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Rebunto Island

Rebun-cho, Rebun-gun 097-1201, Hokkaido
+81 163-86-1001
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Stunningly beautiful island

We went in mid June, during peak wildflower season. To say it was beautiful would be a woeful... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
Beautiful small island

Rebunto is known first of all because of its alpine flowers blooming during summer months, but... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Maria Anna M
Hveragerdi, Iceland
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  • Average5%
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Rebun-cho, Rebun-gun 097-1201, Hokkaido
+81 163-86-1001
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

We went in mid June, during peak wildflower season. To say it was beautiful would be a woeful understatement. We did a day trip to rebun from wakkanai via ferry. We were quite tight on time as a result and could only hike for about...More

Thank wxywang
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Rebunto is known first of all because of its alpine flowers blooming during summer months, but there's much more to this island. I visited in October, stayed for three days. Wonderful hiking trails, amazing diversity of landscapes, beautiful views, and few to none tourists.

1  Thank Maria Anna M
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Wild flowers abundant on the island, if you go for the many walks in spring / summer. As we don't speak Japanese and were on a budget we found this island hard to book somewhere to stay and get around. The ferry terminal information desk...More

2  Thank Philippa R
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Beside having the 1st grade sea urchins as part of the meal here, u can feel the natural relaxing and peaceful feeling in this island,will easily fall in love to it and think of coming back again and again... When u r in the island,...More

Thank jazzng2015
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Of the two islands reached by ferry from Wakkanai at the north-western tip of Hokkaido, Rishiri tends to get more attention because of its Mount Fuji-like cone. But for a day trip or weekend, I would say Rebun has more to offer. On Rishiri, you...More

3  Thank Julian D
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I arrived by ferry at 10 am, there is a 10.45 am bus to the North of the island, so i hiked the section from Hamanaka to Kafukai, 4 hours 15 netto time. The trail is wide, easy and fast, it becomes slower and also...More

Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We spent 3 nights on Rebun Island in late July. Unfortunately the island was shrouded in fog for most of the time so we were unable to enjoy the sea views whilst hiking. Despite the poor weather we really enjoyed the island and staying in...More

2  Thank HappyFamily0f3
Reviewed 26 August 2014

When: August end How we got there: Took the 7:13 pm train from Asahikawa to Wakkanai, stayed overnight at Wakkanai and took the early morning Hearland ferry from Wakkanai to Kafuka in Rebun. Where we stayed: 1. stayed overnight at the Wakkanai Sun Hotel. It...More

6  Thank SunnyWasThere
Reviewed 6 December 2013

For three months a year this is a beautiful accessible island. Over 300 varieties of wild flowers. The island is a ferry ride from wakkinai. The locals harvest sea urchines and farm kelp. There is wonderful hiking and a ferry to rishiri takes you to...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 23 November 2013

We visited Rebun n September. There was no flowers left by then. The landscape is ok and we are extremely jaded travelers. The problem with Rebun was the newness and ugly architecture. When the boat gets in our first reaction was, "This is ugly". It...More

3  Thank Purobi
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