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Ishigaki Island Starry Sky Evening Cruise in Okinawa

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Cruise out into the evening sea of Ishigaki where light pollution cannot reach. Get a clear view of the Milky Way and neighboring planets on a comfortable cruiser while an English-speaking astronomy guide points out the celestial bodies above.

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1 Free Drink! (until 2019/12/31)

Enjoy your starlight cruise with a drink. Select from either beer, wine or a soft drink of your choice.

Available for all participants

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VELTRA says:
Journey out into the sea after sundown to marvel at the picture-perfect starry skies above Ishigaki Island, Japan's first IDA-recognized International Dark Sky Place.
Price
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 2.
Adult/Child (Age 0 & over)
USD 71.63
USD 71.63
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 0 & over)
USD 71.63
USD 71.63
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / 1 drink
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 20:00 Pick-up at Select Hotels in Central Ishigaki City
  • 20:00 Meet at the Shop and Go to the Port
  • 20:20 Explanation on Board and Check-in
  • 20:30 Depart
    hoshi Hop aboard a fully air-conditioned comfortable cruiser with sofas, kitchen and bathroom on board. Step out onto the deck, sit back on the chairs and enjoy the refreshing sea breeze until you reach the stargazing point.
  • 21:00 Stargazing
    taketomi Sail out to a point where the lights from the island cannot reach. Designated as the first Dark Sky Place in Japan, Ishigaki Island is the perfect spot to see stunning views of the starry skies. Take this opportunity to see the Milky Way or the Southern Cross, depending on the season.
  • 22:00 Return to the Port
  • 22:00 Check-out at the Shop or Drop-off at Select Hotels in Central Ishigaki City
Package detail / Schedule
Private Charter Plan
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 1.
1 Group (persons 1-10)
USD 716.26
USD 716.26
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
1 Group (persons 1-10)
USD 716.26
USD 716.26
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / 1 drink
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 20:00 Pick-up at Select Hotels in Central Ishigaki City
  • 20:00 Meet at the Shop and Go to the Port
  • 20:20 Explanation on Board and Check-in
  • 20:30 Depart
    hoshi Hop aboard a fully air-conditioned comfortable cruiser with comfortable sofas, kitchen and bathroom on board. Step out onto the deck, sit back on the chairs and enjoy the refreshing sea breeze until you reach the stargazing point.
  • 21:00 Stargazing
    taketomi Sail out to a point where the lights from the island cannot reach. Designated as the first Dark Sky Place in Japan, Ishigaki Island is the perfect spot to see stunning views of the starry skies. Take this opportunity to see the Milky Way or the Southern Cross, depending on the season.
  • Charter Plan Add-ons
    image Make your cruise extra special by adding an optional barbecue meal or drinks under the stars. Perfect for those celebrating birthdays, anniversaries or special events!
  • 22:00 Return to the Port
  • 22:00 Check-out at the Shop or Drop-off at Select Hotels in Central Ishigaki City
Add-ons:
Barbecue on board + USD 47.37
Barbecue on board + USD 47.37
Additional drink: Wine + USD 47.37
Additional drink: Wine + USD 47.37
Additional drink: Beer + USD 4.74
Additional drink: Beer + USD 4.74
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • If less than 3 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Please keep an eye on children at all times for safety reasons. Due to the lack of light, small children may feel uncomfortable or frightened in the dark.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Flip-flops
    • Motion sickness preventative
    • No high heels
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Please understand that stars may be difficult to see due to the condition of the clouds.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 10 business days to 17:00 local time, 6 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 60% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 6 business days to 17:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 70% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made between 17:00 local time, 3 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 80% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 71.63
From USD 71.63

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 2 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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Ishigaki Island Starry Sky Evening Cruise in Okinawa
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