Prepare to be blown away by famously colourful coral, transparent waters, the blueness of the ocean, picture-perfect palm trees, lush green mountain areas, mangroves and stunning scenic views.
Ishigaki is the main island and second largest in Okinawa’s Yaeyama archipelago. Only 3.5 hours from Tokyo by direct flight, Ishigaki is the perfect getaway for those wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.
This was originally published in Scuba Diver Australasia + Oceanplanet, Issue 1/2017, “Celebrating Women in Diving”. Check it out for informative and inspirational content about pioneering women, making waves!
Text by Bonnie Wacott.