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Yaeyama Islands

The southern and westernmost inhabited islands of Japan as a part of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Yaeyama Islands

The Yaeyama Islands consists of both the southern and westernmost inhabited islands of Japan as a part of Okinawa Prefecture. The tropical atmosphere and slow paced lifestyle on these islands are extremely popular among both international and domestic travelers in search of a vacation getaway from the city. This natural oasis of Okinawa provides an abundance of outdoor activities from water sports to hiking alongside Mother Nature. Of the tropical islands, Ishibgaki is the most populated serving as a center of transportation in the area. While at Iriomote Island, where 90% of the overall area consists of undeveloped land of dense jungles, fishing, kayaking and snorkeling are just some of the fun water activities popular in this region. At Taketomi Island, visitors are met by entire villages preserved in the traditional Ryukyu style, a location perfect for a day trip. Be sure to watch out for the wildlife to this natural habitat, some can be poisonous and signs are made visible for guests to notice. The activities on the Yaeyama Islands attract thousands of visitors a year to visit and offers an unforgettable natural experience in Japan.

Things To Do in Yaeyama Islands

photo of Ishigaki Island

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Ishigaki Island

The southernmost city of Japan acting as the regional transportation hub of the Yaeyama Islands a part of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

photo of Taketomi Island

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Taketomi Island

A small island with reconstructed villages according to traditional Okinawan style located south of Ishigaki Island.

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Deep sea fishing in Japan

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photo of Iriomote Island

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Iriomote Island

The second largest island of Okinawa Prefecture filled with outdoor activities for travelers to enjoy in an area 90% consisting of undeveloped land.