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Kayaking to Mariyudō-no-taki waterfalls

Iriomote’s number-one attraction is a boat trip up the Urauchi-gawa (浦内川), a winding brown river reminiscent of a tiny stretch of the Amazon. We rented a kayak from the mouth of the river, Urauchi-gawa Kankō (浦内川観光 ) and  paddled up 6 km braving against… Continue Reading “Kayaking to Mariyudō-no-taki waterfalls”