Whale watching in Japan


Among the whales, dolphins of nature, that is observed in the ocean, it is one of the popular tourist in recent years in Japan. If you want to observe the dolphins are sometimes distinguished as dolphin-watching. In 1950 the United States San Diego, California, is an opening that came to be is to be suitable for the observation of the Gray Whale (Gray whale). Then in 1955, it has been San Diego Chuck Chen valine is the beginning, which took the form of as a tourist that was set a board called "gray whale watching 1 $". Increased to visitors in the year to around 10000 people, similar to the tourism industry in other regions is now established. 1985, in New England, the dynamic behavior of humpback whales that can be observed is called popularity, we reverse the state of California is the birthplace in attendance. The first whale watching in Japan is said to have been carried out in the Ogasawara 1988.

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