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Address: Kurio, Kumage-gun Yakushima-cho 891-4200, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Close to the road but a world away - a really high waterfall with millions of dragon flies patrolling in front of it!. Plenty of room to sit and stare.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2015
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newbury, berkshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

It's a beautiful waterfall. Especially in a good weather. But if you are not driving, this will take like an hour and half to get there. Make sure you have bought the day pass for the bus as well (1000/day, bought at the tourist center near the ferry port) or else it could cost your for more than 2000yen to... More 

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newbury, berkshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Close to the road but a world away - a really high waterfall with millions of dragon flies patrolling in front of it!. Plenty of room to sit and stare.

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Thank crookhamcommon
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

夏後半は屋久島は雨季の季節 台風やらすごいです、 そんな時に、特に雨上がりの日に行くとすごく感動します。ちなみに私はこれが二度目。 This was my second time visit to Oh-ko Waterfall. Yakushima is a cross-point of major typhoons coming to Japan. So it rains there A LOT! You are very lucky if your hiking gets not canceled due to rain. What happens during such rainy season is, when it rains heavily, gates are closed at the mountain. (No Hiking).... More 

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Thank Yoshimi_NZ
Nagano, Japan
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

勢いが感じられる滝です!雨の強い日に見に行って、遠くからでも飛沫が来て水圧を感じました。自然の勢力は凄いなあと思いました。必見の滝です! You can really feel the power of the waterfall! I went on a rainy day, so even from far away I could feel the spray and pressure of the water. I thought the power of nature was really amazing. It's a must-see spot!

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Thank Amy T
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Big water fall, and even if the water make a big noise, it is a really quiet place. If you come early in the morning, you will have less tourists !

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Thank Lily L
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

easily accessible, just a hundred meter from the small parking lot. Nice close up view of a beautiful waterfall, can feel the water droplets on your face in the hot summer time!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It isn't very easy to get to without a car, but it is definitely worth a trip. It was really beautiful, and a lot bigger than I was expecting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Great for a pick nick in a cool breeze. Easily accessible from the round-the-island road: small parking lot and short footpath. Plenty of space to watch and enjoy the cool breeze.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Not very crowded attraction, easily accessible from the main road! It is definitely worth going to while you are in Yakushima.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A high volume waterfall that you can get really close to! It was flooding the path and soaked us all when we were there.

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