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Soushimaoki Ninone

Dive Site: Futago Island, Japan - A Hidden Gem for Advanced Divers

Discover the mesmerizing dive site of Futago Island, located in the open sea off the coast of Japan. With its breathtaking sheer drop-offs, beautiful soft corals, and abundant marine life, this underwater paradise is a must-visit for advanced divers seeking an unforgettable experience.

The tops of the roots at Futago Island range from 13m to 17m, providing divers with a variety of depths to explore. The western drop-off is a popular route, descending vertically to an impressive depth of 30m. As you descend, you'll be mesmerized by the stunning white sandy seabed, adorned with delicate soft corals like sea squirts that add a burst of color to the underwater landscape.

Visiting Futago Island is recommended for intermediate to advanced divers, mainly due to the varying currents that depend on the time of day and season. It is essential to have experience in handling challenging conditions to fully enjoy the dive. However, for those qualified to dive here, the rewards are unmatched.

At the shallower areas of Futago Island, the depth ranges from 14m to 30m, offering a wealth of diverse marine life to encounter. Prepare to be enchanted by the graceful dance of Japanese amberjack, dogtooth tuna, aubergine, threadfin bream, bigfin bream, scorpionfish, eurypterid fish, butterflyfish, kudagombe, spotted spadefish, snapper, and an abundance of lobsters. The underwater spectacle here is truly a sight to behold.

With a visibility of approximately 13m and a maximum depth of 22m, divers can expect clear waters and ample opportunities for exploration. Futago Island is a remote and pristine dive site, making it a true hidden gem in the diving community.

Situated near Kushimoto in Higashimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, this extraordinary dive site is easily accessible and offers a world-class diving experience in a stunning natural setting.

Embark on your adventure at Futago Island and prepare to be captivated by its awe-inspiring drop-offs, abundant marine life, and vibrant soft corals. Dive into the depths of Japan's underwater treasure and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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Overview of Soushimaoki Ninone

Depth:22m
Visibility: 0m - 13m
Experience level:
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