Okinawa Island Guide

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Okinawa Island Guide

Ocean Expo Park

424 Ishikawa, Motobu Town
Tel: 0980-48-2741

Closed: The first Wednesday and Thursday of December for maintenance
Barrier-free access

Wheelchairs and baby carriages are available for free rent at the entrance of each gate and at the gate and information desks of each facility.

No advance reservations. First-come, first-served.

Renters must show ID and fill out an application form.

Returns accepted at all rental locations.

Barrier-free map available on the official website.



Churayashi Park Okinawa Southeast Botanical Garden

2146 Chibana, Okinawa City
Tel: 098-939-2555

Barrier-free access

A limited number of wheelchair and stroller rentals are available at the entrance reception—no reservations.
Day, night, and full-day tickets are available, as well as tickets with a lunch set.


Okinawa Zoo & Museum

5-7-1 Goya, Okinawa City / Tel: 098-933-4190
Closed: Dec. 30-Jan. 1
Barrier-free access

Okinawa Zoo & Museum is home to more than 1,000 animals of about 150 species, including elephants and lions. The facility features a petting zoo, a merry-go-round, kids ride-on cars and a wonder museum with workshop exhibits and a hands-on experience corner for children.


Oceanic Culture Museum (Planetarium)

424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho
Tel: 0980-48-2741
*Free audio guide is available for certain programs in English, Korean and Chinese at the reception desk.
Barrier-free access


NEO Park

4607-41 Nago, Nago City
Tel: 0980-52-6348
Hours: 9:00-17:30 (Last entry 17:00)
Open daily
Admission: Adults ¥660, ages 13-18 ¥330, ages 4-12 ¥220
Barrier-free accessibility

Be at one with nature in this environmental oasis. The park is home to 87 species of birds, 30 species of fish and 20 species of mammals. Feed some birds, and you may get a flock to gather around you.


Okichan Theater

424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho
Tel: 0980-48-2741
Admission: Free
Dolphin show (approximately 20 min): 11:00 / 13:00 / 14:30 / 16:00 / 17:30 (*Apr-Sep only)
Barrier-free access


Uchina Farm

1080 Mabuni, Itoman City
Tel: 098-997-2793
Hours: 9:30-17:30 (last entry 17:00)
Closed: Wed (The facility is open if a holiday falls on Wednesday.)
Admission: 600 yen for adults, 400 yen for children, free for under 4

Uchina Farm covers a vast area of 280,000 square meters, within which are a winery, where the popular acerola and passion fruit wines are produced; agricultural fields and greenhouses, where you can enjoy a hands-on harvest experience; a petting zoo; a restaurant; and much more. Including a water buffalo-drawn cart ride, mini golf and horseback riding, a wide variety of activities are available.


Seashore Alameda

424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho
Tel: 0980-48-2741

This walkway offers the opportunity to walk surrounded by the natural beauty of Okinawa. Enjoy a relaxing stroll accompanied by a view of cobalt blue water dotted with small islands.


Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Admission: Adults ¥1,850, ages 16-18 ¥1,230, ages 6-15 ¥610, under 5 free
Annual passport: Adults ¥3,700, ages 16-18 ¥2,460, ages 6-15 ¥1,220, under 5 free
*Multi-currency exchange machine is available at the aquarium entrance.
Barrier-free access