Dolphin Swimming and Island Adventure Trip

2021 June 26-27 (Saturday-Sunday)

Miyakejima island, Tokyo

An amazing experience swimming with the dolphins in their natural habitat!

Explore a beautiful volcanic island and its dramatic past.

This trip features:

  • Swimming and snorkeling with dolphins in Mikurajima
  • Sightseeing around Miyakejima island
  • Onsen with stunning view of the Pacific ocean (Philippine Sea)

An unforgettable weekend adventure!

Trip Itinerary

Friday (Jun 25)

  • Meet the group at Takeshiba pier at 9:45pm
  • Get on the ferry at 10:15pm
  • Overnight ferry ride

Saturday (Jun 26)

  • Arrive in Miyakejima island around 5am
  • Private shuttle from the pier to the hotel
  • Take a short nap
  • Breakfast at 7am (Bring your own)
  • Join the snorkeling lesson or go snorkeling or catch up on your sleep
  • Have lunch (not provided)
  • Dolphin swimming (12pm-4)
  • Onsen at Fureaino-yu Hot Spring (5pm-6)
  • Dinner at one of the restaurants nearby (Not provided)

Sunday (Jun 27)

  • Breakfast at 7am (Buy your own)
  • Check out of the room/leave stuff in the luggage room
  • Join the walking/sightseeing trip around the island (8:30am-1pm) or go snorkeling or just relax
  • Get on the ferry at 1:20pm
  • Arrive back in Tokyo around 8:30pm

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Round-trip ferry fare (reserved carpet room - 6 people/room)
  • Dolphin swimming trip (includes boat, guides, life jacket and pick-up/drop-off)
  • One (1) night (shared room) hotel accommodation
  • Private shuttle (Pier-Hotel-Pier)
  • Fun and cute (English/Japanese speaking) tour guide ;p
  • Travel insurance
  • Consumption tax

Extras;

  • Private room for 2 persons (2,000yen/person) *Limited availability
  • Wetsuit (1,200yen)
  • Snorkelling kit set rental (1,400yen)
  • Snorkel and mask only rental (700yen)
  • Fins only rental (350yen)
  • Boots only rental (350yen)
  • Snorkeling lesson (4,400yen)
  • Sightseeing (3,000yen) *Shuttled by van to nice and interesting sightseeing spots

Discounts;

  • Seasoned dolphin swimmer (2,000yen) *Joined a TG Dolphin swim trip before
  • Group of 4 or more (2,000yen/person) *Group leader/name required
Price: 43,000Yen
Space left: 9 out of 16

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, traffic conditions, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • This trip will proceed rain or shine!
  • As it involves some complex logistics and preparation, and strict cancellation policies from suppliers (boat charters, captains, instructors, safety staff, and other equipment), there will be a 100% cancellation fee for cancellation made five (5) days before the trip unless you find a replacement.
  • To join this trip, you should have snorkeled at least three times before and able to clear water from your snorkel. You should be also confident at swimming in the ocean where you cannot touch the ground.
  • Snorkeling lesson is recommended, even if you have some experience snorkeling, as it covers open water snorkeling skills which will allow you to maximize your time in the water with the dolphins.
  • Wetsuit is mandatory for safety.
  • Payment okay on the day for optional activities and rentals.
  • Food/drinks available on the boat and on the island.
  • You must buy your breakfast the night before as shops on the island are not open before 9am.
  • Sightseeing around the island is highly recommended. Even the guides never get bored with it.
  • We will take care of your bags and other belongings and will bring it to the port for you on the Sunday.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants by email two days before the event.

Outdoor activities

Dolphin Swimming

  • Held in Mikurajima, the neighboring island. Tour duration is about 3-4hrs (30mins round-trip land transportation, 90mins round-trip boat ride and about 2hrs swimming with the dolphins).

Snorkeling:

  • Good spot just a short walk from the beach. You can sometimes see turtles swimming around.

Sightseeing:

  • See and visit Meganeiwa (Spectacles Rock), Ako Lava Flow Trail, Mt. Hyoutan, Tairo-ike lake, Nature Center, etc.
  • Onsen:

    • Fureaino-yu is a very nice and clean natural hot spring facility located on the coast of Ako with outdoor/indoor baths and gorgeous view of the Pacific ocean.

What to wear/bring

  • Sea sickness medicine
  • Breakfast for Saturday
  • Backpack or suitcase
  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Outdoor shoes
  • Water/windproof jacket/pants
  • Rain coat
  • Comfortable shoes/sandals
  • Swimsuit
  • Wetsuit
  • Snorkeling kit
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Eye masks
  • Ear plugs
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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