Best Kadena Seawall Snorkeling

The 5th most popular snorkel dive spot in Japan.

  Okinawa, Japan


  May 18, 2017

West of Kadena Air Base in the East China Sea, the snorkeling at Kadena Seawall is popular for the visibility. You can expect to see healthy corals and diverse marine life at Kadena Seawall.

The Kadena Seawall snorkeling is located northeast of Naha International Airport and southwest of Kadena Air Base.

The snorkeling on Okinawa is best from May through October when the water temperature is more enjoyable for snorkelers. However, that is also the prime time for the stinging Habo Jellyfish, which is a type of box jellyfish. Since 2012, the local authorities have been posting more snorkeling restrictions/prohibitions at Okinawa beaches, so make sure to look for signs and follow them to avoid being arrested.

To reach the snorkeling in Okinawa by air, you will need to fly into Okinawa Naha Airport (OKA) on southern end of island.

Overall, Kadena Seawall is the 5th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 19 snorkeling dives in Japan. Several of the better snorkeling spots are nearby Kadena Seawall including Cape Zanpa, Sunabe Seawall, Onna Point, Manza Beach, Tancha Bay and Kariyushi Beach.

Local Contacts:  Okinawa Tourism +81-98-859-6123; Reef Encounters, Okinawa +81-98-995-9414; Piranha Divers +81-98-967-8487.

Best Season:  May-Oct

Luxury Loding:  Seaside Hotel The Beach

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  26.349977, 127.744278

Date Published:  1/1/2012

Date Updated:  5/18/2017

ID:  23614

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