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Half Day Kayak Tour of the Nagura Wetlands


Hop in and start exploring!

Nagura Anparu is a mangrove forest in coral reef area (the only one in Japan), protected by the Ramsar Convention. Kayak through this unique ecosystem!

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Located in Nagura Bay, near the Yaima Village, the wetlands combine tidal flats, mangrove forest, beach and coastal forest. They are home to unique crustaceans and migratory birds. Explore the wetlands by kayak, to get up close to the wilder side of Ishigaki!

Stop to explore Ishigaki Yaima Village, which features traditional Yaeyama houses, a squirrel monkey park and other cultural activities. Stop for lunch and try some local specialties.

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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

Starting time: 09:00 11:00 13:00 15:00
Starting time: 09:00 11:00 13:00 15:00
  • 08:50 Meet at Ishigaki Yaima Village check-in counter
  • Guides will explain all you need to know about kayaking
  • Hop in your kayak and start exploring the wetlands.
    IMG_6372 Enjoy the ~3 km kayak tour through the mangroves, and keep an eye out for the unique wildlife!
  • After you return the kayak, you can shower and get changed.
  • 10:30-11:00 End of activity. Feel free to explore the Yaima Village!
    • Guests with exhaustion are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • This activity can only take place at high tide. Please check the available start times carefully before booking.
    • Children in middle school and above in good health conditions can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Water shoes / sports sandals
    • Please wear clothing you don't mind getting dirty.
    • Bring a change of clothes and a towel
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Pick-up Not available
Duration 2 - 2.5 hour(s)
Availability Sun
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