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Uehara

Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, Okinawa Prefecture
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Great support from the locals

The staff in the clean and tidy port building were very helpful. The boats and buses were spot on... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
rjkestle
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Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Small town

I drove through twice and the least favorite of the villages. I was unable to tell if the shops... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Ruggerlynn
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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good29%
  • Average60%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
10 Aug 2016
“Great support from the locals”
3 Jul 2016
“Small town ”
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Uehara, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The staff in the clean and tidy port building were very helpful. The boats and buses were spot on. The boats have free shuttle buses to tuned with their services to drop off and collect customers across the island.

Thank rjkestle
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I drove through twice and the least favorite of the villages. I was unable to tell if the shops were open and also few had signs in English. However I did note more restaurants and at least one bar in town.

Thank Ruggerlynn
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This small town is nothing special but has a ferry terminal, some car rentals a few supermarkets and restaurants. I used the ferry to go to Hatoma island. This very remote island is perfect for those who want to spend a day wandering around by...More

Thank PetervanderGiessen
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Small town of ferry terminal, car rentals, few supermarkets and restaurants. Nothing special, but a good starting point to explore the island. There is a scheduled inexpensive bus going along the coast and passing the town.

Thank Moe M
Reviewed 25 December 2015

As I heard in advance, my booked ferry from Ishigaki island to Uehara port was cancelled in December. If you are told that the ferries to Uehara port are cancelled but you still need to go to Uehara to be picked up by hotels or...More

Thank YacchanAmarone
Reviewed 14 August 2015

If ypu re npt to sure which ferry portto lamd on Iriomote then this is the one. If you can only ,anage to ship to the southern port then no worries as there is a bus that runs alo g the main island road. It...More

Thank marcdegueurce2013
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