Yakushima Island, Japan

About Yakushima Islands:- Yakushima is one of the Oshumi islands in Kagoshima Perfecture in Japan. The island in area has population of 13, 178 and can access by hydrofoil ferry. The daily flights from Kagoshima could be reached by air and is known as the World Heritage Destination. The UNESCO Man and Biosphere reserve along with wetland at Nagata-Hama was designated as a Ramsar site. It is also known as the largest nesting ground for the endangered loggerhead sea turtle which is found in the North-pacific. The island is visited by 300,000 tourists every year and is also considered a World Heritage Site.

How can reach:- Yakusugi Island is located in Kagoshima Prefecture of the Japan country.

It is exact 1560.4 KM distance from Tokyo capital city which is direct connected to Kagoshima city by bullet train then will need ferry to go on Island.

Island also has "Yakushima Airport" domestic airport where tourists can get flights at domestic level only for Japan other cities.

Nearest Major Airport:- "Kagoshima Airport" is a large airport of the Japan where tourists can get flights to many countries direct and domestic flights which is just 246 KM distance from Yakushima Island.

Yakushima Island has "Yakushima Airport" domestic airport where tourists can get flights to main land of the Japan.

Nearest Ferry Port:- Ahn located in northern where tourists can get ferry to kagoshima harbour which is main land of the Japan country.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Yakushima Airport" to Yakushima island tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Yakushima Airport" to Yakushima island tour.

Total Area:- 504.88 KM Sq

UNESCO World Heritage site:- from 1993

Location:- Yakushima Island, Japan (Southern).

Tourist Attractions:- Fruit Garden, Banyan Garden, several waterfalls, mountains rising, Museum, deep forest, different types of the forest trees, wild animals.

Things to Do:- Shiratani Unsuikyo forest, Yakusugiland - theme-park, Longer hikes - Miyanoura-dake peaks, sand beaches enjoyment, Kaichu onsen (hot spring bath), Scuba diving.

Yakushima Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 8.7 9.1 11.1 14.2 17.3 20.7 23.7 24.2 22.6 19.0 14.9 10.6
Average High (℃) 14.4 15.2 17.5 21.1 24.3 26.8 30.4 30.6 28.7 24.9 16.6 22.6

Nearest Accommodations:- Seaside Hotel Yakushima, Minshuku yakushi ma ie, Yakushimaya, Yakushima shizuku no mori, Sankara Hotel & Spa, koteji mori no feari, Hanamana, Villa Heureux, Minshuku sansui, JR Hotel Yakushima, Yakushima Iwasaki Hotel, Ananda Chillage Yakushima, Minshuku nodoka, Minshuku Iwakawa, Sudoma minshuku furendo, Minshuku asu Yamaguchi, Minshuku Yakushima, Mori no kirameki, Minshuku satomachi, Daichan hausu, Guesthouse Yakushima.

Distances from Himeji Castle:-

Tokyo City : 1560.4 KM

Osaka City : 1087 KM

Nagoya City : 1238 KM

Kyoto City : 1114 KM

Kagoshima City : 207.6 KM