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Okunoshima Island

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Takehara, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went there november 6, 2018 coming from Hiroshima. I have a JR Hiroshima Yamaguchi pass, so I have all the confidence to ride any type of shinkansen. I was aiming for a 7:46 shinkansen however but wasn't able to catch it on time. So...More

1  Thank Roam06002311780
Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled to Okunoshima from Osaka. This was an awesome place to visit. Kind of hard to get to but not impossible, just take your time and plan your route ahead of time. At the ferry boat place, it not very expensive and the staff are...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favourite part of japan. It was absolutely stunning, see photos. And the bunnies everywhere were so cool I got heaps of food from the family mart they have a 500 yen pack where you get 2 lots of pellets 1 carrot sticks and 2...More

1  Thank 88_Gem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Due to the heavy rainfall earlier in July, the JR Kure Line was down. Other reviewers talked about taking the train to Mihara and then the connecting bus but if your starting point is Hiroshima, there is a daily direct bus that goes to Tadaoumi...More

1  Thank neminskii
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Let's get one thing straight, this place is an absolute pain in the buttocks to get to. We got a "slow" bullet train to Mihara and dropped our bags off in the lockers. (incidentally, Mihara is a really great place to get an idea of...More

1  Thank BrockGuns
Reviewed 22 September 2018

I was hesitant to visit since the reviews said it's more for kids. I went later in the day intending to only spend an hour. However, upon arrival I wished that I had allotted more time. There is a great opportunity for hiking higher up...More

1  Thank kellylW6667OZ
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This is a memorable trip for the girls, we were "greeted" by the rabbits when the ferry arrived on the island. Girls were having so much fun feeding on these cute bunnies. An advice, do bring your own chopped up or torn up pieces of...More

2  Thank Lenastt
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Due to the rain in July, part of JR West Japan was affected. Bus ran between Mihara and Tadanoumi in replacement of the JR. When you buy a ticket to Tadanoumi, you will have to get off at Mihara and change for the bus they...More

4  Thank Betty H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

I am not a fan of rabbits but I felt so happy to see so many rabbits everywhere! After the flood, the JR to the station was closed. Luckily we planned to drive so it was fine to arrive the port. We could see some...More

1  Thank cpcog
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Okunoshima Island is such a great place for one day trip from Hiroshima. We took a train from there and than a ferry in Tadanoumi (don´t forget to get some bunny snacks here at the port :)) We walked around the island (it´s about 4km)...More

6  Thank Natália C
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Dennis M
13 November 2018|
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Response from Roam06002311780 | Reviewed this property |
Like what ^ he said, just be there as early as you can, so that more hungry bunnies will welcome you. I think only Kodama shinkansen stops at Mihara station. Just type Tokyo station to Tadanoumi in google maps and you're... More
6 September 2018|
Response from cpcog | Reviewed this property |
We drove there. If you are in a group of 5, you might consider car rental. There should be bus too but might to another port.
Judith H
13 August 2018|
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Response from Holly H | Reviewed this property |
We arrived after 2:00 and left late morning. We loved walking around & feeding the bunnies. Don’t bring cabbage . It’s cheep & easy but bad for the bunnies & everyone brings it . Buy a few dollar bags at the shop before the... More