Start your day with a morning tour or activity, and make the most of your time in Japan. Check out the sights before an afternoon flight, watch the sunrise over the sea or enjoy the morning quiet with top half-day tours and activities.
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  1. Enjoy a light hike in the forests of Yakushima on an easy 4 kilometer trail, perfect for seeing the beauty of nature without needing hiking experience.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD62.93

    Daily
    (morning)
  2. Trek through the World Heritage Site, known for the mossy paths and the colossal cedar trees that even make an appearance in the famous Ghibli movie, Princess Mononoke.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD53.94

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  3. Yakushima is known for the colossal Yaku Cedars that are said to be over 1,000 years old. Witness the rare scenery created by mother nature in the world heritage site.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD53.94

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Take home the scents of Yakushima Island by creating your own aroma spray. Use the water and natural oils from the island to make a perfect souvenir of gorgeous Yakushima.

    USD8.99

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  5. After trekking through the vast nature of Yakushima Island, treat yourself to an aromatic treatment in a private spa near Miyanoura. Revitalize your soul (and soles!) with the soothing fragrances.

    From USD99.25

    8%
    OFF
    Early Booking
    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  6. Perfect for a half day before you leave the island. Join your guide for a quick tour of Shirataniunsuikyou or see the cedars of Yakusugi Land!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD98.89

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  7. Using the famous local Yakushima cedar, make your own pair of unique chopsticks under the watchful eye of a friendly instructor. Great as a souvenir of your trip, or as a break from hiking!

    USD9.71

    Daily
    1 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Paddle over the gentle river and discover amazing terrain, from broad crossing to narrow gorges, all filled with swimming fish and surrounded by forest.

    USD62.93

    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Yakushima is surrounded by a complex coast line and transparent sea water, creating prime kayaking conditions. You might even spot sea turtles as you paddle.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD71.92

    Daily
    3 - 7 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. Yakushima is known for the colossal Yaku Cedars that are said to be over 1,000 years old. Witness the rare scenery created by mother nature in the world heritage site.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD89.90

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (night)
  11. Select from various mountains on Yakushima island to trek up. Every mountain has something differ to offer you. Witness the panoramic scenery from above for you to remember.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD152.82

    Daily
    (morning)
  12. Enter the world of the Miyazaki movie, Princess Mononoke by spending a day exploring the beautiful moss covered trails and the forest of ancient Japanese cedars.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD134.84

    Daily
    4 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Begin at Miyaura Dake Mountain and trek through cedar trails, marshes, and rocky paths. Aim for the summit of the Kuromi Dake Mountain for a view of Yakushima.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD179.79

    Daily
    5 - 6 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Challenge yourself to a steep hiking course to the summit of Aiko Dake. At 1,235 meters high, enjoy the panoramic view of the beautiful island coastline.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD179.79

    Daily
    6 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Great for beginner hikers or those with a little time left in Yakushima. Explore one of the best highlights of the forests of Shiratani Unsuikyo with a knowledgeable guide!
    Pick-up Provided

    USD54.84

    Daily
    3.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Walk through the moss covered forests of Shiratani Unsuikyo, and discover the serene area. Then enjoy the tropical waters with a fun dive adventure.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD80.91

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning)
  17. Mountains are not the only feature of Yakushima. You can feel the time passing slowly when canoeing down the river and surrounded by the lush green forest.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD61.13

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  18. The area along the Shiratani River is perfect for a walking tour, and friendly to beginners. Enjoy walking in the mysterious forest of moss and trees.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD53.94

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  19. Hike through the forest of Yakushima to discover the beautiful Janokuchi waterfall. Relax and forget about time for a short moment and enjoy the gift of mother nature.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD143.83

    Daily
    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Trek through the thrilling course of Mocchomu Mountain in Yakushima. Climb to see the 3000 year old cedar tree and look over the island from the Kamiyama Observatory!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD179.79

    Daily
    6 - 7 hour(s) (morning)

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