Iriomote Island is the second largest island of Okinawa Prefecture with over 90% of the overall area consisting of undeveloped land of dense jungles which is also a part Iriomote National Park. The island is popular among adventurous travelers in search of outdoor activities in Japan. The abundant natural resources of Iriomote provide guests with water activities including fishing, kayaking and snorkeling. Seasoned hikers in search of a challenge can embark on trails spanning over 20 kilometers alongside nature. Travelers can experience close encounters with manta rays while scuba diving between Iriomote and Kohama Island, while the endangered species of wild cats called “Iriomote Yamaneko” can spring out and catch guests from surprise. Rivers within the dense jungle act as the perfect destination for boat cruises and kayaking tours surrounded by nature. Although beaches are available for tourists to enjoy on this remote island, most of which don’t provide public facilities with some located on off shore areas. For travelers visiting this oasis of Okinawa, be sure to watch out for the wildlife to this natural habitat, some can be poisonous and signs are made visible for guests to notice. The activities on Iriomote Island attract thousands of visitors a year to visit and offers an unforgettable natural experience in Japan.