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Uehara, Taketomicho Iriomote-jima
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One of the three ports from which you can start exploring Iriomote island, Uehara is a small-town ferry terminal with a small supermarket, a few restaurants, and a petrol station renting scooters and cars. On windy days, the port may be closed, you can still take buses to other nearby ferry ports. You can snorkel and explore the beach north of the port, Hoshizuma no Hama, known for its coral and star-shaped sand. You can also find waterfalls just north of the port. Keep an eye out for information tables about the Iriomote cat, a subspecies of the leopard that lives only on this island. Plan your Uehara visit and explore what else you can see and do in Taketomicho Iriomote-jima using our Taketomicho Iriomote-jima trip itinerary builder.
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  • The entrance of Iriomote-jima from Ishigaki Island ferry to arrive in around 40 minutes. You have to transfer transport to Ohara port in the southern part of Iriomote Island, and canceled, and close proximity to the East China Sea and rains.
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  • On this day the waves high ship in pitching day. Suffered from intense fellow went with seasickness. Uehara port of the waves are high and will be canceled immediately.
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  • While waiting for the bus to go to yufu Island Buffalo drive station from the Uehara port at the Uehara port established hours. In settlements where no dining room or trying to eat, so we walked a little grocery store buys for lunch, we ate in the waiting room.
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