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Okinawa: Mangrove Kayaking Tour

Product ID: 391478
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Embark on a kayaking adventure through the unique mangroves on the Hija River. Paddle along the calm river to discover the rare ecosystem with its unusual flora and fauna.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Enjoy being active outdoors as you take in the beautiful natural views
  • See abundant mangroves and many living creatures
  • Have fun paddling with the whole family on the calm river
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Have fun kayaking amongst the mangroves on the Hija River. Appreciate the natural beauty and spot different plants and creatures living here in the rare ecosystem. As the river is calm, the kayak tour can be enjoyed by the whole family and all experience levels.

The Hija River is just a few minutes drive from Route 58 in Kadena Town on Okinawa Island. Check in with the local partner, change into your swimsuit, and receive kayak instructions. Your guide will teach you how to paddle and introduce you to the living creatures you may encounter on the tour.

Start kayaking through the mangroves. After listening to the guide's instructions, enjoy exploring the mangroves on your kayak as you look at the plants, rare birds, and small living creatures living in this unique environment for around 1 hour. 

After the tour you can change at the shop.
  • Guide fee
  • Equipment rental
  • Insurance fee
  • Basic kayaking instruction
  • Basic commentary on wild creatures in mangroves
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Please gather at the meeting point 15 minutes before the reservation time.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
Know before you go
Participation requirements: Must be 4 years old or older and in good health.
Please expect to get wet during the kayak tour
The tour will be held rain or shine, but please understand that the tour may be cancelled when there is heavy rain or when there are events at the river.

From £39.57 per person