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Turtle viewing

I was there during the season turtles lay eggs. Local people are trying hard to maintain the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Pengapa
fantastic beach withe turtles

Really nice beach. Practically empty when we where there. Great swimming but du to waves sometimes... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

Really nice beach. Practically empty when we where there. Great swimming but du to waves sometimes and steep entrance from the beach makes it less suitable for small children. Nice snorkeling 150 meters to the right of Hotel Marine Blue. Nor corals but lots of...More

Thank grodfot1
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We drove to see the sunset but both days, it wasn’t much of a sunset. There was nobody on the beach except the two of us. Waves are hitting the rocks that line the coast so I Guess it isn’t suitable for Swimming.

Thank Another_dawn2018
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We were on the beach the last evening of the sea turtle season (hoping to possibly see a late comer before the beaches close down for actual tours) but while we saw no turtles, we did have some beautiful vistas. It was so relaxing and...More

1  Thank deliriou599
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

If you're remotely interested in sea turtles this is the place you can't miss. We stayed there for three nights at Marine Blue Yakushima Hotel - which was the greatest hotel! When the sea is calm, the beach is great for swimming - when it's...More

Thank Markaberg
Reviewed 28 July 2016

A very beautiful beach where sea turtles will come at night to nest and hatch. During the daytime it is very very hot and sunny and the water so crystal blue.

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

I was there during the season turtles lay eggs. Local people are trying hard to maintain the population of turtles and run turtle viewing sessions so that tourists won't disturb turtles laying eggs, which means that you cannot just go and look at them by...More

1  Thank Pengapa
Reviewed 23 March 2016

This was a nice beach but there really isn't much to see, just average. You will probably notice a shrine in a cave which was pretty cool.

Thank jumpingjewels
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Unfortunately the weather was cloudy when we arrived at the beach--but that didn't stop us from enjoying ourselves. We were able to grab some amazing photos. There was no one around at the time and we were able to relax in peace after an exhausting...More

Thank josstewit
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I visited the beach with my guide (from Yakushima Experience). In winter there is not much to see here, but we enjoyed a nice walk in the rain along the sandy beach. In summer, this is the best place to watch sea turtles lay eggs!

Thank nicolajones08
Reviewed 18 February 2016

yakushima is awesome in so many ways this was one of the worthy stops that add to the whole picture of a great adventure nature vacation

Thank Jay P
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It may be too late but my answer is: the one for ¥8000 is all inclusive such as picking up from or to your hotel and driving etc, and the one for ¥1500 is only participation fee to see the turtle birth or hatch. And most... More
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