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Subtropical Plant Paradise Yubujima Island

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Address: 689 Komi, Yaeyama-gun 907-1432, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 980-85-5470
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Touristy, but that's what we're here for

As other reviewers have said, this is a touristy stop. Everything on these remote islands gets a little pricey and adds up. The ticket for myself was 1400yen and my 1 year old son... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2014
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Iwakuni, Japan
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Iwakuni, Japan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

As other reviewers have said, this is a touristy stop. Everything on these remote islands gets a little pricey and adds up. The ticket for myself was 1400yen and my 1 year old son was free. There was just enough to keep us busy for a couple hours and a restaurant if you care for more soba or curry. The... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

There is not much to see on the island. Some plants and the staging area for the water buffalo. Give it a miss if you can make plans for other things to do. The buffalo are interesting and placid. The island used to be inhabited but the locals relocated back to the big island after a tsunami.

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Yokohama, Japan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012 via mobile

Guess everyone does this as part of a package tour....the ride in in the water buffalo pulled cart was somewhat interesting in that the driver sang a traditional Okinawa folk song (and disgusting, since our water buffalo seemed to be having stomach trouble). But on the island there is nothing but plants and a souvenir shop/restaurant for the tour groups.... More 

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