The Iriomote Canoe Tour Sightseeing in Yubujima Island is an exciting adventure for nature lovers who are visiting Iriomote, Japan.
This tour is perfect for exploring the beautiful Yubujima Island, which has amazing beaches and lush mangrove forests.
You’ll be picked up conveniently and get personal attention throughout the tour.
This journey is great for most people, but if you have back problems, heart conditions, or serious medical issues, it’s not recommended.
Get ready to have a thrilling experience in this remote island!
Good To Know
- Free pickup available in the Uehara area
- Knowledgeable tour guides sharing information about the area
- Fun activities like canoeing and exploring mangrove forests
- Best to visit during dry season (November to April)
Tour Pickup Details
The tour will pick you up for free if you’re in the Uehara area. But if you’re staying outside that area, you’ll have to find your own way to Uehara Port. Don’t worry though, there are a couple of options for you. You can take a bus or hire a taxi to get to the port.
The day before the tour, the shop will contact you to confirm where and when to meet. This makes sure that everyone knows what’s going on and can get there on time. The pickup details are really well-organized, so it’s easy for everyone to join the tour.
What to Expect During the Tour
During the tour, you’ll have a lot of fun and exciting things to do. Here’s what you can expect:
Safety first: Your safety is the top priority. You’ll be given life jackets to wear while canoeing, and the tour guides will explain all the safety rules before we start. That way, everyone will know how to stay safe during the tour.
Expert guides: The tour guides know a lot about the area and the animals that live there. They’ll share interesting information with you about the plants and animals on Yubujima Island. You’ll learn cool facts and get a better understanding of how everything in the ecosystem works together.
Fun activities: The tour includes canoeing in the rivers and exploring the mangrove forests. You’ll have the chance to see amazing wildlife like colorful birds and the rare Iriomote wildcat in their natural homes. If the itinerary allows, there might also be hiking and snorkeling activities.
Cancellation Policy and Refunds
If you need to cancel your booking for the Iriomote Canoe Tour in Yubujima Island, here’s what you need to know.
After you book, you’ll get a confirmation within 48 hours, but remember that it depends on availability. If you’re pregnant, it’s not recommended to go on this tour for safety reasons.
Now, let’s talk about the cancellation policy. If you cancel your booking at least 24 hours before the tour starts, you’ll get a full refund. But if you cancel within 24 hours of the start time, sorry, no refund for you. And if you try to make changes less than 24 hours before the start time, they won’t be accepted. Oh, and just so you know, the cutoff times for all this stuff are based on the local time.
Keep in mind that this tour is weather-dependent. So, if the weather isn’t cooperating, you have options. You can either reschedule your tour or get a full refund. It’s nice to have some flexibility, right?
That’s pretty much it! Now you know the deal with the cancellation policy and refunds for the Iriomote Canoe Tour. Have a great time exploring Yubujima Island!
Traveler Photos and Reviews
Traveler Photos and Reviews
Want to know what the Iriomote Canoe Tour in Yubujima Island is really like? Look no further than the photos and reviews from people who’ve been there before! These photos give you a clear idea of what the tour is like and how good the pictures turn out.
And the reviews from other travelers give you their personal experiences, showing how much they enjoyed the tour and how knowledgeable the guide was. The photos are often praised for capturing the incredible beauty of Yubujima Island. Travelers also love how the guide knows so much about the area, making the journey smooth and informative.
Plus, the tour has received lots of positive reviews and high ratings on Viator and Tripadvisor, so you know it’s a great choice for adventure and exploration in Iriomote.
Directions to Yubujima Island Tour Starting Point
To start your Yubujima Island Tour, there’s a convenient free pickup service available in the Uehara area. It’s super easy! This service will pick you up from most hotels in the Uehara area, so you don’t have to worry about transportation. But remember, if you’re staying at a hotel outside the Uehara area, you’ll need to make your way to Uehara Port by bus or taxi.
The day before your tour, the tour shop will get in touch with you to confirm where and when you’ll meet up. This way, you’ll have all the details you need in advance.
If you’re planning your visit to Yubujima Island, it’s best to come during the dry season. That’s between November and April. During this time, the weather is more favorable for outdoor activities. So you can enjoy all the fun stuff without any worries.
Have a great time exploring Yubujima Island!
Frequently Asked Questions
Are There Any Age Restrictions for the Iriomote Canoe Tour on Yubujima Island?
Great news! If you’re planning to go on the Iriomote canoe tour on Yubujima Island, you might be wondering about age restrictions. Here’s the scoop: infants are allowed on the tour, but they have to sit on their parent’s laps or use infant seats. Safety measures are in place to make sure everyone has a comfortable and enjoyable experience. So, if you’re bringing your little one along, rest assured that they can join in on the fun too!
Is Snorkeling Equipment Provided During the Tour?
Yes, you will be provided with snorkeling equipment during the tour. We take safety very seriously, so we have measures in place to make sure everyone is safe and protected while snorkeling.
What Is the Duration of the Iriomote Canoe Tour on Yubujima Island?
The Iriomote canoe tour on Yubujima Island doesn’t mention how long it lasts. To have a great time on the tour, it’s important to go when the weather is good. That way, you can enjoy a nice canoe ride without any problems.
Is Lunch Included in the Tour Package?
Lunch is totally included in the tour package! Don’t worry if you’re a vegetarian, because there are options just for you on the menu. And guess what? After the tour, you’ll have even more choices for lunch at nearby restaurants near Yubujima Island. So, you’ll definitely be well-fed and ready for more adventures!
Can I Bring My Own Camera or Should I Rent One for the Tour?
You can definitely bring your own camera for the tour! It’s a great way to capture all the amazing moments and memories. But, if you’d rather not bring your own, no worries! You can also rent a camera instead. Both options are available, so you can choose whichever one works best for you.
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The Sum Up
To sum it up, the Iriomote Canoe Tour Sightseeing in Yubujima Island offers adventure seekers and nature lovers a unique and breathtaking experience.
With convenient pickup services, personalized attention, and the opportunity to explore the stunning natural beauty of Yubujima Island, this tour is a must-do activity for those visiting Iriomote.
However, individuals with certain health conditions or those requiring wheelchair accessibility should take note of the restrictions.
This tour promises an exhilarating adventure and a close encounter with the wonders of nature.