Botanical Garden Spots in Okinawa Area

  • Nago Pineapple Park
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    3.5
    1077 Reviews
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    Okinawa Pref. Nagoshi Bimata 1195
    Nago Pineapple Park is a pineapple theme park located on a plateau within Nago City. Visitors can travel through the park in fully-automatic “Pineapple Carts,” viewing the sub-tropical vegetation and the extensive pineapple fields. There is also a pineapple processing plant within the park; the plant has displays about everything to do with pineapples, and visitors can also view the pineapple-slicing process. In the shopping area, visitors can taste various pineapple-related beverage and food products, and buy souvenir gifts to take home.

    The park although small, was pretty well organised for a 1-2 hour visit. From the parking lot, there will be a bus pickup through the pineapple fields with useful information on growing pineapples...

  • Shikina-en garden
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    4.0
    522 Reviews
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    Okinawa Pref. Nahashi Maji 421-7
    This Ryukyuan-style garden is in Naha City. It was first built in 1799 as a villa for the Ryukyuan kings. The garden was known as the “Southern Gardens” because of its location to the south of Shuri-jo Castle. With a winding-path design, this unique garden combines elements of Chinese and traditional Okinawan design. In 2000, the Shikina-en garden was included within the scope of the Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu UNESCO World Heritage Site. The red algae Thorea gaudichaudii C. Ag. (which has been designated as a National Natural Monument) was first discovered at the Ikutoku Spring in the Shikina-en Garden.

    A beautiful, historic location. You can easily spend 2 hours walking in the gardens. The peace and tranquality is fantastic. We REALLY enjoyed it and will be going back again soon!

  • Hill of bios
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    4.0
    310 Reviews
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    Okinawa Pref. Urumashi Ishikawakadekaru 961-30
    “Hill of bios” is a botanical garden park in Uruma City that recreates the unique forest that originally covered Okinawa. Visitors have the opportunity to view beautiful flowers that change with the seasons, as well as encountering Okinawa’s native animal species. Besides more physical activities such as canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP), visitors can also ride in a lake excursion boat, viewing the subtropical plants and animals while listening to the commentary given by the guide in the boat’s prow. There are also various optional activities that enabled visitors to have fun while learning about Okinawa’s natural wonders; for example, visitors can go round the park in a cart pulled by a water-buffalo.

    This was a very nice place especially if like gardens. It was peaceful and comfortable walk. Make sure you give it at least an hour plus to walk around.

  • OKINAWA Fruits Land
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    3.0
    327 Reviews
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    Okinawa Pref. Nagoshi Bimata 1220-71
    OKINAWA Fruits Land located in Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture is a popular sightseeing place. It was refurbished in 2013 and reopened with the concept of an “interactive facility style / original story book” Tropical Kingdom Tale. You can learn about and enjoy the secret of fruit and the story of happiness and others through the tale. The “fruit zone” in the facility grows more than about 30 types of tropical fruit, such as papayas and mangos depending on the season. In the “shopping zone” you can try sweet pineapple. It also has a range of other facilities such as a restaurant, a café and a shop where you can buy souvenirs.

    My first visit to Fruits Land was unexpected, i thought was a place like Pineapple Land but was totally different. It’s like a treasure hunt for kids, where they need to collect all fruits stamps...

  • Southeast Botanical Gardens
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    Okinawa Pref. Okinawashi Chibana 2146
    Southeast Botanical Gardens is located in Okinawa City, the middle of Main Island. It opened in 1968 and is popular not only among Japanese people but also overseas visitors. You can see about 1,300 types of plants. It is also full of attractions including a place where you can pet animals as well as take a guided tour on a cart which shows you inside the water paradise. One day is not enough to see everything. There are restaurants and cafés where you can glaze at tropical and sub-tropical plants while having a meal on a glass-walled terrace. About 60 minutes by car from Naha Airport.
  • Utopia Farm Miyakojima
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    Okinawa Pref. Miyakojimashi Ueno Miyaguni 1714-2
    Utopia Farm Miyakojima is a tourist farm where you can observe a variety of tropical fruit, flowers, and trees all year round. In the facility, about 50 types of bougainvillea and as many as about 200 types of hibiscus from all over the world bloom proudly and colorfully. In the parlor, you can enjoy soft-serve ice cream and fresh juice from the plentiful fresh fruit picked on the farm.
  • Miyakojima City Tropical Plant Garden
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    Okinawa Pref. Miyakojimashi Hirara Higashinakasonezoe 1166-286
    The Miyakojima City Tropical Plant Garden is situated on a large property and cultivates 4,000 subtropical plants with about 1,600 species. You can enjoy walking while looking at the plants. The large Malayan banyan which is a landmark of the plant garden is overwhelming. Inside the property, there is a hands-on craft village with nine studios which provide a range of hands-on options, such as pottery, shell work, local cuisine, Miyakouma pony riding experience and Miyako textiles.
  • Southeast Botanical Gardens
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    4.5
    25 Reviews
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    Okinawa Okinawa-shi Chibana 2146

    Went here to see the lights in the botanical gardens and then had dinner in the restaurant. Good selection of food on the buffet. Unfortunately found a hair in one of my desserts.

  • Yo He Na Ajisai Sono
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Okinawa Kunigami-gun Motobucho Izumi 1312

    小店就在花園內,販賣飲料、冰品、甜食、煎餅。逛完花園來此處休息一下,喝點涼的搭配窗外繡球花美景很不錯。

  • Yanbaru Ikoi no Mori
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    Okinawa Nago-shi Nakayama 1024-1
  • Sueyoshi Kaen
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    Okinawa Nago-shi Inamine 1218
  • taikanshokubutuonshitu Super farm
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    Okinawa Pref. Nagoshi Nago 4607-1
  • Himeyuri Park
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    Okinawa Itoman-shi Maehira 1300
  • Nago Paradise
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    Okinawa Pref. Nagoshi Kouki 1777
  • Kaiyohaku Park Nettai Anettaitoshiryokuka Botanical Garden
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    Okinawa Pref. Kunigamigunmotobuchou Ishikawa 424
  • Miyako Paradise
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    Okinawa Miyakojima-shi Ueno Nobaru 1190-188
  • Kaiyohaku Park Kanri Ctr nettai Dream center Shokubutukanri team
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    Okinawa Pref. Kunigamigunmotobuchou Ishikawa 424

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Let go of your image of a busy, ordered Japan and replace it with crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches, and relaxing folk music: You've arrived in Okinawa. A world away from the high intensity of Tokyo, Okinawans appear to live a laid-back beach life on this paradisiacal tropical island that lies in the middle of the East China Sea almost 1,000 kilometers south of mainland Japan's most southern tip. Home to a spattering of islands, prepare yourself to discover underwater caves, star-shaped sand, and an island culture sometimes unrecognizable from mainland Japan.

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