yes yakushima reviews

YES Yakushima Tripadvisor ReviewsYES Tripadvisor reviews and comments illustrate the high professional service we provide for visitors to Yakushima.  YES Yakushima have ranked as the No1 Yakushima tour operator for international visitors since we began our Tripadvisor account in 2014.  The YES team are motivated to excel in the services we provide and we are passionate about Yakushima and the role we play as ambassadors for our island.

The YES Tripadvisor reviews and comments offer an unbiased opinion of our services and the level of attention to detail we apply to each request. 

Reward for our years of hard work was awarded in 2019 when YES Yakushima were nominated by the Japanese National Tourism Organization (JNTO) to represent Yakushima in their 100 Amazing Experiences in Japan campaign.  This campaign is backed by the Government of Japan and has  worldwide publicity.

  • star rating  Steve was an awesome tour guide and a huge help when some of our travel plans went sideways! He helped translate with the ferry and hotel to make sure we... read more

    Steve C
    2021/09/01

    star rating  Amazing, Amazing, Amazing!! Steve is a wealth of information, awesome guide (became a friend really), better than a local due to the number of years living in this island... read more

    Ramadurai R
    2021/08/12

    star rating  I had a wonderful time with Steve. We visited Princess Mononoke's forest. It was my dream! But Steve's tour was much more than that. I learned so much about the... read more

    Anna M
    2021/08/01

    star rating  Amazing, Amazing, Amazing!! Steve is a wealth of information, awesome guide (became a friend really), better than a local due to the number of years living in this island... read more

    Ramadurai R
    2021/08/01
  • star rating  I had a wonderful time with Steve. We visited Princess Mononoke's forest. It was my dream! But Steve's tour was much more than that. I learned so much about the... read more

    Anna M
    2021/07/01

    star rating  My husband and I booked the Shiratani Unsuikyo tour with two friends over the long weekend and had a wonderful experience. Steve was an outstanding tour guide who delivered... read more

    Y1027VPmichelef
    2021/06/11

    star rating  My husband and I booked the Shiratani Unsuikyo tour with two friends over the long weekend and had a wonderful experience. Steve was an outstanding tour guide who delivered... read more

    Michele F
    2021/06/10

    star rating  Traveling to and on Yakushima with YES is highly recommendable! We had wonderful days on the island and Steve was key to this wonderful vacation! He arranged everything for us:... read more

    dennissY2735TT
    2021/05/05
  • star rating  Traveling to and on Yakushima with YES is highly recommendable! We had wonderful days on the island and Steve was key to this wonderful vacation! He arranged everything for us:... read more

    Dennis S
    2021/05/01

    star rating  My husband and I booked the Shiratani Unsuikyo tour with two friends over the long weekend and had a wonderful experience. Steve was an outstanding tour guide who delivered... read more

    Michele F
    2021/05/01

    star rating  Yakushima was an amazing place to visit, I do not think however, that it would have be nearly as incredible if we did not have Steve as our guide.... read more

    murphdog16
    2020/12/11

    star rating  My husband and I arrived in Yakushima excited to start our adventure. As we walked around trying to rent a car, we were continually turned down. After the 6th rejection,... read more

    21CMarie
    2020/12/07
  • star rating  Yakushima was an amazing place to visit, I do not think however, that it would have be nearly as incredible if we did not have Steve as our guide.... read more

    murphdog16
    2020/12/01

    star rating  My husband and I arrived in Yakushima excited to start our adventure. As we walked around trying to rent a car, we were continually turned down. After the 6th rejection,... read more

    C Marie
    2020/12/01

    star rating  YES! Yakushima made our journey memorable and easy. Travelling as a foreigner in Yakushima is not easy especially if you don't speak Japanese. By remotely booking our reservations and accommodating... read more

    janani s
    2020/10/26

    star rating  YES! Yakushima made our journey memorable and easy. Travelling as a foreigner in Yakushima is not easy especially if you don't speak Japanese. By remotely booking our reservations and accommodating... read more

    janani s
    2020/10/01
  • star rating  Yes! Yakushima not only guided us on an unforgettable forest tour but also helped with everything from booking our accommodation, book and organize car rental, helped to cancel a booked... read more

    B6538XYsandrac
    2020/09/01

    star rating  We booked 2 accomodations and a rental car with YES (It was a last minute booking). Steeve was really helpful. Very fast replies.
    YES website gave us... read more

    Ellodk13
    2020/07/14

    star rating  Our favourite part of our experience with YES was Steve. Truly a Renaissance Man. Knowledgable about Yakushima, history of Japan, flora and fauna, music industry, furniture making, history of time,... read more

    BuccaneerDave
    2020/04/04

    star rating  We booked Yes Yakushima for two days - one was the Shiratani Unsuiko hike and the other was an island tour. Our guide for the hike was warm, friendly, and... read more

    williamsM29HU
    2020/03/26

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