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Things to Do in Yakushima
The lush island of Yakushima, a World Heritage Site, is one of Japan's hidden gems. Trek through the untouched forests filled with ancient cedar trees, or enjoy kayaking and snorkeling in the stunning turquoise sea which surrounds the island. Find hiking plans that fit your level and schedule, accompanied by a friendly guide. Looking for something a bit different? Why not try outdoor canyoning or tubing adventures!

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Hike through the moss forest that inspired 'Princess Mononoke' with a private guide on a full day tour of Yakushima, suited for beginners and up!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD72.57

    Group Discount
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Venture around the island of Yakushima on a safe and clean rental car. Comfortably cruise the streets with a built in GPS and enjoy the magnificent views of the island.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD48.99

    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  3. Make your own chopsticks using fragrant 1,000-year-old Yakushima cedar while enjoying the experience in Yakushima itself! A great activity for the whole family that is safe for kids.
    English Available


    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. 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 USD136.07

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon, evening)