Visitor information

Information about Akakokko-kan, Furusato Taiken Village, natural hot springs, and more.

Miyake Island Tour Association

Link to the Miyake Island Tour Association web page.

Visitor Information about tourist attractions, fishing spots, scuba diving, swimming with dolphins, sea bathing, bird watching, and lodgings.

Tourist Facility Information

Information about tourist facilities.
For more information about historic sites, sightseeing spots, and scenic landscapes, please visit the Miyake Island Tour Association website.

Akakkoko-kan

The Akakkoko-kan (Miyake-Island-Nature-Fureai-Center )was established in 1993 by Miyake village. The mission of the center is to preserve the natural characteristics of the island for future generations. It is open to the public, and visitors have an opportunity to interact with nature to gain a better understanding of the island. The center is located on the edge of Tairo pond.
Akakkoko-kan had been closed for 5 years since the Mt. Oyama eruption in 2000 and in July 2005 resumed normal operations. Akakokko-kan also employs a team of park rangers who help visitors understand how to conserve the great natural environment.

Hour & Admission
Open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays (if Monday falls on a national holiday, the center will be closed on the following day)
Closed during the year-end and New Year holidays (from December .29th to January.3rd )
Admission
Adult: 200 yen (a 20% group discount is available for parties of 15 or more)
Children (12 and under) and Seniors (65 and over ) : Free

For further information, please visit the official Akakokko-kan web site.

Furusato Taiken Village

Furusato Taiken Village (meaning Experimental Village) was established in 1995 by the Miyake village. There is a natural hot spring, "Furusato no Yu" and a restaurant, "Furusato Mikaku-kan," where authentic local food is served. The village is located on west side of Miyake Island, where visitors can view the beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Like Akakokko-kan, the village had also been closed due to the eruption in 2000. Operations resumed in 2007.

Exterior

Entrance

Outdoor hot spring

Bedrock bath

Large common bath

Hour & Admission

[Furusato no Yu(natural hot spring)]
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ( from October to March : open until 8:00 p.m. )
Closed on Wednesday
Admission:
Adult: 500 yen
Children (12 and under): 250 yen
Children (6 and under): Free
Senior (65 and over):250 yen
Bedrock bath (90 minutes) 500 yen

[Furusato Mikaku-kan]
Open from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
closed on Wednesday

[Refresh Furusato-kan]
Open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Admission:
Morning - 10:00AM: 2000 yen
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM: 4000 yen
3:00 PM - 10:00AM next day (overnight): 5000 yen
Morning - 10:00 AM next day (overnight): 7000 yen