Manza ( shore diving )

A secret spot located beyond the sugarcane fields! This is a popular dive site frequently visited by local divers around Onna Village. You can enter from the beach and descend to a depth of 18 meters, where you may observe white-tip sharks. There are several hard coral reefs, and on sunny days, the sight of the coral in the shallow areas shining in rainbow colors is unforgettable. There are three lined-up dive points, each with its entry, catering to experienced divers with the option of a long dive or a luxurious dive profile passing through two different dive points in one dive. There is also a high chance of encountering sea turtles, so please join us! EANx, SIDEMOUNT, and Double tank options are also available. Feel free to contact us for alternative dates or if you have any preferences.

Price : $100~
OPTIONSGUIDED DIVINGDiscover Scuba Diving
1dive15,000 or $100
2dives19,000 or $130
SIDEMOUNT 1 long dive (90min~)25,000 or $170
Double tank 1 long dive (90min~)25,000 or $170
EANx1cylinder / + 2,000 or $15
Equipments rental / Day
Full rental5,000 or $40
BCD , Regulator , wetsuit1,500 or $10 / each
Fin and Boots1,500 or $10
Mask and Snorkel1,000 or $7
Torch ( Flash light )1,000 or $7
Dive computer 1,000 or $7
The schedule of the day
Pick up (Onna area)7:00-8:00
Meet at : LAWSON convenience store7:00-8:00
1st dive 8:30
2nd dive10:45
Drop off12:30 / 3:00 / 4:30
Tentative schedule * The time flame might be changes depending on sea tide conditions

OKINAWA DIVE SITES

Okinawa dive sites map
  1. Cape Hedo
  2. USS Emmons
  3. Ie Island
  4. Minna / Sesoko Island
  5. Manza
  6. Manza (shore)
  7. Cape Maeda (Blue cave)
  8. Cape Zanpa
  9. Sunabe
  10. Kerama
  11. Tonaki
  12. Aguni
  13. Gorilla chop (shore)

DIVE POINTS at Manza ( shore )

Mermaid grotto

Maximum depth 18M

Mermaid Grotto, also known as Apogama, is a shore dive site located in Onna Village, Manza, Okinawa. From the entry point to the descent point, you’ll swim about 100 meters on the surface. The area features several cavern ,white-tip sharks, moray eels, and beautiful coral reefs. If you’re fortunate, you might even encounter sea turtles.

Uduigama

Uduigama is a continuation of Mermaid Grotto. The main feature is a hole in the bottom at a depth of around 28 meters, leading to a cave extending about 20 meters. Inside the cave, you’ll find a school of soldier fish, and if you’re lucky, there might be a few white-tip sharks.

Horse shoe ( Toilet bowl )

This site, also known as Toilet Bowl, requires a bit of a distance to reach, with a 5-minute walk while carrying your equipment. After entry, you immediately encounter a bottom at a depth of 40 meters, and you’ll swim along the shelf.

During the summer, you can observe pelagic creatures such as small barracudas and oceanic black-tip sharks. In the winter, you may also observe nudibranchs and other small marine organisms.

Meeting point

We meet up at Seragaki port at 7:30am.
The boat leaves 8:30 / 10:30 / 1:00 / 2:30

Once you arrive, assemble your equipment on the boat.
Change into your wetsuit, and ride on the boat.
The trip to the dive point takes about 10 minutes.
The boat come back to port each dive
*There are no changing rooms , so please wear your swimming wear beforehand.

Dive site : Manza shore diving photo gallery