In January until end of March winter season in Okinawa the most popular off shore activity is always the unbeatable whale watching excursion. Every whale watching excursion is unique lots of tourist include the locals are always fascinating about this whale watching trip in Okinawa even some been to this excursion a few times, but each time when the whale appear around nearby the boat everybody get so exciting about it.
Where is the Whale
In Okinawa the most common whale spotted is Humpback Whale and dolphin (pseudorca crassidens). Most of the whale and dolphin can be spot at nearby Chibishi Island or Kerama lslands in Okinawa.
How to prepare yourself
If you are worry about motion sickness then eat something about an hour before or take a motion sickness medication about 30 minutes before departure.
If you have kids with you, bring some snack or toys for them.
Wear sneakers or something rubber soled for good traction from the wet and slippery deck.
Sometimes temperature do get very cold, bring a sweater is always recommended.
Bring or rent and binoculars, having a binocular will provide a close up view better that others who don’t get.
Choppy sea condition or raining during the whale watching trip we will provide poncho pack for the guest. Guarantee will full refund if there is no guest see a whale or dolphin during the trip.
Whale watching trip schedule
08:15 - All guest gathering
08:45 - Safety briefing and departure
09:00 - 11:30 (open sea)
11:30 - Return to Naha
13:15 - All guest gathering
13:45 - Safety briefing and departure
14:00 - 16:30 (open sea)
16:30 - Return to Naha
Underwater sound receiver(to receive whale singing)
Double deck boat with Toilet and dry cabin
Rain jacket. (Poncho pack)
Not accept any booking if the guests who are currently under health condition that state at below:
Epilepsy, seizures, convulsions or take medications to prevent it
Guest who are currently pregnant
With Infant age under 3 years old, please contact us to discussion required.
The cost detail
The cost includes ：
Guarantee of Whales (If no whale or dolphins spotted on the trip, get re-challenge coupon or full refund)
Free Hotel transfer (Naha city only, reservation required, quantity limited.)
The cost does not include：
If make cancellation 7 days prior the departure day, 100% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 4-7 days prior the departure day, 70% of tour fee will be refunded.
If make cancellation 3 days prior the departure day, no tour fee will be refunded.
If the activity is suspended due to the cause which can not be ascribed to the organizer, no refund will be issued.
Tripbaa will inform you of postponement or refund if there is any force majeure.