Nature and 22 featured artworks welcome you on Sakushima, an isolated island in Mikawa Bay.
Walk around while viewing artwork, seeing and smelling flowers of the season and listening to singing birds.
Why not spend your time relaxing while never once seeing a traffic signal?
Enjoy visiting fashionable cafes and trying the island’s seafood specialties.
Get all the information about Sakushima here!!
Hours 9:00～17:00 Closed December 29～ January 3, Monday
②Black wall village
⑤Seagull Parking Lot
Very popular! Magnificent view with seagulls always on the lookout!
⑨Avatar of Kaijin-sama
⑩Secret Base Apollo
⑪Purple sand beach
Cafe in Sakushima
The highlight of anmitsu is the agar jelly, which is made from scratch using red algae collected from the surrounding sea.
Enjoy the carefully crafted flavors cooked over a wood-fired stove.
|Address||47, Tateiwa, Sakushima, Isshiki-cho, Nishio City|
|Hours||Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays 9:30～17:30
|Closed||Wednesdays and Thursdays
*Closed for the season during January and February
Lunches made with fresh, healthy ingredients are popular. The sustainable nature of this cafe gives you a glimpse of the island’s future.
|Address||34, Shimoenda, Sakushima, Isshiki-cho, Nishio City|
|Hours||Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays 10:00～17:00
|Closed||Wednesdays and every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month|
Take a stop at this cafe for a leisurely break from exploring the island.
|Address||7, Nishigawa, Sakushima, Isshiki-cho, Nishio City|
*In winter, there may be an unexpected, early close.
|Address||37, Higashiyashiki, Sakushima, Isshiki-cho, Nishio City|
(July through September 10:00～23:00)
*At night a reservation is required
|Closed||No fixed holidays
*Closed January and February (Except for weekends)
Saku Cafe Aohana
The light shaved ice is a popular choice at this old style Japanese cafe.
|Address||45, Maeda, Sakushima, Isshiki-cho, Nishio City|
|Hours||Weekend and Holidays 9:30～18:00
|Closed||Closed on rainy days
*Closed for the season from the middle of December to the middle of February.
Access to Sakushima Island
- Take the bus (Nishio Issiki Line) at Meitetsu Nishio Station, and get off at the bus stop “Isshiki Sakana Hiroba, Ferry Terminal for Sakushima.” (About 30 minutes) Go to Sakushima West Port or East Port.
*For the ferry schedule and Sakushima event information, please check the Sakushima official website.
*The ferry departing at the times marked with ● offers Meitetau bus connections.
*The ferry service may be cancelled or the schedule may be changed due to bad weather.
☆In autumn, the ferry departs from Kiramiyazaki Port as an event.
Regular Schedule (7 round trips per day) To Sakushima To Isshiki Leaving isshki Port Leasing East Port Leaving Viest Port 06:30 07:00 07:07 07:40 ●08:30 ●08:37 ●09:30 ●10:10 ●10:17 ●11:30 ●12:30 ●12:37 ●13:40 ●14:50 ●14:57 ●15:50 17:15 17:22 17:50 18:20 18:27
For moving around, rental bicycles are convenient!
Rent a bicycle at a shop near West Port or East Port (for a fee).
(Limited number of bicycles, first-come-first-served basis)
About 20 minutes by ferry from Isshiki Port
For more details, please check here.
Sakushima Official Site
Sakushima accommodation information
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