ExploringOKINAWA

Northern Okinawa
Main Island

This will make you fall in love with Okinawa

The northern part of Okinawa's Main Island contains popular spots such as Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. You can experience the villages and food typical of a pacific island.

From NAHA AIRPORT to Nago Bus Terminal(75min), From Nago Bus Terminal to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium(50min), From Nago Bus Terminal to Emi no Mise(45min), From Nago Bus Terminal to Yanbaru Yagai Techo(35min), From Nago Bus Terminal to Nakijin Castle Ruins(60min)
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Along with the whale shark, the world's largest fish, and the Alfred manta ray, you can experience the whole Okinawan ocean at Ocean Expo Park.

Address:424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa

From Nago Bus Terminal to Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium(50min)
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Okinawa Commemorative National Government Park (Ocean Expo Park) : Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
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Emi no Mise

Famous for its local cuisine using fresh homegrown ingredients and island vegetables from the village of Ogimi, which is well-known for the longevity of its residents. You can enjoy seasonal delights in the restaurant's signature dish, the 'Chouju-zen' longevity set meal.

Address:61 Oganeku, Ogimi-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa

From Nago Bus Terminal to Emi no Mise(45min)
Emi no Mise
03

Yanbaru Yagai Techo
(fishing boat & agricultural experience)

Aside from riding a traditional Okinawan fishing boat or sabani, you can experience harvesting locally-grown vegetables and coffee beans.

Address:4607-1 Nago, Nago-shi, Okinawa

From Nago Bus Terminal to Yanbaru Yagai Techo(35min)
Yanbaru Yagai Techo (fishing boat & agricultural experience)
04

Nakijin Castle Ruins

Okinawa's largest castle was registered as a World Cultural Heritage Site in the year 2000 and one of Japan's Top 100 Castles. The beautiful curved stone walls are not to be missed.

Address:5101 Imadomari, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa

From Nago Bus Terminal to Nakijin Castle Ruin(60min)
Nakijin Castle Ruins ©OCVB

There are so many
things
to see!

  • 05. Ryukyu-Mura
    05. Ryukyu-Mura
    A theme park where you can experience Okinawan nature, culture, and performing arts.
    Address: 1130 Yamada, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
    ©OCVB
  • 06. Bise Village
    06. Bise Village
    The Fukugi tree-lined pathway, around 1km long, is particularly famous.
    Address: 389 Bise, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
    ©OCVB
  • 07. Busena Marine Park
    07. Busena Marine Park
    Glass-bottomed boats and an underwater observatory let you experience the Okinawan ocean.
    Address: 1744-1 Kise, Nago-shi, Okinawa
    ©OCVB
  • 08. Hiji Waterfall
    08. Hiji Waterfall
    The highest waterfall on Okinawa Main Island, boasting a 25.7m drop.
    Address: Hama, Kunigami-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
    ©OCVB
  • 09. Kouri Island
    09. Kouri Island
    Enjoy snorkeling, beautiful sunsets, and the starry night sky. The island is accessible by car.
    Address: Kouri, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa
    ©OCVB
  • 10. Izena Island
    10. Izena Island
    You can really feel the ancient Okinawan atmosphere through the old houses surrounded by coral stone walls.
    Address: Izena-son, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa

  • 05. Ryukyu-Mura
  • 06. Bise Village
  • 07. Busena Marine Park
  • 08. Hiji Waterfall
  • 09. Kouri Island
  • 10. Izena Island