Take a stroll through this wonderful building. Admission is 600 yen. Open from 9-17. Google Maps
Check out this beautiful waterfall. It`s one of the highest waterfalls in Kyushu. Google Maps
Yakushima Fruit Garden
Enjoy the hundreds of tropical fruits and plants that grow there. Google Maps
Check out this beach during May- July to see the turtles! Google Maps
Shiratani Unsui Gorge
Take a stroll through the cedar forests for a day hike. There`s a 1,3, and 4 hour course. Google Maps
Another great hicking spot with 4 different courses. There`s a 30 min, 50 min, 80 min, and 150 min course. This hike offers suspension bridges, and observation decks as well. Google Maps
Jomon-sugi (Jomon Cedar Tree)
A 5-6 hr trek to the Jomon-sugi, so if you`re planning on going, be sure to start early in the morning! Google Maps
Senpiro Falls | Toroki Falls
There`s a one hour hike between these waterfalls. Google Maps
Yakushima Kotsu Taxi
Renting A Car
If you`re renting a car, you`ll need an international drivers license.
Toyota Rent-a-car (Miyanoura, Ambo) (03)5954-8020
Nippon Rent a Car (Airport) (03)3485-7196
Taking the Bus
A one day bus pass 2000 yen. A two day bus pass is 3000 yen.
Yakushima Kotsu 0997-46-2221
Matsubanda Kotsu 0997-43-5000
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WHAT TO DO IN YAKUSHIMA
Yakushima is an island in the southern sea. It`s well known for it lucious forests and interesting species that live there. You can fly there or go there by boat! Be sure to bring a raincoat though! Apparently it`s rainy there for the majority of the time. Aside from hiking around the island which there are other activities that you can enjoy there. Rent a car and tour the island, stay at a resort and relax, check out the hot springs!
Check out the turtles that come to Yakushima to lay their eggs from May-July.