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Panoramic view

This area, despite its name, actually contains 208 largely uninhabited islands. You can take in the... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
Kyushu, Japan
99 Islands

Kujukushima literally means a group of 99 Islands. But, the fact is there are around 208 small... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
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Sasebo 862-0913, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed April 8, 2019

This area, despite its name, actually contains 208 largely uninhabited islands. You can take in the islands from three observation towers: Tenkaiho, Ishidake, and Yumihari. Movie buffs out there might want to head to Ishidake; the observatory’s beautiful panoramic views were featured during the opening...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank feelfukuokajapan
Reviewed March 25, 2019

Kujukushima literally means a group of 99 Islands. But, the fact is there are around 208 small islands in this area. It is located inside of Sakai National Park. Tourist can enjoy the magnificent view of this islands from the observation towers; Ishidake, Tenkaiho and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

This is a fun outing. This was my first visit and was trying to experience what I could, though my time was mostly taken up with work.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Guy J
Reviewed June 27, 2018

It was raining the day I went so there was not much I could see but I think if you go on a clear day the view can be spectacular. Ask for a day pass for the bus at Sasebo information center. It only cost...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Thahomina Tareq... K
Reviewed April 9, 2018

The prices are fair and the tours are what you pay for. The food choices around are a little week. the Italian place there was one of my worst experiences.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank mikemW3704LK
Reviewed December 30, 2017

small aquarium with interesting sealife. dolphin show and a wonderfull boatride between the islands. just need a bit luck with weather cause in sunlight its a looot better.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

Felt like the Halong Bay in Vietnam. On a clear good day, the view of this attraction is magnificent from the view points. There are limited buses to the viewpoints and so it may be better to rent a car if you do not want...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank Viajero1199
Reviewed March 21, 2017

The islands are not particularly breathtaking, but it was a lovely sight. The brand new boats are a very smooth ride that allows you to really enjoy the view. The scenery was so calm, I wish it lasted a bit longer than 50 minutes though...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank TTTT T
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I recommend to take the boat trip before you go to the overlook. The one hour boat trip is a close up overview of the 208 islands. 99 simply means many. The exact number is 208 islands. Spare at least half day at the sea...More

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Took the boat tour something to do while in the Nagasaki area. It wasn't bad, but certainly glad it was only an hour. There really isn't any special to these small island that the boat goes past. The boat that looks like a pirate hat...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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January 23, 2017|
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Response from ChungkaiSin | Reviewed this property |
The boats allow you to get onto the island provided the weather conditions permit
Kristen M
July 23, 2015|
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If you could, please keep in mind they have never been out of the US and are not familiar with the area at all, so the more details the better. Thank you so much to anyone who could help me with this gift.