Yakushima Top 10 - Sights

While there is so much to see in Yakushima, here is my list of top 10 sights that should not be missed:

10. Kayaking on Anbo river

Anbo river


9. Driving, cycling or walking through Seibu Rindo Forest Path

 
Seibu Rindo Forest Path


8. Snorkling in Tsukasaki tide pool in Kurio

Tsukasaki tide pool


7. Feeling the spray from Oko-no-taki waterfall

Oko-no-taki waterfall


6. Watching giant sea turtles (early summer only)


Loggerhead turtle


5. Hiking in Yakusugiland


Yakusugiland


4. Hiking in Shiratani Unsuikyo



Shiratani Unsuikyo


3. Viewing Jomon Sugi



Jomon Sugi




2. Sitting on Taikoiwa Rock


Taikoiwa Rock


1. Standing on top of Miyanoura dake



Miyanoura dake



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