SynDen, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

    Just got back from a trip to Tokyo Japan to visit the in-laws. While there we all made a 4 day trek over to Okinawa so the wife and I could do some diving there. I had heard diving her was Amazing and it did not disappoint. 3 of the 5 dives were in deep canyons and caves, while the other 2 were over the massive reefs around the Naha island. Truly spectacular and exactly the kind of thing I got certified for.
    Animals we saw
    - Every type of damsel you can think of and 5x larger then any i had see in our tanks.
    - Covict tangs, Orange shoulder tangs were everywhere.
    - Several morays.
    - Rock fish.
    - Frog fish.
    - White tip reef shark
    - Squirrel fish.
    - cuttlefish
    - garden eels
    - green sea turtle
    - hawkfish
    - Spiny lobsters
    - and many more
    Corals were mostly SPS pavonas, staghorns and acros, with a mix of other leathers, soft corals, favia, and acans.
    Luckily our dive guide had a great underwater camera setup and took a ton of photos

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  2. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member





     

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    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

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    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member





     

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    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member


     

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  6. BrianH

    BrianH Prawn Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

    Nice!! Looks awesome!
     
  7. TheRealChrisBrown

    TheRealChrisBrown Barracuda M.A.S.C Club Member

    Wow! Looks amazing thanks for sharing!
     
  8. Fourthwind

    Fourthwind Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    Looks like an awesome trip!
     
  9. zinovate

    zinovate Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    wow awesome. The caverns looked impressive.
     
  10. Dr.DiSilicate

    Dr.DiSilicate Kraken M.A.S.C Club Member

    Awesome!


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  11. Mermaid Gardens

    Mermaid Gardens Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    Amazing. Love it. So beautiful!

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  12. SkyShark

    SkyShark Barracuda Staff Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Club Member

    Awesome! Looks like a fantastic trip!
     

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