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Ishigaki Island nature experience. Swim with the majestic sea turtles and then relax and take in the breathtaking views of the island.

snorkelling

Ishigaki Island nature experience. Swim with the majestic sea turtles and then relax and take in the breathtaking views of the island.

16 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese
snorkelling

Ishigaki Island nature experience. Swim with the majestic sea turtles and then relax and take in the breathtaking views of the island.

snorkelling

Ishigaki Island nature experience. Swim with the majestic sea turtles and then relax and take in the breathtaking views of the island.

16 reviews
Duration
3.5 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English, Japanese

What you'll do

Swim with endangered species of sea turtle on Ishigaki Island and enjoy the spectacular view from the top of Mt.Yarabu-dake. There are three types of sea turtles found on the Island, two are an endangered species and the other sea turtle is very rare and near extinction. When swimming with these majestic creatures the sensation feels like you're flying through the sea next to them which gives you a great sense of calmness. Another special place on the Island is Mt.Yarabu-dake that can be easily hiked to in about 10 minutes with a superb view from the summit terrace called "Troll's tongue". The clean and refreshing wind is a perfect combination to refresh your mind and admire the view. Let's enjoy the magnificent sea and mountains of Ishigaki Island together.

Your host

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靖英

I have a qualification in marine safety so you can snorkel with confidence and fully embrace the experience. I can skin dive about 10m or more which allows me to take a memorial photo of you underwater. I am also familiar with many scenic spots around the Island that are not published in tourist magazines of which I have previously taken celebrities.

What's included

Equipment
We provide Snorkel equipment, life jackets and an underwater camera to capture your experience.

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Where you'll be

The main snorkeling area is performed at a spot that allows us to easily find sea turtles in a semi enclosed area of osaki beach. Life jackets and snorkel equipment are fully equipped so you can enjoy the experience with confidence even if you`re not good at swimming. Besides sea turtles you will see many colorful fish from southern countries such as clownfish famous for Nemo, lion fish, sea snakes, moray eels and variety of marine life. Ishigaki Island is well known for the fantastic and beautiful underwater scenery especially the many coral reefs that surround the island.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 18 and up can attend. If you have a chronic illness such as a bad heart, please notify in advance, in some cases you may not be able to participate.

More tips

Please when in the water don't touch or chase after the sea turtles even if they are nearby for your safety and theirs. The encounter rate is around 80% so please understand that you can't have a refund if you don't encounter a sea turtle.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

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    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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靖英
Ishigaki Island nature experience. Swim with the majestic sea turtles and then relax and take in the breathtaking views of the island.
16 reviews
From €43/person
16 reviews
From €43/person