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Mangrove kayaking and the Blue Cave snorkeling

Our most highly recommended excursion!

Enjoy kayaking in mangroves and snorkeling in the Blue Cave! This excursion allows participants to enjoy both kayaking in mangroves on the Hija River and snorkeling in the famed Blue Cave. Have a fun-filled day with the beauties of nature.

  • snorkeling in the Blue Cav
  • snorkeling in the Blue Cav
  • snorkeling in the Blue Cav
  • snorkeling in the Blue Cav
  • snorkeling in the Blue Cav
  • snorkeling in the Blue Cav
  • kayaking in mangroves
  • kayaking in mangroves
  • kayaking in mangroves
  • kayaking in mangroves
  • kayaking in mangroves
  • kayaking in mangroves

Blue Cave Snorkeling(Onna Village, Cape Maeda)
Enjoy the remarkable sight of the Blue Cave, which is naturally illuminated by sunlight streaming into the cave and reflecting off the white seafloor and ceiling, filling the cave with a fascinating blue color.

Mangrove Kayak Tour on the Hija River
A wide variety of animal species including crabs and gobies along with diverse plants can be seen in mangroves. Spend a relaxing time with a loved one, family member or friend while enjoying nature's breathtaking beauty.

Price:
7,500 yen per person
Price includes:Guide fees, necessary equipment and insurance.


Tour Schedule

  • STEP.1

    Meet at the Umiashibi shop to sign up and get changed.

    step1

    Meet at the Umiashibi shop.
    Meeting times:
    Tour #1: meets at 9:00
    Tour #2: meets at 13:00

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  • STEP.2

    Explanatory session on how to paddle a kayak.

    step2

    Explanation of how to use paddles and the various creatures possibly to be seen during a tour.

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  • STEP.3

    Depart on the mangrove kayak tour.

    step3

    Depart on the mangrove kayak tour.(approximately 1 hour)

    Enjoy kayaking excursion.

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  • STEP.4

    End of kayak tour.
    move to Cape Maeda

    step4

    Please get to Cape Maeda on your own After the kayak tour.
    (approximately 20 minutes by car)


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  • STEP.5

    Arrive at Cape Maeda.
    change to a wet suit.

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    After arriving at Cape Maeda, Please change to a wet suit.

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    Explanatory session on how to use the equipment.

    step2

    After changing, attend an explanatory session on how to use necessary equipment.

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  • STEP.7

    Depart on the Blue Cave snorkeling.

    step3

    Depart on the Blue Cave snorkeling.(approximately 40 minutes)

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  • STEP.8

    End of tour.(Total time 4-and-a-half hours)

    step4

    Get changed and break up at the Blue Cave.
    (Total time about 4-and-a-half hours.)


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Please bring the following items

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Towel(s), change of clothes, cap or hat, plastic bottled soft drinks or water.
Sandals are also recommended.

※Participants are advised to bring a cap or hat to protect themselves from sunburn.
※Participants are required to wear the lifejacket provided for reasons of safety.
※Participants could get wet on this tour, particularly slacks, shorts and skirts.
※Due to the possibility of slipping, we provide non-slip marine shoes.

Age restrictions Ages 7 and older
*Please contact us if you would like a child aged 6 or under to participate.
Price 7,500 yen per person
Price includes:Guide fees, necessary equipment and insurance.
Minimum number Minimum of 1 participant required.
Duration Approximately 4-and-a-half hours.
Operating frequency 2 times daily
Meeting times 9:00 (tour ends at 13:30),
13:00 (tour ends at 17:30)
Meeting point Meeting point: Umiashibi shop
Address: 469 Mizugama, Kadena Town
Mapcode:336 746 83
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Pickup Pickup and drop-off service is not available. Please get to our shop on your own.
Notes *Be prepared to get wet, in particular slacks, shorts or skirts.
*Participants are advised to protect themselves from sunburn.
*Tours normally take place even in rainy weather, but they could be cancelled after a heavy rain or in case of events taking place on the river.

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