Go stand-up paddleboarding or canoeing on Ishigaki Island's Miyara River, a nationally designated natural monument that's known for its dense mangrove forests. Enjoy the view as you take a leisurely paddle down the Miyara's tranquil waters.
Get an up-close encounter with natural wonders that you won't find on mainland Japan (Honshu) — go stand-up paddleboarding or canoeing on Ishigaki Island's Miyara River. The longest river flowing through Ishigaki Island, the Miyara is a designated natural monument of Japan. It's surrounded by dense mangrove forests — trees that only grow in tropical and subtropical climates. The mangrove forests here are one of the best-known on Ishigaki Island! Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is a fairly new marine sport that has become popular in recent years. Despite the name, you can either stand or sit on your sturdy paddleboard as you paddle down the water. It's relatively easy to learn — you'll get the hang of it in no time, and you'll be amazed to know that paddleboards offer a lot more stable than you can imagine! Meanwhile, canoeing needs no introduction — this water activity has been popular for a long time. Book now to refresh yourself as you paddle on the Miyara River's clear, tranquil waters; see mangrove forests up close; and enjoy the vivid-blue sky!