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Kouri-jima Island

Kouri, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-gun 905-0406, Okinawa Prefecture
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Pretty island

This is one of the more attractive islands connected to the main Okinawa island with some pretty... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
KGB777
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Singapore, Singapore
Nice scenery

You can walk on the beach and enjoy the nice scenery on Kouri Island. Wearing sandals or slippers... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Janicemusic
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Hong Kong
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Kouri, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-gun 905-0406, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is one of the more attractive islands connected to the main Okinawa island with some pretty beaches and decent scenery. In good weather I imagine it looks really quite good. Unfortunately when I was there it was overcast and raining so I didn't get...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

You can walk on the beach and enjoy the nice scenery on Kouri Island. Wearing sandals or slippers will be convenient for you to walk along the seaside.

Thank Janicemusic
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the scenic drive across the bridge to Kouri Island. We went straight to the heart rocks which are icons of the island. While it was a beautiful sight and we could walk down on the rocks as it was low tide, the place...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Kouri Island for a day trip and drove for about half an hour from Motobu-Cho. The driving experience and scenary along the drive were amazing! We first headed to the Kouri Ocean Tower (entrance fee: ¥800) before drove to the other side of...More

1  Thank QiaQia
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Very clean beach but packed with tourists taking picture of the Kouri bridge and beach. Turquoise blue clear water! More to tourists spot for taking picture. Free car park at the right side after reaching the island. Rental of swim vest is available. Tips: -If...More

Thank LilyNana89
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

After a day at the mandatory churaumi ocean park and the nearby nakijin castle, I added kouri island as an optional destination. I'm so glad we managed to! I originally entered Kouri Ocean Tower with its daunting 800yen per person charge but thankfully Google got...More

2  Thank sky_nite
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Kouri Island Bridge is a landmark of the area. This bridge on sea with a hump towards the end is a pleasing sight for the eyes. The bridge leads to the Kouri Jima beach. Came here on a sight seeing tour bus trip. The bus...More

Thank ChinmayHota
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

It's a very small island with beach and restaurants! A nice drive around it if you are up north Okinawa! They have that "Heart Rock" on the island which is not too amazed though!

Thank So_Winnie
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We decided to drive around the island and pulled into a parking lot for what looked like a lovers rock ( two rock formations in the water- this was a clear lookout point as many cars pulled into this lot and the was a 300...More

2  Thank Kmaciaszek
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Came here as part of our adventure into Northern Okinawa, beautiful beach, good to come here and just chill the day off! Ambience: 4/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 (For a beach) Physical Ease: 4/5 Fun: 4/5 Value for Money: 4/5 The Good: Great scenery, and very warm...More

Thank S102OOdaniell
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Girl_on_the_Bay
25 February 2018|
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Response from So_Winnie | Reviewed this property |
Kouri island is a very small island that you could drive around within 10 minutes, I went there for lunch but the beach seems too busy for me. If you want a quiet escape, would suggest some quiet beaches around Nakijin... More
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Danairit W
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Response from Mon-chocola | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus from the bus stop at the entrance of Nakijin castle to Koryu Island. It is a pink bus. It is service of four a day. The operating company is Yanbaru Express Bus Corporation.
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