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!
The Lobster Picking Process: Using a special tool, fishermen pick lobsters out of nets one by one by one very carefully not to damage them. Watch experienced fishermen work.
Auction: Lobsters are carried to the market one after another. See the buckets of healthy lobsters just caught from ocean.
Taste a lobster fresh from the sea!: Roast a whole lobster over fire. Enjoy tender and soft lobster.
In Mie prefecture, Spiny Lobsters cannot be caught from May to September to preserve the marine ecosystem.
A freshly hatched lobster like the above photo turns to be a glossy lobster which has the same appearance as an adult like the one in the above left photo.
Fishermen release small sized lobsters to ensure a stable volume of the lobsters for future catches over the years,
Please make an inquiry for the price and availability.
(Minimum number of participants is 2 adults)
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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. ）
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
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