Scuba diver swimming above coral reef

Scuba diver swimming above coral reef

Level up and start your dive adventure today!

Summer dive season is in full swing in Okinawa. The summer season brings lots of tourists and locals enjoying the waters around Okinawa. Reef Encounters has a full schedule of boat dives running daily to visit all the best dive sites, to include the Kerama islands, Onna sites such as Dream Hole and Horseshoe, and further north there are the USS Emmons, Hedo Air dome and Hedo Channel. We also are offering overnight trips to Kume-jima and other outer islands to truly get a unique Okinawa experience.

Not yet certified and want to enjoy the water? Reef Encounters has openings for certification classes daily. You can stop in any time and sign up and start your adventure immediately. We never have a waiting list. Everyone on staff at Reef Encounters speaks English, so there is no problem with translation. Plus, all textbooks are available in English and a variety of other languages if needed, to include: Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Portuguese, Spanish and more if needed. Our international staff can also conduct classes in multiple languages. The free e-learning modules allow you to start your adventure without delay and work at your own pace, and our full-time professional instructors are available daily to answer questions and explain things in more detail. When your book studying is complete, we head to the water to practice your skills and become comfortable in the water planning and executing dives. You can customize your classes to fit around any work schedule, with weekend, weekday, morning and evening classes available.

Already certified and want to expand your knowledge or increase your depth? Reef Encounters has the most experienced dive team on island, and we can teach you to reach your goals. Advanced classes, rescue courses, technical dive courses, sidemount diving and professional level certifications up to instructor are all available at Reef Encounters. Come in and meet with one of our professional dive instructors for a no obligation consultation on what classes you need and what equipment would best suit you to meet your diving goals. Sidemount kits, regs and BC’s can also be rented to try out before buying. Do not wait to begin your next big adventure! Come in and see us today, or follow us on Facebook at Reef Encounters Dive Team.