10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

10 days in Okinawa Prefecture Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Motobu-cho
— 2 nights
2
Naha
— 2 nights
3
Ishigaki
— 3 nights
4
Miyakojima
— 2 nights

2
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Motobu-cho

Motobu-cho ©
Formed by the gradual merging of several old fishing villages, today the island town of Motobu-cho boasts paradisal beaches of white sand, clear waters, and a rich array of wildlife.
Attractions like Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium and Scuba & Snorkeling make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Motobu-cho side-trips: Okuma Beach (in Kunigami-son), Busena Marine Park (in Nago) and Nakijin-son (Kouri Ocean Tower & Kouri Ohashi). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Okichan Theater, kick back and relax at Akabaka Beach, get outside with Bisezaki, and meet the residents at Umegame-kan.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Motobu-cho trip itinerary planning website.

Naha to Motobu-cho is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or ride a ferry. In June, daytime highs in Motobu-cho are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Naha.

Things to do in Motobu-cho

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Nakijin-son, Nago, Okuma Beach
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium ©
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park ©
Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park
Minnajima Island ©
Minnajima Island

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Naha

Naha ©
Naha, the capital of Okinawa, has deep roots: Stone Age relics have been found in the city, and through the Middle Ages it rose in importance in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
On the 24th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Toyosaki Kaihin Koen, contemplate the long history of Keiseimon Gate, step into the grandiose world of Shurijo Castle, then don't miss a visit to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road, then don't miss a visit to Kokusaidori, and finally make a trip to Makishi Public Market. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Cave, then stroll through Cape Manzamo, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally head outdoors with Blue Sky.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Naha trip planner.

Drive from Motobu-cho to Naha in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In June in Naha, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ishigaki.

Things to do in Naha

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Onna-son, Blue Sky, Toyosaki Kaihin Koen
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Shurijo Castle ©
Shurijo Castle
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cape Manzamo ©
Cape Manzamo

3
nights
Ishigaki

Ishigaki ©
Ishigaki, the most populous island in the chain, features the country's southernmost city and acts as a transport hub for exploring the landmasses that surround.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kabira Bay and Cape Ongazaki. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Tamatorizaki Observatory, don't miss a visit to Euglena Mall, get outside with Sukuji Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ishigaki road trip app.

You can fly from Naha to Ishigaki in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ishigaki can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miyakojima.

Things to do in Ishigaki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Kabira Bay ©
Kabira Bay
Yonehara Beach ©
Yonehara Beach
Sukuji Beach ©
Sukuji Beach

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Miyakojima

Miyakojima ©
A city jurisdiction formed after the merger of several towns in 2005, Miyakojima spans six linked-up islands.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, kick back and relax at Sunayama Beach, make a trip to Boraga Limestone Cave, identify plant and animal life at Yabiji, then snap pictures at Irabu Ohashi, and finally get outside with Toguchi no Hama. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Nagamahama Beach Coast, kick back and relax at Yonaha Maehama Beach, then kick back and relax at Tomori Imugya Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aragusuku Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Hora Gyoko no Hama Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miyakojima day trip planner.

Fly from Ishigaki to Miyakojima in 2.5 hours. June in Miyakojima sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miyakojima

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Sunayama Beach ©
Sunayama Beach
Yonaha Maehama Beach ©
Yonaha Maehama Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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