Kuro Island

Kuro Island

Area

This small heart-shaped island lies 19 kilometers southwest of Ishigaki. Its circumference is 12 kilometers. Lacking good land and water resources, the island is now mostly devoted to cow pasture, a livestock raising island with a cattle population about 10 times the human population. Completion of a water pipe on the sea bottom from Iriomote in 1975 solved Kuro Island’s water problem. Coral reefs frame the island. The Nishinohama Yaeyama Research Station (Marine Park Center) is a famous spot where sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.

Facility Information
Stock raising developed this island. An island of cattle and sea turtles.
Address
Okinawa Prefecture
Notes
*Annei Kanko
*Yaeyama Kanko Feryy
*Ishigaki Dream Kanko
-- Fare Table (yen)-----
Trip : One way Round trip
Adult: 1,130 2,150
Child: 570 1,080
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