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Things to do in Iriomote-jima

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Iriomote Island: Guided 2-Hour Canyoning Tour

1. Iriomote Island: Guided 2-Hour Canyoning Tour

Meet your guide at Uehara Port and let the adventurous day begin. Jump off rock platforms into the Ōmija river, slide down small falls, and feel the thrill of this unique way to explore Iriomote Island. Feel the freedom of exploration with the security and protection of a local guide. Allow yourself to focus on the fun while the best moments are captured with a water-proof camera.

Iriomote Island: Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

2. Iriomote Island: Kayaking and Snorkeling Tour

Go off the beaten path during this guided kayaking and snorkeling tour of the UNESCO Heritage Site, Iriomote Island. Of the island, 90% is untouched by humans, making this an ideal opportunity to immerse yourself in nature. This tour will first take you to the mangrove jungle for kayaking at a mangrove river. See various forms of life, plants, and a waterfall in the end. There is also the option to switch out your kayak for a stand-up paddle. After, enjoy snorkeling in the beautiful ocean of Iriomote. Spot a variety of fish and keep an eye out for roaming sea turtles. See the coral-pebble island that’s called the miracle island since it shows up only when it is at low tide. After enjoying your fun in the water, get dropped off back at the starting point of the tour or back to your pickup location, if applicable. SUP is for ages 12 and up. 3-11 year olds should choose canoeing. To ensure maximum safety for our guests, we require all guests to wear life jackets on all of our tours. Please refrain from removing your life jacket during the tour.

Iriomote Island: Kayaking and Canyoning Tour

3. Iriomote Island: Kayaking and Canyoning Tour

Start by kayaking down a peaceful river surrounded by mangroves. See various forms of plant and animal life which are practically undisturbed by humans. Finish up at a picturesque waterfall before taking some time for lunch, where you can choose a local restaurant to sample local food at your own expense. Next, visit the Ōmija river where you will start the canyoning portion of the tour. Jump into the refreshing waters from the adjacent rock platforms and slide down the slide-like parts of the river for an exciting and thrilling way to enjoy the natural beauty of Iriomote Island. Sup is for ages 12 and up. 3-11 year olds should choose canoeing.

Iriomote Island: 3-Hour Guided Kayaking and Caving Tour

4. Iriomote Island: 3-Hour Guided Kayaking and Caving Tour

Go off the beaten path during this guided tour of the UNESCO Heritage Site Iriomote Island. 90% of this island is untouched by humans, making this an ideal opportunity to immerse yourself in nature. Start your tour kayaking down the mangrove jungle river, admiring lush plants and even a waterfall as you paddle along. Next visit the natural limestone caves, formed by water over hundreds of years. Climb the limestone walls and inspect narrow tunnels as you explore the caves alongside your guide. Sup is for ages 12 and up. 3-11 year olds should choose canoeing.

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What people are saying about Iriomote-jima

Overall rating

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based on 2 reviews

the best tour to explore the UNESCO sites Iriomote island in half day! We spent time cruising the mangrove forest with kayak and stand up paddle and watch the waterfall and the 3 natural limestone cave. we were lucky to see the endangered Crested serpent eagle in the beginning of the tour! The guide Tomo kun was so knowledgeable about all the mangroves, flowers and animals of the island, he was also helpful and nice tour guiding with family with small child. Also he took the most beautiful pictures we couldn’t take with our phones making our day memorable one Definitely worth visiting the island if you are into the beauty of the nature and animals!