Sabani Ride And Snorkeling Adventure In Ishigaki

Ride the sabani, one of Ishigaki's traditional boats, and go snorkeling in the beautiful waters of Hirakubo Peninsula

Travel to the island paradise of Okinawa and go snorkeling in its crystal clear waters of Ishigaki. You'll begin this experience by hopping on a sabani, one of Okinawa's traditional boats that you won't find anywhere else. Head for the gorgeous Hirakubo Peninsula, which is only reachable by boat. There, you'll marvel at the wonders of nature untouched by urban developments. This is where you'll also go snorkeling. All throughout this activity, you'll be accompanied by a veteran snorkeler who will make sure that you are able to swim and snorkel around with ease. Once you feel that you're ready to go snorkeling, dive into the waters of the peninsula, discover a huge variety of adorable sea creatures living there, and admire the stunning corals. 


  • 9.45am/12.45pm/2:45pm meet up at the office of Yoshida Sabani Tour Office
  • 10am/1pm/3:00pm reception
  • Lecture (20 minutes)
  • Activity starts (80 minutes at sea)
  • Return to the office, time to shower
  • 12pm/3pm/5:00pm activity ends


2 Working Days
2 hours
Voucher Type
No Amendments
No Refunds

Operating Hours

Timings: 9:45am/12:45pm/2:45pm

Duration: 2 hours

What You Get

Sabani Ride and Snorkeling Adventure in Ishigaki

Adult: 12 years old and above

Child: 6 to 11 years old


  • Sabani boat riding and snorkeling experience
  • An English and Japanese-speaking instructor
  • Snorkeling gear rental
  • Insurance provideded by operator
  • Shower facilities


  • Food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
Additional information:
  • Only people aged 6+ can participate in this activity
  • Participants aged 60+ should provide a medical certificate to confirm their eligibility to participate in activities such as snorkeling
  • Pregnant women and people with physical handicaps are not allowed to participate in this activity
  • Please bring a set of extra clothes, towels, and other swimming necessities
  • Please put on your swimsuits under your clothes before arrive at the meet up location
  • Basic swimming skills and experience are required
  • The snorkeling instructor can speak both English and Japanese
  • If you're a beginner, you can still join this activity because you'll get safety and basic lessons during the briefing period before the activity starts. You don't need to have prior snorkeling experience to enjoy this activity
  • Depending on weather and traffic conditions, changes in the itinerary may occur; no reschedules can be made and no refunds will be issued
  • In the event of extreme weather, the activity may get canceled; if so, then you may opt to reschedule the activity or request for a full refund
  • You will be informed by the operator via phone call or email about any cancellations or changes made to the activity one day before
  • In case of any injuries or death during the activity, the operator will shoulder an amount of JPY 100,000,000 (max) for the damages caused

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Yoshida Sabani Tour Office

234-282, Hirakubo, Ishigaki-city, Okinawa, Japan

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
12 years old and above
6 to 11 years old

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