June 13, 2024

【7/20、7/27、8/3、8/17、8/24】Dive into the Microscopic World


Discover the magic of Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs with our exclusive night tour at Busena Marine Park. As twilight falls, explore the beach and meet fascinating sea creatures while enjoying insightful commentary from our expert guides. After sunset, head to the pier to collect mysterious plankton drawn to the light and examine them under a microscope. Engage with coral reef and marine specialists who will answer your questions and guide you through the wonders of the deep sea. Experience the thrill of learning through play on this unique night adventure, offering a captivating contrast to daytime tours.

Duration July 20, July 27, August 3, August 17 and August 24, 2024
Hours 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
* Please arrive at the Activity Counter (South Tower 1F) at least 15 minutes before departure time.
Age Limit Aged 10 and older
* A family friendly event.
* Children can participate on their own as well.
* Non-hotel guests may also participate.
Capacity For groups 15 people
* Reservation Required (Until 8:00 p.m. on the previous day)
Price 【Hotel Guest】Aged 10 - 15 JPY 3,300 per person
                       Aged 16 and older JPY 4,400 per person
【Visitor】Aged 10 - 15 JPY 4,950 per person
                       Aged 16 and older JPY 6,600 per person
(All prices are inclusive of tax)
* Complimentary drink included 
Location Explore the Busena Marine Park promenade and pier area (for beach walks and plankton collection activities.)
"Sugar Cane"(Plankton microscope observations and expert-led talks and explanations)
Details ・Explore Busena's promenade and pier with "OKINAWA NATURE ASHIBIDOU," including plankton collection and observation sessions.
・Join us for insightful talks and explanations on marine environment and ecosystems by Mr. Yoshikatsu Nakano (President of The Japanese Coral Reef Society) and Mr. Mikihiko Higa (Chairman of The Terrace Nature Foundation).
Host The Terrace Nature Foundation
Okinawa Coral Reef Conservation Council
Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau

* Please note: Cancellations made on the day of the activity or without prior notice will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee.
* Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you don't mind getting dirty and allow easy movement.

◆Contact for Reservations & Inquiries
The Busena Terrace Activity Counter (9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.)


7:30 p.m.
Please meet at the Activity Counter (South Tower 1F) for an overview of the activity and an explanation about plankton. 
8:00 p.m.
Exploration Ahead: After a leisurely stroll along the promenade, head to the pier for plankton collection.
8:30 p.m.
Observation of collected plankton and Plankton Bingo game
9:00 p.m.

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