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. Use our Taketomicho Iriomote-jima trip tool to visit Uehara on your trip to Taketomicho Iriomote-jima, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Uehara port route is often canceled. And stay for four days and was canceled within two days. In the winter is often canceled. Shipping company HP. on flight status. Ohara port path the Typhoon only rarely canceled it is not. The bus fare is free of charge. Fortunately I noticed without using this bus. Will return if you want the last day of stay on Ishigaki Island to ensure should be. Is the insurance case Ohara port routes were canceled.
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  • In the winter is often canceled. From the port of Ohara went by shuttle bus. Wind comes from the North and it is easy to stop.
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  • Much does it cost at the side of the harbor. When you sit there and notice signage really need attention. Lol yambaru sits well but I was fiddling with mobile. I'm selling souvenirs. Have a coffee and gelato. If it's just enough. Minato relaxed. Just winter or more flight cancellations. 3 nights 4 days at one time was canceled.
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