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Yonaguni Jima - Japan

Yonaguni Jima is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Yaeyama Islands, Japan. This dive site has an average rating of 5.00 out of 5 from 1 scuba divers. The maximum depth is over 150ft/46m. The average visibility is 91-100ft/28-30m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills.

Yonaguni Island is the western most Japanese (Ryukyu) islands that boast underwater ruins and hammerhead sharks.

Flanked by vicious seas, and guarded by strong currents, a site that is thought to date back 5,000 years sits beneath the waters at Japan’s Yaeyama Islands. It’s believed that an ancient underwater city sank due to an earthquake 2,000 years ago, and the formations include curious features such as a 25-meter tall monolithic-style pyramid with steps on it (resembling the Mayan ruins in South America). The perfect rectangular shapes appear to have been carved out of the rock take a dive and decide for yourself. Find it at the west end of the Yaeyama Island chain.

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