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Yonaguni-jima Island

Address: Yonaguni-cho, Yaeyama-gun, Yonaguni-cho 907-1800, Okinawa Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Yonaguni-cho
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Great for the diving, isolated with some beautiful and impressive cliffs. The horses were pretty, the little beaches (roku-jun umi) are cute and tiny. Saw a sea turtle floating on the waves crashing into the sides of the island from high above that was pretty cool. Not much on the island in terms of night life and such, a quiet... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great island to relax and enjoy the scenery. Unlike ishigaki, this island has very few tourists. Wild horses roam the island and the scenery is picture perfect where ever you look. There are beautiful deserted beaches (although a little dirty from the sea garbage) and great places to snorkel. The monument is over rated, but it is really worth it... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Spent 4 nights on Yonaguni on a diving trip. Got to see the wonderful underwater ruins, hammerhead sharks, manta, and spend time with other like minded divers. This is a great dive location for any divers. Above the water we enjoyed the limited nightlife and interacting with the locals there. We did an island tour and saw wild horses, an... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Unique island with a lot of activities you can do. Diving (to the underwater monuments), trekking, horse-riding, sake-drinking ;)

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