Iriomote island Adanade falls kayaking & river hiking course

Adanade falls kayaking & river hiking course

There is so much to do at the waterfall, and you can feel the subtropical hot air.

Adanade falls kayaking & river hiking course
You can feel the subtropical hot air!Kayak, River hiking and Waterfall fun. This course is a full course to enjoy the subtropics.
This is so unexplored exploration!The starting point is “Shirahama port”. Where the end of the road, and it is impossible walking any further.
A large selection of rental goods.Required equipments are included in tour fee. Please feel free to join us.
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Advanced
  • Waterfall fun
  • Waterfall shower
  • Mangrove
  • From 13 yrs
  • From Ishigaki Is OK
15,000 yen (13 – 50 years)
Adanade falls kayaking & river hiking course

On Adanade river you can enjoy kayaking, river trekking and wild swimming a day.

This tour includes all the good points of waterfall fun of Iriomote Island.

We kayak for about 90 minutes, while observing the mangrove. From this point we put on a helmet and life jacket, and hike about 60 minutes on the river. It is like an expedition. You can dive and swim in the waterfall basin at Adanade.

Let’s have lunch after our swim, and return. Recommended for powerful families.

iriomote kayaks reservation


River hiking Waterfall fun The best lunch


Availability 1/1 – 4/26, 5/7 – 6/30, 8/21 – 10/31
You can register individually, but tours will only take place when there are more than 2 participants.
Duration Approximately 8 hours
Start 8:00 am Finish 4:00 pm *The required time changes depending on the tide.
Costs 15,000 yen (13 – 50 years)
Included Okinawan food lunch *free
Equipment (shoes, backpack, waterproof bag, life vest, kayak)
Guide fee
You need Towel
A change of clothes *Please bring underwear too.
Drinking water *At least 1.5 liter during the hot season. You can also buy it at our shop.
Sunglasses *If you have one.
Glasses or contact lenses spares *If you are wearing glasses or contact lenses, bring spares during the tour.
Insect repellent spray *If you are not good at insects.
*If you bring a camera to the tour, please manage at your own risk.
Appropriate clothes Casual clothing is OK. Your clothes will get dirty and wet during the tour.
To protect from UV, insects and injury, we recommend long sleeves.
You can swim in the waterfall basin on hot days, so please wear swimsuit under your clothes beforehand.
Baggage and valuables We will take care of any large baggage you will not use during the tour.
Please be sure to put any valuables in free security locker.
Weather condition The tours will go ahead in conditions of light rain, which is frequent, and will only be cancelled in conditions of heavy rain.
Kazaguruma tours reserves the right to cancel or change the tour due to bad weather.

We recommend you stay at a hotel on Iriomote Island the night before, because these tours start earlier than the other tours.
This course is limited to 4 guests per guide for safety reasons.
There is no place to change your clothes during the tour.
This course, you will get soaked. If you do not want to get wet, you cannot participate.
We call you at the day before of tour. You can check the weather and tour schedule.

FAQ  To Customers

  • If you are coming from Ishigaki Island.
    Please buy a ferry ticket to Uehara port at Anei Kanko in Ishigaki port. The ferry to Uehara port leaves at 6:50 am.
    Our staff will pick you up around 7:50 am. They will have a billboard of our shop.
    *Please go to the restrooms in advance. And please waiting at the entrance of building.
  • If the ferry to Uehara Port is canceled.
    This course will be canceled.
  • When going to Ishigaki Island after the tour finished.
    Please board the ferry departing Uehara port at 5:15 pm. You will arrive at the Ishigaki port around 6:15 pm. But if the tour is delayed, board the Uehara port 6:20 pm departure bound for Ishigaki port and arrive at Ishigaki port at around 7:20 pm.
  • If you are staying at Hoshino Resorts Iriomote Hotel.
    Our staff will pick you up 8:00 am. Please waiting at the lobby.
  • Accommodations within 5km radius from Uehara port.
    Our staff will pick you up 7:50 am – 8:00 am. Please waiting at the lobby.
  • Accommodation that cannot be picked up.
    La Teada Iriomote Resort, Guest House SHIMAJIKAN, Namisou, Takemori-inn, ECO VILLAGE, Jungle Hotel Painumaya, Irunty Futademura, PAINUKAJI, Iriomote Island Hotel, Uminchunoie, etc.
  • For rent-a-car
    Please come to the our base by 8:15 am.

We will pick you up at the port or accommodation at the time we had promised.
Then go to the base, we will orientation meeting before starting the tour.

When all preparations are completed, it is time to start!

We will go to the Shirahama port by car. This place is the starting point of the tour.

After practicing how to use a paddle, get on the canoe floating in the sea.

Here we go!

First, maybe you can’t control your kayak, but it is not a problem. Take it easy!
You will gradually get the hang of kayaking.

It will be kayaking about 90 minutes. Relax and go ahead while observing nature.

Let’s hike to the Adanade falls. We will hike about 60 minutes to Adanade falls. It is river hiking!

Walk while enjoying. We will soon arrive at the waterfall.

When we arrive at the Shirahama port, we will clean up and return to the base.

After taking a shower and change clothes, we will give you a ride to Uehara port or your accommodation.

It’s almost time finish the trip. Let’s say goodbye to the Adanade falls.
On the way, you will go to tidal flats. There is a lot of wildlife.

Maybe you will feel that tonight’s dinner is more delicious than usual.

We finally arrived at Adanade falls!

While you are taking pictures and having a break, your guide will start to cook your lunch. It is Iriomote style.

It is too hard for many tourists to go to Adanade falls, because it is necessary to kayak for 2 hours and trek 30 minutes. You can get a really valuable experience.