Access to main tourist attractions

Churaumi Aquarium (Motobu town)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 2 hours)
▶ From Naha Airport, take Prefectural Route 231, and turn right onto National Route 331 at Ashimine.
▶ At Senaga intersection turn left and and keep going until Tomigusuku Nakachi Interchange (Expressway).
▶ Take the expressway. Exit at Kyoda Interchange and take National Route 58 towards the north.
▶ Take Prefectural Route 449, and turn left at Urasaki intersection onto Prefectural Route 114.
▶ Follow Route 114 for a few minutes, and you will see the Ocean Expo Park on the left. The Aquarium is inside the park.

bus

[Direct] (Estimated travel time: about 2 hours)
▶ Take the Yanbaru Express Bus, from Naha Airport or Kencho Kitaguchi (in front of Palette Department Store, near the Prefectural Office Station). Alight at Kinenkoen mae or Churaumi Aquarium.

Himeyuri Monument (Itoman city)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 40 minutes)
▶ Take National Route 331 and head towards Itoman city. At Senaga Intersection, stay on the red lane and go straight. Keep going for about 15 minutes.

Tomari Port (To Kerama Islands)

Taxi/Car

▶ The Tomari port terminal (Tomarin) is along National Route 58.

Yui Rail

▶ Take the Monorail and alight at Miebashi Station (about 14 minutes from Naha Airport Station)
▶ Walk for 10 minutes to Tomari Port (a.k.a. Tomarin).

*Ferries to Kerama islands (Tokashiki, Zamami, Aka) depart from Tomari Port. Ferry tickets are available at the ferry offices on Tomarin's 1st floor.

Shurijo Castle

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: depending on the traffic, 15-30 minutes from Kokusai Street)
▶ At the Asato end of Kokusai Street, turn right onto National Route 29.
▶ Keep going until Ikehata Intersection. At Ikehata turn right. Go past the next traffic light, and you will see the entrance to the Castle's parking lot on the left.

Yui Rail

▶ Alight at Shuri Station (about 27 minutes from Naha Airport Station).
▶ Take the southwest exit (you should see a ramen shop down the stairs).
Follow the road and walk past Torihori Intersection.
▶ Keep going for 10 minutes. Shurijo Castle Park is on the left.

* Yui Rail 1-day (2-days) pass holders can get a discount at Shurijo Castle ticket gate by showing their pass.

American Village (Chatan village)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 1 hour)
▶ Head northward on Route 58 for about 1 hour, and turn left at Mihama Intersection.

Outlet Mall Ashibina (Tomigusuku city)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 20 minutes)

▶ Take National Route 331 southward.
▶ At Senaga intersection, take the red lane and keep going on towards Itoman.
▶ Take the Ashibina Outlet Mall exit. Go down the ramp then turn left onto Route 249 towards Onaga).
▶ Outlet mall Ashibina will be on the left.

Kaigungo Navy HQ Park (Former Japanese Navy Underground HQ)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 15-30 minutes from downtown Naha, depending on the traffic)
From the Kokusai Street area:
▶ Coming from Kokusai Street, take National Route 58 and head south (Naha Airport / Itoman) and keep going until you reach Okinawa Cellular Stadium on the left.
▶ Turn left onto National Route 7 just after the stadium and go straight for about 2.5km (about 1.5 miles)
▶ Go through the tunnel and keep going. At the next traffic light, turn left and follow the road signs.

Tsuboya Yachimun Street (Naha city)

Taxi/Car

▶ Tsuboya Yachimun Street is a 5-minute walk from Don Quichotte on Kokusai Street.

* Traffic in this area is typically congested. We recommend using the monorail when visiting the Kokusai Street area.

Yui Rail

▶ 5 minutes on foot from Makishi Station
▶ 15 minutes on foot from Miebashi Station

Okinawa World / Gyokusendo Cave (Nanjo city)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 40 minutes)

▶ Take National Route 331 and head south towards Itoman.
▶ At Senaga Intersection, take the blue lane and turn left.
▶ Take the Expressway at Tomigusuku Nakachi Interchange.
▶ Exit at Haebaru-Minami IC and turn right at the first intersection onto National Route 507.
▶ Keep going for 5.5 km (3.5 miles), then turn left onto Prefectural Route 52 (towards Minatogawa).
▶ At the end of the road, turn right onto Route 131. Keep going and follow the road signs to Okinawa World.

Sefa Utaki (Nanjo city)

Taxi/Car

(Estimated travel time: about 50 minutes)

▶ Take National Route 331 and head south towards Itoman.
▶ At Senaga Intersection, take the blue lane and turn left.
▶ Take the Expressway at Tomigusuku Nakachi Interchange.
▶ Exit at Haebaru-Minami IC and turn right at the second intersection (Kyan Minami) onto Prefectural Route 86.
▶ Go down the Nirai Kanai bridge. At the intersection after the bridge, take left and follow Route 331 for a while.
▶ At the traffic light after the Post Office, take right towards Cape Chinen. The parking lot and the ticket booths are on the left just after the corner.