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Yoron Island Area与論島エリア

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A subtropical island embraced by coral reefs.
Marine sports are the most popular attractions all year round.

Yoron Island is situated on the southernmost end of Kagoshima prefecture. With a circumference of 24km, it is made up of coral reefs that have surfaced in the Amami Islands. It is part of the Amami Islands Quasi-National Park, and is famous for its beautiful ocean, the surrounding barrier reefs and fringing reefs, and the subtropical climate with an average temperature of over 20℃. Many divers visit this island to enjoy marine sports all the year round.

Yoron Island is situated on the southernmost end of Kagoshima prefecture. With a circumference of 24km, it is made up of coral reefs that have surfaced in the Amami Islands. It is part of the Amami Islands Quasi-National Park, and is famous for its beautiful ocean, the surrounding barrier reefs and fringing reefs, and the subtropical climate with an average temperature of over 20℃. Many divers visit this island to enjoy marine sports all the year round.

One can learn about the history and culture of Yoron Island at the Southern Cross Center, which showcases a wide range of exhibits from 3,000 year-old stoneware to the development of the present Yoron Island. The observation deck on the top floor of the center is the highest on the island. On fine days, Okinawa Island and Okinoerabu Island can be seen from this observation deck.

Directions

From Tokyo :
[Air] 1h 50 min from Haneda to Kagoshima Airport, and 1h 20 min from Kagoshima to Yoron Airport.
From Osaka :
[Air] 1h 10 min from Itami to Kagoshima Airport.

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