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Henan River "Ta-taki Waterfall Trek

MODERATE 15 reviews

Henan River "Ta-taki Waterfall Trek is a 2.4 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Kunigami, Okinawa, Japan that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from April until October.

2.4 km
68 m
Out & Back

kid friendly


nature trips








no dogs

23 days ago

By far one of my favorite hikes! Pretty easy with a huge waterfall at the end. We have taken several family members out every time someone visits.

6 months ago

Great short trail that goes to the base of Hiji falls. I did it in sandals with my kids, 7 & 5, and my wife. We walked in the stream for the most part, so would recommend small backpack if you are carrying anything and plastic bags to keep electronics safe. My wife calls this a medium hiking trail. Cheers.

6 months ago

A great quick hike when visiting northern Okinawa

8 months ago

Absolutely perfect! Cliff jumps (15-20 ft) on the way to the waterfall. Once you’ve made it to the waterfall, a rope swing and a nice pool area for the family. Definitely doing this again.

8 months ago

Amazing trail. Easy to get to. The water fall at the end was worth getting wet

9 months ago

Short hike with easy to reach waterfall. Very enjoyable as we walk along the stream to reach the waterfall.

11 months ago

What a lot of these reviews didn’t say is that you’re hiking in a river bed and have to scale some rocks to get to the waterfall. Make sure you wear shoes that you can climb in and get wet.

Still had a lot of fun with my husband and three year old in a carrier.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

We headed out as a family to this hike. It was fantastic. The children loved it and defined it as an epic adventure!

Sunday, October 15, 2017

The hike to the waterfall consists of walking along the river. It was nice to be wet the whole time until reaching the waterfall. I really enjoyed this hike. Next time I'll definitely waterproof my phone.

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Loved this trail! Given the heat, having to walk through the river was so refreshing! Some areas the water was up to my hips (I'm 5'1). My husband loved the cliff jumping into the deep end almost to the end of the trail. And swimming through the waterfall was amazing. I also loved the ropes other okinawan locals put on branches to swing into the water! When we went there were a few children field trips enjoying the hike too so if your kid is adventurous, they'd love this hike for sure!

Saturday, July 08, 2017

We completed this fun hike through the waters of the Henan River and visited the Ta-taki waterfall at the turn-around point. We entered the water at the corner of the parking lot, but there is another entry point if you walk up the road along the river for a bit. Overall, all four members of our group (youngest was 8 yrs old) completed the uploaded track and only required getting wet to a level of about 3-4 feet deep. There of plenty of areas that are suitable for swimming if you wish. Please read and follow all directions on the sign at the parking lot (see uploaded picture). It is especially important to stay out of the "river" during/after any rain as flash floods can occur. Overall, a very fun outing for a very hot Okinawa summer day.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Tuesday, July 04, 2017