Uehara, Iriomote-jima

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One of the three ports from which you can start exploring Iriomote island, Uehara is a small-town ferry terminal with a small supermarket, a few restaurants, and a petrol station renting scooters and cars. On windy days, the port may be closed, you can still take buses to other nearby ferry ports. You can snorkel and explore the beach north of the port, Hoshizuma no Hama, known for its coral and star-shaped sand. You can also find waterfalls just north of the port. Keep an eye out for information tables about the Iriomote cat, a subspecies of the leopard that lives only on this island. Use our Iriomote-jima trip tool to visit Uehara on your trip to Iriomote-jima, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • In the effect of wind in winter, Ishigaki-Uehara lines will be almost canceled, on Wednesday you will location was known to the fans. But hatoma routes out of here like me. A small isolated island feel to it.
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  • In winter from 11 January canceled with a good probability. But luckily I was operated. Better in Ohara port of origin in winter because it affects the itinerary is canceled when the ferry company operates bus to Ohara port might be better.
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