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See the sights of Ishigaki and Taketomi in one day! From Kabira Bay to Taketomi's water buffalo carts, experience the best of the Yaeyama islands!
- Enjoy a quick and easy tour of Ishigaki and Taketomi
- Conserve your energy without worrying about transportation
From the turquoise Kabira Bay (with optional glass-bottom boat tour) to the Tamatori Viewpoint, enjoy Ishigaki's beautiful natural sights.
In the afternoon, we'll visit Taketomi Island, taking in the red-roofed Ryukyu village from one of the famous water buffalo carts. Lunch at Aunt Pozu's restaurant is included. This hassle-free tour makes exploring the islands easy!
The following will be the schedule:
08:50-09:30 Meet at Ishigaki Port/Pick-up at your hotel
* The pick-up (and drop-off) at the following hotels is free. Please inform us of your hotel beforehand.
Fusaki Resort Village at 8:50
Beach Hotel Sunshine at 8:55
Ishigaki Resort Grandvrio at 9:00
Hotel Royal Marine Palace at 9:02
Hotel Nikko Yaeyama at 9:15
Okinawa EXES Ishigakijima at 9:00
ANA Intercontinental Ishigaki Resort at 9:15
Hotel Best Inn Ishigakijima at 9:17
Arrive at Ishigaki Port Terminal at 9:30
09:30 Tour Starts
Bus tour of Ishigaki
Tourinji Temple (from bus)
Kabira Park (optional discounted glass-bottom boat tours)
Lunch at Aunt Poza's Restaurant
Bus Tour of Ishigaki
Komehara Palm Forest
14:45 Departure from Ishigaki Port
Tour of Taketomi
Water buffalo cart tour (with singing driver!)
Departure from Taketomi Port
Please choose between a 16:00, 17:00 or 17:40 return.
Tour ends at Ishigaki Port/Drop-off at hotels
The following conditions will apply:
* The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
* This tour is operated only in Japanese.
* In case of rain, the tour will go ahead as scheduled. Please make sure to bring rain gear.
* If you wish to ride the glass-bottom boat at Kabira Bay, payment will occur on location.
* There will not be a guide on the boat to Taketomi, but a guide will be waiting for you on the island.
* The tour will not run during Taketomi Island's Tanadui Festival in November.
Pick-up at following hotels.
08:50-09:15 ANA Intercontinental Ishigaki Resort
08:50-09:15 Beach Hotel Sunshine
08:50-09:15 Best Inn Ishigakijima
08:50-09:15 Fusaki Resort Village
08:50-09:15 Hotel Nikko Yaeyama
08:50-09:15 Hotel Royal Marine Palace
08:50-09:15 Ishigaki Resort Grandvrio Hotel
08:50-09:15 Okinawa EXES Ishigakijima (Former Kariyushi Club Hotel)
09:00 Ishigaki Port Ritou Terminal (Ishigaki Dream Tours counter)
What you need to bring