Kouri Island, Nakijin Castle & Churaumi Aquarium Bus Tour from Naha, Okinawa Main Island tours & activities, fun things to do in Okinawa Main Island | VELTRA

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Kouri Island, Nakijin Castle & Churaumi Aquarium Bus Tour from Naha Instant Confirmation

Whale sharks in the Churaumi Aquarium

The majestic whale sharks of Churaumi Aquarium

Set out in the morning to discover the top spots north of Naha. Hop on a bus that will take you across the blue waters to Kouri Island before spending time at Nakijin Castle ruins. Cap off your day by leisurely exploring the Churaumi Aquarium.

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1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE! (until 2020/03/31)

1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE! (until 2020/03/31)

This one-day bus tour takes you straight to the famous Churaumi Aquarium, where you can see huge whale sharks and families of manta rays glide past, just an arms-length away. Check out the other exhibits dedicated to local sea life, deep sea creatures and even an unusual petting zoo!

Along with the famed aquarium, stop by the beautiful beaches of Kouri Island and explore the ruins of the once powerful Ryukyu Kingdom at the Nakijin Castle.
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Price
Kouri Island, Nakijin Castle, Churaumi Aquarium Course with Lunch (From July 1)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 65.38
USD 65.38
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 32.69
USD 32.69
Child (Age 3-5)
USD 32.69
USD 32.69
Infant (Age 0-2)
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free
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 65.38
USD 65.38
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 32.69
USD 32.69
Child (Age 3-5)
USD 32.69
USD 32.69
Infant (Age 0-2)
free
free
Children participating for free will not get a separate seat on the bus.

1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE!

Adult (Age 12 & over)×1 Child (Age 3-5)×1
free
Participation period: 2019/07/01 - 2020/03/31

1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE!

Adult (Age 12 & over)×1 Child (Age 3-5)×1
free
Participation period: 2019/07/01 - 2020/03/31
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
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  • 08:00-08:30 Pick-up from Designated Locations
  • 08:30 Depart
    The bus will stop at the following stops on Kokusai-dori street. (Boarding is available)
    - Matsuo 1-chome bus stop
    - Matsuo bus stop
    - Tenbusu bus stop
    - Asato bus stop
    - Double tree by Hilton Shuri castle
    - Novotel Hotel Okinawa
  • Igei Service Area (10 mins.)
  • 10:30 Kouri Island (40 mins.)
    kouri island Cross the 82 meter bridge extending across the blue waters and head to Kouri Island. Enjoy the views of the wonderful beach before stopping by the Island shops.
  • Warumi Bridge (From Window)
    2014-05-19_123551 Continue island hopping as you cross over to Yagaji Island before heading back to the main island.
  • 11:30 Nakijin Castle (70 mins.)
    1202今帰仁城趾 Explore the ancient ruins of the Nakijin Castle that was once a fortress from the Ryukyu kingdom. Now a World Heritage site, take a walk around to see the remains and get a beautiful view from above.
  • 13:00 Lunch
    Feast on a glorious hotel lunch buffet at Hotel Orion Motobu resort and spa. After lunch, please head to the aquarium on your own.
  • Churaumi Aquarium (180 mins.)
    Whale sharks in the Churaumi Aquarium This vast aquarium houses majestic whale sharks and manta rays. Both local and more exotic sea life are also housed here. There are also dolphin shows, nature walks, a beautiful beach and restaurants.

    Please note that admission to the aquarium is not included in the tour fare.
  • Igei Service Area (10 min)
  • 17:30-18:00 Drop-off at Designated Locations
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • For guests planning air travel, please give yourself at least 2 hours of extra time. We cannot be held responsible if you miss your flight or the tour due to changes in schedule.
    • Please understand that only one child within the aged 3 to 5 years old (seats and meal not provided) will be free. For additional child participants, they will be need to pay the full fare.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please be at the departure points at least 10 minutes in advance. The bus will leave at the set times.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • For guests who use wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs, please take part in the tour with attendants. Please book a slot for 1 attendant if you require a wheelchair, and 2 slots for attendants if you use an electric wheelchair.
    • An audio guide pen in Chinese, Korean, English and Japanese is available for an additional JPY 500 on site.
      Tap the location of your interest on the provided map and the audio guide pen will give you an explanation.
      Please note that the information provided by the audio guide will give basic information regarding the location.

      There will be no guide, but a Japanese speaking staff on board.
    • Admission to Nakijin Castle and Churaumi Aquarium is not included in the tour fare.
      Nakijin Castle admission:
      Adult: JPY 400 / Child JPY 300

      Churaumi Aquarium admission:
      Adult: JPY 1,850 / High School student: JPY 1,230 / Elementary + Middle School Student JPY 610
      10% discount is available for participants that purchase the tickets at the Naha Bus Office.
    • Churaumi aquarium is a 10 to 15-minute walk from hotel Orion Motobu resort and spa.
    • This tour will not operate on December 4 and 5 as Churaumi Aquarium will be closed.
    • Due to road restriction during Naha marathon, the bus will depart 10 minutes early at 8:20.
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Can I bring my luggage and/or suitcase?
  • Yes. The bus has a trunk that can store luggage. There are no limits on the pieces of luggage per person.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 1 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 65.38
USD 65.38

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.42/5.00) 4.42 / 5
(153 reviews)

Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9 - 10 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

I had booked that trip not because of the giant aquarium but because of kouri island. Of course, when you are part of a tour, you cannot spend as much Time as you want but it was Worth the money. Pic...more
While the tour was Japanese, the guide still understood English and made sure I was told the necessary information required. The tour took all the hassle of getting to both places from naha city and e...more
by: 劉宜玫
自助旅行不會開車很適合坐觀光巴士,導遊會貼心的提醒集合時間及地點,而且還會唱歌給你聽,行程安排的不錯,下車地點可自由選擇。
USD 65.38
USD 65.38
4.42 / 5
Kouri Island, Nakijin Castle & Churaumi Aquarium Bus Tour from Naha