Posted: February 18

Outdoor Activities in Kyotango

Away from the big cities, Kyotango is surrounded by an abundance of nature. Making it the perfect place to add some outdoor activities to your Japanese vacation plans.

The summer sea is very calm and has plenty of beaches for swimming and relaxing. It’s also a great place to try water sports without too much fear of tipping over.

But it’s not all whitesand beaches there are plenty of craggy cliffs along the coastline too. They provide plenty of hidden coves and caves that can only be accessed from the sea to explore.

SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding)

The perfect outdoor activity to enjoy at Kyotango’s beaches is an afternoon gliding across the water on a paddleboard. Thanks to the calm seas this is an excellent place for beginners to try this exciting activity.

Rental includes all the necessary equipment (board, paddle and wetsuit) as well as a lesson so you can get the most out of the experience.

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Sea Kayak

If you want to get a bit further out from the beaches sea kayak hire is the activity for you. Your guide will be able to show you a secret cove, or a hidden sea cave.

This is a great outdoor activity for couples, where working together will see you cruising across the sea. The calm sea makes it safe for beginners, and those who lack confidence swimming.

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Blue Cave Tour

The blue cave features a beautiful quirk of topography that gives the water in the cave an intense blue color. The tour is guided by a local fisherman who will show you the blue cave and the love cave.

If you want to get out on the water but not have to rely on your own power a tour of the blue cave will be just what you’re after.

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Takeno Guided Walk

Not all outdoor activities in Kyotango are on the sea; this guided tour will take you to a 6th century archeological site, the Onaru Burial Mounds. Here you can discover the origins of Japan through the remains of its oldest kingdom.

The tour also visits the Takano Shrine, a designated cultural asset of Kyoto Prefecture. Here you can learn about its long history and traditions.

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Outdoor Activities in Kyotango

There are plenty of ways to enjoy Kyotango’s outdoors both on and off the water. Make sure you have time for one or more of these exciting activities to truly get the most out of your Japanese holiday.