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Okunoshima Island

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Takehara, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Best value we found in Japan. Must see If you have children , My son is 26 and we where all enchanted.

The hotel has a great buffet for both breakfast and dinner. The island is beautiful and littered... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Holly H
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Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
A lot of bunnies, but also a lot tourists!

I went on a Sunday as I will be flying the next day so didn’t have a choice. There were LOADS of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
KC930
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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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“local train” (17 reviews)
“ferry tickets” (10 reviews)
“family mart” (7 reviews)
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Takehara, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The hotel has a great buffet for both breakfast and dinner. The island is beautiful and littered with cute fluffy bunnies of every size and shape.Buy food on the dock before you go!!!!!They do not sell it on the island. Do not buy cabbage-everyone does...More

1  Thank Holly H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went on a Sunday as I will be flying the next day so didn’t have a choice. There were LOADS of people at Tadanoumi, long queue both for tickets and to get on the ferry. Thankfully the ferry is huge and amazingly had fit...More

1  Thank KC930
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Firstly, let me tell you how awkward this place is to get to from central Hiroshima. It takes about 2 hours. Please leave early in the morning! Get the train from Hiroshima to Tadanoumi (JR line). If you go via Mihara, you can get the...More

1  Thank thesweetseason
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I came here on a half day outing from hiroshima after I had seen the viral video a couple years ago online. We planned exact train times because after reading previous posts, and we were glad as sometimes there is 90 minutes...More

Thank Designatedroamer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at the ferry station around noon. Bought our ferry tickets at the vending machine and lined up for the ferry ride. It was just a short trip to the island. There were plenty of visitors more than we thought. As soon as we arrived...More

4  Thank emilysato
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of cute bunnies who (I'd say almost all) take turns running up to you for rabbit food pellets! It's a little bit of a mission to get there via JR and ferry, and be sure to double check the ferry times as we missed...More

Thank Elliotthebun
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love bunnies then this is the place for you. Lots of free roaming bunnies everywhere which are very friendly and will approach you slowly looking for food. Set against a beautiful scenic backdrop of the green hills and the sea, it was definitely...More

Thank Angel R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love rabbits so was very excited to visit Rabbit Island. Unfortunately the day we went it was cold and raining so I couldn’t lie down and let them climb all over me, but I did get to feed lots of them and get up...More

Thank Jelly_au
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Very short review: Great fun, lots of bunnies, beautiful scenery. Please note that there is a new high speed ferry operating from Mihara City to the island, stopping at Sunami Port along the way. While more expensive than the ferry from Tadanoumi there are a...More

Thank DoubleSupercool
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Expect to see many many rabbits when we arrive at the Island but rather disappointed. There are only few of them. Maybe it's the weather as it's rather cold that day, temperature dropped 10 degree Celcius. Considering the time spent travelling from Osaka taking this...More

1  Thank Mama2010
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cpcog
4 June 2018|
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Response from Designatedroamer | Reviewed this property |
Yes there was a parking lot near the Tadanoumi port where the ferry for the island departs from
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Danielle R
3 March 2018|
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Response from Just-Julie-Cairns | Reviewed this property |
I was staying in Hiroshima but it did not take that long to get there for us. We left Hiroshima at 8.53 on the Kodama 732 to Mihara then changed trains to HIRO on the KURE Line getting off at Tadanoumi....all up took 77... More
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WKLIZE
22 January 2018|
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Response from Just-Julie-Cairns | Reviewed this property |
There time we were there it was winter so there was no going with the swimming idea. The weather was icy with the wind, but yes you can swim on one of the beaches during summer and you may be lucky enough to have a few... More
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