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“Diving hangout of Onna area”
Review of Cape Maeda

Cape Maeda
Ranked #2 of 25 things to do in Onna-son
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place for sightseeing or diving activities. It is pretty much a diving station with all the infrastructure and facilities. Various shops run courses and equipment rentals in the neighborhood. The bottom goes in stages - kind of plateau, and then deep waters suddenly start.
Scenery is also very beautiful!
Recommended for a visit. But it's not an amateur beach or so...

3  Thank Ivan A
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This is a place for some adventure like snorkeling etc. most people there will be in the diving and swim suits. The view is an added bonus but the primary reason to go all the way there is to indulge in the marine activity.

1  Thank Cj23455
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

You can either go there with one of the local dive shops / hotel services for snorkeling or scuba; but it is also easily accessible by car, and I took my wife and kids (4 and 7 y/o) independently. There is a cafe / simple shop there where you can get swimming gear, snorkels, life jackets and fins but it is obviously not as pro as a dive shop. Shop is purchase only, and there is no rental.

The cape has an excellent view and stair access to the water. Great snorkeling with both shallow and deep areas with lots of fish. The initial entry is quite shallow though and best to go during high tide (when we went in late June, this was in the morning).

Do be aware of the currents and I suggest you stick to the right (east side) as the left side (west) can have strong currents / rip tide. Be aware of the posted warnings. If in any doubt about your swimming abilities book with a tour group.

There were lots of your groups throughout the day and it is very popular. A little bit further on (within 200m swimming distance following the coast to the right) is the famous blue cave / grotto. This is also incredibly crowded with tour gourds but beautiful view. Water in the cave is quite cold though and wetsuits are strongly recommended.

1  Thank Edmund L
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Cool place to run to and run around. The view is amazing and it's a nice place to hang out and listen to the water and have a nice lunch or lazy day. There are geocaches around if you are into that. Nice place to dive as well.

Thank The-Farias
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This park is easy to get to. It has 3 different access points. Easy for a quick snorkel since to rocks have lots of bright fish and the water is so clear. Our son surfed for the first time. It was a long paddle out and back to where the surf was breaking. The waves were small but a good spot to learn. Lots of paddle boarding and divers I. The area too.

Thank Kprince11
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