"Tingara" means "Milky Way" in Okinawa dialect.
Yaeyama islands and Ishigaki island are situated at 24°north latitude and 84 of all 88 constellations can be seen. This is a place where the largest number of constellations can be seen in Japan.
"Southern Cross" constellation also appears on the southern sky from January to June.
Moreover, there are the star of the first magnitude "Canopus" that in according to a legend greats longevity to a person who saw it, Alpha and Beta Centauri as well as many other stars impossible to introduce shortly.
In full moon Milky Way can not be seen, but cruising on a water surface reflecting moonlight like a "moon river" (a path of moonlight) is perfect.
※The tourist guides are only available in Japanese.
From 5,500 JPY per 3 years old and older persons
- in 1 h
- Pre-payment by credit card
above 3 years old：
■ Gathering at the store
|Age||3years old ～|
|Min. of PAX||2people|
|Things included in the price||
2 Misakicyo, Ishigaki-shi, Okinawa
Note：Parking: Free / 6 parking spaces MapCode ： 366 004 034*57
Departure from the port at 20:30 (in any time of the year)
※Depending on the weather it may be not possible to watch a sunset.
Charges will not be applied if we receive the cancellation notice until 17:00 on the previous day of the activity].
Open 7 days a week
9:00am to 6:00pm.