Hoshidate Natural Conservation District, Iriomote-jima

Hoshidate Natural Conservation District Okinawa Iriomote Island

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 the Hoshidate Community to the Urauchi River. Contained within it is an extremely large mangrove forest, large-sized Miomimochishida, Yaeyama palm trees, evergreens, Yaeyama hirugi, and many other species of plants and vegetation. There is also a thriving wild life community contained in this eco-system consisting mostly of small creatures.

From Funaura Port: Approx. 25min by bus
Address: Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama, Okinawa

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