The wreck USS Emmons : History of the Second World War
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USS Emmons - Okinawa northern part
The USS Emmons, a U.S. Navy destroyer during World War II that sunk by its sister ship after suffering 5 hits from Japanese Kamikaze aircraft… With its important historical background story, USS Emmons is one of the must-go sites for experienced divers.
At this dive site, the maximum depth is 45 meters or more and the current is usually very strong. In order to dive here, the diver must are certified as Advanced level or above with over 50 logs and go check diving with us in advance.
USS Emmons is located in Motobu area which is the northern part of Okinawa Main Island, about 2hours drive from Naha Kokusai Street. As it is located on the west coast, April to November is the peak season for diving in Motobu area.
After diving you must have at least 18 hours rest before taking flight to anywhere. If you go diving more than 3 days consecutively, we strongly recommend you to have 24 hours rest before taking flight.
¥20,000 per person
minimum 2 people (welcome your inquiry)
Requirements : 50 logged Advanced Open Water Diver + Check dive in advance
3rd dive (option) : +¥5,000
Come back to the local port after every dive usually. Since it is very huge, you can appreciate half of the destroyer at each dive and look through whole destroyer in two dives.
05:30~06:00 Hotel pick-up (only within NAHA area)
08:30 Arrive at port
08:40 Equipment set-up, boat & diving briefing
09:00 Head to 1st point & come back to port after dive
11:00 Head to 2nd point & come back to port after dive
13:30 3rd diving(option)
15:00 Pack equipment, shower & change to dry clothes and write dive logs
18:00 Hotel drop-off (only within NAHA area)
Accommodation transfer (only within NAHA area)
Tank & weight
Drinking water & snacks
Prepare by yourself
Diving equipment, especially dive light (Because of the depth, it is hard to see the color. If you want to check color on wreck, we recommend you to prepare one. If you need equipment rental, let us know)
Swimsuit (recommend to wear in advance)
Motion sickness medicine (recommend to take in advance)
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