Top Things To Do In yaeyama-gun


Special Things To Do to travel in yaeyama-gun that Japanese travelers and locals recommend.

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22 Top Things To Do In yaeyama-gun [1-10]

Sekisei Lagoon

Colorful Jewelry Box Of The Sea! The Largest Gregarious Area Of Rich Corals

The largest area of coral reefs between Ishigaki Island and Iriomote Island. This day, I went around the north of Kuro-shima and Aragusuku-jima on a boat and dived, I could see the colorful corals growing vividly. It's a treasure of Japan that I want to protect forever.

Nishi Beach

The Most Beautiful Beach In Okinawa! An Emerald Green Beach

The island where ordinary people can go and which locates in the southernmost in Japan is Hateruma Island in Okinawa. Nishi beach is in northwest of the island and the most beautiful beach in Japan. Many people come to the island for the beach every year.

Hamajima, Phantom Island

In Japan?! A Rare Island Floating Between Kohama And Taketomi

This island made from sandy beach appears only the low tide. Pure blue sky, pure white beach and the sea of Yaeyama blue make me moved!! You have to use a tour because there aren't any liners.

Starry Sky Of Hateruma

Natural Planetarium! Starry Sky Of Hateruma Island, A Southernmost Island In Japan

A little far from residential areas, you can meet a skyful of stars without any streetlamps. And you must be moved by the stars that you are likely to catch! There're so many stars that you can't distingulish the constellations☆

Hateruma Port

Stunning View Spot In Hateruma Island! Hateruma Blue You Can See From A Breakwater

From the breakwater at Hateruma Port, you can have a whole view of Nishi Beach and breathtaking beautiful ocean spreads in fromt of your eyes. To spend easily on the breakwater and gaze into the ocean is so luxury time I have ever had. You may meet sea turtles♪

Yubu Island

The Genuine Okinawa's Scenery! Water Buffalo Vehicle Stepping Into The Sea

Yuhu Island locates 400m away from Iriomote Island, and the whole island is a botanical gardens of subtropical plants. The way to cross to this island is a vehicle pulled by water buffalo! It's really healing to cross the sea on the swaying water buffalo vehicle with a sound of shamisen.

Iko Pier

Feel Like Walking On The Sea! Iko Pier Going Straight To The Sea

Iko Pier in Kuroshima Island was used as a port. Now, it has gained a popularity as a place to take pictures because it's going straight to the sea. Only walking on the pier makes you feel refreshed.

West Pier

The Setting Sun Seen From West Pier In Taketomi Island

The nearest island from Ishigaki is Taketomi. Located in the west side of the island, West Pier (Nishi Sambashi) is a popular spot to see the beautiful sunset! Only people who stay in the island can see this ever-changing scenery.

Barasu Island

Barasu Island Made Up Of Coral Pieces Floating Between Iriomote & Hatoma Island

Floating gently across the Yaeyama Blue ocean, Barasu Island is made up of coral pieces. With every incoming waves, the pieces of coral play comfortable clacking sounds. You can enjoy snorkeling and swimming in this very clear seawater!

Moubina (Mouzaki) Beach

Coral All Over The Surface! A Beach Like A Secret Place You Can Spend Leisurely

Mouzaki seashore, at the west of Hateruma Island, is a quiet beach like a secret place. There spreading not sands but coral, and it's called 'a hill of coral'.

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