We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Review Highlights
A different side of history

After touring so many WW2 sites in Okinawa, it was refreshing to visit a valley where archeologists... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Intriguing ancient cave, sub-tropical forest and the Minatogawa Man

My family enjoyed the walking tour that started at the Valley of Gangala cave café and ended at the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
Read all 426 reviews
All photos (491)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bug spray”(5 reviews)
“guided tour”(8 reviews)
“okinawa world”(15 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
202 Tamagusuku Maekawa, Nanjo 901-0616, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-948-4192
Reviews (426)
Filter reviews
33 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbug sprayguided tourokinawa worldiced teaenglish translationper adultfree of chargeforestlaminatedcaveplantspagesinformationfloraflaskshelterjapanese
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After touring so many WW2 sites in Okinawa, it was refreshing to visit a valley where archeologists found a 3000 man in a concrete sarcophagus. There is a great tour that runs for 80 minutes and commences in the Gangala Cave. The cave is a...More

Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My family enjoyed the walking tour that started at the Valley of Gangala cave café and ended at the free zone of the Okinawa World. Getting there and fees: it was a short drive from Naha city to Valley of Gangala (mapcode 232 494 476*25),...More

1  Thank SQKrisflyer
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Gangala valley is a special experience, the walk through the forest brings us close to nature and the plants that are endemic to this island ecosystem. The limestone caves provide a treasure of prehistoric artifacts and a story of the first humans habitation in this...More

Thank BYamamoto
Reviewed 25 January 2018

beautiful cave, we went before walking over to okinawa world. Did not do the tour as we has younger children with us and did not think it would entertain them enough.

1  Thank Veronica J
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place can only be toured through booking the guided tour. Will recommend booking in advance on their website. Our 2 kids were able to enter free with 2 paying adults. We were given English audio guides and at each stop, the guide will play...More

1  Thank Musings_MJ
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. The jungle was hot and humid and the flowers beautiful. The vistas were beautiful!

Thank ravegan
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I only go for a coffee but very relaxing and enjoying. If you have time, it will also be good for the guided tour.

Thank BobBobGolden
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I absolutely love this place and could not stop talking about it after my visit. I highly recommend it to all nature lovers who enjoy a short and easy trek and also to people interested in rock formation. Getting there is easy with public transport,...More

2  Thank fphew
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife had been looking forward to this for a while. She'd seen it in the guidebooks and plenty of positive reviews about the place and the guides (she is Japanese). After taking it, neither of us can see what ANY of the fuss is...More

8  Thank FloydMcDaniel2
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

A long walk in a cave with a subterranean stream flowing through it. Well lit & my kids enjoyed it! The place is well maintained & very safe. Not for wheelchairs & strollers.

1  Thank LoChin73
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
30 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from bkpkwok | Reviewed this property |
Guess as long as you pay the entrance fee, you could go in and explore but I am not absolutely sure. Included in our tour was a local drink, a guide who would just give you brief and basic explanation at a couple of spots... More