Isle of Incredible Views
The warm waters of the Kuroshio Current flow around Hachijojima, bringing year-round opportunities for great snorkeling and diving amongst the island's incredible underwater visitors. Hachijo-Fuji, the island's iconic volcano, rewards hikers with sublime panoramic views of the open ocean and the surrounding volcanic landscape. Below the mountain peaks, the enchanting tree fern forests, hidden waterfalls, and numerous hot springs of the island are just a few more of the natural wonders that await you. Besides outdoor adventures, Hachijojima boasts a distinctive food and craft culture. The hospitable locals will eagerly teach you how to make 'island sushi', pick and prepare fresh mountain herbs, or dress in a Kihachijo silk kimono.