Dive Guide - Masayuki Takashima
I have been diving for more than fifteen years in the Indian Ocean of Western Australia.
There are many different and spectacular dive spots here and I have witnessed some magnificent sea life.
Here are just a few amazing creatures I have dived with:
15m Southern Right Whales, 13m Humpback Whales, 12m Whale Sharks, 5m Great White Sharks, Pilot Whales, Dolphins, Dugongs, Sea Lions, Seals, 2.5m Queensland Grouper, Giant Potato Cods, Australian Giant Crabs, Giant Crayfish, Leafy Sea Dragons, Weedy Sea Dragons, Rockfish, Paper Rockfish, Frogfish, Barramundis, Sea Horses and all kinds of Boxfish.
I have seen large groups of Mantas, Whale Sharks, Southern Right Whales, Whales, Chinaman fish, schools of hundreds of Buffaro bream, thread fin Pearl Perches, colonies of Sealions and Seals.
Dive spots I have been to:
Ningaloo Reef, Coral Bay, Murion Island, Peak Island, Rowley Shoals, Dirk Hartog Island, Abrolhos Islands, Rottnest Island, Carnac Island, Garden Island, Rockingham, Busselton Jetty, Dunsborough, Albany and Esperance.
These are my favorites:
Steap point at Dirk Hartog Island, hole in the wall, Masa Ramp and Masa Corner in Exmouth, Crystal Palace, Kingston Reef at Rottnest, Rockingham and Masa Cave in Esperance.
I have worked with more than 30 Japanese TV companies to make documentaries about the Whale Sharks in Exmouth, Dugongs at Shark Bay, Sea Lions and Dolphins in Perth, Leafy Sea Dragons and Southern Right Whales in Esperance, Great White Sharks in Port Lincoln (South Australia), Cray Fish at Abrolhos Islands.
I also work closely with dive magazines, underwater photographers and underwater camera people from all over the world including, Junji Takasago, Yusuke Toshino, Hiroshi Takeuchi, Setoguchi, Takeji Ochi, Suehiro Nitta, Takeshi Matsuda and Shigeru Fukushima to name just a few of the famous photographers and international award winning film makers I have dived and worked with.
If you are interested in taking underwater photographs or videos of specific sea creatures, I will show you the best place to go to.
I can arrange any kind of dive tour for you and I love to share my experience with other divers from all over the world.
I will be glad to help you with my experience and I can give you all the information you need to have an unforgettable dive holiday in Western Australia as well as other destinations around the globe.
I am looking forward to diving with you in the near future.