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All Blue Divers Okinawa: "Three days of sub par diving", Sep, 2023,

by Steven Belmont, AK, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 12589 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 2 stars
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Comments The owner of All Blue Divers Okinawa, Otaviao, is terrific. He is a self employed owner and does a good job of communicating before arrival. He also leads a safe dive. He gives the best dive briefing using maps that I have ever had. My recommendations would be to use his shop again, but the Okinawa diving experience left me unexcited.
His first briefing was this "Japan diving is different". The dive boats are governed by fishermen Associations as are the dive sites. Thus the guide tells you which sites are available for that day on that boat. This was not a problem for me as I have never been to Okinawa.
We met the boat at the marina. Most all the diving is done with steel tanks. It has been over 40 years since I have used a steel. Figure 4 pounds or two kilos less weigh on your belt or bcd. Set up of equipment is done by yourself. I did notice that Octavio assisted a more nov ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Okinawa Kerama Islands
Closest Airport Naha Getting There Tokyo to Okinawa

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-80 Ft/ 18-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Nothing except to follow the guide.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I do not photograph. The smaller boats did not have a camera rinse area. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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