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Rosoku-jima Sightseeing Boatローソク島遊覧船

Pleasure Boat / Water Cruise

Rosoku-jima (“Candle Island”) is an unusually-shaped rock that rises to a height of around 20 meters above the waves, and which is famous as a spectacular sight at dusk in the setting sun. It derives its name from the fact that, when, the sun is going down in the evening, the top of the rock appears to be lit up like a huge candle. Sightseeing boats depart from Fukuura Wharf and Akasaki Wharf, timing their departure to be near Rosoku-jima at sunset. During the daytime, or if the boats are not operating that day, visitors can also get a good view of the rock from the Rosoku-jima Observation Platform.


Shimane Pref. Okigunokinoshimachou Shiro (Oki IslandsArea)

phone 0851220787

Departing according to the season Hours change equipped (reservation hour. Verification)
※ complete reservation system

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Shimane Pref. Okigunokinoshimachou Shiro [ map ]
Oki IslandsArea
Departing according to the season Hours change equipped (reservation hour. Verification)
※ complete reservation system
During heavy weather, 11/1-3/31
[Boarding fee] Adults 3000 yen, Child (Elementary School Students) 1500 yen
Parking Lot
Available(Approximately 20 vehicles)
Credit Card
Not available
[Port of departure] Oki's Shima-cho Fukuura quay or Akasaki quay (It depends on boarding ship.)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          What Shimane prefecture lacks in size and population, it makes up for in scenery and ancient mythology. Izumo-taisha, in the middle of the prefecture, is said to be Japan’s oldest Shinto shrine, where stories that delve into the creation of the Japanese race have been passed down over centuries. The 180 Oki Islands, a 40-minute ferry ride north of Sakaiminato, offer an undiscovered paradise well off the beaten track.

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