Iriomote Island, Iriomote-jima

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#1 of 16 in Nature in Taketomi-cho
Visit Iriomote Island, a jungle-covered island popular with nature lovers. The population of Okinawa's second-largest island remains relatively small, with just 2,000 permanent inhabitants and nearly 90 percent of the landmass covered in thick, lush jungle and mangrove forests. Attracting outdoor adventurers and nature enthusiasts, the habitats onshore and off support a varied population of animals, including the Iriomote Yamaneko (a wildcat only found on the island), and manta rays swimming around the coral reef. Take a diving trip with one of the many established tour operators, or kayak down the rivers of the island's interior. By using our Iriomote-jima online trip itinerary builder , you can arrange your visit to Iriomote Island and other attractions in Iriomote-jima.
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  • A 40-minute boat ride from Ishigaki Island, the lush island of Iriomote. Although it reminds me of Iriomote Island, I cannot meet the cat who lived. They are so important. Iriomote Island is surrounded by green and blue sea. The scenery and the person who lives are wonderful, too. There were a lot of good places such as the water buffalo of Yufu Island, the canoe play of the mangrove, the hiking to Pinaisara's waterfall, and the Funauki which only go by the ship. I was able to have lots of fun memories.
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  • I went to the Iriomote Island Marathon. The nature remains, and the sea is very beautiful. There was no cat. The town's welcoming mood is also nice.
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