How to get around Ojika Island?
Ojika Island is ideal for cycling, with scenic cycle paths and very little traffic.
Grab a bicycle and explore Ojika Island while enjoying the sea breeze.
Location: Ferry Terminal, Ojika Island Tourism Office
Fee: Regular Bicycle: 6 hours 500 yen
6+ hours 1000 yen
Electric Bicycle: 6 hours 1000 yen
Japanese and international driving license holders can rent a car to explore Ojika Island at their own pace in any weather condition.
Contact Ojika Island Tourism via email@example.com or 0959-56-2646 to make a reservation.
Fee: approx. 5,000 yen per day
approx. 3,000 yen for half a day
・Welfare Taxi Service
There is a taxi service is operated by the Social Welfare Council of Ojika town. The call center staff as well as drivers have limited English skills and in case you do not speak Japanese we recommend arranging a taxi through Ojika Island Tourism.
※You can make a reservation via Ojika Island Tourism at 0959-56-2646.
Hours: 9:00-17:00 (reservations 8:30～)
※Not operating on 12/31～1/2.
Fee: Adult 300 YEN
Elementary/Junior Highschool Students 150 YEN
※The above fares are applied per person for up to 5km one way. In case the distance exceeds 5km, an extra 100 yen will be applied for every extra kilometer. Reservation needs to be made at least 1h in advance.
・Local Bus Service
Ojika town operates a bus service. However, the number of buses is limited and the bus stop names are all in Japanese. As such, visitors, especially foreign visitors, might find it tricky to travel around the island using the bus service.
《Is fishing allowed on Ojika Island?》
Yes, fishing is allowed everywhere on the island. The best place for fishing is around the ferry terminal. On the way to the ferry terminal as well as next to the building, you can usually see locals fishing. Feel free to join them.
Contact Ojika Island Tourism in case you wish to rent fishing equipment.
EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org TEL 0959-56-2646 (9：00～18：00)
《Where can I rest if I arrive early morning with ferry Taiko?》
There are separate nap rooms for men and women inside the ferry terminal that you can use until 9 AM.
Ojika Island Tourism office located inside the ferry terminal opens at 6:30 AM.
《Is there an ATM on the island?》
There are two ATMs on the island: one inside the bank (open until 6 PM on weekdays) and another inside the post office (open until 5 PM on weekdays and until noon on weekends).
《Can I use a credit card on Ojika Island?》
Most of the shops and restaurants on Ojika Island accept credit card payments.
《Is there a mobile signal on Ojika Island?》
Yes, there is.
《Is there internet or WiFi access on Ojika Island?》
There is free wifi inside the Ojika Island's ferry terminal and Nozaki Island's Nature Village and Visitor Center. Some shops on Ojika Island have free wifi.
《Is there a hospital on Ojika Island?》
No, but there is a medical center.
《Is there a pharmacy on Ojika Island?》
Yes, there is. OJIKA PHARMACY is located in the Fuefuki area on Ojika Island.
※Visit Ojika Island Tourism for map and directions.