Explore the Natural Beauty of Sado Island

Enjoy High-Speed Motor Boat around Ogi Peninsula, diving in the crystal clear waters, hiking in a primeval forest and Sea Kayaking!

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High-Speed Motor Boat Kotoura Cave Tour

The Ogi Peninsula was said to be formed 14 million years ago from volcanic activity by an underwater volcano and the scenery that we have now were formed by years of erosion from the waves and wind.
Take a spin on Rikiya’s Sightseeing High-Speed Motor Boat on a tour around the Ogi Peninsula, feeling the crisp sea breeze and learn more about the scenery while exploring the Kotoura Cave, otherwise known as “The Blue Caves”.
At the end of the tour, local delicacy known as roasted “sazae”, also known as roasted turban-shell snails, will be served.
If you have a child in your group, he/she will be able to ride in the “Taraibune” for free!

Price: Adult (years old or older) 3,000yen/Child2,100yen
Meeting Point: Rikiya Kanko Kisen(1935 Ogimachi, Sado-shi)
Phone: +81-259-86-3153
Time: start 1:20pm   finish 2:10pm
Place: around Ogi Peninsula
Participants: 2-12peope
Period: June 2020 to October 2020

Take a dive in Sado’s crystal clear waters! (Snorkeling)

Sado Island has one of the best diving spots in all of Japan. Every year people from all over Japan gather in Sado to enjoy diving in the crystal clear waters. Feel at ease as our friendly diving instructors will guide you through your diving experience. Beginners are most welcome to join!

 

Price: 13,500yen
Meeting Point: Tourist Information Center in Ryotsu Port(353 Ryotsu-minato, Sado-shi)
Phone: +81-259-27-5000
Time: Determined in consultation with the diving shop
Participants: 2-10peope
Period: June 2020 to September 2020
Builingual guide : please enquire prior to booking
*not available from August 10th to 20th.

Hike in a primeval forest(Senjusugi Route)

Take a deep breath in Sado’s finest primeval forests overflowing with intertwining moss and intriguingly-shaped trees. This course is highly recommended to those who are experiencing Sado’s giant cedar trees for the first time.
As the slope is relatively flat, beginners, young students and even the elderly will be able to enjoy this trail.
Due to the increase in people admitted to this trail, education tours are now available as well.

 

Price: 5,000yen
Meeting Point: Tourist Information Center in Ryotsu Port(353 Ryotsu-minato, Sado-shi)
Phone: +81-259-27-5000
Time: start 9:10am   finish 3:30pm
Participants: 4-20peope
Period: June 2020 to November 2020
Builingual guide : please enquire prior to booking

*Please pay at Tourist Information Center in Ryotsu Port prior to the experience.
*Please let us know the names and date of births of all attendees.
*Please prepare your own lunch, drinks, and trekking equipment.

Sea Kayak Experience

Kayak out to sea along the Ogi Peninsula, where even beginners and children will be able to navigate and enjoy with ease. Designated as a marine park, you will be able to enjoy the ocean’s spectrum of colors, explore naturally formed caves, and bask in the private beach atmosphere. Come on down and experience things you could never experience without a sea kayak!

 

Price: 5,500yen
Meeting Point: Ogi Diving Center(225-2 Kotoura, Sado-shi)
Phone: +81-259-86-2368
Time: start 9:00am   finish 12:30am
Place: Kotoura area
Participants: 1-20peope
Period: June 2020 to September 2020

Make Japanese wild herbs sweets

Enjoy making crepes of rice flour and camellia leaves with the owner of Oni cafe around the SADO Ryotsu Port. You can choose aromatic Lindera umbellata tea or coffee with the crepes.

Price:3,000yen/Adult, 2,500yen/Child
Meeting Point: Oni CAFE(110 Ryotsu-minato, Sado-shi)
Phone: +81-259-27-5000
Time: start 9:00am   finish 10:00pm/start 15:00am   finish 16:00pm
Participants: 2-10peope
Period: June 2020 to March 2021
*Please let us know when you apply if you allergic to the following ingredients.

<Cooking ingredients >
– Rice
– Egg
– Sugar
– Milk
– Rapeseed oil

 

 

Rental Kimono experience in Aikawa

Get dressed in a beautiful kimono or summer yukata and walk in the historical streets in the traditional wear for amazing pictures of your trip to SADO Island. Choose your favorite kimono and watch as the staff transforms you into an elegant beauty.

Price:7,900yen/Adult *Include rental Kimono, sandals, socks, sash, pouch, shopping right equivalent to 400yen at Kyomachi Cafe or Charakurage Shop on the Kyomachi Street.
Meeting Point: Aikawa Community Center(7, Shimo-Kyomachi, Aikawa, Sado-shi, 952-1536)
Phone: +81-259-27-5000
Time: Start from 9:50am, Finish anytime until 15:00pm
Participants: 2-5peope
Period: June 2020 to March 2021

Japanese Swordmaking Activity

Learn about the philosophy behind the Japanese sword from the Japanese swordsmith Mr. Shimbo Motohira. Watch the swordmaking process, then get a hands-on experience forging steal yourself with a hammer. You will get a special knife as a souvenir with your name engraved on it.

*This activity is currently in preparation. For further details, please send us an inquiry.

Rice ball making with “Toki brand rice” and original salt

At Meoto-iwa saltworks, a craftsman is making salt concentrate from seawater. The handmade salt contains a lot of minerals. Enjoy making rice balls of “Toki brand rice” and Meoto-iwa salt. Before and after making, you can tour the saltworks.

Meeting Point: Meoto-iwa Drive-In (1267-5 Takose, Sado)
Duration: 1.5 hour
Participants: 2-15 people

* This is offered only to travel agencies. For further details, please send us an inquiry.

"Sado Okesa" folk dance practice

“Sado Okesa” is a folk song that originated in Sado. It is said that most Sado people can do it. The song has become one of Japan’s most popular folk songs, with its sorrowful tunes and refined, graceful dance. An instructor will teach it to you.

Time: 1 hour
Participants: up to 10 people

* This is offered only to travel agencies. For further details, please send us an inquiry.