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Pinaisara Falls

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Address: Uehara, Yaeyama-gun 907-1541, Okinawa Prefecture
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The waterfall itself was not bad. It was really nice to jump into the cool water under scorching sunshine. However, the really fun part was how we got here. First, we kayaked... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Taipei, Taiwan
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Taipei, Taiwan
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378 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The waterfall itself was not bad. It was really nice to jump into the cool water under scorching sunshine. However, the really fun part was how we got here. First, we kayaked for two and half hours. Second, we walked deep into the forest for around half an hour. Then, we reached the waterfall. We felt like we earned this... More 

Thank Bestlambert
Hong Kong
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and six year old son had a fantastic time on this tour. Our full day tour included kayaking on a calm river to the base near the falls, then a walk and climb through the forest to the base of the waterfall. We loved walking through the dense forest and watching the crabs, lizards and dragonflies around us.... More 

2 Thank miffymiffy
Hong Kong, China
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79 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The 20 minutes hike to the waterfall could be considered a challenge to those who do not do much hiking. Once we got to the fall, we were so excited and jumped right into the cool water. Perfect place to spend a hot summer day.

1 Thank vacation_day_n_nite
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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201 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I signed up for this adventure mainly because my kids are two young and I am solo for this trip. Absolutely worth it! Loved it and my guide was patient with me during the challenge of the climb. Take lots of water and leave one in the bus for when you get back. This is not easy, but worth the... More 

1 Thank Ruggerlynn
London, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We were staying over at Ishigaki, and decided to come over for the day. Our hotel recommended a 7 hour trekking and kayaking tour. Which included the Pinisara falls. The whole day was excellent, we saw lots of wild life and excellent views throughout our tour. Recommended

Thank Daniel P
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

If you make your way to Iriomote island, I definitely recommend a tour at this spot. The falls are huge and if you're lucky enough to hike to the top, you'll be rewarded with stunning views. For a tour, I would recommend using Naoya at "Iriomote Osanpo Kibun". He provided an amazing tour and went above and beyond for us... More 

Thank blondebond26
Middelburg, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

To reach the base of this fall you can get there by walking but only if the tide is low and the path proves to be bit difficult. Another more pleasant way is by canoe. You can hire one or bring a inflatable one like i did. It's a beautiful tour through the mangroves where you get a glimpse of... More 

Thank PetervanderGiessen
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Absolutely stunning! There is a pool around the waterfall that you can swim in. The rocks are quite slippery, but you can climb up and get a great shot in front of the waterfall! It's a bit of a hike from the place you arrive with your kayak, but well worth it!

Thank JazzyFizzle444
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

If you are not decided to go this fall yet, Why not ? Take a decision to join one of available tours. Otherwise you would miss awesome experience like pure air, great view and peaceful feeling down there !

Thank Makoto K
Soufrière, Soufriere, St. Lucia
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151 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Must see but it is a hike and up hard path. Guide gave us felt bottom boots which worked well. Took canoe to place. While we where a couple see if you can get single canoes, much more fun. Up hill took about 1.5 hours, but we are slower. At the top of the falls great view and guide brought... More 

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