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Yakushima - Yakushima YH

278-2 Miyanoura, Yakushima-cho, Yakushima, 891-4205, Japan

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Welcome to the World Natural Heritage Island Yakushima.

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Yakushima Hostel

Hostel Yakushima

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Miyanoura Port Side Youth Hostel is situated just in front of Miyanoura, the gateway of stunning Yakushima Island which is on a UNESCO World Heritage List. The location is perfect for exploring the beauty of nature and also the island’s nightlife, restaurants and shops.

The hostel welcomes all travellers and provides comfortable accommodation with facilities including air conditioning, free Internet access, laundry, microwave, refrigerator, TV and bike rental.

Seeing the amazing Shiratani Unsuikyo forest requires a lot of hiking. You can also enjoy diving, fishing and marine sports in Miyanoura. To see the island’s natural wonders and learn the history of logging industry you can visit Yakusugi. In Yakushima Fruit Garden there are thousands of tropical trees and plants and, also, seasonal fruit like mango, starfruit and papaya are available to eat. The Yakushima Island has several beaches where you can spot giant turtles and beautiful waterfalls inland.


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 5 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 15 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are not members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Hot tub
  • Terrace / patio


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

From 08:00 to 20:00
From 15:00 to 20:00
From 15:00 to 19:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 81-997-49-1316

Fax. 81-997-49-1316

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Shiratani Unsuikyo forest (5 to 10km)
  • Isso beach (5 to 10km)
  • Hirauchi Kaichu Onsen hotspring (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Quite possibly the best hostel I've ever stayed in.


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Fri 22 Nov 2013


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • National / State Park (5 to 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (5 to 10km)
  • Wooded Area (1 to 2km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

20 minutes by bus get off at Miyanoura-kou Iriguchi.
3 minute walk from Miynaoura-kou Iriguchi bus stop.
From Miyanoura port take a 8 min walk. From Anbo port takes 40 minutes by bus.
Alternate Transport

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