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Orca underwater sightseeing cruise

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The Orca is the perfect option for people looking for the easiest and safest way to enjoy Okinawa’s fascinating underwater world without even changing into a swimsuit. The Orca underwater sightseeing cruise offers the opportunity to observe colorful tropical fish swimming right in front of you, in a comfortable and dry environment.

The Orca departs from Naha Port five times daily. The third cruise, which leaves at 11:45, can be combined with a special lunch plan, including lunch at a designated restaurant after the one-hour-long underwater sightseeing cruise adventure. Scroll down for more information about the Orca underwater sightseeing cruise and lunch package. (*The cost of lunch is included in the package price.)

 

Price:
Underwater sightseeing cruise: 3,000 yen for adults (13 years old and over), 1,500 yen for children (6-12 years old)
Underwater sightseeing cruise and lunch package: 3,500 yen for adults (13 years old and over), 2,000 yen for children (6-12 years old)
Operating season: Year-round
Area: Naha
Departure frequency: Five times daily
Duration: 50-60 minutes
Age restrictions: None
Reservation deadline:
Reservations made by email or through the online reservation form: Two days in advance (reservations accepted until 17:00)
Phone reservations: By 17:00 the previous day

Meeting point:
 Naha Wharf Passenger Meeting Area (10 minutes by car from Naha Airport; 10 minutes on foot from Asahibashi monorail station)

*Passengers must arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes in advance of departure time, or they may not be able to get on board.

For reservations, contact Island Life Concierge at 098-916-8593/090-1946-7593 (24 hours/7 days).

Island Life Concierge
11-2 Minato, Chatan Town, Okinawa
Tel: 098-916-8593/090-1946-7593
URL: www.islandlifeconcierge.com

 

*The third cruise (11:45 departure) can be combined with a special lunch plan in which passengers are able to enjoy a buffet-style lunch or steak set after the underwater sightseeing cruise.

*Passengers must arrive at the meeting point 20 minutes in advance of departure time, or they may not be able to get on board.

 


Orca underwater sightseeing cruise and lunch package

A: Japanese and Western buffet lunch (Nest Hotel Naha)
The buffet features a large variety of Japanese and Western fare, including freshly fried tempura, salads, sweets and non-alcoholic beverages.

Place: Orion restaurant (Nest Hotel Naha), 1-6-1 Nishi, Naha City
Lunch hours: 11:30-14:00
Parking available
Open daily

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B: Set lunch with steak and all-you-can-eat salad (Mr. Mike steakhouse)
With its huge, eye-catching outdoor sign, Mr. Mike is a popular steakhouse famous for the quality cuts of beef served with delicious homemade sauce.

Place: Ivy Naha, 2-4-1 Tsuji, Naha City
Lunch hours: 11:30-15:00
Parking available
Open daily

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Choose one of the restaurants below when making your reservation.

 

Meeting point: Naha Wharf Passenger Waiting Area (10 minutes by car from Naha Airport; 10 minutes on foot from Asahibashi monorail station)
*Parking available (200 yen/hour)
Address: 2-1 Tondocho, Naha City
Meeting time: 20 minutes prior to cruise departure

Schedule
- Meet at Naha Wharf Passenger Meeting Area (20 minutes prior to departure)
- Departure from Naha Port
- Enjoy observing the beautiful underwater world at the viewing point
- Return to port (Approximate time required: 50-60 minutes)

 

Payment
- Payment must be made in advance.
- Payment by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, DC, UFJ and Nicos) is subject to a 5 percent surcharge.
- Online payments via Paypal using a credit card/debit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, Discover, Solo, Express Checkout) are also accepted. Payment through Paypal is subject to a 4.2 percent surcharge.

 

Notes
- Sailing schedule subject to change or cancellation due to weather or sea conditions.
- All cruise reservations are subject to seat availability.

 

Cancellation policy
- Cancellations made 1 day prior to the service date will be charged 50 percent of the full rate quoted as a cancellation fee.
- Cancellations made on the same day of service will be charged the full rate quoted as a cancellation fee.
- Please inform us of any cancellation at least two days prior to the service date in order to avoid any cancellation fees.

*All cancellations must be received by Island Life Concierge during office hours. Office hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00 (local Japanese time)
*A full refund will be issued for the cruises canceled by the operator due to inclement weather, typhoon or other unforeseen circumstances.

 

Reservation deadline
- Reservations made by email or through the online reservation form: Two days in advance (reservations accepted until 17:00)
- Phone reservations: By 17:00 the previous day

*Reservations via email/inquiry form can be made up until two days before the requested day, and last-minute reservations, i.e., less than two days before the desired date, can be accepted exclusively by phone.
*Your inquiry will be responded to within two business days. If you would like a quick response, call us at 098-916-8593 or 090-1946-7593.

Service provided by
Westmarine, Ltd.
Naha Wharf Passenger Meeting Area 1F
2-1 Todocho, Naha City

For reservations, contact Island Life Concierge at 098-916-8593/090-1946-7593 (24 hours/7 days).

 

Island Life Concierge
11-2 Minato, Chatan Town, Okinawa
Tel: 098-916-8593/090-1946-7593
URL: www.islandlifeconcierge.com

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