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Half-Day Iriomote and Yubujima Island Adventure from Ishigaki Island

Cruising down a mangrove river in Okinawa

Cruise through the mangroves of Iriomote island

From mangroves to water buffaloes, see all the best of wild Iriomote and Yubujima Island on this half-day tour from Ishigaki. Experience the beauty of the Yaeyama Islands!

  • Cruising down a mangrove river in Okinawa
  • River cruise on Iriomote Island
  • Traditional buffalo drawn cart heading to Yubujima
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Free Bag Storage and Multilingual Audio Guide Rental (until 2020/03/11)

The staff will gladly hold onto your suitcases and heavy luggage for free while you tour around!

Find out more about the spots you visit with a handy audio guide in English, Chinese, and Korean.

- Applicable for all participants.
- There is a limited amount of audio guides available. Depending on the number of participants, some people may be asked to share.
- This service is available only on the day of your tour.

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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 07:15-07:55 Meet at Ishigaki Port/ Pick-up at hotel
  • 08:15 Departure from Ishigaki Port
  • Arrive on Iriomote
    R-1 仲間川 Cruise on the Nakamagawa River, through the largest mangrove forest in Japan.
  • Water buffalo cart to Yubajima
    由布島水牛車 Enjoy crossing the shallow waters on these unique carts
  • Departure from Ohara Port
    On the ferry back to Ishigaki you will pass by Kohama Island.
  • Tour ends at Ishigaki Port/ Drop-off at hotel
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • On this tour children between the ages of 6 and 11 will be counted in the list of participants, while children 0 to 5 years of age will not.
    • Children under the age of 5 will travel for free when accompanied by one adult. An additional fee will be needed for additional children. Please include them as an add-on (per child) when booking.
    • For children (ages 0-5) who are joining for free with one adult will not have a meal. If you wish to have a meal for your child, please inquire when booking.
    • During the tour, please have the child sit on the lap of an adult.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • The tour will proceed even in case of rain. Please bring appropriate wear and umbrellas.
Requirement(s) - Others
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The free shuttle only stops at the following hotels: ANA Intercontinental Ishigaki Resort, Hotel Best Inn Ishigakijima, Hotel Nikko Yaeyama, Hotel Royal Marine Palace, Ishigaki Resort Grandvrio, Beach Hotel Sunshine, Fusaki Resort Village, Okinawa EXES Ishigakijima (Former Kariyushi Club Hotel Ishigakijima).
    • A guide will not be on the boat from Ishigaki to Iriomote. The guide will be waiting for you once you arrive on Iriomote.
    • If the tour at Iriomote runs longer and is delayed, the tour may not stop by Kohama island and return to Ishigaki Island.
    • This tour is operated only in Japanese, however, multilingual audio guides in English, Chinese, and Korean are available for rent, free of charge. Please note that there is a limit in the number of devices.
Activity provider
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily
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