Watch whales breach and rear their young in the waters around Japan, and take the chance to see these majestic animals up close. From Hokkaido to Okinawa, there are many locations across Japan where you can enjoy whale-watching cruises. Book in advance to reserve a spot, as these seasonal adventures are very popular.
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  1. Search for and get close to pods of humpback whales that winter and rear their young in the warm waters of the Okinawan ocean from the end of December to early April.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD37.82

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. Cruise out into the sea to spot the huge Humpback whales coming to the warmer waters in the sea of Okinawa. Watch them breach and splash right before your eyes. No whales? Then get a full refund!
    Special

    From USD43.23

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  3. Humpback whales come to the warm seas of Okinawa for winter every year, making this a great chance to see their dynamic movement and power with your own eyes!

    From USD43.23

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Watch the extraordinary humpback whales swim freely in the seas of Okinawa. Then make your way to see grand whale sharks and other underwater creatures in the Churaumi Aquarium. From 12/23-4/9 only!
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD48.63

    11%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. Set out for the warm Kerama Island waters, where pods of humpback whales winter. Watch as the huge mammal breach, spray, and slap their tails, sometimes right next to the boat.

    USD34.22

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  6. In winter Okinawa is famous as a migration spot for families of wild humpback whales. Join the cruise to see them splashing around playfully in their natural habitat, an unforgettable experience!

    From USD37.82

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. See whales as large as 15 meters play in the sea around the Zamami Islands on this popular whale watching tour. Watch as they breach and tail slap the water! From December 23 to April 9 only.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    USD37.82

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  8. See pods of humpback whales as they play in the warmer waters of Okinawa during the winter. If no one sees a whale, receive a full refund! Add to the fun with a parasailing adventure after the cruise.
    Special

    USD97.26

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  9. Get up close to humpback whales as they swim and play in the waters in the Motobu sea. Continue your marine adventure with an optional ticket to the Churaumi Aquarium for a day of fun!
    Special

    From USD43.23

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. See mighty whales up close as they winter in the warm waters of the Kerama Islands. Meet the whales, then pop by the white sandy beaches of Nagannu Island for a short break.
    Special

    USD37.82

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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