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We visited this small island as we were in Iriomote island. I think most of people participate optional tour but we went there by ourselves. To get there at first you need to move to the water buffalo cart stand from port.
We took taxi...More
The island is walkable from Iriomote as the water is just inches deep during low tide...but they still won't let you walk it...I reluctantly traveled to and from by the cart pulled by the poor water buffaloes...they make you follow a guide (although there really...More
If you just come here to take the water buffalo ride, look at the water buffalo in their pen, and shop/eat at the very overpriced store, it's going to get tiresome very quickly. We walked around the island and admired all the greenery and flowering...More
I did not intend to visit this tourist area, but I have three hours until the next bus came. So I took the local bus from Ohara Port to the site. The Oxen leave every 30 minutes 15 and 45 minutes after the hour.
I visited here with my wife at around 11:30 at the end of December. I had visited Yubu Island with Ox Carriage before, but we wanted to do that again. However, more than 50 persons were queuing to take the carriage, and it seemed that...More
As other reviewers have said, this is a touristy stop. Everything on these remote islands gets a little pricey and adds up. The ticket for myself was 1400yen and my 1 year old son was free. There was just enough to keep us busy for...More
There is not much to see on the island. Some plants and the staging area for the water buffalo. Give it a miss if you can make plans for other things to do. The buffalo are interesting and placid.
The island used to be inhabited...More
Guess everyone does this as part of a package tour....the ride in in the water buffalo pulled cart was somewhat interesting in that the driver sang a traditional Okinawa folk song (and disgusting, since our water buffalo seemed to be having stomach trouble). But on...More