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Taketomi Port

Taketomi-jima Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa Prefecture
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Taketomi Port

You catch the functional ferry from Ishigaki port to Taketomi port if you want to experience... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
deborahk3
,
Maidstone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Rain rain go away

Short trip from Ishigaki port to this port. Came with high expectations but spoilt by rain. Still... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Travellerspage
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Narita
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  • Average39%
  • Poor2%
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“small island” (2 reviews)
“water buffalo” (4 reviews)
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Taketomi-jima Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

You catch the functional ferry from Ishigaki port to Taketomi port if you want to experience Taketomi Island; the journey takes about 15 minutes. On disembarking, there are a number of mini bus waiting to take you to the water buffalo rides or alternatively it's...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Short trip from Ishigaki port to this port. Came with high expectations but spoilt by rain. Still worth the visit as it's very relaxing with the greenery around

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Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you ever in Ishigaki, don't hesitate to make day trip to nearby island of Taketomi. It's small island, but there is historical village at the middle and beautiful beach on the other side from the port. Its only 3 km from one side to...More

Thank Slavik K
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Taketomi island is just 15 min away from Ishigaki by ferry, so if you are around that area should pay Taketomi a visit. It's a really small and old-style island, you feel like in a movie. Ride on those big cows is a must!

Thank André C
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Ishigaki is a small island lying at the extreme south west end of the Japanese archipelago within Okinawa Prefecture. It enjoys a pleasant tropical climate with magnificent beaches and clear waters making it a popular location for visitors looking to surf, kite-surf, snorkel and scuba...More

1  Thank nickmc
Reviewed 21 August 2015

It is just aferry terminal and do not expect to make any bargain from the ferry shop. Best is to get stuff from Iriomote shops if you happen to travel there. The ferry is within walking distance to the main 'center' i.e a good 20...More

Thank marcdegueurce2013
Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is an easy and cheap ferry trip from Ishigaki’s main town. When you arrive, if you don’t have a pre-booked tour, like us, as which shuttle vans go to the place with the buffalo carts. You get a free shuttle to and from the...More

Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 18 June 2015

If you go to Ishigaki or Kohamajima make sure you visit Taketomi Island, it is a little jewel, take a water buffalo tour, this doesn't last for very long but it's comical and informative, after that hire a cycle and just explore, one tip though...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 10 February 2015

We stayed two nights here in a villa. We walked on pristine beaches fringed with coral reefs in crystal clear blue water,we found star sand,we ate some of the best burgers we have ever had(including in the USA)we ate Okinawa ice cream,we had superb food...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Taketomi island is a very small but an amazing island. It's a must to visit if you go to Ishigaki island. Get a rental bicycle for a day when you get to the port. Or, if you stay in a local B&B in Taketomi island,...More

1  Thank Re&Jo_P
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