Sightseeing & Activities on Iriomote Island

 

The main reason for people visit Iriomote Island for the nature experiences available in the jungle and Japan’s most Southern National Park. Tours up the largest rivers in Okinawa The Urauchi and Nakama by boat or canoe can reveal some spectacular sights including a wide selection of beautiful waterfalls. Getting around the island to see some of the sights can also be done by water buffalo cart for a distinctively Iriomotejima experience.

 

Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park, Okinawa Japan Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park
the most Southern National Park in Japan this beautiful piece of preserved Okinawa eco-system is densely covered with virgin forests of subtropical trees such as mangrove, oak and pasania, and is also famous as the habitat of indigenous Iriomote Wild Cat...
Iriomote Onsen, Okinawa Japan Iriomote Onsen
The most southern hot spring in Japan. The Iriomote Onsen offers a wide range of bathing facilities including: indoor & outdoor baths, sauna, and swimming pool. Bathing suites should be worn except ...
Pinaisaara Waterfall Pinaisaara Waterfall
Okinawa’s highest waterfall with a height of over 80 meters. Loosely translated “Pinaisaara” means hanging white beard waterfall. This scenic place is another example of the abundant natural beauty on the island ...
Yubu-jima, Iriomote Island Okinawa Japan Yubu-jima
The water that divides Yubu Island from its larger neighbor is so shallow it can be crossed on foot. Although it is possible to walk across most people who visit Yubu Island elect for a ride in the popular yet slightly antiquated looking water buffalo taxi ...
Unarizaki Observatory, Iriomote Island Okinawa Japan Unarizaki Observatory
The best views on the island Located not far from two of the best beaches on the island Hoshinohama Beach with its star shaped sand and the crescent shaped Tsukigahama Beach, Unarizaki Observatory is easy to stop by after a fun day of water sports and ...
Hoshidate Natural Conservation District, Iriomote-jima Okinawa Japan Hoshidate Natural Conservation District
For Nature lovers and “Eco-tourists” it doesn’t get much better in Okinawa than the Hoshidate natural conservation district. An area of 24ha. set aside for conservation by the Iriomote government. This pristinely preserved natural environment stretches from ...
Nakama River Nature Conservation District, Iriomote-jima Okinawa Nakama River
Stretching for a total length of 17.5km. Located on the East side of Iriomote Island, the banks of this main artery contain a real rain forest that offers all the beauty of the natural world ...
Urauchi River, Iriomote Island Okinawa Japan Urauchi River
Topping the list of “things to do” while on Iriomote Island for most visitors is a trip up the Urauchi River. The longest river in Okinawa running a total length of 39km and colored a muddy brown the scenery along the banks is ...

 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA