2. Okinawa: Full-Day Bus Tour to Yanbaru National Park
Explore popular spots in the northern part of Okinawa and enjoy the beautiful nature of the Yanbaru area. Take a guided walk in the Higashi-son Fureai Hirugi Park. Observe wildlife species like the Okinawa rail. Listen to commentary at every stop on the tour with an audio guide.
Visit the Yanbaru Forest Visitor Center Dome Theater. Watch videos projected onto the 360-degree dome-shaped screen on the ceiling. Get introduced to spots in Yanbaru that are not covered on the tour. Have lunch at the Fisherman's Dining in Kunigami Village. Feast on a set meal of sashimi and fried fish .
Observe the beautiful ocean from the observatory at Cape Hedo, the northern tip of the island. Hike in the rich nature of Yanbaru National Park and Daisekirinsan. Marvel at the unique tropical plants and rocks. If you are lucky, you can spot the Okinawa rail, a nationally protected species.
Meet an Okinawa rail at the Okinawa Rail Ecology Center. Okinawa rails are listed as endangered and live in the only northern forest of Okinawa. Take the opportunity to shop at the roadside Station Yui Yui Kunigami. This is a great spot to buy local souvenirs.
A multilingual audio guide will help you learn about each spot you visit. Listen to a full explanation of Okinawa during this tour.