How To Rent A Bike

石垣島スマイルレンタカーレンタバイク   石垣島スマイルレンタカーレンタバイク Ishigakijima Smile Rent-A-Car-Rent-A-BIke is located in the eastern part of Ishigaki city called Maezato 真栄里. The website is shown on the URL below. https://smile-rentacar.jp   Making A Reservation Guests will be able to make a reservation by...

Taxi or Hire Information in town

If someone need to call a taxi or to hire a car, かびら観光交通 Kabira Tourism Bureau may be a good solution. Among the several taxi companies in town, KTB is located in the west side of the island called Kabira(川平), which is also famous tourism destinations.   They have their own homepage, you can...

Fishing Experience on the island

上地観光 Uechi Tourism +81(980)82-5418 Website : https://panari.main.jp/index.html ************************************************************************************************ =Fishing Expericence= Total Price ¥7,800(same price for an adult and a child)   - If you book for more than 3...

Around the Neighborhood

Azuma Bus Route MapThere are several bus routes (lines) on the island and the service is provided by Azuma Bus Company. If you need to move around the island, the bus service will be your majoy transport.
Azuma Bus Terminal is one of the essential faciliies for tourists who will EXPLORE on Ishigaki Island. If you are going to visit nearby villages, beaches, attractive places for tourists by bus, you need to come to the terminal to purchase ticket, reasonable free pass, and get more information about...

Basic Info for Tourism

Exploring the east side of the city center. If you visit the east side of the city center of Ishigaki, you will be able to enjoy shopping and good foods as well. The bus connection between the bus terminal and the Sa-A-City bus stop will give you the good opportunites to do so. The bus goes every...
Machinaka Junkan (Circulating) Line 1 Major route Bus Terminal - Port Terminal - City Office - Public Market - Yaeyama Hospital - Arakawa Park - Arakawa Housing Complex - Makira - Shieicho - City Auditoirum - Bus Terminal Route map     Machinaka Junkan (Circulating) Line 2 Major...
The public bus service is being provided by a bus company named Azuma (means 「東」"East")Bus CO,.LTD.   The name of lines and its destinations are as follows. Line Name Destinatins 1 Kawahara Kawahara 2 West-around Kabira, Yonehara, Ibaruma,...
If you need to rent a car when staying at your accomodation in town, there are several offices of major companies or its branches in the central part of city. We have uploaded the useful information about such offices and will try to update info as much as possible.       Nissan...
When you are going to stay for several days in downtown Ishigaki, renting and riding a bike could be a good idea. Even in the area of residential district which has spread approximately 3 to 4 kirometers from east to west, you will have many destinations to go: i.e. the port terminal, parks,...
If you need to rent a bicycle when trravelling Ishigaki downtown area or Taketomi island, here is some reference for you to check out! In Ishigaki downtown 石垣島レンタサイクル (Ishigaki Rent-a-cycle) is located within the port terminal building (very near from the room!).   In Taketomi Island 友利観光...
The sea around Ishigaki island has been ranked the top and the most valuable diving area in Japan, and the area has attracted so many diving fans not only from all over Japan but also from overseas. If you are planning to visit Ishigaki island and other Yaeyama islands and are going to enjoy...
Azuma Bus Inc.(東バス株式会社)is operating a bus service on and around the island. Their services varies from a route from the Ishigaki Airport to the Port/Bus Terminal in downtown, to several routes going to small towns, beaches, or some tourist spots. If you take a bus from the airport to the bus...
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Restaurants and Shops

Banna Park is a large scale park surrounded by the beautiful nature of forest and moutain. It is located only 10 minutes drive from the city center. Visitors will be able to enjoy activities such as hiking, jogging, bird watching, etc. If you travel with you kids, the park will definitely be the...
Want to go to Izakaya? Izakaya (an Japanese or Okinawa style pub) is very popular place in Japan for friends, families to get together  and enjoy chatting and eating. Even in Ishigaki, there are so many Izakayas in downtown and it will be much more fun for you to be able to find good ones...
Highly recommeded Soba restaurants in town 八重山そば is one the most popular local foods in Ishigaki not only for local residents but also for tourists. Here are some recommedations of such restaurants selected by Guese Room Arun Ishigaki.   明石食堂 Akaishi Shokudo Location&info : ...
Natural Garden Puff Puff(pronounced Puka Puka "プカプカ") is a cafe restaurant where you can enjoy not only food and drink, but also the beautiful ocean view. Because of its coziness and good locataion, the place is very popuar amongst Ishigaki citizens and tourists as well. You can check or make a...
Ishigaki Beef (石垣牛)is one of the most popular food menus a tourist can enjoy on the island. The beef bacame very famous in Japan when it was used as one of the dishes for world leaders who had attended at a summit meeing in Okinawa. Its brand name has become more popular in these days and it has...
Family Mary is the name of a convenience store popular and frequently seen on the island. The nearest one from our guest room is only a 2 minutes walk. They sell various items which a tourist might need i.e.: beer, wine, other liquors, non-alcoholic drink, bread, onigiri (rice ball), bento (lunch...

Islands of Yaeyama

Hatoma Island(鳩間島)is one of inhabited islands of Taketomi Town and located in the southwest of Ishigaki island.
Iriomote Island(西表島)is the second largest island of OKinawa Prefecture except the main island and is about a 30 - 45 boat ride from the Ishigaki Port. Most of the island (almost 90 percent) is covered in subtropical jungle which is unusual in the Japanese climate, and mangroves are seen all around...
Taketomi Jima (island) is located in the south-west of Ishigaki island and reached by a 15 minutes' bota ride from Ishigaki Port. The ferry shuttles between the islands almost in every 30 minutes and the ticket is being sold at the counter of ferry companies at Ishigkaki Port at the price of...
Ishigaki island is situated facing the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean and is located between Okinawa Main Island and Taiwan.

Activities

Taketomi Tour : Water buffalo carriage and bicycle rental  
Pinaisara Falls: Half day kayaking and trekking tour
Taketomi Tour : All-in-one tour
Ishigaki snorkeling Tour
Iriomote Island Kayaking and Hiking Tour to Sangara Falls provided by Hirata Tourism Inc.