Miyakojima (Okinawa)

Japan

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Cruises to Miyakojima

Pacific perfection awaits at Miyakojima in Okinawa Prefecture. This Japanese island paradise is known for its natural beauty and vibrant local culture. The Eastern Cape is a nationally-designated Place of Scenic Beauty with a spectacular view of the surrounding ocean. Stop by the beaches of Sunayama or Aragusuku for sunshine and snorkeling. A visit to the Shigira hot springs will help you relax or take a ride across the expansive Ikema bridge for a scenic drive across the beautiful blue waters.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Hirara. Ship will ANCHOR OFFSHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    Japan Standard Time (JST) (GMT+9)
  • Language
    The locals speak the Miyako language, a Japanese dialect. The national language of Japanese is also spoken here.
  • Currency & Shopping
    The local currency is the Japanese Yen.
    • Famous For
      The Eastern Cape of Miyakojima, or Higashi-henna-zaki, is a nationally designated Place of Scenic Beauty.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Ikema bridge spans 4,675 ft (1,425 meters) and connects Miyakojima with Ikema island to its north.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Try a bowl of Okinawa soba, a traditional noodle soup that is a regional delicacy.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      The Friendship Monument was a gift from Kaiser Wilhelm I of Germany to thank local villagers who saved the crew of a German ship that wrecked off the coast.

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Kochi, Japan

12-Day Asia from Hong Kong to Tokyo: Taipei, Osaka, Okinawa & Nagoya

Enjoy overnight stays in Osaka and Tokyo. | Cruise East Asia on the renovated Norwegian Sun.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Hong Kong (China);
Taipei (Keelung) (Taiwan); Naha (Okinawa); Miyakojima (Okinawa) (Japan); Kochi (Japan); Himeji (Japan); Kyoto (Osaka) (Japan); Nagoya (Japan);
DISEMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
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Kochi, Japan

12-Day Asia from Hong Kong to Tokyo: Taipei, Osaka, Okinawa & Nagoya

Enjoy overnight stays in Osaka and Tokyo. | Cruise East Asia on the renovated Norwegian Sun.
SHIP Norwegian Sun
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Hong Kong (China);
Taipei (Keelung) (Taiwan); Miyakojima (Okinawa) (Japan); Naha (Okinawa); Kochi (Japan); Himeji (Japan); Kyoto (Osaka) (Japan); Nagoya (Japan);
DISEMBARK Tokyo (Japan);
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