Low Key Amami offers “tailor-made” style English speaking private tours, just for you.

English tours in Amami Oshima

Full Day As You Like”      ¥16.000/ 7 H

“Half Day As You Wish”    ¥8.000 / 3.5H

* The tours are tailored to your requests. Please let me know your interests in Amami so that I will propose your ideal itineraries. Below are my recommendations.

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low-key waterfall hike

Waterfall hike in Amami Ōshima.

A short hike along the river to the low-key mysterious waterfall. Seasonal flowers, tropical ferns and the island’s birds are waiting for you. It’s surprisingly cool up there, great for chilling out in summer…

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*Canoeing at the mangrove forest

Mangrove canoeing tour by Low Key Amami.

Explore the second largest mangrove forest in Japan by canoeing. Best in high tide when more of the smaller off shoots of the river are accessible. Canoe rental fee is included.

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*Kinsakubaru forest hike

Hiking at Kinsakubaru in Amami Ōshima.

Go exploring the Amamiian primeval forest for the simbolic “flying spider monkey tree ferns” and the unique subtropical plants. Best in winter-spring when less crowd and more seasonal flowers.

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*Birding for early birders

Birding in Amami Ōshima.

Amami Oshima is a treasure trove of the wild birds, such as the famous “Lidth’s jay”, white-backed woodpecker, and Ryukyu robin. Best in the early morning, available from dawn.

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*Mt. Yuwan hike

A winter trail in a warm day of January

Hike up to the summit of Mt. Yuwan, the highest mountain in Ryukyu archipelago. A lot of endemic species of Amami will be waiting for you on the trail. Enjoy the panoramic view from the top as well!!

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*Dorozome experience (¥3.000 add)

Dorozome (mud dyeing) experience in Amami Ōshima.

Experience the 1300 year old Dorozome (mud dyeing) technique for Oshima Tsumugi, the traditional silk garment of Amami Oshima. BYO whatever you want to dye, or a plain Tee for ¥1.300 add. Best in rainy days and for your unique souvenir!!

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**Night exploring**

The famous black rabbit in Amami Ōshima.

¥12.000 / 20:00-23:00

Night drive on the forest roads in the central part of the island for the nacturnal animals of the endemic and rare species. Don’t forget to visit the famous “Amami rabbits” while you are in Amami!!

For more details, please contact me.

An endangered species in Amami Ōshima.