The rabbits are so used to people that' it's easy to get up close.
Waiting for the ferry to Ookunojima at Tadanoumi.
This man working the ferry at Tadanoumi explained that there have been a lot of tourists from Northern Europe visiting the "bunny island' Okunojima this year (2014).
Trains going in both directions arrive on the same side of the station at Tadanoumi.
Tadanoumi station! Note the rabbit. Ookunojima island is probably one of the only reasons people from out of town come to this station.
Mihara is the "octopus town."
The island is mostly void of traffic other than the island buses and other small working vehicles.
You can also take a dip in the beach if you bring your gear.
It's easy to become a bunny celebrity with some rabbit snacks that you can buy on the island, or some carrots or cabbage that you bring from home.
The abandoned power plant.
Waiting for the ferry to Okunojima on the Tadanoumi side.
The ferry heading to Okunojima from Tadanoumi is pretty large. The return ferry was much much smaller.
忠海 (tadanoumi) 大久野島 (Ookunojima)