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【Ama tour】Watch Ama diver’s traditional work from a boat

Would you like to look at real Ama diver's diving from a boat? How about visiting the actual Ama Hut where they take a rest between diving sessions. It is a valuable experience that you can listen to their stories.

Ama divers are existing only in Korea and Japan. In these days, In recent years, the number of Ama divers has been decreasing. The situation is same as in Mie as well. There are about 800 Ama divers in Mie out of 2000 total across Japan as of 2014.


JPY 33,000 / person (excl. tax)

(Minimum number of participants is 2 persons.)

<Add-on option>

  • 1 Ise-ebi Lobster or 1 Abalone in addition to the basic Seafood BBQ lunch at Ama Hut restaurant: JPY 3,000 (excl. tax)
What is included
  • Boat fare between Wagu-ura port and the diving location
  • Watch Ama diver’s work
  • Basic Seafood BBQ lunch at Ama Hut Restaurant
  • English-speaking staff
  • Travel accident insurance
  • If needed, transport between Kashikojima Station and Wagu-ura  port

From May to the middle of September, basically, every Tuesday and Saturday.

From the middle of September to the end of October, any day of the week.

* For availability, please contact us.

Number of Participants
  • Minimum number of participants: 2 adults
  • Maximum number of participants: Dependent on the day.
Accompanied staff

At least two staff including 1 English-speaking staff

  • In case the tour will not be provided due to weather or in the event that bookings do not reach the minimum number of participants, any deposit that has been made by the client will be refunded if applicable.
  • If you have any allergies or any other restrictions, please let us know.
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
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

Detailed schedule

10:00AM Meeting at Wagu Gyoko(Port)

Meeting with an Ama diver

10:00AM Watch the traditional work of Ama diver from the boat
11:00AM Visiting an actual local Ama divers’ hut
11:30AM Transfer

11:45AM Lunch at Ama Hut

Enjoy fresh local seafood BBQ served by the Ama and listen tales of the sea.

1:00PM End of the tour

Wagu Gyoko (port)

Wagu Gyoko, Wagu, Shima-city, Mie, Japan

Map Code: 338 006 114*30
Google Map info (latitude/longitude) : 34°15'16.6"N 136°48'14.1"E (34.254617, 136.803917)


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