- USS Emmons
- Ie Island
- Minna / Sesoko Island
- Manza / Manza (shore)
- Cape Maeda (Blue cave)
- Cape Zanpa
- Gorilla chop
*This is a dive site that requires a check dive.
What is a check-dive?
Participate as a regular fun dive at another dive site before, and the instructor will judge whether he/she can take you to an advanced dive site.The content to be evaluated includes basic knowledge, equipment assembly, trim, air consumption, and reactive responses in the water.
Highly recommended dive point in Okinawa
maximum depth 45m
It is said to have been sunk by the U.S. military itself during World War II to prevent leakage to Japan.
The destroyer Emmons was attacked by five Japanese suicide planes with severe hull damage.
This historic ship lies on the north side of Kouri Island - at a depth of 45 meters. The length is about 106m
Due to the weathering of the hull over the years and typhoons, a part of the bow of the ship collapsed at the end of 2022.
Best profile of USS Emmons diving and compare
|AIR||EAN27||AIR + O2 70% (1.5ATA)||EAN27(1.5ATA)|
+ O2 70%
|EAN27(1.5ATA/double) + O2 70%|
|Maximum bottom time||20 ~ 25min||28min||30min||37min||49min|
|Maximum depth time||7min||12min||12min||17min||22min|
|Air Consumptions||1477L||2141L||AIR / 2054L |
O2 70% 245L
|EAN27 / 2656L O2 70% 287L||EAN27 / 3298L |
O2 70% 418L
AIR / Recreational range otherwise, technical or extended range.
Surface interval : 90min and Second dive gonna be short and shallow
We meet up at Kouri port at 8am.
The boat leaves 8:30am
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 20 minutes.
*There are no changing rooms , so please wear your swimming wear beforehand.