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Piranha Divers Okinawa

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2288-243 Nakama | Prince Palazzo 1F, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun 904-0401, Okinawa Prefecture
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Wonderful new diving experience

It was my first diving trip and it won't be my last. I am a newbie to diving beforehand and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ka Ying L
Wonderful discover diving experience

I would recommend Piranha Divers to anyone! Have had a fantastic experience with Jan from initial... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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We offer Scuba Diving in Okinawa, Japan and teach diving after PADI. We are specialized in diver training for non Japanese speaking Divers. Please visit our web site for more information.
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“dive shop” (29 reviews)
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2288-243 Nakama | Prince Palazzo 1F, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun 904-0401, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first diving trip and it won't be my last. I am a newbie to diving beforehand and thought of an impromptu trip in Okinawa to learn PADI course. I was nervous to try out my first diving trip but I was very...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would recommend Piranha Divers to anyone! Have had a fantastic experience with Jan from initial booking to the end of the day. Everything was so straight forward and very professional, I felt like I was in safe hands and saw so much in the...More

Thank nicolaleckey
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jan-japan, Owner at Piranha Divers Okinawa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicola, Thanks for the kind words, I hope to meet you again for you training to become an OWD diver, I know you can do it. Happy Bubbles, Jan

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great time with Piranha Divers. It was our first trip to Okinawa and it won’t be our last. Jan and the crew were friendly and very attentive. The diving is just gorgeous. The coral and reefs are very colorful and abundant. We all...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jan was a great guide and very responsible as a diver which is respectable. I love it that he uses good equipments and they are kept in good condition. He also brought me to an amazing place for local lunch which I requested. If choosing...More

Thank Gibson C
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jan-japan, Owner at Piranha Divers Okinawa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

HI Stella, Thank you for diving with me, it was nice to have you and I hope you liked the Italian food as well. I'm sure we dive the Emmons next time. Happy Bubbles!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to this dive center to complete my divemaster course. Cannot recommend this shop enough! The place is organised and well-stocked with brand new, up-to date equipment. The owner of the center; Jan, is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about his career, which in turn...More

Thank Daniel C
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jan-japan, Owner at Piranha Divers Okinawa, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Daniel, Thank you for your kind words it was great to have you here and I hope we meet again for some more diving.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can only speak highly of Piranha Divers. From the initial contact to the preparation and the actual course it is run very professionally with the aim that the students get the most learning and fun out of the course. The guidance above and under...More

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jan-japan, Owner at Piranha Divers Okinawa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words and joining us at Piranha Divers

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

As a dive professional myself being on a short holiday here, I found Jan very responsive and informative before my arrival and competend as a dive center manager, instructor and dive guide. The dive base is kept clean and organized, the rental equipment impeccable and...More

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jan-japan, Owner at Piranha Divers Okinawa, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
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Hallo Heide, Danke für die lieben Worte, immer gute Luft und viel Spaß beim Höhlen tauchen in Mexico.

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I received my PADI Open Water Diver certification in a three-day course taught by Richard. The class was small and the instruction was excellent. I admit, I was nervous going into this. Well, it was terrific! The teaching was really fantastic, excellent pacing and personal...More

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jan-japan, Owner at Piranha Divers Okinawa, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you for your kind words! Safe Diving.

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

Although I am a licensed diver, I had not dove for around 4 years when I came to Okinawa. Jan (the owner) was able to give me a quick refresher and I was able to have a fantastic time. We even went to have lunch...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We are super happy that we have found this diving base in Okinawa. We just spend six days on the island and went diving with Jan on three days for a total of six dives. We rented all our equipment except of mask and diving...More

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CWHJ
14 August 2017|
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Response from jan-japan | Property representative |
As of now it looks like we will be closed however the schedule is not yet 100% decided. So it might change. Please ask me an November or December again for a better answer. Thanks you, Jan
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pei y
11 August 2017|
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Response from jan-japan | Property representative |
The water will be about 25-26C warm, we can provide 5mm wetsuits and warm drinks during your dives as well as dry towels and boat-coats to wear above your wetsuit so you don't feel cold when no in the water.
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Don W
1 August 2017|
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Response from jan-japan | Property representative |
Hi Don, October is a perfect time to go diving! Please contact me thru my website and I will build you a dive plan. Thanks Jan
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