You may be able to meet the Iriomote wildcat! "Nyaito Tour"

This is a night tour to see the Iriomote wildcat and other creatures of Iriomote Island at night while taking into consideration their habitat.
Our guides will use thermal night vision (infrared temperature sensing scope) and flashlights that are easy on the eyes of the Iriomote wild cat.

This is a private night tour limited to one group per day. If you are lucky, you may be able to see the Iriomote wildcat!
We will talk about the current situation and ecology of the Iriomote wild cat, which we know only because we live in Iriomote Island, and go around places where the Iriomote wild cat may appear while searching for various creatures at night with our guide. We are collecting information on the habitat and appearance of the Iriomote wild cat on a daily basis, and try to visit places where the encounter rate is as high as possible, but please join us as a night tour to enjoy Iriomote Island at night and “if you are lucky, you may meet the Iriomote wild cat! If you are lucky, you may be able to see the Iriomote wild cat!

In addition, in order to respect the habitat of the Iriomote wild cat and local rules, we will not enter the hunting grounds or jungle unnecessarily, nor will we track the Iriomote wild cat when we encounter it. In order to protect the habitat of the Iriomote wildcat, we ask for your cooperation in some matters when you make your reservation by e-mail. Only those who agree will be allowed to participate.

If we are blessed with good weather, we will be able to see the magic hour at dusk, beautiful starry skies, overnight flowers that can be seen only at that time of the year, fireflies that are popular at night, coconut crabs, short-tailed hawksbills, flying foxes, flying foxes, and many other creatures of the waterside. You may see fireflies, coconut crabs, short-tailed hawks, great crested newts, water creatures, and many other creatures of the night.

Even if you can’t see the Iriomote wild cat, you can observe a lot of night life in Iriomote Island, and it is a private night tour limited to one group per day that can be enjoyed by both children and adults.

  • Departure time (schedule)

    Tour time: about 2 hours and 30 minutes
    19:15- (Start time may change depending on the season)

  • Number of participants

    Minimum number of participants: 1

  • Target

    Elementary school students and above

  • Fee

    Number of participants
    1 person: ¥8,000
    2 persons: ¥12,000
    From the third person: ¥4,000 per person will be added to the fee for two participants. (Payment must be made in cash on the day of the tour)
    The tour is not available for one person during peak season.

    (Cash payment only on the day of the tour.) *We do not offer tours for one person during peak season. (In this case, the fee will be ¥8,000 per person.)

    ※What's included in the price
    Bobcat eye-friendly flashlight, binoculars (max. 2), simple rain gear, boots, transportation

  • Clothing / Preparation

    Sneakers or other shoes, long pants, and long sleeves are safe. Bug spray, if necessary.

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Trekking tour to Maluud Kampilay waterfall with islanders.

You can go to the Maluud Kampilay waterfall by yourself using a sightseeing boat, but if you want to take a relaxing trip with an islander guide, this is the tour for you. If you go there by yourself, you will just pass through the national park without understanding what kind of plants are there, but if you go with a guide, you will be able to listen to many stories and introduce the charm of Iriomote Island as only an islander guide can do on the way. The tour is long and leisurely, and includes boots, a backpack, a homemade lunch box, and transportation, so you can join us easily. This tour is a private tour for one group only.

  • Recommended period

    All year

  • Departure time (schedule)

    Tour time: about 6 hours

    Approximate tour itinerary
    9:00 Pick up → Preparation
    9:40 Board the sightseeing boat
    10:00 Start trekking
    10:45 Arrive at Maluud Waterfall Pause
    11:45 Arrival at Kampilay Waterfall Lunch
    12:45 Departure from Kanpire Waterfall
    14:30 Boarding a cruise ship
    15:00 End of tour Dismissal point

  • Number of participants

    Minimum number of participants: 1 / Maximum number of participants: 3

  • Target

    Over 5 years old

  • Fee

    Adults ¥6,000 (¥9,000 if only one person participates on the day)
    Child (6 years old to under junior high school) ¥4,000
    (to be paid in cash on the day)

    There is a separate fee of ¥2,200 for adults and ¥1,100 for children.

    ※What's included in the price
    Lunch box, guide fee, boots, backpack, simple rain gear, transportation

  • Clothing / Preparation

    Long pants are safe. Insect repellent.

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Walking tour with an islander's grandmother

We will take a walk with an islander’s grandmother while yuntaku (chatting) about old villages and Iriomote Island.
Since we have come to Iriomote Island, we would like to talk with the islanders.
I want to go one step further…! It is recommended for such people.
All you have to do is take a walk with your grandmother and have a chat! The content depends on the day.

The content of the tour depends on the day. Since the tour will be held according to the grandmother’s schedule, it will be held regardless of the reservation status of Iriomote Island Jungle Book, so please contact us directly if you are interested. Please contact us directly if you are interested in this tour. This tour is limited to 3 people.

  • Departure time (schedule)

    Tour time: about 2 hours
    Depends on the availability of the grandmother, but it is usually during the day. Please contact us for details.

  • Number of participants

    Minimum number of reminders: 1 / Maximum number of reminders: 3

  • Target

    Over 3 years old

  • Fee

    Single participant: ¥3,000
    2 participants: ¥5,000
    3 participants: ¥7,000 (to be paid in cash on the day)

    What is included in the fee?
    Pick-up and drop-off

  • Clothing / Preparation

    Long pants are safe. Insect repellent.

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