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Clearest water snorkeling in tropical lagoon, Kerama Islands, Japan | by Ippei & Janine Naoi
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Clearest water snorkeling in tropical lagoon, Kerama Islands, Japan

Nishibama Beach, Aka Island, Okinawa, Japan

 

Aka Island belongs to the Kerama Island group which is known for some of the world's clearest waters with 50-60m visibility.

The islands of Okinawa Prefecture including the Kerama Islands are known as one of the world's best diving destinations, having a number of coral species and marine life as large as those in the Great Barrier Reef. Over 400 types of corals, 5 types of sea turtles, manta rays, whale sharks and many kinds of tropical fish species all live around the islands of Okinawa Prefecture.

 

> Best Beaches in Japan!

 

> Islands of Japan

 

For our recommended islands of Japan, please check out:

amamika.com/japan_travel/islands/

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Taken on November 4, 2010