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Witness Lobster Picking

Mie Prefecture has one of the largest catch volumes of Japanese Spiny Lobster. On this tour, a local guide will take you to the site where fishermen picking lobsters out of nets and then go to the fish market to see a fish auction. Finish it out by tasting 3 freshly grilled lobsters at the end!


Please make an inquiry for the price and availability.

(Minimum number of participants is 2 adults)


What is included
  • 3 lobsters!
  • Travel accident insurance
  • English speaking guide
Number of Participants

Minimum participants:2 adults


Reservation are being planned for some time between Oct and next April this year, but the details have not been set yet.

(In 2018, available dates were Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday except New Year Holidays and a week around full-moon. However, Lobster fishing is weather dependent and may be subject to cancellations. )

  • Children under 5 years old are free of charge.
  • Children shall be accompanied by an adult.
  • Payment shall be made in advance by credit card.
  • If you have any allergies or any other restrictions, please let us know upon booking.
  • Lobster fishing is weather dependent and may be subject to cancellations. In case the tour will not be provided due to weather, any deposit that has been made by the client will be refunded if applicable.
  • Itinerary is subject to change without notice.
  • Please put on warm clothes on the day of the tour as the location is outdoors.


Cancellation Policy
  • 3-6 days prior to the tour date: Receive a 50-% refund
  • 2 or less days prior to the tour date: No refund

IST Co., Ltd

Travel Agency License Number No. 3-363 approved by the Governor of Mie Prefectural Government.

Certified Travel Services Manager : Kazuhiko Yasu


7:00AM Meeting at Wagu port

  • Briefing of the tour
  • A local guide will take you to the site where lobsters(Ise Ebi) are picked out of nets.
  • Watch the experienced workers’ picking process

Visit Wagu Fish Market

Taste a grilled fresh lobster.

9:00AM End of the tour


Wagu Gyoko - port

Wagu Gyoko (port), Shima-city, Mie, Japan


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