Edatekujima Island


This is the largest desert island in the Amami region. Located at the entrance of Yakeuchi Bay, the island is deemed as the birthplace of the venomous Habu snake. The island has long provided peace of mind to the residents in Uken Village, protecting them from the wild wind of typhoons. People consider the island as a "island of gods."

Spot Information

【Adress】Uken, Oshima, Kagoshima, Japan

【Phone Number】+81 (0)997-67-2111 (Uken Village Hall)

【Transportation】120 minute drive from Amami Park to Uken Village, then 10 minutes by boat.