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Chichijima Island

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Address: Ogasawara-mura, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 4998-2-7775

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Natural rich island registered as a world heritage site

It takes 24 hours by ferry from Tokyo to Chichijima. The ferry is operated once every 6 days and it takes at least 6 days to go and stay in Chichijima. Chichijima is located in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

It takes 24 hours by ferry from Tokyo to Chichijima. The ferry is operated once every 6 days and it takes at least 6 days to go and stay in Chichijima. Chichijima is located in the Pacific Ocean, and the surrounding area is the ocean. It was registered as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site because of many species of... More 

Thank mat_mak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely recommended for marine activities. The ocean is absolutely beautiful. The West Annex lodge owner was so nice! I will return again during the summer.

Thank Vinny K
Ogasawara-mura, Japan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Island culture on Chichijima is much more similar to Hawaii than Tokyo. Despite being 1000km from Tokyo city, somehow Chichijima is still part of the Tokyo prefecture. This bright tropical paradise boasts whale-watching opportunities, excellent snorkeling, mid-sized surfing waves, scuba-diving, fishing, and more. It has been a wild ride, and I seriously can't stop blogging about my experience.

Thank Kaori F
Arendal, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Very clean and eco friendly island, very fresh food. Some fantastic landscape and beaches. Very friendly islanders, some of them even speech English.

1 Thank 1976audun
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

A beautiful island with very friendly locals who are serious about the preservation of this unique World Heritage environment.

1 Thank DavrosWills
Tokyo, Japan
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I went to Chichijima in October. It was not a very good season, no whales, plenty of typhoons, but even at that the place was beautiful. It is well worth the 25-hour-long boat ride, as the length of the trip acts as a deterrent to many casual visitors of Japan: the islands are still pristine. The landscapes are beautiful, we... More 

2 Thank MicheleGyotaku
Ogasawara-shoto, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

Ogasawara is a real treat. Very different from the rest of Japan... lots of unique nature from Dolphins and Whales to endemic bird species. Great hikes. Interesting locals. Super organized and clean. The little bus service is a classic. Make sure you have an international license if you want to rent scooters... and they may not let you anyway. And... More 

5 Thank Takoyaki47
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2012

I write this passage for incoming tourists. Ogasawara have very fantastic nature, in particular , sea is very beautiful. many fishes, comprehensive coral. And if you go the time of hatching, you can often see baby sea turtles. You can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activity, such as sea kayak, snorkeling, dolphin swim, trekking, and so on. Unfortunately, Ogasawara... More 

8 Thank あむーるん

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