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Pleasure Boat / Water Cruise Spots in Kumamoto Area

    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Kamiamakusashi Matsushimamachiaitsu 6125-22
    This tourist cruise follows a triangular route through the Amakusa Islands, taking in sites like the Five Bridges of Amakusa and Mt. Unzen-Fugendake. They also have a variety of leisure cruises for enjoying the sea around Amakusa Islands, including a dolphin watching cruise and a cruise to let you take in the area's gorgeous sunset.
  • Amakusa Dolphin Watching Reception Desk Reservation Center
    2 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kumamoto Pref. Amakusashi Itsuwamachionike Hikisaka 2463
    You can pick out the boarding point for this tourist cruise in Itsuwa-machi, Amakusa City by its yellow tents. Stop there to book their 60-minute excursions to view schools of wild dolphins in the nearby sea. Between spring and autumn, you may even encounter baby dolphins. Their AMAKUSA KAISEN-KURA restaurant with its seafood bake is a popular spot with visitors taking the dolphin cruises.

    オフィシャルサイトでは、イルカが見れられる確率が98%!とうたっていました。 ところが、参加日の前日、前々日と2日続けてイルカが発見できていないということを、当日、切羽詰まった船長さんに伺いました。それでも、自然相手のことなので仕方がないと思って出発しました。 いつもは10分も探せば見れるということでしたが、この日はいつものポイントへは行かず、熊本県から長崎県まで片道1時間半近くもかかる場所まで連...

  • Amakusa Dolphin Cruise
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Amakusashi Itsuwamachifutae 4689-10
    Dolphin watching is a popular Amakusa tourist activity, and you can do it from this boarding point in Itsuwa-machi, Amakusa City, Kumamoto Prefecture. Join a tour and you're almost certain to encounter schools of wild bottlenose dolphins. They also offer a plan that includes deep sea fishing along with dolphin watching. They don't mind if you bring your pet along.


  • Pearl line course Yuransen
    Travel / Tourism
    Amakusa above Kumamoto Prefecture City guy 6040-5
  • Dolphin watching
    10 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Amakusashi Itsuwamachifutae 4689-1

    Highly recommend tourist to consider coming to Amakusa island to join the dolphin watching tour. There are three tours per day and it was so fun to watch for the dolphin. This is an island with...

  • Kankotasefune
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Ashikitagunashikitamachi Hakarishi 2963

    There used to be 24 utase fishing trawlers in Ashikita port, but now they are down to 5. Utasefune are sail-powered bottom trawlers, and used to be a common site on the shallows of the Shiranui Sea...

Kumamoto Main Areas


Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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