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Beautiful beach. HUGE fishes!

We got the 1.30pm ferry from Toguchi port (easy to find using google maps) and got the last ferry... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Tetsworth, United Kingdom
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Superb waters and sky!

Only 15 mins from main island by ferry, this very sunny spot has amazing snorkeling and shelling... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2016
Windsor, Canada
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Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We got the 1.30pm ferry from Toguchi port (easy to find using google maps) and got the last ferry back (4pm). Depending on the time of year , there are between 2 and 8 ferries a day. The main swimming area was relatively busy (around...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Only 15 mins from main island by ferry, this very sunny spot has amazing snorkeling and shelling. There is no shade, you either rent an umbrella and stick with the main crowd or bring your own and go left as you get off the ferry....More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank DariolaD
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I came here to go diving, not with the big ferry but with a charter boat, first time I brought divers here and everyone loved it, awesome visibility and a huge amount of healthy, colorful hard corals and plenty of fish, we had a surface...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank jan-japan
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Went this beach in May. Took a ship for 30mins. It's ideal time to for boarding with kids since they cannot stay too long in a ship or stay still. anyway had fun in a ship and got out of ship, the beach was exactly...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank LIA A
Reviewed 20 May 2015

Visited Minna island after a snorkeling trip with the Ocean Island Crew. The island is small with a nice white sand beach. The population of the island is a whopping 30 people and services are limited. There is a ferry dock, with a sheltered waiting...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

It was breathtaking. i highly recommend snorkeling, i cannot describe in words how beautiful and pristine the water was, and it's like a dream on earth. The fish are absolutely beautiful, so many different colours, a true definition of earthly beauty was on this island.

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 30 June 2013

What a place. We went as part of an ITT tour from Kadena AB but it doesn't seem like it would be hard to figure out on your own. The island has crystal clear water and really nice sand. There are plenty of open areas...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank af3ll
Reviewed 4 June 2013 via mobile

It's a 15 mins ferry ride from Toguchi port. I can't find the Map code of the port, so I use Google map (pls do not use the-other-map). There are a few timing departing from/to the port/island (depends on which month). Unfortunately, it was drizzling...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Ng G
Reviewed 9 July 2012

I joinned a snorkel trip of Aquapopo. We snorkel at the boat. There are many many fish around the area. After the 1-hr snorkel trip, we arrived Minna Island (by boat, not swim to the island of course!!). The sand of the beach is not...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank PeggyK77
Reviewed 27 May 2012 via mobile

Easily accessed from Toguchi port, this island has so much to offer for anyone

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Joy U
30 May 2016|
Response from DariolaD | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it's Japan, no one will touch your stuff. umbrella and chair are pretty pricey, I recall around Y 2500 for both- roughly $ 23 for all day. They will ask to put your chair and umbrella on the right side off the dock... More