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Dolphin Marine World

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Great fun

My husband and I had great fun watching the dolphins in Itsuwa. It was a beautiful sunny day last... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2016
Maria U
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Dolphin Watching in Itsuwa, Amakusa

Despite the rough sea, our dolphin watching boat left port and search high and low for the dolphin... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2016
Amakusa, Japan
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27 Apr 2016
“Great fun”
3 Apr 2016
“Dolphin Watching in Itsuwa, Amakusa”
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2977 Itsuwamachifutae, Amakusa 863-2421, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 969-33-1633
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Reviewed April 27, 2016

My husband and I had great fun watching the dolphins in Itsuwa. It was a beautiful sunny day last August when we boarded a ship to 'meet' the dolphins. After sailing for about 10 minutes, we could see dolphins all around the ship appearing and...More

2  Thank Maria U
Reviewed April 3, 2016

Despite the rough sea, our dolphin watching boat left port and search high and low for the dolphin pod. We were finally rewarded at the end with a spectacular show- many dolphins of all sizes playfully swimming in their natural habitat.

1  Thank vibromama
Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was such an incredible experience, the dolphins swim right up to the boat. It was a great time with two younger children, the boat workers were super friendly and had a lot of helpful information, I do recomend having a translation dictionary or app...More

2  Thank gagaku87
Reviewed May 10, 2015

not so expensive & just 15min from pier. it has lots of dolphin & so close with the boat, all are lovely & beautiful. good for spending time for it.

2  Thank iamface
Reviewed November 12, 2014

Easily accessible from Kumamoto by road. Beautiful landscape and backwaters and the views from the Bridge is wonderful . One can enjoy the boat ride and see the Dolphins. Alternatively , the Marine world aquarium will also house all varieties of fishes and water plants...More

1  Thank Unni2006
Reviewed October 17, 2014

Took a 2 hours drive from Kumamoto to this place to see the wild dolphins. Was that in the nick of time to board a boat that was about to leave. The boat took us out to about 1 km into the open water and...More

3  Thank accura_sg
Reviewed June 30, 2014

First this is not a theme park where dolphins are in captivity perform trick for treats. We are talking wild dolphins swimming in the sea and in big numbers. We drove guided by the GPS and found the place by the sea with no problem....More

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