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Whale watching

Encounter percentage that watching of zamami village is kind to whale, and is high

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Humpback whale comes over to the sea of zamami village and shows daring performance and does from January through the end of March every year. It is local zamami village by all means if we enjoy whale watching.
We try participation hard while all the whale watching boats of zamami village joining association of zamami village whale watching, and keeping watching that is kind to whale in mind to provide impression experience.

Watching of zamami village,

  • Experienced guide (captain) guides safely
  • The expert staff derives boat in search of whale from observation deck and realizes high encounter percentage
  • We follow voluntary rule to be watching that is kind to whale
  • As it is near from port to whale haunting point, it is watching that it is fun without being tired

Whale watching of zamami village

Whale watching of zamami village which is kind to whale

Because want whale to come back every year, watching that is kind to whale.

Report "that looked at whale!" came to enter at fishermen of island now approximately 20 years ago. Humpback whales returned to this sea which was whaling place once. In 1991, association of zamami village whale watching started. Purpose of association is watching oshiyo "that it is kind to whale so that whale returns" every year.

Thereafter we put up village and follow rule such as not coming close too much not to run after whale. ; confirmation head count still increased, and, in the zamami village sea area, it seemed to be for humpback whales in the good sea of comfort probably because bought.

Whale watching of zamami village is high encounter rate

There is key realizing high encounter percentage with whale in observation deck of island.

Whale watching of zamami village begins in mountain.
We cannot encounter whale even if we open boat in the ocean at random. There is whale observation deck in the north side and foreign land island (island of Kerama Airport) of Zamami Island, and member of expert sounding out whale is looking for whale in mark by blow (expiration to be finished highly) with binoculars. Work that cold wind is the raging mountaintop despite Okinawa, and it is great to look in binoculars for hours from morning. But the staff derives boat to the point in search of whale by radio to enjoy cheers of customer.

Let alone watching in the sea, please visit observation deck. The staff should explain the whale situation on the day.

Zamami village is whale reproduction sea area

Whales are in love in this sea, and child whale grows

Why will humpback whales come to this sea every year? From winter from January through the end of March to spring, humpback whale comes back to the sea of this zamami village that it is warm, and wave is quiet for breeding activity.
We are in love in this sea and give birth in winter, the following day, and child whale be brought up in this warm, quiet sea until the north sea is accompanied by physical strength to cross, and bait leaves for the north sea which there is a lot in group in April.
Dynamic action of male whales in the breeding season is the powerful charm of whale watching.

We may meet heartwarming mother and the child whale from February through March.
But we do not approach child whale by watching of zamami village. It, please be understood not to surprise the mother and the child as we watch from far away.

Inquiry to association of zamami village whale watching

Association of zamami village whale watching started duties of season in December 27, 2013, 2014. On association homepage, we send everyday whale information.

We take inquiry to association of zamami village whale watching 098-896-4141 casually!

 

 

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