Scuba Diving and Swim with Dolphins in Miyake island Japan.

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Dolphin Swimming

We have exciting dolphin swimming tour to Mikura island that is next to Miyake.
The total time for swimming with dolphins is about 3 or 4 hours including transportation.
You might see other sea creatures so please enjoy the cruise.

After we arrive around Mikura, we can swim with dolphins.
But they are wild. They are not always friendly.
Our swimming style is waiting for them to come to us.
Please donft chase them too long.
If they are interested in us, they will approach us.

We have some rules to swim with dolphins
Donft touch dolphins
Donft chase dolphins
Donft feed dolphins
Turn off the flash on your camera

About Dolphins

<Mother and baby>
Mikura's dolphins are the species of Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphins but they are different from the bottlenose dolphins that are widely known in some points.(For example, they are smaller than bottlenose dolphins and their beak is relatively longer and more slender.)

About 100 dolphins inhabit around Mikura island.
A study organization of Mikurasima recoguized most doiphins individually.
And 160 dolphins are identified.
They generally live in groups.
You might see three kinds of groups of dolphins.
1.Group of mothers and children. In this group, young females often join them.
2.Group of young males.
3.Group of adult males.
But the each groups are loose and could have dolphins of the other groups in it.
Friendly and Curious
Dolphins are really friendly and curious !!
When they are interested in us, they will approach us like this !!
Swim with Dolphins
People can often swim close to dolphins.
But they are wild so don't forget to be kind to them !
New Born Baby !
Baby dolphins are very cute.
You might meet such a pretty baby.
A new born baby is about 1m.
The baby has fetal folds.
They are marks on the skin that was creased when the baby was inside the mother.
Behavior
You might see natural behavior of dolphins like this.
Nursing

Dolphins nurse thir baby while they swim.
Playing

Dolphins sometimes play with fish that they don't eat.


cnkoghm@bkta@lhx`jd
TEL 04994-6-0996 Email dolphin-club-tag@fork.ocn.ne.jp