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Ishigaki Yaima Village

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967-1 Motonagura, Ishigaki 907-0021, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-82-8798
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Monkeys made our day!

Really great place, was not very busy. The monkeys are very cute and friendly. Accessible by public... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AZS1989
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Montreal, Canada
Small amusement park

It’s a nice stop if you are traveling around the island. The top 2 features being the authentic... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
Jason P
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Osaka, Japan
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967-1 Motonagura, Ishigaki 907-0021, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really great place, was not very busy. The monkeys are very cute and friendly. Accessible by public bus, taxi or car. We spent about 2 hours walkiing around learning about the village and the nature. Definitely worth a trip and very well priced. Also a...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a nice stop if you are traveling around the island. The top 2 features being the authentic Okinawa musicians and the feeding monkey area. The monkeys are quite gentle compared to other places I have been to with similar activities. Our 1 year old...More

Thank Jason P
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this village on first day we arrived Ishigaki island and absolutely loved the monkeys! They are adorable and very friendly. We spent hours feeding them. Just need to watch out the poo..

Thank Aya F
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Our time in Ishigaki was FAR too short - only one day We arrived at Yaime Village by taxi and was told that we only had 30 minutes in order to see other places in Ishigaki and get back to our ship on time. We...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The best sight is the monkeyssss! They are so cute and play around with you. Good for family and kids! However that is the only worthy things. You just need to spend 2 hours, more than enough!

Thank Madalena F
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great place to visit with/without kids. They have many attractions and view points. Monkey park is really cool. Don't forget to take a tour (walking) to Mango tree growing area. We spend 4-5 hours, and did 2 rounds in a monkey park with our 2...More

Thank Tony R
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Warning: all activities are in Japanese only. There may be staff that speak English, but don't expect nor demand it. Easier to reach by car. We took the bus and there's only about 4 buses per day so plan accordingly! We were aiming for the...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Monkeys are great. Very big and nice environment. Checkout the restaurant when leaving: tasty and good prices.

Thank prd l
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited on a very hot and humid day in October this year. It took a bit of finding as we are non Japanese speakers (we went past it twice before realising where we'd gone wrong!). Once there though we had a great time. The...More

Thank Rosie2409
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

We decided as we were in the area to call into the village but took quite a while to find by car as we could not find a sat nav code, entrance charge I thought on the expensive side, and you do have to pay...More

1  Thank Englandsscout
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Theresa S
27 January 2015|
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Response from やいま村 | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. Since taxi is waiting in the cruise port, you can use. And until Ishigaki Yaima village is about 20 minutes by car. Have a good trip.
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