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Koino Ura

Koino Ura is a popular diving spot in Fukutsu City, Japan, offering breathtaking views of the Genkai Sea. It is conveniently accessible from both Kitakyushu and Fukuoka. This coastal area is renowned for its sea turtle nesting grounds, attracting these gentle creatures in July. Due to its easy entry and exit points, this site is highly recommended for beginners looking to embark on their diving journey.

Divers at Koino Ura can delight in encounters with various marine species, including scorpionfish, stingrays, mackerel, snappers, sunfish, flatfish, yellowfin reef sharks, and stingrays. The winter to spring period is particularly fascinating as it presents an opportunity to witness the diverse array of nudibranchs.

The abundance of macro-organisms, such as nudibranchs and moss phalaropes, makes Koino Ura a favorite spot for underwater photographers and fish enthusiasts. Explorers may also chance upon the enchanting sight of sea snails and sea horses. During the spring and early summer months, encounters with stingrays are frequent, with occasional sightings of chimaeras and spiny stingrays.

With a maximum depth of 9 meters and a visibility of 7 meters, Koino Ura provides an ideal setting for beginners to hone their diving skills. Whether you are a novice or an experienced diver, this captivating dive site promises an unforgettable underwater adventure. Discover the wonders of Koino Ura and create lasting memories in this stunning locale within the Fukutsu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

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

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