The Bonin Islands consists of more than 30 islands, and they are namely Chichi-Jima, Hahajima and Iwo Jima, etc. They are situated 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, and is managed by the Tokyo Metropolitan government. It is an Eden with excellent natural scenery.
The Bonin Islands has excellent atmosphere, it has excellent beaches, mountains, coral reefs and forests. You can participate in many different activities involving the nature, of which one must not miss the chance of swimming with dolphins. You can also enjoy watching whale, participate in scuba diving and hiking as well.
To reach the island, you have to take the Ogasawara Maru ferry from Tokyo and the total traveling time is 25.5 hours. The ferry contains facilities such as shops, restaurants, showers and resting areas. It will be enjoyable journey. After having been to the island, you will definitely believe the traveling time of 25.5 hours one way is well worth it.
Address: More than 1,000 kilometers south of Tokyo, the Western Pacific Islands
Get off at Hamamatsu-cho on the JR Yamanote Line and take a 10-minute walk from Hamamatsucho to the Chukchi Port in Tokyo. Take the Ogasawara Marine Ferry from Takeuchi Port to Fushimi, with total traveling time of 25 hours 30 minutes.
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【The Eden of Japan - Bonin Islands】
- Written by Stephanie