Guide to Educational Travel in Okinawa

Activity List

  • Take a Walk with a Naha Machi Mai Guide
    Take a Walk with a Naha Machi Mai Guide Naha City Tourist Information

    Local guides well-versed in Okinawa’s history and culture show visitors the streets of Naha, using a variety of courses that include Makishi Public Market, Shujijo Castle and other such areas.

    Capacity

    300 people (Differs depending on the course)

    Required Time

    60 -120 min.(Differs depending on the course)

    Accepts Visitors

    Confirmation required

    Multilingual Services

     

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available for some courses

    Address/3F Tenbusu Naha, 3-2-10 Makishi, Naha City, Okinawa

    +81-98-860-5780

  • Traditional Culture Experience
    Traditional Culture Experience RyukyuMura

    At Ryukyu Mura, the streets are lined with old-fashioned traditional houses, and visitors have a chance to learn about Okinawan culture, including watching eisa and Ryukyuan dance performances as well as trying their hand at making crafts.

    Capacity

    Eisa dance 40 people Shisa painting 100 people, others

    Required Time

    Eisa dance 30 min.Shisa painting 100 min.,etc.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet,Audio Guide,Audio Guide

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/1130 Yamada, Onna Village, Okinawa

    +81-98-965-1234

  • Eisa Dance
    Eisa Dance Okinawa City Tourism Association

    People can experience authentic eisa in the city that is home to eisa, Okinawa City. Visitors experience Okinawa’s traditional performing arts firsthand. Prepare sport wear and take part!

    Capacity

    300 people

    Required Time

    60 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/3-14-2Chuo, Okinawa City, Okinawa

    +81-98-939-4845(Koza Information Center)

  • Ryukyuan Dance
    Ryukyuan Dance Uruma City Tourism Association

    Participants can experience traditional Ryukyu dances handed down since the days of the Ryukyu Kingdom. As an instructor teaches you the particular hand and finger movements,you can learn a dance called Chijuyaa.

    Capacity

    From 30 people

    Required Time

    2 hours

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

     

    Wheelchair Acces

    Not Available

    Address/Tourism Information Center “I-fu” 160-57 Higa, Kumejima Town, Okinawa

    +81-98-978-0077

  • Karate Experience
    Karate Experience Okinawa Traditional Karatedo Kobudo International Karate Study Centre

    At Murasaki Mura in Yomitan Village, there is a dojo where visitors can experience traditional Okinawan karate. Reservations are accepted in advance, which will allow you to learn about the three main karate styles in Okinawa.

    Capacity

    20 people

    Required Time

    60 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

     

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/1020-1Takashiho, Yomitan Village, Okinawa

    +81-98-994-1419

  • Sailboat “Sabani”
    Sailboat “Sabani” Ichimarine

    Visitors ride in a traditional wooden sailboat in Itoman, the “uminchu (fisherman)” village.This experience builds a cooperative spirit as everyone works together to row the boat together.

    Capacity

    20 – 100 people

    Required Time

    2 hours 30 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    Excluding July to September

    Multilingual Services

     

    Wheelchair Acces

    Confirmation required

    Address/101 Palace Yuuna 1-37-2 Nishizaki, Itoman City, Okinawa

    +81-98-994-1419

  • Experiencing Island Lifestyle
    Experiencing Island Lifestyle Kumejima Town Tourism Association

    The Association offers a variety of hands-on programs so that students can interact with Kume Islanders while walking through the Nibuchi forest, exploring the Yajiyaa caves, learning to play Sanshin, or even making snacks.

    Capacity

    20 people

    Required Time

    2 hours

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

     

    Wheelchair Acces

    Not Available

    Address/Tourism Information Center “I-fu” 160-57 Higa, Kumejima Town, Okinawa

    +81-98-851-7973

  • Traditional Culture Experience
    Traditional Culture Experience Ishigaki Yaima Village

    This theme park is a re-creation of old Yaeyama. In addition to having a chance to wear Ryukyu traditional outfit and painting shisa pottery, visitors can see more than 50 squirrel monkeys.

    Capacity

    For traditional cultulture experiences,If divided into groups, reservations are possible for over 50

    Required Time

    60 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/967-1 Nagura, Ishigaki City, Okinawa

    +81-980-82-8798

※“Visitor capacity” indicates the maximum number of people allowed into a facility at one time.
※“Barrier-free” indicates whether or not the facility provides wheelchair access.