Applications for 2020 are closed.

Would you like to release a sea turtle as a memory of your visit to the Ogasawara Islands? You can take a commemorative photo, mark and measure the turtle, and polish its shell.


Date and time: Until the end of July 2020, on a date and time to be reserved.

Participation fee: 7,700 yen per person (tax included)

*You will also receive a commemorative card at a later date.

*We will attach individual identification numbers on each turtle so that we can inform you if there are any sightings or recaptures. ⇒Click here for an example of a recapture

Note: We will meet and disperse at the site, so please make your own arrangements for transportation.

Please refer to Access for directions to the Ogasawara Marine Center.

Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear that can get wet.

Sea Turtle Release Experience Reservation

For any other inquiries, please feel free to contact us by e-mail at

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