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Yakushima EDITOR'S PICKS
Yakushima for First-Time Visitors
For such a small island, Yakushima has a lot to explore! From kayaking in the clear bays around the island to climbing into the misty, wild virgin forests, make sure you don't miss the best sights of the nature-lovers paradise.
6Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Leave the cedars behind and tour the rest of the island, from waterfalls, an undersea hot spring, the Chinese banyan forest, an old lighthouse and other World Heritage sites.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD101.30

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  2. 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 USD73.67

    Group Discount
    Daily
    8 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Conquer the highest peak of the Kyushu region and head to the summit of Mt. Miyanoura in Yakushima Island. Enjoy the picture perfect view of the surrounding peaks from above.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD87.49

    Group Discount
    Daily
    13.5 hour(s) (night)
  4. 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
    Special

    USD9.95

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    (morning, afternoon)
  5. Choose between Kuromidake, Tachudake, Aikodake, and Mocchumu. Find the peak that suits your level and set out on to see the view from up top!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD110.51

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  6. Discover the best of Yakushima, from magical Shirataniunsuikyou, to Yakusugi Land, or Ryujinsugi with an English speaking guide who will share their passion for adventure.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD110.51

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)