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Oko no Taki Fall

Kurio, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4409, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Thrilling!

Perhaps the fall was enhanced by the recent rain, but we were overwhelmed by the force hurtling... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jenlizcle
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Darwin, Australia
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Definitiely Worth It

It seemed a bit far to travel to the "9 o'clock" position on Yakushima but it was totally worth it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jonfujita
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“on the rocks” (3 reviews)
“pick nick” (2 reviews)
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Kurio, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4409, Kagoshima Prefecture

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps the fall was enhanced by the recent rain, but we were overwhelmed by the force hurtling down the mountain and hitting the pool and rocks at sea level. We caught the public bus to the waterfall from our base in Anbo (about 45 mins...More

Thank jenlizcle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It seemed a bit far to travel to the "9 o'clock" position on Yakushima but it was totally worth it. It takes about 85 minutes to drive clockwise from Miyanoura (the biggest town) to Ohko no Taki. I wouldn't do it by bus - you...More

Thank jonfujita
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I am a big fan of a good waterfall and this one is amazing. It falls into a nice secluded area and it seems to not be a very visited location so you can sometimes be there by yourself. It's just off the road and...More

Thank RossCranham
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

If you are in Yakushima, it's really worth it. Enjoyed seeing deers in the surroundings. Driving there is a bonus.

Thank Laurent P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lovely waterfall after the previous day's heavy rain, easy to get to if you do not have a car as it is close to the bus stop.Just watch the bus timing as there are fairly big gaps in the schedule ,like 3-hours. I got there...More

Thank wanderingkev
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We came here by car and it was just a short ride from the main road on Yakushima. My boyfriend had the idea of taking a swim here. So he got in and tried to swim towards the waterfall (we were alone), which didn't really...More

1  Thank Marloes N
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I went there by bicycle and the view of the waterfall was beautiful. You can go very near and feel the water falling down. There are huge rocks around fall, good to make a nice pick-nick experience. The easiest way to get there is with...More

Thank Jiraiya48
Reviewed 31 July 2016

This waterfall is on the southwest side of the island, and while it is possible to get a bus there and back, they can be infrequent, so be sure to check the timetable very carefully. The waterfall lands on a rocky basin and you can...More

1  Thank PsychoSavager
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We visited Oko Fall during a rainy season after a rain so there was a lot of water to the extent it was causing a wind. It was very impressive but was hard to climb up onto the rocks. Near the waterfall bus stop, you...More

1  Thank Pengapa
Reviewed 25 May 2016

...But if you bring your swimming trunks (which I didn't) why not go for a swim. Be careful on the slippery rocks though.

1  Thank Culprido
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