Iriomote Island, Iriomote-jima

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Visit Iriomote Island, a jungle-covered island popular with nature lovers. The population of Okinawa's second-largest island remains relatively small, with just 2,000 permanent inhabitants and nearly 90 percent of the landmass covered in thick, lush jungle and mangrove forests. Attracting outdoor adventurers and nature enthusiasts, the habitats onshore and off support a varied population of animals, including the Iriomote Yamaneko (a wildcat only found on the island), and manta rays swimming around the coral reef. Take a diving trip with one of the many established tour operators, or kayak down the rivers of the island's interior. By using our Iriomote-jima online trip itinerary builder , you can arrange your visit to Iriomote Island and other attractions in Iriomote-jima.
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  • Yubu Island Buffalo drive, usual mangrove tour experience. You could know the Museum long ago fought against malaria.
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  • We booked a kayak and hike tour to Iriomote island from Ishigaki. It was brilliant, think we missed out of seeing the rest of the island as we did not have a hire car (being from the UK we needed an i...  more »
  • Iriomote Island is truly awesome, we are there when the weather is good. we see a lot of things: manta rays, corals, coral bones beaches, clean water. It is away from Ishigak, petite and beautiful eno...  more »
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