Beginner Friendly Okinawa Mangrove River Kayaking Adventure in Higashi tours, activities, fun things to do in Okinawa Main Island(Okinawa)|VELTRA
Beginner Friendly Okinawa Mangrove River Kayaking Adventure in Higashi
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What to expect

Grab your paddle and hop aboard a kayak to explore the lush mangrove forest and the unique wildlife with an experienced local guide. Not too far from Nago, beginners and small children can also join the fun adventure for a memorable time in Okinawa!
VELTRA says... See the wild side of Okinawa on a family-friendly, exciting kayaking tour to the vibrant Yanbaru mangroves of Higashi for an unforgettable outdoor experience!

Packages

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1.5 Hour Mangrove Kayak Course
USD 48.60
USD 48.60
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USD 48.60
USD 48.60
Special offer

Elementary school
USD 34.02
Infant (Age 3 & over)
USD 24.30
Special offer
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Spot the unique wildlife as you leisurely paddle through the mangrove forest. Perfect for small children and beginners who want to give kayaking a shot!
As you can only kayak in the mangroves at high tide, the tour times will change according to the tides.

Elementary school
USD 34.02
Infant (Age 3 & over)
USD 24.30
Special offer
Photo and Cookies

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: Life jacket / Insurance / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / Kayak rental

Schedule

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Start time :
06:45

Meet at Yanbaru Club

07:00
Get Ready!
Safety First
163998
Learn to Kayak
332518
Practice in the River
163913
Mangrove Kayaking
332520
Return to the Base
20130808063326_1125446309_2282_0
Take Home Photos!
163923

Tour Ends at Yanbaru Club

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • As you can only kayak in the mangroves at high tide only, the tour times depend on the tides. Please check the available times when booking.
  • Small children will sit in the same kayak as an adult.
  • Individuals who are pregnant, children under the age of 3, or those under the influence of medication or alcohol will not be allowed to participate.
  • Please make sure to give yourself enough time to arrive at the locations. Latecomers may not be able to take part in the tour.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Due to the changes in tide, the start time will vary depending on the season.
  • The tour will still operate in the rain, however, if small children are present, cancellations will be accepted without charge.
  • Limited supplies of rain gear and beach sandals are available for free rental.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Water shoes / sports sandals
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Drinks (water, tea, sports drink)
  • Please wear a bathing suit or clothing that can get wet. (Shorts, jersey, long-sleeved shirt on hot days. On cold days, windbreakers, parkas are recommended.)
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2.5 Hour Mangrove and Sea Kayak Course
USD 68.04
USD 68.04
Special offer
USD 68.04
USD 68.04
Special offer

Elementary school (Age 6-12)
USD 48.60
Infant (Age 5 & over)
USD 29.16
Special offer
Photo and Cookies

Experience the unique ecosystem of the mangroves up close and personal, with an experienced guide. If the weather permits, you can also sail out into the sea and enjoy kayaking in the Pacific Ocean!
As you can only kayak in the mangroves at high tide, the tour times will change according to the tides.

Elementary school (Age 6-12)
USD 48.60
Infant (Age 5 & over)
USD 29.16
Special offer
Photo and Cookies

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
English, Japanese
Without pick-up
Inclusions: Life jacket / Insurance / English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / Kayak rental

Schedule

View All
Start time :
06:45

Meet at Yanbaru Club

07:00
Get Ready!
Safety First
163998
Learn to Kayak
332518
Practice in the River
163913
Mangrove Kayaking
332520
Sea Kayaking
332522
Return to the Base
20130808063326_1125446309_2282_0
Take Home Photos!
163923

Tour Ends at Yanbaru Club

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • As you can only kayak in the mangroves at high tide only, the tour times depend on the tides. Please check the available times when booking.
  • Small children will sit in the same kayak as an adult.
  • Individuals who are pregnant, children under the age of 3, or those under the influence of medication or alcohol will not be allowed to participate.
  • Please make sure to give yourself enough time to arrive at the locations. Latecomers may not be able to take part in the tour.
  • From July through September, small children under 5 years old may only go on the 1.5 hour tour due to heat related risks.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Due to the changes in tide, the start time will vary depending on the season.
  • The tour will still operate in the rain, however, if small children are present, cancellations will be accepted without charge.
  • Limited supplies of rain gear and beach sandals are available for free rental.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Water shoes / sports sandals
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Change of clothes
  • Sunscreen
  • Drinks (water, tea, sports drink)
  • Please wear a bathing suit or clothing that can get wet. (Shorts, jersey, long-sleeved shirt on hot days. On cold days, windbreakers, parkas are recommended.)

Reviews

Overall rating

4.66

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Gesashi Mangrove Kayaking

2019/12/13 Families Bessie

The weather was definitely not kayaking weather, it was raining and cold. But the activity was not cancelled by the company. We showed up and our tour guide, Ken, was ready for us. Unfortunately half our group didn't ...

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Super fun adventure

2019/07/19 Friends Jas

My friend and I took part in the mangrove and sea kayak combo tour and they were both awesome! You can totally feel the difference while paddling through the river and the sea. Unlike our experience kayaking in other cou...

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Educational and fun!

2019/06/09 Couples Andre

Guide was friendly, helpful, explained everything in English well. Kayaking was not difficult!

Bring water and sunscreen!

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Activity Provider Yanbaru Club

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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 1 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Top-Rated Activities for Okinawa Main Island

Beginner Friendly Okinawa Mangrove River Kayaking Adventure in Higashi
Grab your paddle and hop aboard a kayak to explore the lush mangrove forest and the unique wildlife with an experienced local guide. Not too far from Nago, beginners and small children can also join the fun adventure for a memorable time in Okinawa!