Activities

Find different things to do in Yakushima here. Main hiking trails are introduced on Plan Your Trip page.


Onsen

Onoaida Onsen
A public hot spring in a traditional looking cedar house. Just a few minutes walk from Onoaida Onsen Iriguchi bus stop (no. 98). Very hot!

Hours: 7:00-21:00
Closed: Monday mornings
Admission: 200 yen

Yakushima Onsen
A hot spring in JR Hotel Onoaida with an amazing view of the sea with two baths, one inside and the other outside.

Hours: 15:00-18:00
Admission: 1400 yen

Hiruchi Kaichu Onsen
An open-air hot spring that you can bathe two hours before and after low-tide. Mixed bath. Five minute walk from Kaichu Onsen stop (no. 112)
Admission: 200 yen

Yudomari Onsen
An open-air hot spring by the sea. The water is not very hot so not recommended for bathing in the winter. Five minute walk from Yudomari stop (no. 114)

Hours: All day
Admission: 200 yen

Kusugawa Onsen
Small public hot spring in the village next to Miyanoura. A few minute walk from Yunokawa Onsen stop (no. 38)

Hours: 9:00-20:00
Admission: 200 yen

Yunoko-no-yu
A public hot spring with with private baths for one group at a time. Call 0997-42-0305 to make a reservation. By Yakushima Comprehensive Nature Park in Miyanoura

Hours: 12:00-19:00
Closed: Mondays
Admission: 400 yen


Workshops

Suginoya
Make your own cedar chopsticks from Yakusugi cedar.

Koseda Shop is next to the airport. Miyanoura Shop is on the road towards to Shiratani Unsuikyo.

Times: 10:30/13:30/16:00 (Koseda)
9:00/14:30 (Miyanoura)
Duration: 50 minutes
Price: from 1100 yen

Suginoya website

Yawaraka
Create an aromatic spray using Yakushima cedar or local citrus.

One minute walk from Shimomakino stop (no.39).

Times: 12:00-17:00
Duration: 10 minutes
Price: 1200 yen

Yawaraka website (English)

Pukarido
Make a bracelet with yakusugi beads and natural stones.

From the airport, walk towards Anbo for about five minutes. You’ll see the sign on the right.

Times: 8:30-18:00
Closed: Wednesdays from December to February
Duration: 30 minutes
Price: from 1500 yen

Pukarido website (English)


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