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Mangrove Forested Area

#1 of 43 things to do in Amami Features Animals
Ishihara, Sumiyo-cho, Amami 894-1292, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Nice action for the family

This is action for people of all ages with the right attitude. You can get sweat, wet and even... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
nanbanXXI
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Sesimbra, Portugal
via mobile
Wow!

To tell you the truth …I can't swim but my 10year old daughter really wanted to try canoeing so I... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Tanaka G
,
Tokyo
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Ishihara, Sumiyo-cho, Amami 894-1292, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is action for people of all ages with the right attitude. You can get sweat, wet and even muddy. Along the way you learn to paddle a river kayak and get to know a mangrove in a safe setting. It is a nice, affordable...More

Thank nanbanXXI
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

To tell you the truth …I can't swim but my 10year old daughter really wanted to try canoeing so I gave in and am really happy I did. I got a little wet in the process but it was worth it. We could see the...More

Thank Tanaka G
Reviewed 21 February 2017

While staying on Amami-shi with extended family, we went to this little mangrove forest tucked away in the mountains of the island. What is really interesting about it, is that Amami-shi is a very small island and this little piece of it is well hidden,...More

Thank WorldTravelerJLB
Reviewed 10 August 2016

The mangrove forest is beautiful. However, it is very small, 15 min with the kayak to go and 15 min back. It was not worth the long driving from our accomodation.

1  Thank Alexander S
Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you are looking for a quick yet physically active outing, this is the one for you. This is the second largest mangrove forest in Japan. You get to kayak in a solo or two-person kayak. The tours occur in groups with one to two...More

2  Thank Dr_Maru
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Due to short staying, we decided to choose this mangrove tour to end our try of Amami and ended up the worth try! It was great experience of learning from the expert(sorry forgot his name is,,,) who has been guiding this mangrove inhabitant for decades;...More

Thank Atsuko K
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Very nice place to go and kayak. If you are in amami it sure is a nice thing to do. Although not as nice as in iriomote-jima

Thank WarAss
Reviewed 12 August 2013

We canoed Mangrove Lake as part of a day trip with a glass bottom boat tour - a real highlight for us, it was like being in the rainforest!

3  Thank albi2604
Reviewed 20 July 2011

We hired one of the tours that cruise among the mangroves. Check the timetable at your hotel and be there ahead of time. Rowing is easy, and you can select kayak for single or couple (maybe also for 3 people). You go with a guide...More

3  Thank yuval_adler
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