Kabira Bay & Park

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With its emerald green and blue hues Kabira Bay is considered one of the most beautiful places in Japan and definitely on the top of the list for Okinawa. Swimming in the bay is not allowed due to the fast moving tides, but glass bottom boats let you take a look at the bay's underwater world. The boat rides start at around 9:00 am and finish around 5:00 pm, costing around 1,000 yen per person and last for about 30 minutes.

Kabira Bay is one of only two cultivation sites of black pearls in Japan. The other is on nearby Iriomote Island. Ryukyu Black Pearl's are known worldwide for quality and beauty.

There is a look out area at Kabira bay that allows for breathtaking views of the scenery. The lookout point is only a short walk away from the black pearl show room where you can look at displays explaining how these beautiful  Okinawa jewels are cultivaited.

From Ishigaki Airport: Approx. 25 min. by car
Address: Kabira, Ishigaki City, Okinawa
 

North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA