Kunigami-son Village, Okinawa Japan

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Located in the most Northern Part of Okinawa’s main island Kunigami Village (国頭村) stretches out over a large area (194.80 km²) but has a small population of fewer than 6,000 residents.

Kunigami Village is a nature lover’s paradise and has some of the best “Eco tourism” destinations Okinawa has to offer. Besides beautiful Okuma beach much of the inland area of Kunigami Village area such as the Yanbaru Forest is unspoiled nature and supports a rich eco system with many rare and endangered species of plants and animals. There are also many opportunities for camping and outdoor activities in the Kunigami Village area. 

Kunigami Village Map / Access

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From Naha Airport:
Approx.180 min. by car (via expressway)
From Okinawa Expressway Kyoda I.C:
Approx. 100 min. by car (via expressway)

 

Sightseeing & Activities in Kunigami, Okinawa

 

Cape Hedo (Hedo Point)
Coral Tidal Pool
Tanaga-gumui
Coral Reefs in Kunigami
Mt. Yonaha
Yanbaru Forest
Hiji Falls
Okuni Rindo

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Festivals & Events Kunigami, Okinawa

Oku Yanbaru Carp Festival
Okuma Beach Opening Festival
Women only Eisa Festival

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Beaches in Kunigami, Okinawa

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Okuma Beach
Part of the JAL Private Resort Hotel, Okuma beach is open to the public to use for a small fee. This white sandy beach stretches for 1 km at the Northern tip of Okinawa Island and is one of the best get away destinations Okinawa has to offer....

 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA