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Hiji waterfall

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Address: 781-1 Hiji, Kunigami-gun, Kunigami-son 905-1413, Okinawa Prefecture
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Tough hike and small waterfall

It's about 2KM hike to the waterfall. You can either follow the riverbank or the forest trail. The forest trail can be quite challenging for somes as it consists of long staircase... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 November 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the waterfalls hike was okay because of the well prepared trail. they made it very safe and can be done with small kids. the bridge was very sturdy and the path has anti slip or skid planks in most parts. the handrails are every where. the falls was disappointing because it is not tall nor majestic and there was cordon... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I went there with my daughter (she lives there), we took the trail to the falls. There is alot of steps and bridges and walkways, and it says it is about a mile, but that would be on flatland! There are several stair cases, from 2 steps to 72 steps! I know because I counted them! We really enjoyed the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

It's about 2KM hike to the waterfall. You can either follow the riverbank or the forest trail. The forest trail can be quite challenging for somes as it consists of long staircase and steep gradients. Not a big waterfall.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Why doesn't anyone tell us it closes at 3pm. We drove all the way here with a traffic that is worse than a funeral procession at 15km - traffic jam for no reason. The usual speed limit is 40km normally and if you are lucky 50km. You get nowhere at this rate. Driving the length from Naha to just Bise... More 

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Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I hiked this waterfall with my 6 yr old and my husband. There are a lot of stairs, so I would say you need to be able to walk a good bit. I will be living in Okinawa for a few years so I would say that it's a waterfall to visit at least once. It looks just like the... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

The hike to Hiji Waterfall is interesting. It basically follows a small river, and while the river remains at about the same level from start to finish, you still go up and down a bunch of stairs every few minutes. I'm overweight, so it was kinda hard. But most of that was due to the heat. I went when the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I took a bus from Nago to see the Hiji waterfall - grab a bamboo stick and go into the forest. I saw huge butterflies, lizards and salamanders on the way in!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Don't take your dogs. Even though there are NO signs or notices on any of their pamphlets or website- you will drive way out there and waste your time. Probably beautiful but we wouldn't know.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

The 30 minutes walk to the hiji waterfall and of course the waterfall itself were really beautiful. Mostly you walk on planks. The nature there is really amazing. It looks like a jungle. There ate some stairs but all in all its managable and not too hard. The entry fee is 500yen but really really worth it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

This is a lovely walk up to the waterfall. We took the river side course which meant paddling through the stream as you criss-crossed up the valley and made it a bit more intrepid feeling (although very shallow and easy). We came down the fast path way and were glad to have used the alternative on the way up. Path... More 

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