Why Piranha?

Whether you are a keen PADI card collector, or someone who is eager to explore the underwater world of Japan, there are so many reasons to visit Okinawa and stop by at Piranha Divers.

Due to our unique location in Northern Okinawa, you can expect to encounter not only a plethora of dynamic dive sites and extraordinary aquatic life, but also an abundance of traditional Okinawan culture. From peaceful, sandy beaches to extraordinary cuisine, there is so much on offer! If you wish to escape the hustle and bustle of urban life and get a flavour of the original Ryukyu culture, Northern Okinawa makes a superb setting! Come and enjoy the best diving on the island while soaking up the sun in a safe and healthy first world environment – an essential for your bucket list.

Our resort sits on a hill with a gorgeous view of the blue sea and is surrounded by a jungle, bursting with wildlife. We worked hard to get here and therefore, our guests are guaranteed something quite different from other resorts on the island. However, we’re not so remote you’ll struggle to reach us. This is Japan after all, the country famous for it’s incredibly efficient public transport networks, and so a regular bus from the capital, Naha, stops just down the road.

Mission Statement

We train divers from beginner to Divemaster, as well as many other specialty courses, under the system of PADI, “the world’s leading scuba diver training organization.”

If you are looking for a personalized experience, Piranha Divers Okinawa is definitely the place for you! We offer up-to-date, well maintained dive gear and a wide range of PADI courses, with an option of traditional or digital media. We teach in small classes and offer a variety of teaching styles to help meet your learning requirements.

At Piranha Divers Okinawa, we pride ourselves in upholding PADI training standards and therefore certifications are earned, not bought! All students must show dedication and commitment to their diver education, have adequate swimming skills before enrolling and be fluent in either English or German language.

Please note that our courses are performance based and not time based. Providing you allow adequate time during your stay here in Okinawa, we can allocate additional time to help you achieve your goal and become a more confident and knowledgeable diver.