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Half Day Winter Whale Watching Tour from Motobu (January~April 15th)

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See huge whales up close!

Get up close to pods of humpback whales off Iejima Island as they winter and rear their young. See huge breach jumps and mighty tail slaps from the boat.

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Special bonus:
Participants on the whale watching tour can also receive a 20% discount for marine sports on the day of their tour. You can try parasailing or an underwater Sea Walk at a discounted price of 5,500 JPY per person on the day.
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Price
Whale Watching
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12-60)
USD 40.37
USD 40.37
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 30.98
USD 30.98
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 (Age 12-60)
USD 40.37
USD 40.37
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 30.98
USD 30.98
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / Japanese-speaking guide / Boat fare / Whale watching activity fee / 1 drink / Guide book / Rental life jacket
  • Schedule
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Starting time: 09:00 13:30
Starting time: 09:00 13:30
  • 08:30 Meet at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
  • 09:00 Whale Watching
    IMG_64 Set off towards Iejima, a hidden spot for whale watching. Watch as huge whales breach, spout, and tail slap in the tropical Okinawan waters.
  • 12:30 Check-out at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
Package detail / Schedule
Whale Watching and Churaumi Aquarium Ticket Combo
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12-60)
USD 51.63
USD 51.63
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 36.14
USD 36.14
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 (Age 12-60)
USD 51.63
USD 51.63
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 36.14
USD 36.14
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / Japanese-speaking guide / Boat fare / Whale watching activity fee / 1 drink / Guide book / Rental life jacket / Churaumi Aquarium Ticket
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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Starting time: 09:00 13:00
Starting time: 09:00 13:00
  • 08:30 Meet at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
  • 09:00 Whale Watching
    IMG_64 Take in scenic ocean views of the Okinawan sea and witness gigantic whales emerge from the waters. See their mighty tails create ripples and their spout shoot water into the air. A truly remarkable sight you should not miss!
  • 09:30 Churaumi Aquarium
    Japan_Okinawa_Churaumi_Aquarium_Silhouettes_shutterstock_386018038 Your tour includes an entry ticket to the famous Churaumi Aquarium. Known as one of the largest aquarium in the world and one of the few which keeps whale sharks. It also has about 80 species of vibrant corals.
  • 12:30 Check-out at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
Package detail / Schedule
Whale Watching and Boat Snorkeling
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12-60)
USD 87.30
USD 87.30
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 77.91
USD 77.91
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 (Age 12-60)
USD 87.30
USD 87.30
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 77.91
USD 77.91
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / Japanese-speaking guide / Boat fare / Whale watching activity fee / 1 drink / Guide book / Rental life jacket / Snorkeling fee
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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    Time & Location
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Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00
  • 08:30 Meet at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
  • Whale Watching
    IMG_0242 Venture out into Iejima to a secluded whale watching spot. See these massive sea creatures calmly glide through Okinawan waters. Watch as they emerge from the water and shoot water from their spouts.
  • Snorkeling
    334094 After spending some time with the gentle giants, see the beautiful underwater wonders of the Okinawan sea as you go snorkeling. Marvel at the vibrant aquatic life hidden from the surface.
  • Check-out at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
Package detail / Schedule
Whale Watching and Parasailing
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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12-60)
USD 106.08
USD 106.08
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 96.69
USD 96.69
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 (Age 12-60)
USD 106.08
USD 106.08
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 96.69
USD 96.69
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / Japanese-speaking guide / Boat fare / Whale watching activity fee / 1 drink / Guide book / Rental life jacket / Parasailing fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00
  • 08:30 Meet at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
  • Whale Watching
    IMG_0242 Cruise along the waters of Okinawa with majestic whales. The high encounter rate of whales within this area makes it the ideal spot to watch these gentle giants up close.
  • Parasailing
    pl2 Feel the refreshing ocean breeze as you soar above the waters on a parasailing adventure. Gaze out further into the horizon from a higher altitude while your parachute-like ride is tethered to the boat for a thrilling and fun ride!
  • Check-out at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
Package detail / Schedule
Whale Watching and Sea Walker
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12-60)
USD 106.08
USD 106.08
Child (Age 8-11)
USD 96.69
USD 96.69
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 (Age 12-60)
USD 106.08
USD 106.08
Child (Age 8-11)
USD 96.69
USD 96.69
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee / Insurance / Japanese-speaking guide / Boat fare / Whale watching activity fee / 1 drink / Guide book / Rental life jacket / Sea Walker fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00
Starting time: 09:00 10:00 11:00
  • 08:30 Meet at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
  • Whale Watching
    DSCF5026 Hop on a cruise that will take you to an exclusive whale watching spot. Whale encounters within these area go as high as 98% to 99%. Marvel at the sheer size of these aquatic behemoths as you watch them swim across the ocean and emerge from the water to breath.
  • Sea Walker
    瀬底マリンクラブd Discover what its like to walk without gravity underwater. Dive deep into the waters with a special helmet that lets you walk around the ocean floor. See colorful fishes and various marine creatures swim around in this one-of-a-kind experience.
  • Check-out at Sesoko Beach Marine Club, Motobu Port Branch
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Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • Guests who are suffering from the ill-effects of the excessive consumption alcohol or are under the influence of alcohol on the day of the activity, are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Open to healthy people between 4 and 60 of age. Elementary school children or younger should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • Open to healthy people between 6 and 60 of age. Elementary school children or younger should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • Open to healthy people between 8 and 60 of age. Elementary school children or younger should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Please wear clothes which are ok if sprayed by salt water and bring spare clothes. Please bring thick outer wear, for you may feel cold offshore on the boat, and refrain from wearing high-heeled shoes or shoes which are not slip-resistant.
    • Please bring a swim suit and towels, if you plan to participate in any water sports.
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • Parties of minors should submit a written consent of parents, which should be submitted on the day of the tour.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Transportation services are not offered in this tour.
    • We recommend that you take medicine to prevent motion sickness before the tour, if you easily get seasick.
    • This activity is held in Japanese.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions. Please check to see if the tour is still operating prior to the tour.
    • If you are unable to see a whale during the tour, you will be refunded or you may choose to take the tour again.
    • Whale watching duration may vary depending on how soon you are able to spot a whale.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 20:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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1% Reward Points
Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Availability Daily
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