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Unspoiled, Rustic Island

Lovely little island, easily explored in a few hours either on foot or by bicycle. I did both... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Boynton Beach, Florida
Rustic get away for the adventurous

We rented bicycles for the day for 1000 JPY and pedaled around the perimeter of the island. There's... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Amy S
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Chinen, Nanjo 901-1400, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Lovely little island, easily explored in a few hours either on foot or by bicycle. I did both. After walking around the main village, I decided to rent a bicycle to explore the more rural areas further afield. The main village is lined with narrow...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Old cars, washing machine, refrigerators, plastic waist and much more hiding in the nature. This little Island should be cleaned up and all rubbish should shipped bag to the main island. Look on YouTube the video: Trush or paradise Island Kudaka. The island is really...More

1  Thank alfonso m
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We rented bicycles for the day for 1000 JPY and pedaled around the perimeter of the island. There's lots of side paths where you can tidepool or find a quiet place to eat your packed lunch. Bring lots of frozen water to keep you hydrated...More

1  Thank Amy S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Beautiful, natural island with sites almost untouched by people. You can get here by bus from Naha City, even though google maps and possibly your hotel concierge will tell you it's not possible. Take the 38 bus from Naha City twords Shikiya. It will take...More

3  Thank Honoria B
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Kudakajima is a lovely island to visit. It was easy to reach from Naha. We caught the local bus from Naha (38) to sansan beach. The bus cost about 800 yen each way. We got the ferry which took about 30 mins to kudaka and...More

1  Thank Bolansan
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Most tourist visit here for day trip, because you can see most tourist spots within two hours by riding bicycle. However I recommend you to stay here for over night. This whole island is big power spot and better spend time to look around.

1  Thank Tat_H23
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Easy drive to the port (telephone numbers invaluable for GPS) park free. 20 min ferry ride across to this for al island with little on it. There are simple places to stay and snack places for water etc. which is essential as there is little...More

Thank kirstine2013
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We spent the better part of a day on Kudaka Island, primarily to see the ancient sites as part of research on old Okinawan culture. The ferry ride was straightforward and we were able to walk the length of the island as well as stop...More

2  Thank RJSJr1954
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Kudaka island is one of isolated island of Okinawa. There are a lot of nature, to put it in other words, there are nothing except the nature. If you want to go some places for sightseeing, I will not recommend you to visit this island....More

5  Thank Ky0ka
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Worth a day-trip from Naha. Due to a ban on development, most of it is unspoiled.. you can have whole beaches to yourself. The east side of the island is bordered by a coral reef, creating a very pleasant lagoon. There are bike rental shops...More

5  Thank butanixinju
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