The best way to explore Amami’s Mangrove Park is by canoe, so get ready to use your arm muscles! This large protected semi-national park spans almost 2.5 acres and is home to a variety of wildlife. The canoe tour is suitable even for beginners and families with young children, and takes about one hour. Depending on the tides, you can see different characterstics of the mangroves, and various animals reveal themselves.
Tokyo (Narita) to Virgin Mangrove Forest, Amami
2 h 50 min
From 6,400 yen
1 h 10 min
Virgin Mangrove Forest
Ishihara, Sumiyo, Amami, Kagoshima Prefecture
All listed travel times and costs are approximate.