Yajima and Kyojima矢島経島
Yajima and Kyojima are two quaint islands located off the coast of Ogi. This spot is most famous for Tub boat rides. This spot provides a beautiful landscape setting with clear water and an arched bridge which is perfect for a tub boat ride. The Tarai-bune (たらい舟)boat riding experience is a must for any traveller. The history and making of these boats leads back to 1880’s. The lady skippers row these oval shaped boats made out of bamboo and cedar wood while explaining the history and navigating the scenic blue sea. This is a tranquil spot that also has a short walking trail which takes only 15 mins and is free of coast as well.
There is also another facility that offers the tub boat experience called ”Rikiya Kanko Kisen” . However, Yajima & Kyojima is more scenic and recommended.
Recommended for visitors with small groups.
Prior reservation is not required. The road to reach this spot is extremely narrow. It is Adviced to drive slowly , attentively and carefully.