Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!

Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!
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Activity Japan Editorial Department

On this page "Dolphin Watching" held in Amakusa, Kumamoto Special feature on experience tours!

Amakusa dolphin watching experience tour Word of mouth, reputation and reservation popularity ranking We will thoroughly introduce information such as time (season) and fee (price).

In addition, why dolphins can be seen, when and where is it held, when is the recommended time, etc. Useful information for booking Let's check it out.

Amakusa is a mecca for dolphin watching

Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!

It consists of more than 120 large and small islands connected from the Kyushu mainland side of Kumamoto Prefecture by five bridges called Amakusa Gokyo. Amakusa ”.

It is registered as a World Heritage Site as ``Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki and Amakusa Region''. A region that conveys the history of Christianity in Japan to the present day am.

Surrounded by the sea on all sides, the beautiful nature that remains untouched and its Enjoy a number of activities to enjoy in the outdoor field That's the appeal.

Especially known as "the island where you can meet dolphins", you can go by boat to observe wild bottlenose dolphins. Dolphin watching experience tour is synonymous with sightseeing in Amakusa It is


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Reasons why you can see dolphins in Amakusa

Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!

" Why can you see dolphins in Amakusa? I think there are many people who have doubts.

The offshore of Itsuwa, surrounded by the Shimabara Peninsula and the Amakusa Islands, is called the Hayasaki Seto. A sea area known for its fast currents .

In the surrounding waters with fast currents and undulating topography, abundant marine life doing.

In addition to the fact that the environment was suitable for bottlenose dolphins, Reasons why you can see dolphins in Amakusa ” includes the following:

  • The dolphin catch was well balanced
  • There were no sharks that were natural enemies of dolphins
  • There was no culture of eating dolphins

A combination of these factors Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins settle in the sea near Amakusa It is believed that

What is the Southern bottlenose dolphin?

What is the Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin? , a type of dolphin that grows from 2m to 3m in length and weighs from 170kg to 200kg.

Commonly found in aquariums It is characterized by being slightly smaller than bottlenose dolphins and having a friendly personality. am.

when there are many Habit of moving in groups of about 30 animals You can see families with baby dolphins during the birthing season from May to September.


When dolphins can be seen in Amakusa

Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!

Next is " When can we see dolphins in Amakusa? ” will be explained.

As I mentioned earlier, Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins settle in the waters near Amakusa Therefore, you can see it all year round regardless of the season.

for that reason, Amakusa's dolphin watching experience tour is held all year round It is said that the encounter rate is over 90%.

Most recommended of the year The best season is from spring (around April) to autumn (around October) period.

one of these days In the period from around May to around September, bottlenose dolphins give birth. If you are lucky, you can see parent and child dolphins with their babies.

Are there times when you can't see dolphins?

As I mentioned earlier, Amakusa's dolphin watching experience tour has an encounter rate of over 90%, but there is a possibility that you won't be able to see it because you are dealing with wild creatures.

Some shops even issue re-challenge tickets that say, "If you don't see any dolphins, you can join the next tour for free."

Where dolphins can be seen in Amakusa

Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!

" Where can you see dolphins in Amakusa? This is an inquiry item that many people ask.

The spot where you can see dolphins in Amakusa is about 15 minutes by car from Amakusa Airport. Offshore of Tsuji Island .

Tsujishima is commonly known as " Island where you can see dolphins ”, and about 200 bottlenose dolphins live offshore.

In Amakusa's dolphin watching experience tour, you can access the point by boat (boat), About 5 to 10 minutes to the spot where dolphins live You can arrive at


Dolphin watching experience tour reservation information in Amakusa

Where is the best place for dolphin watching in Amakusa? Introducing recommended times, reviews, and popularity rankings!

Below, Reference data for Amakusa dolphin watching experience tour reservations are summarized.

Tour period, price (price), age that can participate, time it takes, etc. Check all the information you care about Let's do it.

Amakusa dolphin watching experience tour period

The dolphin watching experience tour held in Amakusa, Held all year round regardless of spring, summer, autumn and winter seasons It has been.

When visiting Kumamoto and Amakusa for sightseeing, A dolphin watching experience tour that can be said to be synonymous with the locals We recommend that you participate in

Amakusa dolphin watching experience tour price

At Activity Japan, Lowest price from 2,700 yen (tax included) per participant We are introducing dolphin watching experience tours in Amakusa that can be reserved.

Although the fee (price) of each tour varies slightly depending on the course content, Market price is about 3,000 yen (tax included) per participant It is

Target age for Amakusa dolphin watching experience tour

At Activity Japan, From 0 years old (infant/toddler) to 100 years old We are introducing Amakusa's dolphin watching experience tour for participants.

A tour where you board a ship (boat) and cruise to a spot where dolphins live, Everyone can enjoy it regardless of age or sex .

Time required for Amakusa dolphin watching experience tour

The time required for the dolphin watching experience tour held in Amakusa is About 1 to 2 hours am.

Pre-book a tour for your desired time slot By doing so, you can enjoy it smoothly between Kumamoto and Amakusa sightseeing schedules.

Things to bring and clothes for Amakusa Dolphin Watching Experience Tour

Amakusa's dolphin watching experience tour is for boarding a ship (boat) It is recommended to participate in clothes that are easy to move in and can get dirty It has been.

Also, avoid high-heeled shoes and slippery footwear, and consider the weather on the day Sun protection, protection against the cold, rain gear, etc. Please prepare as necessary.

Can I make a reservation on the day or the day before?

Activity Japan is currently introducing Amakusa's dolphin watching experience tour that can be booked just before the day or the day before.

Dolphin watching experience tour popularity ranking in Amakusa

Below, based on Activity Japan's latest reservation data " Dolphin watching experience tour popularity ranking in Amakusa ” will be introduced.

Please use the experience fee (price) and plan contents, as well as the reputation based on reviews and word-of-mouth experiences, to help you compare and consider plan selection.


POINT!
Many reservations and inquiries are expected for each plan on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during the dolphin watching period. We recommend that you check the availability of the schedule and make early reservations.
1 rank

[Kumamoto Prefecture/Amakusa] Healing trip to meet wild dolphins-Dolphin watching on a boat!

Dolphin Watching Reception Reservation Center
Amakusa
3,000 Circle 2,700 Yen~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 4.0
  • (4 reviews and testimonials)

A trip to encounter wild dolphins while running around the coast of Itsuwa-cho, Amakusa. Go offshore where about 200 bottlenose dolphins live. Dolphins are very friendly and often migrate right next to the ship. Why don't you soothe your mind by watching the wild dolphins leisurely swim around the ocean in groups?

2 rank

[Kumamoto/Amakusa] Let's go see wild dolphins! High probability of encountering dolphins!

Amakusa Sightseeing Dolphin Watching Dolphin Cruise
Amakusa
3,000 Circle 2,700 Yen~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 4.9
  • (4 reviews and testimonials)

More than 200 bottlenose dolphins inhabit the area around Tsuji Island in Amakusa Shimoshima, Kumamoto Prefecture. You can meet wild dolphins while touching the rich nature of Amakusa on a cruise of about 1 hour. *This time, we will revise the dolphin watching boarding fee from April 1 due to the prolonged rise in fuel prices and efforts to manage marine resources. Further service improvement,

3 rank

110 [Amakusa Gurutto Tour Bus] Course A: Dolphin Watching Plan

KASSE JAPAN Co., Ltd.
Amakusa
3,700 Yen~ (tax included)

Tour code: A2-GR01-000120 Amakusa Gurutto Tour Bus Course A is a sightseeing bus where you can experience the charm of Amakusa. A guide will ride with you and show you the charm of Amakusa. Enjoy a course that touches nature that you can only meet here. You can choose where to board. Boarding point ①Shimoda Onsen Fureaikan Plat (8:40) ②Hondo

4 rank

meal set plan

Amakusa City Dolphin Watching Information Center
Amakusa
4,200 Circle 3,800 Yen~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 4.5
  • (1 review and testimonial)

It is a great value set that you can enjoy Amakusa. How about a fried shrimp set meal with dolphin watching? Comes with a drink bar.

5 rank

[Kumamoto/Amakusa City] Dolphin watching & fishing pond set plan

Amakusa City Dolphin Watching Information Center
Amakusa
5,500 Circle 4,700 Yen~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!

This is a great plan that includes dolphin watching and fishing experience. Please enjoy the sea of Amakusa! You can meet dolphins with a high probability by cruising for 1 hour. At the fishing pond, you can casually enjoy fishing in a fish tank on the sea.

6 rank

[Kumamoto/Amakusa City] Let's go see wild dolphins! You can meet a group of about 200 bottlenose dolphins in all seasons!

Amakusa City Dolphin Watching Information Center
Amakusa
3,000 Circle 2,700 Yen~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!

Let's enjoy rich nature and wild dolphins in about 1 hour cruising!

7 rank

667-669 [Kumamoto/Amakusa] Amakusa dolphin watching (sea cruise)

KASSE JAPAN Co., Ltd.
Amakusa
4,800 Yen~ (tax included)

ツアーコード:A2-KM01-000667~000669Amakusaに生息する野生のミナミバンドウイルカに1年を通して出会うことが出来ます.ミナミバンドウイルカは大変人懐っこく、クルーザーと並んで泳いだり、目の前でジャンプしたり、魚をくわえて出てきたりと様々なパフォーマンスを見せてくれます.また、Amakusa五橋や

8 rank

518 [Kumamoto/Amakusa] Encounter with high probability! Wild dolphin watching (from Itsuwa)

KASSE JAPAN Co., Ltd.
Amakusa
2,700 Yen~ (tax included)
  • 5.0
  • (1 review and testimonial)

Tour code: A2-KM01-000518 About 200 wild bottlenose dolphins live off Tsuji Island, Itsuwa-cho, Amakusa City. A local captain will guide you through this rare sea area where you can see dolphins all year round! Excited to see dolphins swimming gracefully in front of you! The sight of wild dolphins swimming leisurely in the glittering sea

9 rank

[Kumamoto/Amakusa] Dolphin watching & sea fishing pond/all-you-can-fish (60 minutes + 60 minutes)

Amakusa Sightseeing Dolphin Watching Dolphin Cruise
Amakusa
4,700 Yen~ (tax included)

This is a great value experience plan that includes a dolphin cruise and fishing at a sea fishing pond. There is no doubt that you will be very satisfied with the sea of Amakusa! More than 200 bottlenose dolphins inhabit the area around Tsuji Island in Amakusa Shimoshima, Kumamoto Prefecture. You can meet wild dolphins while touching the rich nature of Amakusa on a cruise of about 1 hour. Departure time 10:00

10 rank

[Kumamoto/Amakusa] Let's meet wild dolphins! Dolphin watching & meal set!

Amakusa seafood storehouse
Amakusa
4,400 Circle 3,780 Yen~ (tax included)
Discount campaign in progress!
  • 4.8
  • (2 reviews and testimonials)

They live mainly around Tsuji Island as "rooted dolphins," which are said to be rare around Japan. Dolphin watching with a veteran captain who knows the surrounding sea inside out has a 99.9% encounter rate with dolphins. The sound of the engines of fishing boats that have been fishing with dolphins since ancient times draws you in, and the dolphins come close to you. Dolphin watching in the sea

Dolphin watching experience tour holding shop information in Amakusa

" Where is the best shop to experience dolphin watching in Amakusa? "Isn't there a lot of people who are lost in choosing an experience tour plan?

Finally, we are currently accepting internet advance reservations at Activity Japan " Dolphin watching experience tour holding shop information in Amakusa ” will be introduced.

From the shop link below, you can find basic store information such as the location (address), business hours and regular holidays, as well as a list of handling experience tour plans and Evaluation and reputation of the shop You can check


POINT!
All outdoor activities involve risks such as accidents and injuries. Please be sure to enjoy the experience through a shop that is guided by a licensed instructor and carefully prepared for safety.

KASSE JAPAN Co., Ltd.

  • 4.1
  • (17 reviews)
  • Kyushu
  • Kumamoto
  • Kumamoto
  • Trekking (climbing/hiking)
  • Bouldering/Rock climbing
  • horse trekking

Leave everything to us when it comes to traveling in Kyushu! Roba no Tabi, a route bus trip that takes you directly from Kumamoto to popular spots in various parts of Kyushu, We introduce experience activities in various places.

business hours 10:00-18:00
Regular holiday
  • 4.8
  • (6 reviews)
  • Kyushu
  • Kumamoto
  • Amakusa
  • Sea fishing/fishing boat
  • marine fishing pond
  • dolphin watching

More than 200 bottlenose dolphins inhabit mainly around Tsuji Island in Amakusa Shimoshima. A dolphin cruise guided by a local fisherman who knows the surrounding sea inside out gives you a high chance of seeing a pod of wild dolphins up close.

business hours 8:00-17:00 *Telephone reception 8:00-22:00
Regular holiday Irregular holidays
  • 4.8
  • (6 reviews)
  • Kyushu
  • Kumamoto
  • Amakusa
  • Sea fishing/fishing boat
  • marine fishing pond
  • dolphin watching

More than 200 bottlenose dolphins inhabit mainly around Tsuji Island in Amakusa Shimoshima. A dolphin cruise guided by a local fisherman who knows the surrounding sea inside out gives you a high chance of seeing a pod of wild dolphins up close.

business hours 8:00-17:00 *Telephone reception 8:00-22:00
Regular holiday Irregular holidays
  • 4.0
  • (4 reviews)
  • Kyushu
  • Kumamoto
  • Amakusa
  • dolphin watching

Meet wild dolphins!? Traveling off the coast of Itsuwa-cho, Amakusa, a healing trip to meet wild dolphins can be started from two people. About 200 bottlenose dolphins inhabit offshore, and they are very friendly and swim around the ocean in groups. Why don't you heal your heart by watching wild dolphins in Amakusa?

business hours April-October 8:00-17:00 November-March 8:00-16:00
Regular holiday Open all year round (Except for bad weather, ship mooring days, etc.)
  • 4.8
  • (3 reviews)
  • Kyushu
  • Kumamoto
  • Amakusa
  • SUP (SUP) Stand Up Paddle Board
  • Canoe/Kayak
  • Sea fishing/fishing boat

Tsuji Island in Amakusa Shimoshima, where wild bottlenose dolphins migrate in groups all year round. Itsuwa-cho, Amakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture boasts a beautiful sea with outstanding transparency even in Kumamoto. Off the coast, next to the lighthouse on Tsuji Island, there is a point where wild dolphins have migrated for a long time. Would you like to come and meet wild dolphins?

business hours 9:00~18:00
Regular holiday Irregular holidays
  • 4.5
  • (1 review)
  • Kyushu
  • Kumamoto
  • Amakusa
  • dolphin watching

All the staff will do their best to make everyone happy!

business hours 9:00-17:00
Regular holiday none

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