Minamishimabara Dolphin Watching

Commitment to safety


Our shop is set by the Japan Small Boat Inspection Organization so that you can do dolphin watching safely and securely. Based on the rules, we conduct pre-departure inspections every day.

・Passenger accident insurance
・Wearing and checking life jackets
・Check weather information
・Information sharing by captain and crew
・Periodic ship inspection once a year
・AED installed on the ship

< Evacuation guidance training >
We conduct evacuation guidance drills on a regular basis.
In Minamishimabara dolphin watching, it is mandatory to wear a life jacket when boarding.
※We also have life jackets for children.

《Operating standards》

Operation standard

We have our own operating standards.

< Voluntary rules >
  • Wind speed 10m/s or more
  • Wave height over 1.0m
  • Visibility 500m or less
  • When it is recognized that there is a risk of reaching the conditions listed above, or as a result of discussion between the captain and all crew members, the cruise may be canceled.


  • < Passenger accident insurance subscription >
    All ships are covered by passenger accident insurance so that customers can board the ship with peace of mind.

    《Safety management regulations》

    Safety management regulations

    Sightseeing boat type is inspected once a year.
    Sightseeing passenger irregular route business license acquisition
    Safety management regulations
    On October 1, 2006, the notification of safety management regulations became mandatory due to the revision of the law.
    Minamishimabara Dolphin Watching Safety Management Regulations

    《to infections
    About our efforts》

    Infectious disease countermeasures

    We would like to express our sincere gratitude for your continued patronage. In Minamishimabara dolphin watching, As an initiative to control the spread of new coronavirus infections, we give top priority to the health and safety of our customers and employees. We are open after taking measures to prevent the spread of infection.
    Four policies to ensure that customers can use our facilities with peace of mind
    We are taking preventive measures based on (1: thorough ventilation / 2: prevention of contact infection / 3: prevention of droplet infection / 4: prevention of employee infection).
    We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

    【Sightseeing ship area】
    The air inside the ship is constantly replaced.
    We have disinfectant on board.
    Sheets, life jackets, etc. in the ship are disinfected with alcohol every time.
    【reception counter】
    Sheets are installed to prevent splashing, and staff wear masks.
    Front counter, fixtures used at the counter, card keys and credit card terminal buttons, etc. We are properly disinfecting the places where customers come into contact.
    During the procedure, we ask that only the representative line up and secure the social distance.
    【Requests to customers】
    Please cooperate with wearing a mask and alcohol disinfection at the reception counter and when boarding.
    If you have a fever, cough, cold symptoms, or are not feeling well, please refrain from boarding. Please.
    If you feel unwell while on board, please contact the staff nearby.
    【Prevention of employee infections】
    All employees understand the risk of contact infection and droplet infection and are engaged in service work.
    In addition to washing hands and gargling before going to work and before starting work, we also disinfect hands and fingers as appropriate during work.
    At the time of work, we carry out temperature checks of employees. Employees who are unwell (fever or cough symptoms) should stop working and visit a medical institution. We are thoroughly implementing health management during the suspension of work.
    We are disinfecting the back space as appropriate and strengthening ventilation by opening doors and windows.
    If an employee's family is infected or suspected of being infected, we will coordinate information as appropriate and thoroughly manage the physical condition of the employee.

    《About the captain》

    Operation standard

    All veterans with over 20 years of operating experience

    < Possess a ship operating license recognized by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism >
  • We will not depart in bad weather announced by the Japan Meteorological Agency.
  • We will not depart if there are any defects in the ship's exterior, internal combustion engine, etc.
  • We will not depart with more than the capacity.
  • Even if the sea near the departure/arrival point is calm, we will not depart under any circumstances if it is determined that offshore navigation is not safe. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in advance.



  • tel.0957-75-1515

    business hours:8:30〜16:00
    Regular holiday:the first day of the year

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