Hammerhead sharks

Hammerhead sharks

Fancy swimming amid a school of hammerhead sharks?

From November to May hundreds of sharks teem in the waters around Yonaguni Island. Attacks on humans by hammerhead sharks are almost unheard of - instead they prefer to hunt stingray, which they pin to the ocean floor with their huge rectangular heads. An amazing spectacle!

Hammerhead sharks

located in Yonaguni

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Interested in this Experience? It is included in this tour:

  • Enjoy a stay in Tokyo before jetting south to enjoy some of the very best dives that the subtropical Okinawan islands have to offer.

    Diving Subtropical Japan

    The Diving Subtropical Japan itinerary features the best dives available in Japan's southern Okinawan Islands, ranging from the beautiful corals of the Kerama Islands to the truly mystifying Iseki stones at Yonaguni.

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    Enjoy a stay in Tokyo before jetting south to enjoy some of the very best dives that the subtropical Okinawan islands have to offer.

Other Wildlife experiences

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  • Blakiston's fish owl

    Blakiston's fish owl

    Meet Blakiston's fish owl, the largest owl in the world, which feed on river fish around the Shiretoko Peninsula.

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  • Steller's sea eagles

    Steller's sea eagles

    Take a small ice breaker cruise into the ice flows of the Nemuro Straits to photograph Steller's sea eagles fishing for Pacific cod.

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  • Red-crowned cranes

    Red-crowned cranes

    Observe the amazing spectacle that is the annual red-crowned crane mating dance.

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