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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.

  • Whale sharks in the Churaumi Aquarium
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1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE! (until 2019/06/30)

1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE! (until 2019/06/30)

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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Please note that this tour will start at 8:20 on Dec 1 due to the Naha Marathon.

This tour will not operate on Dec 4 and 5 due to the closure of the Okinawa Commemorative National Government Park.
Price
Kouri Island, Nakijin Castle, Churaumi Aquarium Course
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 36.73
USD 36.73
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 18.83
USD 18.83
Child (Age 3-5)
USD 18.83
USD 18.83
Infant (Age 0-2)
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free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 36.73
USD 36.73
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 18.83
USD 18.83
Child (Age 3-5)
USD 18.83
USD 18.83
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: 2018/05/01 - 2019/06/30

1 Child per 1 Adult is FREE!

Adult (Age 12 & over)×1 Child (Age 3-5)×1
free
Participation period: 2018/05/01 - 2019/06/30
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9.5 - 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: 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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  • 08:20-08:30 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
  • Igei Service Area (10 min.)
  • 10:00 Kouri Island (60 min.)
    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 and the Ocean Tower.
    Additional admission fee of JPY 600 for adults and JPY 200 for children is needed at the Ocean Tower.
  • Warumi Bridge (From Window)
    d_03 Continue island hopping as you cross over to Yagaji Island before heading back to the main island.
  • Nakijin Castle (50 min)
    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.
  • Churaumi Aquarium (180 min)
    080623黒潮 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)
  • 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.
    • Lunch is not included in this tour.
    • 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 Ocean Tower, Nakijin Castle, Churaumi Aquarium is not included in the tour fare.
      Ocean Tower admission:
      Adult: JPY 600 / Child JPY 200

      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.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 36.73
USD 36.73

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(4.75/5.00) 4.75 / 5
(4 reviews)
Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9.5 - 10 hour(s)
Availability Daily

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
The transfer to the Ocean Expo Park was smooth, maybe because it was a weekday.The visit was long enough, for 3.5 hours. I visited the entire aquarium, planetarium at Ocean Culture Museum, and even sa...more
Because of the typhoon, our marine sports plans were canceled. Then I hastily booked this plan which included a visit to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. I was very satisfied with it! The tour guide wa...more
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Kouri Island, Nakijin Castle & Churaumi Aquarium Bus Tour from Naha