Guided Tours

西之島ツアー tour

You can get around Nishinoshima on foot, by rent-a-cycle, rent-a-car, taxi, sightseeing bus, sightseeing boat or local bus.

But, if you would like a more detailed tour of Nishinoshima (and/or the other islands), we suggest you contact one of the following organizations.

Shimane Interpreter-Guide Association (SIGA) 島根県通訳案内士会

摩天崖で通訳案内士

Professional bilingual tour guides with national license.

Languages
English
Chinese
Korean

Booking
Contact: Mr. Nakajima
+81-(0)852-61-1081
(9:00 – 17:00, Monday – Friday)

Guide Fee
¥3,000 – ¥4,000/hour + tax
(plus travel and accommodation expenses)
Nine licensed guides completed a training program in Oki in November 2015.

 

NISHINOSHIMA GUIDE CLUB 西ノ島ふるさと案内人

NISHINOSHIMA GUIDE CLUB 西ノ島ふるさと案内人

This island has a very active group of people who can guide you around the island on hiking trails, town walks etc.
They guide in Japanese only, so if your Japanese ability is not so good, then this may be too difficult for you.
But, if you want to meet locals and enjoy your time in Nishinoshima, book a guide to show you around!

Languages
Japanese

Booking
Nishinoshima Tourism Association.
Phone: +81-(0)8514-7-8888 (Japanese only)
>> Contact Form (English/Japanese)

Guide Fee
Variable (please ask when you make your booking).
*Travel expenses will be charged if public transport, taxi or rent-a-car is used during the tour.

 

Oki Shizen Mura (Oki Nature School) 隠岐自然村

自然村

Simple English instruction available (one Japanese staff member is an English speaker).
Tour themes include ecology, bird watching and geopark.

Information
>> Website (Japanese only)

Languages
English (guide in the Oki-Dōzen Islands only)
Japanese

Booking
Oki Shizen Mura
Phone: +81-(0)8514-2-1313 (Japanese only)

Guide Fee
Variable (please ask when you make your booking).

OKI GEOPARK TOUR DESK 隠岐ジオパークツアーデスク

ジオパーク ツアーデスク

Simple English instruction available (one Japanese staff member is an English speaker).

Staff are geopark experts and offer a number of tours including sea kayaking and hiking.

Information
>> Website (English/Japanese)

Languages
Japanese (all four islands)
English (Dōgo Island)

Booking
Oki Geopark Tour Desk
Phone: +81-(0)8512-3-1005 (Japanese only)

Guide Fee
Variable (please ask when you make your booking).