Full Day Yubujima Island Canoe Tour and Sightseeing in the Iriomote Islands


Set out an a stable canoe through a mangrove forest, trek in the subtropical jungle and ride on a buffalo cart in the afternoon with wonderful day on the tropical islands.

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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 14.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 91.88
USD 91.88
Elementary school (Age 6-12)
USD 82.69
USD 82.69
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 91.88
USD 91.88
Elementary school (Age 6-12)
USD 82.69
USD 82.69
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 7.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Uehara Port free x per person
      Uehara Port free x per person
    • Guest's hotel free x per person
      Guest's hotel free x per person
  • Inclusion: Lunch / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / Rental gear (canoeing shoes, 1 rucksack per 2 people, life jacket, canoe) / Buffalo cart ride fare
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 08:00-08:30 Pick-up or meet at Kazaguruma
  • 08:30 Explanation and Preparations
    After reception at the shop, size all your gear for the tour and an explanation of the day's activity.
  • 09:30 Practice
    DSCN1002 Start with how to row canoes. It is very easy to learn and do, so no worries! Because the river is calm, we do not have to worry about working hard to go with the flow of the river.
  • 09:50 Canoeing
    DSCN1002 Start canoeing down the river! Do not hurry, and relax, for you will soon get used to it so that you can control the canoe. The guide will take your photos, and you can enjoy the pictures for free.
  • 10:50 Jungle Trekking
    Enjoy a roughly 20-minutes hike as the guide talks. You might even meet a rare animal. Go slowly on the unpaved mountain trail step by step.
  • 11:10 Waterfall Basin and Lunch
    DSCN1002 You can swim in the waterfall basin in the period between May and September.
    Enjoy playing before having lunch!
  • 12:10 Return to Shop
  • 13:30 End Canoe Trekking
    After finishing your canoe experience, enjoy touring around the island.
  • 14:00 Yubujima Island
    The guide will not attend the buffalo car tour, but you can enjoy the tour at your own pace. There is a subtropical botanical garden in Yubujima that is a delight to see.
  • 15:45 Sightseeing Ends
    The staff will drop you off by the water buffalo stand. Please take a bus from Yubujima Island to the Ohara Port.
  • 16:00 Tour Ends at the Water Buffalo Stand
    • This tour is for ages 6 and older people who are healthy mentally and physically.
    • Individuals with the following may not join this tour;
      Pregnant individuals, or those with a chance of pregnancy.
      Individuals with leg, back, or heart issues, or other chronic illnesses.
      Anyone nervous about their physical condition.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Items to bring
      Hat/ towels/ sunscreen/ sunglasses (especially for summertime)/ drink (which you can also buy at our shop)/ spare clothes (for people who are planning to go to Ishigakijima after the tour)
      *Please take care of your camera yourself, if you bring one. We recommend that you carry your camera in a waterproof bag, or use a disposable camera, if you do not have a waterproof camera.
      *We recommend that you use insect repellent, if you dislike insects.
    • Clothes suitable for the activity. We recommend you wear thin and fast-drying and long-sleeved shirts and long pants. Or, wear thin outer wear over short-sleeved shirt and short pants to avoid exposing your skin to the sunshine. In winter, it will be comfortable, if you wear a wind breaker to protect against the north wind. You can check your belongings which you do not need during the tour at our shop. Please put your valuables into the free locker.
Additional Note(s)
    • For guests coming from Ishigakijima Island:
      Please take the ship of Anei Kankou.
      Please check the departure time of the ferry you are planning to board. After the tour, you will be able to take a ferry departing from Uehara Port between 16:00 to 18:00
    • The tour will be carried out in a light rain as planned, or on another course. Please understand that we may decide to change the course considering the weather on the day before the tour.
    • We will contact you by phone on the day before the tour. At that time, we will talk about the final plan for the tour.
    • In summertime or when the temperature is high, the duration time may be extended to about 7 hours, for many participants want to swim in the waterfall basin.
    • This tour operates in Japanese with simple English assistance.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 14.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • *There may be cases where the operating company has to stop the tour, if the weather changes suddenly during the tour. Please understand that in such a case, we cannot give you a refund of the tour price.
    *The operating company cannot compensate for your travel expenses etc, if the tour is cancelled after you come to the site.
USD 91.88
USD 91.88

Taxes & fees included

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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 7.5 - 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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