Swim With Wild Dolphins
 in Mikurajima

MIKURAJIMA ISLAND,TOKYO,JAPAN

 

​Your dream will come true !​

Let's swim with dolphins in Mikurajima

 

Mikurajima is one of the Izu Islands located 200 km south of Tokyo. 

The island is famous for beautiful nature and dolphin swimming.

The trip will be the most unforgettable memories for you !

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You can swim with wild dolphins

About 150 wild dolphins inhabit around Mikurajima
and you can swim with them by snorkeling and free diving.
They are very 
friendly and playful. 

Come join us and let's enjoy together !

About Mikurajima Island

It takes about seven and a half hours from Tokyo Takeshiba Pier by ship.

Leaves Tokyo at 22:30 and arrives in Mikurajima at 6:00 in the morning.(ship stay)

 

Mikurajima is a small island and the population is about only 300 people.

Accommodation

You'll stay at Hotel Mikurasou.
They serve excellent cuisine using local ingredients.

There are only a few accommodations in Mikurajima and are usually fully booked. 
The reservation of the hotel is a lottery system so we need to apply for that lottery 3months before departure.
Rooms are usually shared with other guests due to the small number of rooms. ( Mens room and Ladies room)

Please contact us for more information and availability.

 

About dolphin swimming

Dolphin swimming season is mid April to October.

The type of dolphins you see around Mikurajima are Indo-Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin.


Almost all dolphins are solidly identified by the research team and have names.

The number of dolphins confirmed last year/2019 was about 150.

10-15 babies are born every year.

Basically they are very friendly. 

They sometimes come very close to us but sometimes just pass by because they are wild.

 

A dolphin swimming tour is for two hours.

You can swim with dolphins by snorkeling and free diving. Scuba diving is prohibited in Mikurajima.

The sea is usually rough in Mikurajima, please follow your guide’s instructions.

Participation conditions (Everyone, not only a leader)

​・You must be a strong snorkeler or free diver.
​・You must be able to speak English or Japanese.
・Over 12 years old

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Rules of the dolphin swimming

 

In Mikurajima, we are working on the protection of dolphins.

We aim to be able to swim with the dolphins in 100 years and forever.

 

1. Do not touch dolphins  
Touching dolphins is prohibited.  

 

2. Do not chase dolphins. Do not go toward dolphins

They will run away as we head for them or chase them.

 

3. Do not approach baby dolphins
Please keep some distance from babies.

 

4. Do not use camera flash

Please turn off your camera flash.

 

5. Selfie sticks and long monopods are prohibited

A long stick might injures dolphins.

 

6. The alarm tone of the dive computer is prohibited

There is a possibility that the alarm sounds disturb their communication.
Please take off the dive computer when you swim.

7. Do not interrupt other boat's swimmers
When there are other boats nearby, wait until the dolphins leave there.
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※ Water temperature changes due to the influence of Kuroshio Current.

※ Arrival possibility

A ship often not arrives at Mikurajima depending on the sea condition.

 

Caution
The sea is often rough around Mikurajima depending on weather. 

The schedule might be changed depends on the weather.
Trips might be cancelled if the weather condition is unbearable because the safety of the clients will always come first.
Please confirm us the availability before your departures.

Receive
Tour DVD
​for FREE

for participants

Shoot underwater movies while swimming

 

About our trip

 

We offer package trip only.
​Regular schedule is 1night + 2days

 

Our Package Price

Regular season  ¥68,000
July and August  ¥75,000
 

​Please pay by cash/Japanese yen or credit card on the day

 

Includes
・Ship (Tokyo-Mikurajima)
・Accommodation(1 night stay, 1dinner, 1breakfast)
・1dolphin 
swimming
・guide(accompany from Takeshiba Pier)

・tax

※ additional stay:¥13,000 (1 night /per person)

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additional activity  (Reservation required)

※ additional dolphin swimming:¥10,000 +tax

※ mountain trekking:¥5,000
 

Rental equipment (per day)

wet suits ¥2,200/fins:¥550/mask and snorkel:¥1,100/under water camera:¥2,200

How to Book


Please tell us your planned date.

We will check the availability of accommodations.
Or you can join our group trip.(You will share a room with other guests.) 

2020. Sep.9-11, Oct.27-29, Nov.13-15
 

※There are only a few accommodations in Mikurajima. 

The reservation of the hotel is based on a lottery system.

The lottery date is three month before the planned date.

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Please e-mail us follows.

・Name

・Age

・Sex

・Mobile phone number or Facebook messenger,

・Adress

※If you need rental equipments.

・Fins/Mask/Snorkel/Wetsuits
・height, weight(for Wet suits)

​​Shoe size (for Fins)

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Participation conditions (Everyone, not only a leader)

​・You must be a strong snorkeler or free diver.
​・You must be able to speak English or Japanese.
・Over 12 years old

 
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