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Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour

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1287-97 Kabira, Ishigaki 907-0453, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

We booked a tour with Umicoza via govoyagin and kept in regular correspondence with Miki. She was prompt in her updates and managed to squeeze us in for a tour when the weather cleared up. We were fortunate to head out on a Sunday (amidst...More

1  Thank jklqp
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

They tends to intake as many peoples as they can, but not have the facilities to take care of everyone. The boat is overcrowded. Our instructor need to take care of 6 peoples. It seems too much for him. The classroom and dining place can...More

2  Thank manwait
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Spent a couple of days diving with a friend. We are both advanced divers. We stayed in Ishigaki town and were picked up in the morning and brought to the dive shop, where we were fitted for gear. Gear seemed in pretty good shape. Dive...More

4  Thank Christine V
ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Dear Christine, we would like to say thank you for your beautiful comment. It always really makes us happy to have happy divers. We hope that the memories of your manta sighting is still very strong and will stay for long. We still wish you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Very enjoyable snorkeling trip with a 8 years old child. The equipment is very good, the staff speaks English. We were picked up and brought back at our hotel and the staff paid much attention to the security of our son. The spots were very...More

1  Thank Empty-Subject
ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks to join UMICOZA! We are happy to hear that your family did enjoyed your day here with us :) We are now have beautiful summer season, always welcome to family! Hope to see you one day again. With BIG smile (^ - ^) UMICOZA...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Had a wonderful half day snorkelling trip to yonehara and manta scramble. my lucky kids and I got to see some great sealife including mantas - our 4 year old had to stay on the boat and my husband and I took turns. The staff...More

1  Thank KateNaSceri
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A friend and I dove with Umicoza in October 2015. Although my friend spoke Japanese, the staff at Umicoza spoke English which made things easier for me. We were fortunate enough to see a pod of dolphins as the boat made it's way to the...More

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ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Thanks to join us! and your review :) We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your dive & day with us. October is good season for Manta ray, I guess you did enjoy to see them very close!! We all speak in English...More

Reviewed 13 July 2016

My wife and I had such a great experience with this dive center it's hard to put it all into words. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and extremely professional. We dove with them for several days and were accommodated each step of the way. My...More

Thank evansphoto
ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2016

Hi Charles! Thank you to dive with us and we are very happy to hear your very nice review! As we were quite busy on your time with Hongkong diver, we were worry to make sure that everyone was happy :) Really glad to hear...More

Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Umicoza staff were excellent at organising our arrival and 2 amazing days underwater and above. That lunch was so tasty! They even made sure the manta appeared! Wow! The manta had not been seen for a few days and then boom 2 afternoons in a...More

Thank belindahk
ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Hi Belinda! Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip with us. Lucky you could dive with Manta for 2 days, unfortunatelly not in the morning - but in the afternoon private dive :)!! Your wishs for Manta...More

Reviewed 10 June 2016

This place was recommended to me by a friend who dives in Okinawa as they were the only english speaking dive spot on Ishigaki. Miki and Ryo were great about communicating with my husband and I before hand about pickup times, what was included, weather,...More

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ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thank you to join us! and your excellent review :) We are glad to hear that you had a great memories from Ishigaki, and celeblated your husband aniversary (^0^)!! We did also enjoyed the day with you, hope to see you one day again. Visit...More

Reviewed 7 May 2016

Although I was a bit nervous for my first open water dive - we are not certified divers, we have only had one trial in a pool - I immediately sensed the professional approach of the staff. Harvey, our instructor, gave a clear and valuable...More

Thank Kristof V
ダイビングスクール海講座, マネージャー at Diving School UMICOZA - Diving & Snorkeling Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Hi Kristof! Thank you for such a lovely review! We are super pleased that you enjoyed your trip with us. We very much enjoyed having you come along with us for the day. We always love it when our customers enjoy the ocean as much...More

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Patrick O
15 May 2017|
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Response from FarAway808933 | Property representative |
Thank you for contacting us! Sure you can join Introduction dive or Discover dive :) Time schedule is same start 8:30 meet at shop - finish about 15:00 after lunch. We will go to Coral reef for 1st dive, 2nd place is Manta... More
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EuniceL633
17 February 2017|
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Response from FarAway808933 | Property representative |
Hi Eunice! We are sorry for slow responce, we had been out of office for a month due to our winter holiday... I guess our staff already confirm your reservation through Veltra. Hope to see you on April :) For any further... More
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mallory g
2 May 2015|
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Thank you to contact us! We are sorry for taking ling time to reply, due to peak time on Japanese golden week here... We did reply to you just now, thanks to try to reach us with many ways :) In additional, hotel range... More
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