Looking for something fun to do in Yakushima? Here a few of my top Yakushima tips! Where to eat, what to do, things to do on a rainy day...
Looking for something to do in Yakushima? Here a few of my top Yakushima tips! Where to eat, what to do, things to do on a rainy day...
All my beautiful and reliable Yakushima guide friends!
Yakushima has many fantastic restaurats and cafés!
If you go to the mountain, take the 'TAKENOHA BENTO' – this will satisfied your tummy!
I call them my Yakushima parents. They are super friendly. Making everyone’s favorite tasty tofu! You can go there and try / buy tofu and soy milk straight from their small factory.
local Yakushima crafts and products
Test Here are two shops where you can rent hiking boots, rain gear, really anything you need for trekking in the mountains. Even tents and sleeping bags!
Yakushima is famous for it's mountains and trails, here are some other outside activites to try!
You have to visit around low tide. Usually 2 hours before and after are good!
Local onsen! 49 degrees C! That is hot! How much you can get in?!
I feel peaceful when I am here... welcoming atomosphere :) It's the oldest shrine in Yakushima.
Powerful waterfall! Called Ohko-no-Taki in Japanese. I always get power from this waterfall!
Yakushima is famous for it’s mountains, but this beach is the most attractive in yakushima!
Because sometimes it does rain in Yakushima
Where to Stay
From camping to luxury hotels, you find it!
Bring your tent, or they have bungalows, too. See the beautiful sunset during summer season.
Getting to Yakushima
Yakushima is a small island just south of Kagoshima city. We are part of Kagoshima prefecture, at the very south of Kyushu.
Access to Yakushima is by Toppy (hydrofoil ferry–7 or 8 times a day from Kagoshima, takes 2.5 hours), slow car ferry (once or twice a day from Kagoshima, takes 4 hours), or by air to Yakushima Airport (3 to 5 times daily from Kagoshima, once daily from Fukuoka and once daily from Osaka).
That is just the basics, contact me if you keed more help getting here!