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Iriomote Island

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Address: Yaeyama-gun 907-1432, Okinawa Prefecture
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US$135.14*
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Iriomote Island Tour: Urauchi River Cruise, Maryudo Falls Hike and Kayak Tour
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US$130.60*
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Okinawa Islands Tour: Iriomote, Yubu, Kohama and Taketomi Islands from Ishigaki...
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US$36.28*
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Taketomi Island Day Trip from Ishigaki with Optional Bike Rental or Kondoi Beach

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Beautiful, unspoilt nature

We came here on a day trip from Ishigaki, and it was well worth the trip. This beautiful piece of unspoilt nature really merits more than a day to be fully appreciated.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2016
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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We came here on a day trip from Ishigaki, and it was well worth the trip. This beautiful piece of unspoilt nature really merits more than a day to be fully appreciated.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Iriomote is one of the main islands in Yaeyama and it is a perfect place for adventure and relax at the same time. Beautiful and blue beaches, rivers with mangroves and falls and many more things.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Iriomote is 90-something percent subtropical rainforest and it is so beutiful. It is a 30-45 minute boat ride from Ishigaki port. If you are looking for luxury, I would recommend staying on the main island of Ishigaki for a more modern stsy. If you are looking to unplug and just enjoy the simple life for a couple of days, I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We made a tour from Ishigaki- the Sangara tour at the ferry port, Be Okinawa counter. Quite pricey (148000 Yen p.P), included were- kayak ride, treck through mangrooves, lunch, ferry tickets both ways. The kayaking was frankly amazing. I am a total beginner but it was amazingly fun, too bad it was too short. The trecking to the Sangara falls... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It met our end of holiday aim to be on a quiet and secluded island. There is little to do but relax, read and enjoy a drink. The river cruise and hike was nice, but that's as extreme as you can get here.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

A ferry ride away from Ishigaki is an island covered in thick forest and mangrove swamps. This place is teeming with wildlife both on the land and in the sea. We took a ferry to Uehara, the northern port (not to be confused with Ohara, the southern port) and stayed at Villa Hirugi. There was a bike rental nearby and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Most people come to Iriomote on a guide tour day trip from Ishigaki. However it is very easy to rent a car there for the day and explore the island in your own time. There is much to see and do. Do do to Yubu Island, a small islet turned into a tropical garden. The trip from Iriomote to Yubu... More 

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My first trip for the island. I decided last minute to stay on Iriomote Island and have enjoyed my first day on the west coast. Can are few and expensive. Recommend either booking tours that pick you up at hotel the entire time OR reserve a rental. It is easy to get around. If you do not have a Japanese... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

40min ferry ride from Ishigaki. Only 2000 people live here despite it being the second biggest island in Okinawa. Highly recommended for trekking, kayaking, scuba diving! Excellent

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This island is like a jungle! You can spend memorial time in this island definetly. The air is clear and fresh , the sky is blue , the nature is wild and warmful , animal is unique , stars are amazing beautiful and clear in the night. In my case , I went around whole island by rental car. It... More 

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