Notice about Road Closures

Notice about Road Closures

Check before sightseeing!

Some roads on the islands are closed due to damage caused by a typhoon and strong rainstorms in 2021. This article will be updated as new information comes to our attention, but make sure to inquire at the tourism offices for the latest information.

! Please check the map linked below before travelling around the Oki Islands. Currently, we do not know when some of the roads will be opened again.
! Please be careful while driving around the islands as some roads are not in their best conditions.
! Before visiting the sightseeing spots, please visit the tourism office to ask for details. 

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.

Nishinoshima Town:
Takuhi Shrine :
The road from Hashi area (where Hotel Rosage is located) is temporarily converted from two-lane two-way traffic into one-lane two-way traffic, as the restoration works are still underway.
The road from Ōyama area is still closed.
Akao Lookout :
One of the routes leading to the looking is closed due to damage. The restoration works are underway. Please take the route which starts at Shakunoe area (the three-way junction where the bus stop is located) if you wish to access Akao Lookout and Onimai Lookout.

Ama Town:
・Some local roads are closed, but the main sightseeing spots are accessible.

Chibu Village:
・All roads are open. Some small rocks and soil might still be on the roads, so please be careful when driving.

Okinoshima Town:
The places below are still closed.
Candle Rock Lookout Point in Ojirobana Park
Shirashima Coast Walking Trail leading down to the coast is currently closed, but the lookout at the top is open.
・Nakadani Car Park - this is the car park near Shizen-kaiki-no-mori Forest, Tokage-iwa Rock and Byobu-iwa Rock. All these sites cannot be accessed at the moment.
Mōmō Dome is currently closed. The restoration works are underway.
・The boardwalk at Yui Pond is currently closed. 
Noritabana Walking Trail
・The roads to the Chichi-sugi Japanese Cedar are undergoing roadworks. 
    Road from Fuse Area (where Jōdogaura Coast is located) is closed from July to September and will reopen in October.
    Road from Harada Area (where Chōshi Dam is located) is open from July to September and will be closed from October.

Click here to access the Google Map with sightseeing spots and roads that are currently not accessible.