Dolphin Watching (from Kuchinotsu)

イルカウォッチング

Dolphin Watching (from Kuchinotsu)

OVERVIEW

Approximately 300 wild dolphins live in the sea between the Shimabara Peninsula and Amakusa. The dolphin watching cruises have become increasingly popular for all ages, especially because it is possible to see the dolphins so close that you could almost touch them. Join one of the various tours departing from Kazusa, Kuchinotsu or Minami Arima to watch playful dolphins frolicking in the sea!

AREA
Shimabara Peninsula (Unzen City & Shimabara City & Obama Town & Minami-Shimabara City)
INFORMATION
Fees 2500 yen
Updated March 2017
Access information Take the bus to 貝瀬橋 (kaizebashi) or 口之津 (kuchinotsu) and walk.
Buses are operated by the Shimatetsu company and are eligible for unlimited use with the Shimatetsu one-day-pass.
Open hours Hourly departures from 9:00-16:00 (8 in total) during the summer season (May-Nov)
Four departures at 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00 during the winter season (Dec-Apr)

These timings are accurate at the time of writing (March 2017). For the most up-to-date information, visitors are advised to refer to the official homepages of tour companies.
Days Closed Tour departures depend on weather conditions

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