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Naha, Okinawa: Half-Day Kerama Islands Snorkeling Tour

1. Naha, Okinawa: Half-Day Kerama Islands Snorkeling Tour

Embark on a half-day snorkeling excursion from Naha and discover the breathtaking beauty of the Kerama Islands. Swim amid colorful fish and discover stunning natural seascapes. Enjoy the convenience of a tour with a roundtrip transfer service. Start your sea adventure with pickup from your hotel or designated meeting point. Head to the Naha shop to check in and fill out all necessary health and safety paperwork. Next, undergo a fitting of your snorkel gear to make sure everything fits comfortably, and head to the boat in the wharf. Climb on board and get acquainted with the boat’s facilities. Go to the upper deck to admire the view. Breathe in the fresh air while undergoing a briefing on how to snorkel. Once at sea, jump in and begin to explore the crystal-clear waters of the famous national park. Encounter the marine life and play among colorful corals. Look around as you might spot sea turtles. Use the hot showers on the boat when you are done swimming. Afterward, sail back to Naha port to proceed with check-out. Be driven back to your hotel or drop-off point. Return with great memories and photos of the underwater adventure.

Naha, Okinawa: Keramas Island Snorkeling Day Trip with Lunch

2. Naha, Okinawa: Keramas Island Snorkeling Day Trip with Lunch

Embark on a full-day snorkeling excursion from Naha and explore the breathtaking beauty of the Kerama Islands. Swim over colorful fish, discover stunning natural seascapes, and enjoy the convenience of a tour with roundtrip pickup service and lunch included. Start your sea adventure with pickup from a designated pick-up point. Head to the Naha office to check in and fill out all necessary health and safety paperwork.  Next, do a fitting of your snorkel gear to make sure everything fits comfortably, and then follow the staff to find the boat in the wharf. Climb on board and get to know the boat’s facilities. Go up to the upper deck to admire the views and breathe in the fresh air while you are briefed on how to snorkel. Once at sea, jump in and begin to explore the crystal-clear waters of the famous national park. Mingle with sea animals and play among colorful corals. If you’re lucky, you might spot sea turtles.  Head to two different points to see different seascapes. Along the way, take a break and enjoy a lunchbox to replenish your energy. Use the hot showers on the boat when you are done swimming. Afterward, sail back to Naha port and be driven back to your drop-off point.

Naha: Tokashiki Island Day Tour by High Speed Boat

3. Naha: Tokashiki Island Day Tour by High Speed Boat

Enjoy a round-trip high-speed boat ride between Okinawa Island and Tokashiki Island. Swim in and admire the beautiful blue sea. Depart for Tokashiki Island from Naha at 9:00 AM and enjoy a 35-minutes cruise. After arriving at Tokashiki Port at 9:35 AM, a transfer service will be provided to take you to Aharen Beach from Tokashiki Port. Discover the bigger beach of the island's two main beaches, located in the south part of the island. Relax on the white-sand shores and enjoy waters that are separated into swimming and snorkeling zones. Beach huts, restaurants, toilets, and shower facilities will be at your disposal. Enjoy a refreshing swim, take a walk to explore, and feel the tropical mood. Transfer from Aharen beach to Tokashiki port when going back to Naha by high-speed boat. Take the opportunity to shop at a local souvenir shop, before arriving at Tomari port, Tomarin to finish the tour.

Okinawa: Bus Tour to Churaumi Aquarium with Sightseeing

4. Okinawa: Bus Tour to Churaumi Aquarium with Sightseeing

Discover the popular spots from the center to the northern part of Okinawa and enjoy both sightseeing and shopping in Okinawa's blue sea and American Village.  Enjoy a 3-hour stay at the most popular location, the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. This aquarium is one of the biggest aquariums in the world where you have the opportunity to observe a variety of tropical fish.  Travel to Manza beach and explore the undersea world from a comfortable seat in the submarine Jr. II. Head towards the beautiful Kouri beach crossing the famous Kouri Bridge and take in breathtaking views, and browse for island products at the local market. Your last stop is the American village where you can stroll around and enjoy wonderful meals, shopping, and the sunset beach.  A multilingual audio guide helps you learn more about each spot you visit. Listen to a full explanation and information about Okinawa during this tour.

From Naha: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Kerama

5. From Naha: Full-Day Snorkeling Tour to Kerama

Depart from Naha to Tokashiki Island on a speedboat or ferry. Upon arrival at Tokashiki Port, look for a small bus with a sign that says "Sea Friend" on it. This shuttle bus will take you on a scenic journey from the port to Aharen Beach. Check in at the "Sea Friend" shop, then board a boat to go snorkeling. The instructor will give you snorkeling instructions, so even first-timers can take part. The boat will take you to the most beautiful snorkeling points in Kerama. Admire the beautiful color of the sea, known as "Kerama Blue". The instructor will accompany you in the water, so even those who can't swim can participate. Encounter beautiful corals and colorful fish as you snorkel and explore the water. After snorkeling, you will have free time back at Aharen Beach before the speed boat or ferry ride back to Naha.

Naha: Half-Day Introductory Diving Trip to the Keramas

6. Naha: Half-Day Introductory Diving Trip to the Keramas

Hop on a half-day introductory diving trip departing from Naha, and experience your very first dive at a prime location in the Keramas, home to more than 248 species of vibrant corals. The staff will guide you through a gear fitting to make sure that you have everything you need before setting off. Hop onboard a colourful ship and head on up to the upper deck to take in the fresh air while you are further briefed on the basics of diving and the functions of your equipment. Once at sea, discover the underwater world and take in the vibrant seascape. Enjoy exceptional underwater visibility that can top 40 meters and lets you feel like part of the marine world. You will be surrounded by countless species of fish and other sea animals, from tiny sea slugs to sea turtles. Once back onboard, go crazy with the water bazooka or use the water slide. If you choose to come with friends or your family, don’t hesitate and grab the water guns and have the naval battle of your life with them. The upper deck can also be your spot to bask in the sun and chill out until you are back in Naha. Enjoy the free beverages offered on board as well as the hot showers when you are done swimming. Afterwards, sail back to Naha and you will be driven back to your hotel or drop-off point after checking out.

Naha: Day Trip to Tokashiki Island with Lunch

7. Naha: Day Trip to Tokashiki Island with Lunch

Embark on a round-trip ferry ride between Naha and Tokashiki Island. Encounter the beauty of nature on this day tour of the world-class Kerama Blue. Enjoy swimming in the beautiful sea. Depart from Naha on a 70-minute cruise. After arrival at Tokashiki Port, benefit from a transfer to get to Aharen Beach. Look for a microbus with a sign that says "Sea Friend" on it. Enjoy the scenery on the way from Tokashiki Port to Aharen Beach. Aharen Beach is the bigger of the island's 2 main beaches. Relax on the white-sand shores along waters that are separated into swimming and snorkeling zones. It is equipped with beach huts, restaurants, toilet, and shower facilities. Enjoy free time to swim. Take a leisurely walk around and feel the tropical mood. Admire the beauty of the clear sea waters referred to as Kerama Blue. Transfer from Aharen beach to Tokashiki Port when going back to Naha by ferry. Take the opportunity to shop at a local souvenir shop. The tour finishes upon arrival at Tomari Port in Naha city.

Naha: North Okinawa Sightseeing Tour & Churaumi Aquarium

8. Naha: North Okinawa Sightseeing Tour & Churaumi Aquarium

This bus tour will take you to the most popular spots in the northern part of Okinawa in one day. The first stop will be the Nago Pineapple Park where you will ride a pineapple cart and enjoy the gardens and shopping. The bus then takes you across Kouri Bridge to Kouri Island with a beautiful beach and spectacular scenery. The next stop will be the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. The aquarium is one of the biggest in the world where you will be able to observe a large variety of tropical fish. After visiting Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, you will be traveling to Okashigoten, where you will try a Beni-imo Tart, local sweets made with sweet potato. Lastly, you can enjoy the scenic promenade and its famous "Elephant Stone" in Manzoma where you also will have some time for shopping. Throughout the day, your multilingual audio guide will help you learn more about each spot you visit during the tour.

Naha, Okinawa: Kerama Islands Full-Day Intro-Diving Trip

9. Naha, Okinawa: Kerama Islands Full-Day Intro-Diving Trip

Embark on a full-day introductory diving excursion from Naha and explore the underwater beauty of the Kerama Islands. Swim over colorful fish, discover stunning seascapes, and enjoy the convenience of a tour with roundtrip pickup service and lunch included. Start your sea adventure with pickup from your hotel or designated pick-up point. Head to the Naha office to check-in you and fill out all necessary health and safety paperwork. Next, do a fitting of your diving gear to make sure everything fits comfortably, learn about the functions of the diving equipment, and then follow your instructor to find the boat in the wharf. Climb on board and get to know the boat’s facilities. Go up to the upper deck to admire the views and breathe in the fresh air while you are further briefed on the basics of diving. Once at sea, jump in and begin to explore the crystal-clear waters of the famous national park alongside your diving instructor. Mingle with sea animals and play among colorful corals. If you’re lucky, you might spot sea turtles. Head to two different points to see different seascapes. Along the way, take a break and enjoy a lunchbox to replenish your energy. Continue to a third scenic location where you can snorkel. Use the hot showers on the boat when you are done swimming. Afterward, sail back to Naha port and be driven back to your hotel or drop-off point.

Japan: eSIM Mobile Data Plan

10. Japan: eSIM Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Japan hassle-free with a convenient eSIM data plan of your choosing. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage allowing you to easily upload your photos, navigate on maps, and communicate with your friends. Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, choosing from a variety of data packages, validity options, and even having the option of adding coverage in Cambodia, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your vacation. Choose a zero-waste solution and avoid the trouble of having to manage multiple SIM cards. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. All iPhone model launched beyond iPhone XS can support eSIM. For Android, if you are unsure, please check with the guideline photo for eligibility. If you can not connect to the internet after install this eSIM, please follow the Self Help Troubleshooting Guide in your GYG voucher. APN (Access Point Name): vmobile.jp Local operator: Docomo

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 59 reviews

The tour guide, a female whose name I don't remember, was great. I don't speak Japanase so she explained how the tour worked while on the bus, because her English is limited. The destinations have signs in English so I got by on my own just fine. This is not a fully guided tour, meaning; the tour guide doesn't lead you throughout the locations, every one sets off on their own. She said the most important information to me in English before getting off the bus, so I knew when and where to be back. The biggest part of this tour is the aquarium. I found the 3 hours were plenty of time to see the highlights of the aquarium and have lunch. The food at the aquarium isn't great, before the aquarium we stopped by a beach that had shops and I wish I had eaten there instead because it had better options, so keep that in mind. The bus was comfortable and had wifi. Later in the tour there were places that I wasn't interested in, it was fine to stay in the bus, as others guests besides myself did.

It was one of the most unforgettable once in a lifetime experience I had & at the same time my most thrilling birthday as I celebrated my 31st under the sea. It was tough especially if it is your first time but the staffs were all so accomodating & so kind to everyone that is why they will help you conquer the fear & worries from within. You should maintain a complete presence of mind while under the sea & during the entire activity for it may cause harm or death.

It was a wonderfull experience. Crystal clear water gorgeous coral reef and beautiful marine life. The dive instructor was very friendly and kind and always smiling they even helped be get back back my camera from the sea floor which accidentally fell while i took a jump from the boat. Overall five star experience for beginner like me. If possible I hope to get back next year aswell.

Despite the initial disorganisation at the rental shop, the boat tour was amazing. The staff was well prepared; Tyler, the instructor who speaks English, was incredibly kind and took wonderful pictures of us snorkelling. The lunch was delicious, and the sea was just breathtaking. We saw plenty of fish and even turtles!!! Next time in Naha I’d choose this tour again.

The tour was more than I expected. I was very pleasantly surprised, and the guide took extra care to make sure I was safe the entire time. I really appreciated it.