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Okinawa Essentials: Things to Do in Okinawa for First Timers
Here's a curated list for first-timers in Okinawa who want to see the essentials. Go on convenient bus tours to take you top sights like Churaumi Aquarium and Ryukyu Village. Enjoy marine sports in snorkeling and diving spots like the Blue Cave and Kerama Islands. Your nights will be equally mesmerizing with stargazing tours that take you to see the beautiful night skies of Ishigaki, too. Mix and match as you wish and find the perfect itinerary for your first trip to Okinawa!
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  1. With free Wi-Fi and an audio guide in 8 languages, take your time at the Churaumi Aquarium, relaxing on beautiful Kouri Island and seeing the world under the sea at Busena observatory.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD52.13

    Daily
    8 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Hop aboard a full day bus tour that takes you to four of Okinawa's most popular destinations, including three hours at the famous Churaumi Aquarium. Easy pick-up and English audio guides included.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    USD46.44

    Daily
    7 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Naha Sunset Cruise Reservations with Dinner Okinawa Main Island
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    Take a leisurely cruise into Okinawa's stunning orange sunset from Naha while enjoying dinner and live music on the East China Sea. Perfect for guests celebrating special occasions.
    Meal Provided
    Special

    From USD45.50

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Private English Scuba Diving Tour in the Blue Cave Okinawa Main Island
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    Always wanted to try diving? This is your chance! Learn the basics of scuba diving in the magical Blue Cave, and enjoy the sea life and ocean scenery.
    English Available
    Special

    From USD85.31

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Relax under the stars as you marvel at the natural planetarium spread out before your eyes. Listen to the sounds of the sanshin banjo as you observe the mystical skies at a private starry sanctuary in northern Ishigaki Island.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD42.65

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    1 - 3 hour(s) (evening)
  6. Okinawa World, Shuri Castle, and Shopping Bus Tour from Naha Okinawa Main Island
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    Explore the southern half of the main island of Okinawa on a bus. Experience the culture and highlights at Okinawa world, Shuri castle, Chinen Misaki park before shopping at the outlet mall.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD52.13

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Sat
    9 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Okinawa Parasailing Island Adventure from Naha Okinawa Main Island
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    Sail out from Naha, a mere 10-minute drive from the cruise terminal, and enjoy a bird's-eye view of shimmering blue ocean and the Kerama Islands. Add some fun to any day with a quick and fun parasailing experience.
    English Available
    Special

    USD66.35

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Join the only clear kayak tour in Onna for a day of adventure! Watch the fish and coral pass below you, then visit a desert island inhabited by cute crabs and go snorkeling is the clear blue waters.
    English Available
    Special

    From USD37.91

    20%
    OFF
    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. All Ages Underwater Sightseeing Cruise Ship Orca with Departure from Naha Okinawa Main Island
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    Get a look at the beauty of the ocean, just like diving, while staying completely dry as you cruise on the Orca. Check out the tropical coral, fish, and maybe even sea turtles as you cruise.

    From USD22.75

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Beginner and Child-Friendly Blue Cave Snorkeling Tour from Onna Okinawa Main Island
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    Perfect for snorkelers of all ages, as long as you are 5 years old or over you can join this adventure to Okinawa's magical Blue Cave with dedicated instructors. Meet cute tropical fish too!
    English Available
    Special

    USD35.07

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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