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Dive Review of Bommie Dive center in
Japan/Chiba Prefecture

 
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Bommie Dive center: "Shark Scramble Dives and Healthy Reefs", Oct, 2017,

by ROBERT PECORARO, HI, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10003.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Continental US, Hawaii, caribbean, Indo Pacific, Africa, Asia, South pacific, Antarctica
Closest Airport Tokyo Haneda/Narita Getting There Easy flight to Tokyo and about a 3 hour drive to location

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 75 to 77 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 8
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions There are time limits involved. The dive is around 60 + feet for around 30 minutes. Some of the dives were a bit longer. Due to the possibility of strong currents, all divers ascend at the same time.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There are no rinse buckets on the boat, but it is only a five to ten minute ride ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments We went to this area of Japan to dive with Bommie Dive Center and their famous Shark Scramble. This is a shark feed dive which attracts literally hundreds of Banded Houndsharks, along with the a myriad of other sea creatures, such as Red Stingrays, Asian Sheepshead and large groupers. The owner of the Dive Center forged a deal with local fisherman, ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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