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Address: 410 Hamamoto, Kunigami-gun, Motobu-cho 905-0216, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 980-51-7878

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Swimming with dolphins

Been to the Maldives half a dozen times and I never got a chance to see them (except for on a boat). Something about their dolphins and their smile, it's like coming home to a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Been to the Maldives half a dozen times and I never got a chance to see them (except for on a boat). Something about their dolphins and their smile, it's like coming home to a happy dog (yeah yeah I know they don't have muscles to control their smile). Hotel helped organize the tickets, 12800yen for 50min is value for... More 

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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Motobu Genkimura. Up close and personal with the dolphins. You can choose different program to suit your family. Learn more about dolphins. Hubby and older boy did swim with dolphin while my younger gal and I did dolphin school. Wonderful experience. Reasonably priced.

Thank Sherine L
Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

My 17歳daughter insisted on this programme --- スイム ウイズドルフイン. This more than 50mins programme is educational and full of fun. The trainer will explain to the young adult about the body and daily life of a dolphin. Following trainers' instructions, they will stay with dolphin in no distant, touch them, watch the dolphins 'performance and finally swim with them. At... More 

Thank Pauline L
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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

It was always a dream to be able to swim with dolphins so i was quite excited to be able to realize it. Staff were kind and nice. We had an introduction for half an hour (which was a bit long due to my excitement) and after, we were able to see the dolphins. The group was composed of 10... More 

Thank Julien L
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258 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Brought kids to do the premium dolphin swim! The played with dolphins, fed the dolphins and swam on the dolphins while it saw upside down! and held on to two dolphins while it swam!

Thank yotsu
Hong Kong, China
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

First the good part: The Genki Village is a dolphin swim experience with very friendly staff and service. The facility is in the ocean where the dolphins are confined in nets. The staff speaks moderate English but makes a big effort to communicate/educate information of these wonderful animals and makes us feel very welcomed. We had a brief introduction to... More 

1 Thank alvin197
Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Swimming with dolphins was a once in a life experience that's why we decided to go. The dolphins did tricks for us, made us laugh, made us happy. But something felt wrong and unnatural. The real education began afterwards when we read about how dolphins are captured and about their lives in captivity. A happy memory for us is a... More 

13 Thank Dirk S
Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2015

I went with my french friend who doesn't speak Japanese. Even though stuffs don't speak english much, i think it won't be a problem. Because there were also a brazilian(i think) couple who don't speak Japanese, and they were not with someone who speak japanese. But they seemed enjoyed this program anyway. It is kind of pool in the sea,... More 

2 Thank takenokoyota
Hong Kong
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279 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

We had a lovely time here. Paid around US$140 for a 1.5 hour dolphin adventure. Supposedly you couldn't book ahead of time but I did so anyway 2 weeks before and they were very nice to take my 'reservation'. Note that not many people in Japan speak English (esp. in Okinawa) so I was lucky to get a very nice... More 

6 Thank cr1557
Urasoe, Japan
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

Located 5 minutes walk from the Marine Piazza Okinawa. Has an artificial 'pond' with lots of marine life (fish, starfish, sea cucumber, lobster, turtle) to observe. Glass bottom boat tour and dolphin experience packages available. We discovered this place while staying at the Marine Piazza Okinawa: it included accommodation, meals and a selection of either dolphin experience/glass bottom boat tour... More 

2 Thank Picky T

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