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Water buffalo tours and bicycle rentals

The main reason people visit Taketomi Island is for the water buffalo tours and that you can see so... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
yukiglasgow
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Los Angeles, California
Well worth the visit.

This is an excellent way to learn about Taketomi, its people and history, as well as the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Sightsee802349
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“Well worth the visit.”
31 Jul 2017
“Taketomi Tourist Center”
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441 Taketomi, Taketomi-jima, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1101, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This is an excellent way to learn about Taketomi, its people and history, as well as the surrounding islands.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

The main reason to visit the Taketomi Tourist Centre is because it is the hub of the whole water buffalo tour. It starts and finishes here as do the Bicycle rentals and any other activity on this very small island. There is a small shop...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

The main reason people visit Taketomi Island is for the water buffalo tours and that you can see so many traditional homes. There is also a beach for star sand but the water buffalo doesn't take you there. From the tourist center, a water buffalo...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank yukiglasgow
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We took a ferry from Ishgaki to Taketomi and had no real plans once we reached the island. We were able to ask one of the vans parked at the ferry port if we could rent bikes for a few hours, or for the day....More

Date of experience: April 2015
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