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Natural rich island registered as a world heritage site

It takes 24 hours by ferry from Tokyo to Chichijima. The ferry is operated once every 6 days and it... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2017
mat_mak
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Trip to the Ogasawara Islands

Definitely recommended for marine activities. The ocean is absolutely beautiful. The West Annex... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2017
672vinnyk
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Roppongi, Japan
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Jan 15, 2017
“Natural rich island registered as a world heritage site”
Jan 7, 2017
“Trip to the Ogasawara Islands”
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

It takes 24 hours by ferry from Tokyo to Chichijima. The ferry is operated once every 6 days and it takes at least 6 days to go and stay in Chichijima. Chichijima is located in the Pacific Ocean, and the surrounding area is the ocean....More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank mat_mak
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommended for marine activities. The ocean is absolutely beautiful. The West Annex lodge owner was so nice! I will return again during the summer.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank 672vinnyk
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Island culture on Chichijima is much more similar to Hawaii than Tokyo. Despite being 1000km from Tokyo city, somehow Chichijima is still part of the Tokyo prefecture. This bright tropical paradise boasts whale-watching opportunities, excellent snorkeling, mid-sized surfing waves, scuba-diving, fishing, and more. It has...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Kaori F
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very clean and eco friendly island, very fresh food. Some fantastic landscape and beaches. Very friendly islanders, some of them even speech English.

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank 1976audun
Reviewed March 21, 2015

A beautiful island with very friendly locals who are serious about the preservation of this unique World Heritage environment.

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank DavrosWills
Reviewed November 10, 2014

I went to Chichijima in October. It was not a very good season, no whales, plenty of typhoons, but even at that the place was beautiful. It is well worth the 25-hour-long boat ride, as the length of the trip acts as a deterrent to...More

Date of experience: October 2014
4  Thank MicheleGyotaku
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Ogasawara is a real treat. Very different from the rest of Japan... lots of unique nature from Dolphins and Whales to endemic bird species. Great hikes. Interesting locals. Super organized and clean. The little bus service is a classic. Make sure you have an international...More

Date of experience: May 2013
8  Thank Takoyaki47
Reviewed August 15, 2012

I write this passage for incoming tourists. Ogasawara have very fantastic nature, in particular , sea is very beautiful. many fishes, comprehensive coral. And if you go the time of hatching, you can often see baby sea turtles. You can enjoy a wide variety of...More

Date of experience: September 2011
10  Thank Passenger803434
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