Mini Nature Walk and Wildlife Night Tour


  • Walk the forest roads in the World Heritage site and witness the beauty of nature.
  • Go into the forest at night to explore the wildlife.
  • Enjoy tea time at the beautiful riverside.

This tour offers the chance to enjoy both the forest during the bright hours and the night on Amami Oshima Island in a short span of time.By walking along the forest road during the bright evening hours, you will feel the richness of the forests and water on Amami Oshima. After a short walk, you will have a coffee break by a stream. As it gets dark, you will depart for the forest by car. You can look forward to the wildlife tour and the excitement of encountering various rare creatures.


Pick-up at your place

If you do not require transfer services, please meet at Mangrove Park

Mini nature walking begin

Walk along the riverside in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Enjoy nature observation with the guide.

Take a break at riverside

Tea and snacks will be served.

Wildlife tour begin

We will head into the night forest in the guide’s car.
The nighttime forest is home to rare wildlife.

Let’s look for a variety of wildlife together.
Drop-off at your hotel

At a glance

Duration3.5 hours ~
Meeting time5 PM – 6:30 PM (Depending on the sunset time.)
End time8:00PM – 9:30PM         
Price1 Adult (13+) ¥9,900
1 Child (~12)¥4,000
Single person ¥17,000
Transfer ServiceFree for Naze area.
For other areas will be charged 20 yen per kilometer based on the distance. Please refer to the guidelines for more details.
Max number of participants6 people
What to bringShoes, Towel, Drink, Bug spray
PaymentCash / Credit card / QR cord ※
※Alipay+, WeChat Pay, UnionPay QR, COIN+, PayPay, au Pay are available.

What’s Included?

  • English-speaking Guide
  • Registered Amami Oshima eco-tour guide
  • Domestic Travel Accident and Damage Compensation Insurance for Accidents during the Tour
  • Complete Set of Equipment for the Experience
  • Round-trip transfers to your place

Additional info

  • We will walk along a 900m paved path in one way during the mini nature walk.
  • The wildlife observed during this tour may vary depending on the weather conditions and other factors of the day.
  • Please understand that this tour involves a leisurely drive while searching for wildlife and observing them from the vehicle. It is not a hiking tour in the forest at night.
  • The meeting time will be determined based on sunset time. 5:30 PM in summer, 5:00 PM in spring and autumn, and 4:30 PM in winter
  • You can request tea instead of coffee.


Is it held in case of rain?

It is conducted in rainy weather. However, if heavy rain or various warnings are issued, we will assess the situation and there may be cases where it is canceled.

Are there any dangers from Habu snakes?

Habu snakes are nocturnal creatures, and extra caution is required during the night. Please always follow the guide’s instructions and and avoid getting off without permission.

Cancellation policy

  • 3 days prior : 50% refund
  • 2 days prior : No refund (100% cancellation fee)
  • 1 day prior : No refund (100% cancellation fee)
  • On the day of the tour : No refund (100% cancellation fee)

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