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Whale Watching (Winter Only)


Get up close and personal with nature's largest mammals!

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  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 4 Hrs Duration
  • English / Chinese / Japanese
  • Join In Group
  • Optional Hotel Pick Up
  • Marvel at the majestic humpback whales on this guided whale watching cruise during winter!
  • Choose between two departure points, Naha or Chatan, depending on what suits your needs
  • Enjoy a free pick up service within Naha area for maximum convenience
  • Learn about the humpback whales from the expert guides on the cruise!
  • Full refund or re-boarding option if you don't see a whale! (Not valid from 23 December-31 January and April)
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  • 22 Aug 2018
    Good experience! Must try for first time visitors of Okinawa :)

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What To Expect

Feel the magic of whale watching in Okinawa on this three hour cruise and come face to face with nature's most majestic creatures. According to your preference, you’ll be able to choose between a morning or afternoon tour departing from Naha or Chatan, with a hotel pick up even included from Naha area hotels. After you’ve boarded the boat and set sail, your friendly guides will provide an informative commentary on the whales and answer any questions you may have. Feel the excitement as you watch the immense humpback whales breach, tail slap, and play right before your eyes and even sometimes come right up to the boat! The unique opportunity to admire these impressive creatures in their natural habitat is definitely one not to be missed. In the unlikely event that you don't spot a whale, you'll be given the option to re-board or receive a 100% refund.

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Meet one of the ocean's most impressive creatures in Okinawa!
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Watch with amazement as the humpback whales suddenly dive out the water
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Make sure to have your cameras ready to get the perfect souvenir shots
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Witness the dramatic spray of water from the whale's blowhole
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Learn about these magnificent creatures from the expert guides onboard!
Activity Information


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability instantly. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email
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Naha Departure:
Morning Cruise
  • 8:00am-8:30am pick up travelers from Naha downtown hotels
  • 9:00am arrive at the port
  • 9:00am-11:30am whale watching cruise (about 2.5 hours)
  • 12:00pm return to Naha downtown hotels or end tour at the port
Afternoon Cruise
  • 12:00pm-12:30pm pick up travelers from Naha downtown hotels
  • 1:00pm arrive at the port
  • 1:00pm-3:30pm whale watching cruise (about 2.5 hours)
  • 4:00pm return to Naha downtown hotels or end tour at the port
Chatan Departure:
Morning Cruise
  • 9:00am meet up at the port
  • 9:00am-9:30am briefing
  • 9:30am-12:30pm whale watching cruise (about 3 hours)
  • End tour at the port
Afternoon Cruise
  • 1:00pm meet up at the port
  • 1:00pm-1:30pm briefing
  • 1:30pm-4:30pm whale watching cruise (about 3 hours)
  • End tour at the port
Insider Tips

Insider Tips:

  • Please bring your own waterproof and warm clothing
  • If you tend to get seasick easily, please take seasickness medicine in advance
  • During the winter, the waves in Okinawa are at their highest. We suggest then that pregnant women not join the tour. As for infants aged 0-2, we will determine whether they can board or not according to the sea conditions on that day
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Adult: Age 12+
  • Children: Age 3-11
  • Free for infants aged 0-2, but please provide the number of infants while booking
  • Please note that the tour may end in advance if you see whales very early
If you do not see whales, you can:
  • Join another tour for free
  • Get a full refund (except from 23 December - 31 January and April)
If one of those conditions are confirmed, no refund will be issued:
  • If you see the whale blowing even in long distance
  • If more than 2 customers can see a whale
  • If customers cannot participate in the tour again due to personal reasons
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity

Meet Up Information:

  • If you choose the cruise departing from Naha and you are staying at Naha downtown hotels, please leave your hotel name or address at check out to avail of the free pick up service. You will be informed of the exact pick up time the day before the activity day via email
Naha Departure:
Chatan Departure:

Chatan Uminchu Wharf directions

Chatan Uminchu Wharf directions

Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (345) 4.3
  • SHUYING 22 Aug 2018
    Good experience! Must try for first time visitors of Okinawa :)
  • Jose Jurel 10 Aug 2018
    Very nice experience. Enjoyed a lot, staffs are nice and accommodating.
  • Kee Chin 2 Aug 2018
    went too early and didnt get to see the whale. although there's no refund for my booking period, the vendor did gave us a free ticket for return trip should we be going back again during the valid period
  • L 9 May 2018
    Did not manage to see the whale (it's not a guarantee) but the tour was conducted professionally and took the necessary safety precautions (such as wearing life vest on the boat etc). As the boat ride can be bumpy, not recommended for those who are sea sick as there were many tourists who puke during the ride.
  • Shiu Kwan 8 Apr 2018
    The shop was so good which they proactively connected me through whatsapp when I just arrived at Okinawa, and made sure we can find the pick up point with pictures, map code. They explained the itinerary and do and don’t very clearly. They were so pro and found us the whale for several times. The weather was so good and our family (total 8 ppl) were so happy to do whale watching. But some of mainland China tourists made the trip imperfect which they kept talking loudly when the staff had telling the rules, we couldn’t hear which the staff had to asked them to keep silent.
  • Jia Min 6 Apr 2018
    Guide was really helpful to keep pointing out the areas to look for the whale. 👍🏼
  • Hui Yi Vivian 5 Apr 2018
    did not manage to catch a full view of whale as they are not very active during the day of our visit :(
  • Dominique 2 Apr 2018
    The staff for this whale watching is very friendly and nice. While in the sea, they trying their best to make sure we able to catch the whale.
  • Poon Nian 31 Mar 2018
    Everything was well arranged. They contacted us the day before via whats App to direct us on the meeting point. The boat sailed to different areas to wait for the whales to appear and we got to see 3-4 whales!
  • Kok Cheong 29 Mar 2018
    A must-have when you are travelling to Okinawa during the Winter/Spring season. You can really see the whale, but don't forget applying your sunblock :)
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