Uehara, Iriomote-jima

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#13 of 28 in Parks in Iriomote-jima
Marina · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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 Iriomote-jima trip tool to visit Uehara on your trip to Iriomote-jima, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Normal port,but before get to ferry you can see Gushiken statue. He was boxing world champion. Anyway, air condition is good,you can buy foods,souvenir,small restaurants,etc...  more »
  • The staff in the clean and tidy port building were very helpful. The boats and buses were spot on. The boats have free shuttle buses to tuned with their services to drop off and collect customers...  more »

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