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Diving Services, Schools & Clubs
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Japan and North Western Pacific Ocean
Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu
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Izu Hanto, Izushoto
Map of Hokkaido - Relief

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These diving services are either: very famous - mentioned in articles/discussion groups - known to me - or come across on the Internet. If you are interested, please check yourself for further information. Comprehensive lists by major organizations are linked below.

Last updated September 16, 2006
All links will open new windows. = Web site in English

Tokyo area (including Yokohama, Kanto area)
Info/photo pages on the web site
Mar Scuba
Based in Tokyo, run by two PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors, Matthew Endo and Andrew Drapp
Serving the diving needs of the military and civilian community of the Kanto Plain.
Discovery Divers Tokyo Sagamihara, Kanagawa Diven points - Atami, Izu Ocean Park Osezaki, Oshima, Mikomoto PADI
  Dive Station El-Mar Tokyo, Yokohama Izu Hanto,Izu Shoto, Ogasawara, Okinawa, Overseas
Sofu-iwa cruising tour
Diving club in Tokyo.
Go to "English page".  Charles T. Whipple, the author of several articles at our site is a member of this club.
  Banana Reef Zushi, Kanagawa.
Hayama, Zushi diving
Photo Gallery Zushi
Izu Hanto
  The Eternal Fields Izu East
Specialized in Izu Ocean Park diving

Slide Show


  Yawatano Diving Center Yawatano, Ito City, Izu East    
  Diving House Manbow
Osezaki, Izu West
At least in business for 20 years
Izu Shoto    
  Global Sports Club Oshima Island, Tokyo Informative, check Point Map, Staff log (in frame)  
Toshima Island, Tokyo
Many photos in photo gallery
  Sea Dive Hachijyo jima Sea Dive Photo Galley  
Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands
INATD Okinawa, Okinawa Scuba Diving
Okinawa Island -by Narcosis, inc. Formerly Fathoms diving, Catering English speaking divers
Dive Encounters
Contact Doug Cell - Okinawa Island
English-Speaking, full service dive facility in Japan. Opened in 1996
Kerama Island - Yonaguni Monuments Dive Tour
  Via Mar

Okinawa Island
by Akiyoshi Anno

Diving and Photo studio
"We have staffs who speaks English, French, Arabian".
Local points, Kerama, Aguni, Tonaki, or Ie Island, Whale watching

English page

Grand Blue Ishigaki Island Underwater Photo Gallery by Seiki Shimoji  
Diving School Umicoza Ishigaki Island Daily dive to Manta Ray point:
"Kabira Ishizaki -
Due to high rates of encounter with manta rays, here is one of most popular diving spot in Japan."
  Yano Dive Service
Iriomote Island - The site is not exactly in English, but it is a long established dive service.  Mr. Sakana (Real name Mr. Yano) is a pioneer and was very popular even 15 years ago.
  Diving Team Unarizaki
Iriomote Island - This is also well established service ( 21 years, it says.)
Yonaguni Island - Dive service by Kihachiro Aratake, who first discovered Yonaguni Monument.
  BULE REEF Kikai Island - Dive service & Pension   PADI
Chichi-Jima, Ogasalawa Islands-
A long established dive service.  Often appears in diving magazine articles.
In frame.
click around. There are a lot of photos.
  Ogasawara Diving Center
Located on Chichi-Jima, Ogasawara Islands
  Papa's Diving Studio
Chichi jima
I know it's long in service, at least 18 years or so.
Chichi jima
  Marine Conductor
Chichi jima
  Club Noah, Hahajima
Haha jima
Clickable point map NAUI
Dolphin Hotel
by Yasuhiro Yamamoto

Drift Ice Diving,
Photo gallery, flash movies of ice diving,

since 1982

Web site is very informative on Hokkaido diving if you read Japanese.

Underwater Photo Library
Shikotan Peninsula, Shikotsu lake, Okushiri Island, Shiretoko drift ice diving
  Sea-Dweller Osaka
Scuba diving school & Proshop
Tour photos
Muroto, Kumamoto, Kakeno, Uwajima, Yonaguni, Kerama


NAUI Scuba Centers and Affiliates Nembers: Japan (Clickable map in Japanese)


PADI Japan (Clickable map in Japanese)

Three Routes Japan SCUBA Diving Directory

Posted January 1, 1999  Last Modified August 15, 2006


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