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Raft fishing

Departure from Chatan Town

Try your hand at fishing from a raft off Araha, set up by the Chatan Fisheries Cooperative. The raft is  large enough to accommodate up to 40 people, participants rarely complain of seasickness. You can show up empty-handed and join in the fishing, as equipment rental (including rod, reel, lure and bait) is included in the price. A variety of fish ranging from horse mackerel to damselfish (suzumedai) can be caught. Enjoy the sights on the peaceful sea, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

 

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Operating hours

9:00-17:00

Number of participants

*Minimum of 2 participants required.
*From the beach pier to the raft about 3 minutes by boat.
*Boat fare of 800 yen is required for observers/accompanying adults who are not fishing.
*All prices include tax.
*The prices include equipment rental. No discount even if you bring your own fishing gear.


Notes

  • - All prices listed include tax.
  • - The activity is subject to cancellation due to weather and sea conditions, especially during the months between December and February, when strong northern winds blow and the seas often become rough.
  • - We, Island Life Concierge, act solely as an agent between the client and the service provider, and we are not liable for any injury or death that may occur during the activities reserved through us.

Cancellation policy

  • - Cancellations made 2 days prior to the service date will be charged 25 percent of the quoted full rate as a cancellation fee.
  • - Cancellations made 1 day prior to the service date will be charged 50 percent of the quoted full rate as a cancellation fee.
  • - Cancellations made on the same day of service will be charged the quoted full rate as a cancellation fee.
  • - Please inform us of any cancellation at least three days prior to the service date in order to avoid any cancellation fees.
  • - All cancellations must be received by Island Life Concierge during office hours. Office hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00 (local Japanese time)
  • - A full refund will be issued for the activities canceled by the operator due to inclement weather, typhoon or other unforeseen circumstances.

Reservation deadline

High season (April-October)

  • Reservations made by email or through the online reservation form: By 15:00 the day before the desired date

Low season (November-March)

  • All reservations: Three days in advance (reservations accepted until 17:00)

- Phone reservations: Any time during normal business hours
- Last-minute reservations after the email/online reservation deadline can be accepted exclusively by phone. Same-day reservations accepted during the high season, although advance reservations are strongly recommended to avoid waiting time.
- Your inquiry will be responded to within two business days. If you would like a quick response, call us at 098-916-8593 or 090-1946-7593.

Service provided by

Chatan Uminchu no Kai Ltd.
4 Minato, Chatan Town

Raft fishing

Price

3,600 yen for adults
(ages 12 and over)

2,900 yen for children
(age 6-11)

600 yen for 5 years old and younger

*Equipment rental included.

Age restrictions

None

Duration

120 minutes

Meeting point

Araha Beach Management Office reception

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Address: 2-21 Chatan, Chatan Town
Access: 45-60 minutes by car from Naha City. You can also get to Araha Beach from Naha City by bus: Take the route 63 (Jagaru line) bus and get off at Chatan 2-chome, or take the route 263 (Jagaru-Omoromachi line) bus and get off at Hamby Town-mae.
Parking: Free parking available.

Departures time

Pick up times: 9:00 / 11:00 / 13:00 / 15:00
Drop off times: 11:00 / 13:00 / 15:00 / 17:00

20 minutes in advance of departure time/the time for which your activity is booked
*If you fail to arrive by the meeting time, your activity may be rescheduled to a later time or the first available departure, or you may not be able to enjoy the reserved activity.

Inquiries - Raft fishing