Nagata Inakahama, Yakushima-cho

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Take in the unspoiled beauty of the white sand beach at Nagata Inakahama, a quiet stretch of coast with clear waters and picturesque views. Go for a walk or swim, snap some photos, and relax on the sand. One of the main highlights here happens between May and August: at night, you can witness the rare loggerhead turtle coming ashore to lay its eggs. In one of nature's most interesting life cycles, around 500 turtles visit here each year, the same beach they were born on 10 to 20 years prior. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nagata Inakahama by using our Yakushima-cho trip itinerary maker website.
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  • Another not-to-miss area of Yakushima, this beach is home to a mass sea turtle egg-laying at nights each August. During the rest of the year it is a beautiful beach and there are signs and a Sea...  more »
  • Another tour favorite, was able to participate in half day bus tour and one of our stop is this place where the turtles have already laid their eggs and waiting for the hatchlings but we came...  more »

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