Pinaisara Falls, Iriomote-jima

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#2 of 16 in Nature in Taketomi-cho
Looking like a long white beard hanging down towards a foaming pond, the 55 m (180 ft) drop of Pinaisara Falls makes is the city's highest falls. Accessible both by foot and by canoe, the location provides plenty of trekking, kayaking, and swimming opportunities capped by a view from the top of the falls. Some say the falls resemble a long white beard hanging down, which is how the site got its name. Experience the sights and sounds of rare birds and watch subtropical trees while sitting in the pool beneath the falls. The site begs for photos but the climate is tropical, so bring cases for cameras to protect them from the humidity here. Plan your visit to Pinaisara Falls and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Iriomote-jima trip itinerary app .
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  • I can't go here, do not participate in the tour and falls. Up the River in a canoe, trekking from along the way. Walking while looking at a variety of plants, and in about 1 hour to the falls. Obtrusive slippery rocks along the way, that bashed the roots of a tree walk guide just like me, to tell me. View from the top of the falls is amazing!! Sea view from here is so ❗
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  • By paddling a kayak, and was thence to trekking at the foot of the falls. It was difficult trekking and excellent trees and scenery on the way. Near the falls, and definitely stay here again in the water is hot, so cool. It took a lot negative ions.
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  • Spread over and climb the steep jungle about 1 hour from the foot. Also, also falls at the foot of distance in about 20 minutes, so both go one day tour is recommended.
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  • Wonderful trekking experience to the top and bottom of the waterfall. Joined a tour on Veltra which provides buy-one-get-one-free mangrove kayaking and mountain adventure full day tour (6 hours long). Awesome experience!
  • The falls was truly a natural product without any human contribution. It took us 1 hour to arrive there from the port, but i'd say it worth to do so.
  • we did a daytrip there and it was one of the best of my life. awesome and fun guide, cool group, good activity (kayaking, hike, local food, swimming), great view. All in all awesome!
  • While, I didn't go directly to the waterfalls, they may be viewed from the highway, travelling the road leading up the northeast coast. Look for the golden statue if the Iriomote Yamaneko and a Japanese signboard. It shows the direction of the waterfall and, it may be seen in the distant mountains, from this location
  • Have had so much fun trekking and canoe, anyone please find Pororoca, the guide speaks English and very caring!
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