Japan Travel by NAVITIME - Japan Travel Guides, Transit Search and Itinerary Planner

Ogata Whale Watching大方ホエールウォッチング

Pleasure Boat / Water Cruise

Ogata Whale Watching is based in Kuroshio Town. Visitors are taken out to sea on boats captained by experienced fishermen, with the chance of seeing pods of Bryde’s Whale and Common Dolphins. The period between late April and late October is the best time to see whales and dolphins, with the period from late November to late March being the off-season. The boats depart from Irino Fishing Harbor in Kushiro Town. Irino Fishing Harbor is about 20–30 minutes’ walk from Tosa-Irino Station. The boat trip takes around four hours; tickets must be booked at least three days in advance.


Kouchi Pref. Hatagunkuroshiochou Irino 227

phone 0880431058

Hours of Operation 8:30-17:00
Service Hours 8:00, 10:00, 12:00

Recommended Guide



Kouchi Pref. Hatagunkuroshiochou Irino 227 [map]



Hours of Operation 8:30-17:00
Service Hours 8:00, 10:00, 12:00
open everyday (Nov.-Apr. Mid is closed)
[Care fee] Adults 6,000 yen, Elementary School Students 3, 500 yen, 3 years old or older Pre-schoolers 1,000 yen
charter (8 people or less) 4, 8000 yen
Parking Lot
Available 50spaces
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

          Nearby Tourist Attractions

          Nearby Restaurants

          Nearby Hotels

          Kochi Main Areas


          The largest of Shikoku's prefectures, Kochi is endowed with some of the island's most exceptional sand beaches lining the Pacific Ocean, which narrows into the Shimanto-gawa, a huge river that stretches 196 kilometers into the prefecture, passing verdant mountains and hosting countless riverside activities. Whether you're a pilgrim or not, Kochi's 16 Buddhist temples that make up one leg of the Shikoku Pilgrimage are worth a visit, particularly Chikurin-ji for its five-tier pagoda.

          Related Articles

          Recommended Related Plans

          Kochi Photo Album