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Mangrove Kayak Tour

Central Okinawa Island Mangrove Kayak Tour on the Hija River

This tour provides the opportunity to explore the Hija River in a two-seat kayak as well as enjoy nature's breathtaking beauty, in particular mangroves, and spend a relaxing time in natural surroundings. Since it takes only two hours, you can leave the rest of the day free for other activities and sightseeing. Ryukyu Mura, Murasaki Mura, Zakimi Castle Ruins, Cape Zanpa, Yachimun no Sato and more are located in the area.

  • Mangrove Kayak Tour
  • Mangrove Kayak Tour
  • Mangrove Kayak Tour
  • Mangrove Kayak Tour
  • Mangrove Kayak Tour
  • Mangrove Kayak Tour

There are 10 tours available per day.
Spend a memorable time with your loved one or family member and enjoy the beauties of nature.

Price(one person):
5,800 yen for ages 13 and over.
4,800 yen for ages 12 and under.
Price includes:Guide fees, necessary equipment and insurance.

Payment by credit card or electronic money is possible.

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Tour Schedule

  • STEP.1

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


    Meeting times:
    Tour #1: meets at 7:00
    Tour #2: meets at 8:00
    Tour #3: meets at 9:00
    Tour #4: meets at 10:00
    Tour #5: meets at 11:00
    Tour #6: meets at 12:00
    Tour #7: meets at 13:00
    Tour #8: meets at 14:00
    Tour #9: meets at 15:00
    Tour #10: meets at 16:00

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  • STEP.2

    Explanatory session on how to paddle a kayak.


    Explanation of how to use paddles and the various creatures possibly to be seen during a tour.(Approximately 30 minutes)

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  • STEP.3

    Depart on the mangrove kayak tour.


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

    Enjoy looking at mangroves and their reflections in the water, various small creatures and more while listening to the guide's narrative.

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  • STEP.4

    End of tour.
    (Total time 2 hours)


    After the tour, change clothes and dissolve.
    (Total time about 2 hours)

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Please bring the following items


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

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

Age restrictions Ages 3 and older
*Please contact us if you would like a child aged 3 or under to participate.
Price 5,800 yen for ages 13 and over
4,800 yen for ages 12 and under
Price includes:Guide fees, necessary equipment and insurance.
Minimum number Minimum of 1 participant required.
Duration Approximately 2 hours.
Operating frequency 10 times daily
Meeting times Morning tours
Tour #1: meets at 9:00,
Tour #2: meets at 11:00,
Tour #3: meets at 13:00,
Tour #4: meets at 15:00,
*If you wish to start your tour at a different time, please contact us at Umiashibi.
*We can accommodate a big group depending on availability. Please contact us for details.
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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