Oko no Taki Fall, Yakushima-cho

Dropping 88 m (288 ft) from the slope of Mount Nagata, the waters of Oko no Taki Fall hit the River Oko, creating a milky white foam that gushes out of broken rocky formations. A must-visit for nature lovers in Yakushima, you can reach the falls after a 1.5 hour hike through scenic forest. With flocks of dragon flies hovering above it, the site offers scenic views of pristine nature surrounded by lush greenery. Climb up onto rocks and get sprayed by the water, or bring your swimming gear and take a dip. A great place for a picnic and a good photo opportunity, the spot is also easily accessible by car. Arrange to visit Oko no Taki Fall and other attractions in Yakushima-cho using our Yakushima-cho road trip app .
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  • The waterfall of 80m drop. One of the 100 waterfalls. It has been made a tourist attraction and the road has been maintained close to it. If you walk along the rocks, you can go to Kiwa, which is a basin of waterfalls. When you go to the hot season of summer, it is exhilaration.
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  • It's not far from the bus stop, but there are only three buses a day. There is no problem if i go by car, but it has been chosen as one of the 100 japan waterfalls.
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