Where to go

3 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Japan has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Wildlife trips

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When to go

Summer brings warmer weather and mantas, but cyclones are possible, while hammerheads gather in winter


  • Winter

    Nov to Mar: Cooler waters, with wind changing to a northerly direction
  • Spring

    Apr to Jun: Weather starts to warm, with winding returning to southerlies.
  • Summer

    Jul to Sep: Warm weather and great diving conditions, but cyclones can be encountered
  • Autumn

    Sep to Nov: Weather begins to cool but diving conditions remain good

Wildlife events

  • Nov to Mar: Large schools of hammerhead sharks gather in Yonaguni
  • Feb to Apr: Humpback whales gather in Kerama to calve
  • Apr to Oct: manta rays seen in large numbers in Ishigaki


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