Amami (Naze), Amami Oshima, Japan
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Approximately 5¼ Hours
Meals not included
The art and nature of Amani come together in a harmonious dance, where urban creativity and lush green landscapes intertwine, creating a captivating environment that inspires both artistic expression and a deep appreciation for the natural world. Today you hold the keys to both.
Depart the pier for a one-hour scenic drive to Cape Ayamaru Observatory, located on the northeastern part of Amani city. This wild and beautiful cape sticks out into the Pacific Ocean and is the perfect place for a photo stop. Check out the magnificent views, including Kikaijima Island, Tonpara Rocks, the jungle landscape, and beautiful coral reefs that surround the cape.
Next, you’ll travel to Tanaka Isson Museum, a cultural gem dedicated to the artistic legend Tamaka Isson. Attracted by the nature of the southern tropical islands in Japan, he was a renowned painted inspired by the beauty of the Amani Oshima Islands. The museum showcases his and other local artists work in five different rooms, featuring permanent and temporary exhibitions. The museum is surrounded by a beautiful garden full of tropical plants. Don’t miss a chance to walk through the garden and discover the plants he fell in love with and painted on the island.
Continue to a local restaurant for a meal with made with locally sourced ingredients before returning to the pier.
Please note: There is no guarantee in regard to visibility or views on any particular day, as weather and atmospheric conditions vary and are beyond the tour operator’s control. Bring local currency, as many vendors do not accept credit cards or US dollars. Tour sequence may vary. Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair or for those with mobility limitations. Wear comfortable walking shoes.