Swim with Dolphins in Kagawa!
- Duration: 40 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Sanuki-shi, Kagawa
- Product code: EN-KGW-7011-70110
Experience a one-on-one encounter with a dolphin in the sea. Can't swim? Don't worry! We'll provide you with buoyant wet suit that helps you float in the water. Our experienced dolphin keeper will be with you as well, so please rest assured that you will be okay. This program is designed for people of all ages, as long as they are in good health. Experience the most popular program in the Dolphin Center!
1．First, you will get to introduce yourself to and befriend the dolphin in shallow water. Experience a one-on-one encounter with the dolphin.
2．As you become used to the water and the dolphin and get in the ocean, watch the dolphin up close and pet it softly.
3．Lastly, swim with the dolphin by taking hold of its dorsal fin.
We hope your experience will be so memorable that you never forget your visit to the Dolphin Center in Kagawa!
Please make sure to come to the Dolphin Center 30 minutes before the tour starts and fill in an application form.
・Access by train
◆Approx. 10 minutes by taxi from Sanuki-Tsuda station on JR Kōtoku line. (limited express trains stop the station）
◆Approx. 20 minutes walk from Tsuruwa station on JR Kōtoku line.
・Access by expressway bus
◇Approx. 30 minutes walk from Kōsoku Tsuda bus stop.
(Taxi is available from Kōsoku Tsuda bus stop. It takes Approx. 5 minutes)
・Access by car
○(From Takamatsu）Take Takamatsu Expressway, get off at Tsuda-Samukawa IC. Take Japan National Route 11 towards Tokushima. Passing by "Michi no Eki" Tsuda-no-Matsubara, you will reach Tsuruwa Youchien intersection in 5 minutes.
○(From Tokushima）Take Takamatsu Express way, get off at Tsuda-Samukawa IC. Take Japan National Route 11 towards Takamatsu. You will reach Tsuruwa Youchien intersection in 5 minutes.
Participants must be at least 5 years old and 110 cm in height to join the tour.
Child fare : 5 to 12 years old
We recommend that a parent or a guardian accompany children so that children can feel relaxed and enjoy the experience to the fullest. We firmly believe that it's important for guardians to share the memories and experience with their children in an interactive experience with animals. However, if a parent or a guardian joins the program, they are expected to pay the program fee.
Rental fee for wet suit, marine shoes, and fins.
Please bring your own bathing suit, towels and a change of clothes.
・For safety reasons, it is necessary to rent the required equipment. A wet suit, marine shoes, and fins are necessary in the tour throughout the year.
・The center may temporarily be closed in case of a bad weather or a facility improvement and so on.
・Please understand that the venue and the details of the dolphin swim may differ during winter from December to March (the period is subject to change) due to a drop in seawater temperature.
7 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, On the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.