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Barachin (Wreck)

Barachin, a World War II battleship, is a popular dive site located in Takinoura Bay on Chodo Island in the Ogasawara Islands of Japan. This site offers easy access from Chichijima, making it a preferred destination for many divers. At a depth of approximately 12 meters, there is a fascinating wreck that has been broken apart, attracting a variety of marine life. The calm waters with minimal current make it an ideal spot for divers of all levels, including beginners.

Explore the vibrant reefs teeming with beautiful fish species like Scorpionfish, Scabiosa, Keramahana, and Hydrangea. Additionally, you may encounter impressive marine creatures such as large snappers, schools of sawfish, groupers, schools of Scorpionfish, ribbonfish, and Red-headed Shrimps, which act as cleaning shrimps. The site also hosts swarms of swallows, adding to the allure of this underwater paradise.

With visibility reaching up to 14 meters and a maximum depth of 20 meters, Barachin offers a captivating diving experience for divers of all skill levels, from beginners to advanced and expert divers. Immerse yourself in the rich marine life while exploring this historical wreck site in Japan's Ogasawara Islands.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 2, 2023

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Overview of Barachin (Wreck)

Depth:20m
Visibility: 0m - 14m
Experience level:
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