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Starry Sky Night Canoeing in Iriomote (238750)

3 hours
Starry Sky Night Canoeing in Iriomote

Course to cruise through the mangroves on a canoe at night. As you leisurely stroll through the magnificent mangroves, the chirping birds and pleasant breeze will soothe you. If you look up, you will see the endless starry night sky!  As there are no lights in this area, you can see the starry sky in all its glory. This tour includes free shuttle service. Enjoy a dynamic night in Iriomote!

Departure Time: 8:00 pm

Meeting Place: Uehara Port

Meeting Time: 10 min. before departure

Required Time: about 2 to 3 hours

Participation Requirements: must be 3 to 70 years old

Available Languages: Japanese, English

*Hotel shuttle service available (Uehara District only). Please notify us of your hotel name when you make a booking.

*The shop will contact you by email or phone the day before the activity to inform you of the meeting time.

Cancellation Policy:

If cancelled 2 days before departure, 50% cancellation fee will be charged.

If cancelled the day before departure, 80% cancellation fee will be charged.

If cancelled the day of departure, 100% cancellation fee will be charged.

Supplier: Iriomotejima Adventure PiPi


Participation fee, canoe equipment rental, insurance fee, specialty shoe rental, consumption tax, shuttle fee 

Please note

・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.


Clothing you don't mind getting wet, towel, drinks, sunscreen, change of clothes

Experience type

Day tour / Activity

Advance booking

Cancel : 1 day


3 hours

Please check in advance

Minimum age: 3

Live guide

Japanese English

Meeting Place & Time

Meeting Place:

Uehara Port

Address: 553-1 Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa, 907-1541

Departure Time:

8:00 pm

**Please be at the meeting place at least 10 min. before departure.

**Please change into the clothing you do not mind getting wet before arriving to the meeting place.

**The shop staff will be waiting at Uehara Port with a sign.

**For those who would like use the hotel shuttle service (limited to Uehara District), please make a prior reservation.

Arrive at canoeing spot and start activity!

8:15 pm Arrive at secret canoeing spot 

8:20 pm Canoeing instruction

8:30 pm Start canoeing!First of all explore the mangroves! 

9:00 pm Observe the nocturnal creatures!

9:30 pm Return to the mouth of the river and admire the starry sky

End of Tour

10:00 pm End of tour.

Thank you for participating!

The tour will end at Uehara Port.

*For participants who would like to use the hotel shuttle service (Uehara district only), please inform us when you make a booking.

Note: pick-up will start 5 minutes before departure.
Pick-up service is available at the following places.
  • 上原港 / Uehara Port
  • ホテル (上原地区限定) / Hotel (Uehara District only)


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