Pinaisara Waterfall 1 day tour
This name was given to the waterfall because it looks like an old mans beard, when looked at from a distance. Tour consist of kayaking on the river and hiking on a beautiful mountain path to the falls.
This one day tour goes to the top of the falls and back down to the basin. While there you will be able to view the natural beauty of the island, a site that will stay with you forever.
|Level of difficulty|
Beginners are Welcomed
Direct Booking Discount Campaign from here !! ¥1,000 off / per
|Tour Available||All year round|
|Required age||Over 5 years|
Child under 12 years ¥11,000
Direct discount ¥ 1,000 off
|Items used||River Kayak and Boots|
- Your Preparation:
Please bring drinking water for the tour. (1-2 500ml bottle)
Bring some cloth for change if you come from Ishigaki.
Be ready for getting wet. Wear swimsuit inside.
- Price includes :
Shoes, waterproof bag, backpack and lunch.
Depending on the weather conditions, the tour route might be modified, or ended early for safety purposes.
|9:00||Shuttle service (pick customer up at their hotel or sea port).|
|9:30||Arrive Staging point Mare River, for quick class/lesson for Kayaking tour.|
|10:00||Depart on tour (start kayaking the Hinai river).|
|11:00||Arrive destination (upper reach Hinai River) to start Hiking.|
|11:50||Arrive at the top of the Pinaisara Waterfalls.|
|13:00||Hike to the basin of the Waterfalls .|
|14:00||Arrive at the basin.Rest and relaxation, water play and snackhttps://english.iriomote-osanpo.com|
|14:40||Hike back to the upper reach of the Hinai River .|
|15:00||Arrive at the upper reach of the Hinai River (start Kayaking down the river).|
|16:00||Arrive staging point.|
NOTE:During the summer season, all the tours might be one hour early.
What is Pinaisara?
“Pinai Falls” In Iriomote Island, it is called “Pinaisara”, that “Pinai” means a white beard and “Sara” means a waterfall.
It is located upstream of the Hinai River and has a drop of about 55m, making it one of the largest waterfalls in Okinawa Prefecture.
What is Sakishimasuounoki?
Sakishimasuoki grows in inland marshes with mangrove forests, and is distributed in Amami Oshima, Okinawa, Ishigakijima, and Iriomotejima.
It is characterized by a large board-like root (itane), which was used as a ship’s rudder in the old days.
There are other trees with itane roots, but among them, Sakishimasuounoki is said to be by far the most splendid.
Can you find a big itane Sakishimasuoki?