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Yonaguni Diving Service

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3984-3 Yonaguni, Yonaguni-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1801, Okinawa Prefecture
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Professional, Incredible Food, Great Value

Yonaguni is a diver's paradise, without or with seeing the famous hammerheads. YDS made this a full... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Crystal P
Excellent dive operator!

I made 21 dives during seven days with YDS and it was a very pleasent experience. I've been diving... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Peter L
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  • Average14%
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3984-3 Yonaguni, Yonaguni-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1801, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Yonaguni is a diver's paradise, without or with seeing the famous hammerheads. YDS made this a full service and relaxing experience, complete with airport transfers food lodging rental equipment and instruction. I felt very safe and that the quality of the equipment was very high....More

1  Thank Crystal P
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I made 21 dives during seven days with YDS and it was a very pleasent experience. I've been diving since late 80's and have had experience with a number of dive operators over time and YDS ranks among the top ten. Period! Very friendly, hard...More

Thank Peter L
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Good dive service! The people were very friendly and we got to know our divemasters over the three days of diving. We really enjoyed the hot bath after every dive! The dive operation is located very close to the main dive spots so transit time...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Spartan dive operation but friendly enough. Caters primarily to domestic customers, so foreign visitors have to watch and learn the dive procedures (they provide a one English page outline prior to the first dive). Rental gear old and is very beat up, but functional. The...More

Thank Yung Y
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

I emailed all 3 main dive ops and YDS was the only one with availability to dive every day while I was there, so I went with them. YDS has 2 boats and they stagger the dive times so they can limit the number of...More

4  Thank bakochan
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

We had booked our dives and accommodation at YDS several months in advance due to Japanese New Year holidays. Google translate helped with their Japanese - only website and Ooki was a very helpful contact. When we arrived we were welcomed by the YDS shuttle...More

7  Thank In K
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Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

I cannot recommend YDS highly enough. Firstly the accommodation itself is great. The location is excellent, so close to the most westerly point in Japan so an ideal area to watch the beautiful Yonaguni sunset. The staff arrange pick up and drop off to and...More

5  Thank CrazyPenguin
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Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

We couldn't find anything solid online to book for the Yonaguni Monuments dive, so we booked the flights from ishigaki anyway and chanced our luck with Yonaguni YDS. The staff are very helpful and friendly, and have decent English too. We were picked up from...More

2  Thank dublinadam69
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

Without much information available in English, we went ahead and booked diving and lodging with YDS - solely due to the fact that they were the only ones who answered my emails. The booking process was easy and the communication excellent. I believe this is...More

11  Thank Peder N
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janicem472016
19 September 2016|
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Response from BentinJapan |
Two bonuses if you are going in December. I was just there at the end of October and they were closing for a short break and to refurbish and deep clean all the rooms. they had already started while I was there. By... More
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