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Nakama-river Protected Region

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Came here on a cruise. The trip was in Japanese so didn't understand much but I still enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Mangrove jungle

When we visited Iriomote island we participated cruise tour from pier of Ohhara port. We took... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Kenichi H
Yokohama, Japan
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Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Came here on a cruise. The trip was in Japanese so didn't understand much but I still enjoyed the scenery and the remoteness. Surprisingly didn't spot much wildlife.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

When we visited Iriomote island we participated cruise tour from pier of Ohhara port. We took first boat which started at 8:45am. They said first boat is the best time coz tide is high at that time, so that you can go into the deep...More

Thank Kenichi H
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We took a boat tour among this unspoilt stretch of river, and could then continue on foot for about one hour or so. Pretty interesting, but there wasn't all that much wildlife to be seen (compared to for example similar places we visited in Florida...More

Thank teturtia
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We're in to our adventures: We hiked Fuji through the night last week, so this is really easy in comparison. It's a remote island with little to do but enjoy the remoteness - and this trip enables that. It's really hot and humid in August...More

Thank rjkestle
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I took this cruise to see the giant Looking Glass Mangrove and it did not disappoint. The tour guide was apparently funny, but I do not know any Japanese. It was worth the time and money! I picked up a ticket at the building next...More

Thank Ruggerlynn
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I visited the entrance of this Nakama River. The view of the river covered with mangrove was impressive, especially for their long roots sticking out from the river surface. You can enjoy the view of the river even from the bridge, Nakama Bridge, where you...More

Thank YacchanAmarone
Reviewed 15 January 2015

I spent a chunk of New Year's Eve day paddling a kayak through wonderful mangrove forests along the banks of unspoiled Nakama River. Temps were comfortable (about 60F), winds were fair, and the sky was blue. It mattered little that my guide (a very nice...More

Thank Andrew1234
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We visited when the island was just catching the edge of Super Typhoon Francisco. Many of the attractions were closed down but the island is still accessible and awe-inspiring during this time.

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