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3-Day Model Trip FOCUS / Whale watching in the Kerama Islands


3-Day Model Trip FOCUS / Okinawa / Whale watching in the Kerama Islands

The Kerama Islands with over 20 islands in all sizes are situated some 40 km west to Naha. There are 4 inhabited islands, Tokashiki, Zamami, Aka and Geruma. The surrounding seas boast the highest transparency level in the world, and are popular among divers. Since humpback whales come to this area for mating from January to March, whale watching tours have become another attraction in recent years. The tour starts from the largest Zamami Island.

Access to the Kerama Islands
Take a small plane from Naha Airport to Kerama Airport in the Fukachi Island. It takes about 15 minutes. Take the Marine Bus from Kerama Airport to Zamami or Tokashiki Island. It takes about 20 minutes. Or take a high-speed ferry for an hour from Naha-domari Harbor to Zamami Island, or for 40 minutes to Tokashiki Island.