Guide to Educational Travel in Okinawa

Activity List

  • Fishing
    Fishing Yomitan Village Federation of Fisheries Cooperative Association

    Students can experience the fishing industry at the largest stationary net in Okinawa Prefecture. They have the chance to see up close how fishermen arrange the nets, haul up fish and process them.

    Capacity

    Up to 24 people

    Required Time

    2 hours

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Not Available

    Address/33 Toya, Yomitan Village, Nakagami District, Okinawa

    +81-98-956-1640

  • Minsa Weaving
    Minsa Weaving Mineya Kobou

    The Mineya Weaving Center explains the production process based on the history of traditional Yaeyama hand-weaving.Visitors can actually experience weaving Yaeyama minsa and Kusagi dyeing.

    Capacity

    Weaving 15 people,Kusagi dyeing experience 40 people.

    Required Time

    Weaving 20 min.Kusagi dyeing experience 60 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/1129-2 Wakugawahara, Arakawa, Ishigaki City, Okinawa

    +81-980-83-0039

  • Okinawan Brown Sugar Making
    Okinawan Brown Sugar Making Okinawa-Kokuto

    Visitors can try their hand at making sweet and delicious unrefined brown sugar (feerequired). During the visit, a tour is provided of the sugar plant to describe the entire process through which the brown sugar is made from sugarcane.

    Capacity

    40 people

    Required Time

    60 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet,English Speaker

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/2822-3 Zakimi, Yomitan Village, Okinawa

    +81-98-958-4005

  • Farming
    Farming NPO Corporation Ogimi Marugoto Tourism Association

    There are half-day and full-day programs so that students can learn about the joys and difficulties of farming by helping out farmers in Ogimi Village.

    Capacity

    10 – 180 people(4-5 people per house)

    Required Time

    3 hours or 6 hours

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Not Available

    Address/1357-18 Taminato, Ogimi Village, Okinawa

    +81-980-44-1960

※“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.