During each trip, we take plenty of underwater pictures, which you will receive as a present at the end at no additional cost. This way you can share the memories of your marine adventures in Okinawa with your family and friends!
The Sunabe seawall area in Chatan is a promenade that stretches for about 5 km along the ocean shore just north of the American village with a number of staircases leading into the water. There are a few additional dive sites a bit further north just off the shore in Mizugama. Unlike other places in Okinawa, the corals here are soft, which makes this area special. Since the entry points are literally just off the street, Sunabe is a favorite spot for night diving as well. Beneath the water it is customary to see barracudas, nudibranchs as well as a variety of critters. After finishing the last dive for the day, guests are encouraged to try the famous Blue Seal ice-cream with traditional Okinawan flavors from the nearby shops.
Please scroll down for details and prices.
Towards the bottom of this page you can also find a map of Sunabe seawall and detailed descriptions of individual dive sites located in this area, such as the Water Treatment Plant, Curry House, or North Steps.
Appropriate for: beginners to advanced divers and scuba diving courses
Minimum number of participants: 1
Minimum number of dives per participant: 1
At Sunabe (Chatan) we offer shore diving/snorkeling only. Entry is possible at any time when the sea conditions are favorable.
We offer free pick-up service from hotels in Onna, Yomitan, and Chatan. Pick-ups from other locations are also possible upon request. Please inquire.
Sunabe (Chatan) is also a popular night diving area.
Toilets are available along the shore.
We conduct many of our scuba diving courses in this dive area.
Fun Diving (beach)
- 1 dive - ¥ 7000
- 2 dives - ¥ 11000
- 3 dives - ¥ 14000
- 4 dives - ¥ 17000
Discover Scuba (beach)
- 1 dive - ¥ 11000
- 2 dives - ¥ 19000
- 60 min - ¥ 5000
† Gear rental is included for Discover Scuba and Snorkeling only. For Fun Diving you can rent a full set of gear for ¥ 4000/day and a partial set at a reduced rate. If you do fun dives with us on multiple days, gear rental is free from the third day onward.
‡ The prices above are for a single day of diving.
§ Drinks and snacks are provided, however lunch is not included. We usually get food for lunch at one of the restaurants or convenience stores close to the shore. Prices range between ¥ 400 and ¥ 1000 depending on your order.
While you are browsing...
Why not check out some of the other dive areas that we visit, especially if you are planning to dive in Okinawa on multiple days. You might also enjoy:
You can also return to the complete list of all diving locations in Okinawa we operate at.