Guide Book

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This map is last updated in  2004.
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Guides are the experts of Ogasawara, and they are ready to make your vacation even more enjoyable.
Ocean Guides
Nature Guide Solmar
:Kayak
:Mountain nature course
TEL:04998-2-3773
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Really experience the nature of the ocean on a 2-man kayak! Beginners are welcome! A guide with 12-years experience will show you the sights.
Mountain nature courses are also offered.
Marine Conductor Escort
:Scuba diving
TEL:04998-2-3824
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Spend a day diving with dolphins. We cover a wide area from Chichijima to Keta and Hahajima. Every day we offer beginning diving courses and courses for obtaining PADI and C-cards. Please contact us at any time.

Diving Service Fisheye
:Scuba diving
TEL:04998-2-3421
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Come and have a great time! Your enjoyment can be doubled by meeting dolphins during your dive and by visiting Mimami-Jima and other sites. Our veteran Fish Eye instructors will take you everywhere. We are accepting applications for beginner to technical diving courses.
Urashiman Diving
:Scuba diving
TEL:04998-2-7072
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The owner,Urashiman,came here and fell in love with sea Paradise and never went home. The owner has discovered many unique fish and continues to take photographs with Ogasawara as the theme. The owner can introduce you to various types of media. Our experienced staff and small group ensure a safe and relaxing time.

Diving Service KAIZIN
:Scuba diving

TEL:04998-2-2797
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Fully enjoy the waters around Ogasawara aboard our comfortable large-scale cruiser. You can swim with dolphins and see whales during your diving trip. We of course offer a diving school for beginners. Check out our web page.
Pelan Pelan Sea Kayak Club
:Kayak
TEL:04998-2-3386
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We conduct sea kayak tours every day with one and two seat kayaks so that everyone from beginners to experienced kayakers can have a great time. Any fish you catch can be eaten right away. Fully experience the nature of Ogasawara by trekking on uninhabited islands and by using our sea kayaks.You will be able to make lots of friends if you stay over in Pelan Village.

Glass Boat Pink Dolphin
:Dolphin watching,swimming
:Whale watching
TEL:04998-2-2096
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Captain Stanley born an raised on the island.Will guide you on this beautiful island Chichijima. We have dolphin swimming an whale watching tour. Also special tour to the island call MinamiJima an Brother island Ani Jima. There you can go snorkeling feeding show. Also you can see coral an big and small fish from this large glass bottom boat. Waiting for your call. Tahnk you.
Sea-Tac
:Dolphin watching,swimming
:Whale watching
:snorkeling lesson
TEL:04998-2-2277
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Our boat is built especially for whale watch and dolphin swim. Our crew take care of you in and out of water. This makes easier to spot these mammals. Diving is also available as an option. Take our snorkel lesson tour for being more comfortable in water. All tours are guided by skilled interpreters. English speaking guide available. Visit our web site for details.
Blue Sky Big Horse
:Kayak
TEL:04998-2-3884
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Let's go sea kayaking. Even beginners will be able to make it to the dreamy John Beach and Jinny Beach. And you will probably meet some dolphins along the way. Add some snorkeling and you have the perfect day. We also take great care in making by hand lunches and commemorative items. So how about spending the day with our skilled guides Jiro.
C-Trip
:Dolphin watching,swimming
:Whale watching
TEL:04998-2-2569
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This boat caters to only a small number of passengers so that you can relax while taking in the sights. With the comfortable Italian ship ZAR you can sit back and enjoy the scenery. Various  tours are available so ask for details.
Ocean & Mountain Guides
Rao Adventure Tours
:Surfin'
:Kayak
:Mountain nature course
:Dolphin watching,swimming

TEL:04998-2-2081
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RAO Adventure Tours offers various tours and  retal items to fully enjoy the nature of Bonin Island. Our tours include surfing and surfing school, kayaking, jungle hiking, night tours, and occasional boat tours. English assistance and tour cordinations are available (e-mail reservation in advance is recommended).
Various Guides & Services
Sky Tabinchu
:Star watching
:Snorkeling
:Ukulele
TEL:04998-2-7456
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The deep impression presented by the sea, mountains and star-filled sky are delivered to you through our large telescope, while listening to the traditional island songs that continue to be written in Ogasawara on our ukuleles.
Ogasawara Marine Center

TEL:04998-2-2830
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This center is commonly known as the "Turtle Center". You can see our sea turtle and humpback whale exhibitions, as well as the sea turtle breeding tanks. Between July and October you can see the recently hatched baby turtles. Lectures are held from 8:00 in the evenings between June and August. Telephone reservation is required in advance.