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Reviewed 4 September 2019 via mobile

Yubu Island is quite famous for day excursion from Ishigaki though we stayed at Iriomote itself and had an interesting trip here. You can buy the tickets at entrance and take the buffalo ride to/back from the island. Their are about 50 buffaloes presently on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AmitChanda29
Reviewed 1 June 2019

We thought the buffalo cart ride was really fun. The driver of the cart told stories of this particular buffalo which include his/her name and age. Once we got to Yubujima, we got to see the family tree and genealogy of the buffalos. It's worth...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RRKKHHTT
Reviewed 6 April 2019 via mobile

The buffaloes were working overtime to ferry the horde of tourists across a 400m stretch of shallow water. I like the ride, reminds me of the dirty buffalo water carts in Singapore chinatown back in the old days but in a more controlled environment. Some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely way to feel like you are in traditional Okinawa prefecture just sit back relax and enjoy the slow pace a must to when you go to Yubu island

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank DarrenAndrew
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I reluctantly took this cart to Yubujima even though you can walk across easily...some good photo opts but you end up looking through water buffalo souvenirs more than any actual sights...

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This is probably the most famous water buffalo cart tour available in the Okinawan islands as you cross in a low enough tide from one island to another. The water buffalo pulls a cart that is better described as a covered wagon. There is a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank yukiglasgow
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Taking the short water buffalo cart ide from Iriomote across the way to Yubu Island is maybe something to do once. It's certainly a different experience. On the way to the Yubu, there was a lot of exposed sand and very little water. A little...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Passing the sea by Suigyu-sha, like a horse cart, very slow and relaxing time, sea of Okinawa is very beautiful blue, quiet and fine view.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kentaro K
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