Sea Turtle Viewing Spot (ウミガメビューポイント)

Okinoerabujima Island

Amami Area Nature, Seasonal Flowers and Scenic Spots

This is a spot for viewing sea turtles along the coastline between Wanjo Beach and Hanzaki. Three types of turtle inhabit the local waters: green sea turtles, loggerheads and hawksbills. If you visit this spot at high tide, you should be able to see several green sea turtles feeding on seaweed in the shallows. There are free binoculars available for use. Besides turtles, this is also a great place for admiring the beauty of the ocean in general.

Basic Information

Address 鹿児島県大島郡和泊町根折


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