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Shikanoshima Island

This dive site is conveniently located about a 45-minute drive from the center of Fukuoka, Japan. Situated in the northern part of Hakata Bay, this island is connected to the mainland by a sandbar. Known as one of the top diving spots in Fukuoka, it is particularly suitable for beginners' courses.

During the summer season, divers can expect to encounter a variety of beautiful southern fish, including damselfish, hornbills, black lily gobies, and red damselfish. The abundance of marine sponges also attracts numerous nudibranchs to the area. From winter to spring, danglers and even seahorses can be spotted.

Due to its popularity, this site tends to be quite crowded during the summer months. The water depth ranges from 5 to 15 meters, with visibility typically around 5 meters in summer but potentially reaching 20 meters in autumn and winter.

For divers looking to explore this site, it is worth noting that the maximum depth is 9 meters, making it suitable for beginners. Located in Hiro, Higashi Ward, Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, it's easily accessible via 志賀島循環線.

Experience the wonders of this captivating dive site in Fukuoka, Japan, where clear waters and a diverse array of marine life await.

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

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Overview of Shikanoshima Island

Depth:9m
Visibility: 0m - 7m
Experience level:
beginner

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