Dōzen Islands Adventure (2 nights / 3 days)

Here is all the must do & see while you travel the three islands of Dōzen!

Starting from the smallest island of Dōzen, Chiburijima Island, to Nakanoshima Island, and Nishinoshima Island. Each and every islands has its own different charms waiting for you to discovered them!

Estimated time required:2 nights 3 days
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1 Shichirui Port 9:30 - Ferry Kuniga

Shichirui Port 9:30 - Ferry Kuniga

Day 1


Take the ferry from the main island of Japan to Chiburijima Island takes about 2 hours. Sit back and enjoy the view!


To check how to board the ferry, check this article.

2 Arrive at Kurii Port 11:30

Arrive at Kurii Port 11:30

Rent an e-bike from the Tourist Information Office. Reconnect with nature and feel the breeze as you cycle on an eco-friendly e-bike.

E-bike Rental in Chibu Village (electric-assisted mountain bike)

3 Lunch at Rest House Kanjima

Lunch at Rest House Kanjima

Menu recommendation: Turban Shell Tempura Rice Bowl (Sazae Tendon). Prior reservation required. Please contact the Chiburijima Tourism Association to arrange it for you.


To read all about sazae and other island delicacies, read this article!

Rest House Kanjima

4 Mt. Akahage

Mt. Akahage

A 325-meter high summit observation deck. The perfect viewing spot to see the caldera and all Oki Islands. On a fine day, you may even be able to see Shimane Peninsula and Daisen.

Mt. Akahage

5 Sekiheki (Red Cliff)

Sekiheki (Red Cliff)

The large cliff with reddish-brown rock face contrasts beautifully with the blue sea. Visit to know more about its long geohistory!

Sekiheki (Red Cliff)

6 Depart for Nakanoshima Island, Ama Town

Return the e-bike to the Tourist Information Office and board the inter-island ferry Isokaze to go to Ama Town (Nishinoshima Island).


To read about how to use the small inter-island ferry, read this article.

7 Arrival at Hishiura Port | Check in at Entô Hotel

Arrival at Hishiura Port | Check in at Entô Hotel

Entô Hotel, located right next to Hishiura Port. Check-in and leave your laggage to go on a little night tour!

8 Oki Shrine Night Visit

Oki Shrine Night Visit

A night guided tour at the shrine gives a completely different vibe from the day time.
*Advance booking is required. Please inquire at the tourism office or through our inquiry form.

Oki Shrine

9 Underwater Viewing Boat AMANBOW

Underwater Viewing Boat AMANBOW

Day 2


Sail into the beautiful clear sea of Japan to see the Saburō-iwa Rocks and explore the underwater world of Oki islands.

Underwater Viewing Boat AMANBOW

10 NPO Oki Shizen Mura (Oki Nature Village) Guided Tour of Ama Town on E-bikes

NPO Oki Shizen Mura (Oki Nature Village) Guided Tour of Ama Town on E-bikes

Guided by a professional English-speaking guide. Explore both Ama Town's popular locations and hidden spots that are only known to the locals.
*Advance booking is required.

Guided Tour of Ama Town on E-bikes

11 Dinner at Oki-gyū-ten

Dinner at Oki-gyū-ten

Try out Oki's original tender beef! A must-go-to restaurant for beef lovers.

Oki-gyū-ten

12 Depart from Hishiura Port by inter-island ferry

Depart from Hishiura Port by inter-island ferry

Take the inter-island ferry to the third island, Nishinoshima!

13 Arrive at Beppu Port

Leave your luggage at the hotel for a little night cruising.

14 Night cruise - Tsurumaru Kisen

Go star gazing! You may even be able to see bioluminescence plankton or jellyfish.


*Advance booking is required. Contact Nishinoshima Tourism Association for further details or contact us through the inquiry form. 

15 Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayaking

Day3


Experience kayaking along tall cliffs and through sea caves as you explore the clear sea and the coastline of Nishinoshima Town!

Sea Kayaking Cave Tour in Nishinoshima Town

16 Join a sightseeing boat tour

Join a sightseeing boat tour

The best and the easiest way to explore the island!
*Due to the constant change of the weather on the Oki Islands, the sightseeing boat may be cancelled, in which case you can join the sightseeing bus tour instead.

Kuniga Sightseeing Boat

17 15:45 Beppu Port - ferry bound for the mainland
or
17:15 Beppu Port - ferry bound for Okinoshima Town

15:45 Beppu Port - ferry bound for the mainland
or
17:15 Beppu Port - ferry bound for Okinoshima Town

Thank you for visiting Dōzen Islands! Which island was your favourite? We hope you visit us again!

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