2 Days on Oshima:
Enjoy Island Life
Experience a unique side to Fukuoka Prefecture by hiking across one of its islands and enjoying an unobstructed starry night sky.
Note: Chartered taxi needed
Leave your hotel in Fukuoka City
Saddle up and join an introductory horse riding lesson at Konominato Canadian Camp Horse Riding Club
Take the ferry from Konominato Port to Oshima
Board a bus and get off at the Houdai Ato-mae stop, near the gun battery ruins
Grab a boxed lunch with your fellow horse-riding group (provided)
Horse trekking across the island, including to the Windmill Observatory
After the horse trek ends, set out on a quick hike on your own
Oshima offers stunning ocean views and picturesque countryside vistas. Make the most of this unique location by wandering the island on your own.
Finish your hike and check in at Minawa
Enjoy local fare at a nearby restaurant or at your lodgings
Get recommendations at Minawa, where staff will have the best insight into what’s in season and suits your tastes.
Gaze up at the starry night sky at your hotel
Because of minimal light pollution, Oshima is a prime spot for stargazing.
Start with an early breakfast and get ready for a refreshing hike around Oshima
Traverse the beautiful green plains of the island
Take in the fresh sea breeze and meeting locals on the way. Be sure to visit one of the shrines for some spiritual inspiration.
Stop by for some lunch at Musubi Cafe before preparing to head back to the mainland
Relax at Kansu Beach or visit Munakata Shrine Nakatsugu before heading home
Arrive at Oshima Port Terminal
Take the Oshima ferry to Konominato Port Terminal
Arrive at Konominato Port Terminal
Check in at Budou no Ki Fukutsu Glamping in Fukutsu City and spend the night at a luxurious beachside camping site
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