Islands Near Okinawa Main Island

Destinations Islands Near Okinawa Main Island

When you hear the phrase “islands in Okinawa”, Miyako Island and Ishigaki Island probably come to mind, however there are unique islands scattered throughout the vicinity of the Okinawa Main Island. Representative islands are Iheya Island and Noho Island where rituals from the Ryukyu Era have been passed down to the present, and the Kerama Islands which is known as a world class diving spot. A big attraction is the easy access from the Okinawa Main Island by ship and airplane. Furthermore, while driving through Kaichu-doro, the “Road Through the Sea connecting the Okinawa Main Island and Henza Island, you can travel around Hamahiga Island, Miyagi Island, and Ikei Island, where Okinawan culture and nature feature prominently.

  • Aguni Island
    Aguni IslandDestination GuideAguni Island is located approximately 60 km northwest of Naha, Okinawa. The chalky white walls of volcani...
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  • Kudaka Island
    Kudaka IslandDestination GuideKudaka Island is located approximately 5 km west of Chinen peninsula, southern Okinawa main island, meas...
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  • Tsuken Island
    Tsuken IslandDestination GuideThe majority of Tsuken Island, measuring approximately 7km around, is covered in carrot fields, giving t...
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  • Minna Island
    Minna IslandDestination GuideMinna Island is located only 15 minutes away by high-speed ferry from Toguchi Port of northern Okinawa ma...
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  • Ie Island
    Ie IslandDestination GuideIe Island is located approximately 9 km northwest from Motobu Port of northern Okinawa main island. Because ...
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  • Izena Island
    Izena IslandDestination GuideSituated 27 km north west off from the Unten Port at Nakijin Village (Okinawa main island) in the East Ch...
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  • Minamidaitou Island
    Minamidaitou IslandDestination GuideMinamidaitou Island is the sixth largest island in Okinawa prefecture, and is located approximatel...
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  • Kitadaitou Island
    Kitadaitou IslandDestination GuideKitadaitou Island is located approximately 360 km east of Okinawa Island where it takes about an hou...
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  • Noho Island
    Noho IslandDestination GuideSurrounded by peaceful ocean, Noho Island is connected to Iheya Island by the Noho Bridge that measures 68...
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  • Iheya Island
    Iheya IslandDestination GuideIheya Island is located approximately 33 km northwest of Cape Hedo on the northern tip of Okinawa Island,...
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