The sea in the magnificent mangroves is incredibly cler!
A fulfilling 1-day plan to paddle, swim, and have fun at Iriomote's 2 most popular spots!
SUP or Canoe in the Mangroves
Choose between SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding), which has been gaining popularity worldwide and canoeing, which is a must-do activity in Okinawa.
Explore and cruise through the mangroves at the Kura River in Iriomote! Your destination is the popular lucky waterfall - Kura Falls!
Snorkeling at Baras Island
Swim and snorkel at Iriomote's picturesque spot, Baras Island on a snorkeling tour! It is one of two islands in the world that only appears under certain conditions, making it a "miracle island". You may even see sea turtles in the waters surrounding the island!
**Beginners welcome for all activities! Safety equipment and guides will provide support!
**This is a popular plan, so we recommend booking ASAP!
If cancelled 2 days before the tour, a 50% cancellation fee will be charged.
If cancelled 1 day before the tour, a 100% cancellation fee will be charged.
Participation fee, SUP or canoe equipment rental, safety equipment rental, insurance fee, special shoe rental, consumption tax
・The meeting and end times may change depending on the season and conditions on the day of the activity. The shop will contact participants the day before the tour to notify the meeting time and place. If you are not contacted by the evening of the day before the tour, please call the shop directly. Shop telephone number: 050-5434-0569
・The tour will be held even in rainy weather. However, if deemed unsafe due to weather and sea conditions, etc., the tour may be cancelled.
・Please arrive at the meeting place wearing the clothes you do not mind getting wet.
・Please use the restroom ahead of time, as there are no restrooms available near where the activity will be done.
・Please do not consume alcohol before the tour.
・Please contact the shop ahead of time if you will be late.
Address: 553-1 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, 907-1541
**Please be at the meeting place at least 10 min. before departure.
**Please arrive at the meeting place wearing clothes you do not mind getting wet.
**The shop staff will be waiting at Uehara Port with a sign.
**For those who would like hotel pick-up/drop-off (Uehara District only), please inform the shop when you make a booking.
9:45 am Arrive at the Kura River!
10:00 am Start morning activity: SUP or canoeing
11:30 am End of morning activity. Break for lunch.
12:30 pm Lunch break. Please have lunch on your own. Feel free to ask the guides for recommendations!
1:30 pm End of lunch. Depart for afternoon activity starting point!
1:45 pm Take boat to Baras Island!
2:00 pm Arrive at Baras Island. Start afternoon activity!
3:30 pm End of afternoon activity. We will drop-off participants at Uehara Port or their hotel!
4:00 pm Drop-off at Uehara Port or hotel. End of tour.
**For participants who would like to be dropped off at their hotel (Uehara district only), please inform us at time of booking.