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Find great kayaking or canoe tours to explore Japan's many lakes and rivers. From half-day excursions to full-day adventures, you are sure to find the perfect kayak adventure. Check out easy tours suited to children and beginners, while expert canoe enthusiast can paddle down more exciting streams or even rapids.
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  1. Join the only clear kayak tour in Onna for a day of adventure! Watch the fish and coral pass below you, then visit a desert island inhabited by cute crabs and go snorkeling is the clear blue waters.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD36.57

    25%
    OFF
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  2. Explore the pristine mangrove ecosystem by kayak on this fun short adventure, a short 30 minute drive from Nago. Open to beginners and children as young as 3, see a different side of Okinawa!
    English Available

    From USD41.14

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Come enjoy the breathtaking view of Kyafa Beach where hundreds of species of fish swim among tons of corals, creating amazing views when snorkeling or kayaking.

    USD57.60

    Daily
    4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Set out through the mangroves and make your way to the towering Pinaisara falls or the scenic Sangara waterfall on fun outdoor adventures.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD64.00

    Daily
    3.5 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Canoe through the tropical waters of Iriomote before setting off for Pinaisara Falls. The superb view from the top of the fall offers breathtaking views of the island and sea.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD100.57

    Daily
    7.5 - 8 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Canoe Lake Kawaguchi, one of the Five Lakes of Mt. Fuji. Great for all ages, this safe tour is a family treat with a special view. Dogs welcome, too!

    From USD46.90

    5%
    OFF
    Daily
    1 - 2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  7. Paddle out on a kayak or canoe to relax under the starry night skies and discover fantastic views of Iriomote Island that was designated as the first International Dark Sky Place of Japan in 2018.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD64.00

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  8. Paddle down the peaceful river in Obihiro on a ducky raft after sundown to spot some creatures of the night. Enjoy the seasonal scenery with your local guide along with some tasty sweets and tea.

    From USD50.29

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  9. Set off on a special clear bottomed kayak and enjoy the scenery around and in Lake Shikotsu. With amazing water quality, you may even spot fish swimming below your kayak.
    English Available
    Special

    USD64.00

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Enjoy with your family or as a small group, this tour is great for beginners looking to see the marsh and travel the river. You can enjoy sports fishing as well.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD320.01

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. Go all over the tropical island, from the basin of a 50 meter waterfall to the tropical reefs of Barras Island to feel the beauty of Iriomote for yourself.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD164.58

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Make for the huge Pinaisara Waterfall in the morning, then snorkel in the beautiful coral reefs after lunch with a full day tour of nature.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD126.18

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Discover serene Nemuro by canoe. Head down the river like a salmon as the pristine forest welcomes you. Trace the meandering river and enjoy spotting the local birds.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD114.29

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  14. Enjoy Nature in Nemuro by canoe as you go through marsh and river with lots of migratory birds, then into the lake to see Japanese Cranes and Ezo deer.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD54.86

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  15. Set out for a 4 km canoe up the Kushiro river and a 3 km leg up the Akirenai river to Lake Touro, where you can enjoy canoeing all year round. Relax in the peaceful outdoors.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD68.57

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. From the coast to the jungles, this tour takes you on an intimate and close view of the natural beauty of Ishigaki Island. Get in touch with the tropics!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD109.72

    Daily
    (morning)
  17. This is a canoeing tour down the river through a mangrove forest to enjoy viewing animals and plants of the subtropical area, for both fun and education.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD45.72

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  18. Observe animals and plants native to the subtropical zone, row a canoe, and jump into natural pools on this kid focused family tour in tropical Okinawa.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD100.57

    Daily
    6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Hop on a sea kayak and paddle into the blue waters. Beginners can start from 1 hour or go as long as the whole day. Enjoy the refreshing experience in Tanegashima!

    From USD45.72

    Daily
    1 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Enjoy an introduction to sea kayaking for beginners and cross the Funauki Gulf before getting on a kayak heading to Mizuochi Waterfall and seeing mangroves.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD120.69

    Daily
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)

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