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Bios no Oka
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Bios no Oka is a popular tourist destination in Okinawa where you can feel the great nature of Okinawa. The park welcomes visitors with disability. Free strollers and free parking lots are available.

Bios no Oka is located in the middle part of Okinawa, Uruma-city on Ishikawa hill where you can enjoy the subtropical Okinawan nature. The word “Bios” means “life” in Greek. The park has compretely defferent atmosphere unlike the urban area and you can enjoy the subtropical Okinawan nature by walking around the park.

Must-see sights

  • Leaves

    Subtropical walkway

    The best part of Bios no Oka is its Okinawan nature. The beautiful orchids and magnificent Malayan banyan tree are must-see. Okinawan people believe that banyan tree has mysterious powers. In the myth, the protective god called “Kijimuna-”lives in the banyan trees. Here you may be able to meet Kijimuna-!

  • Lake tour boat

    Lake tour boat and Canoe

    The lake tour boat Jungle cruise is very popular! The guide will explain plants and animals of the lake. The cruise takes about 25 minutes and goes around the lake for about 1 km. People with wheelchairs can also join the cruise! What to bring? A Camera and towel are must have items. If you like adventures, we highly recommend the canoe! You may be able to see beautiful dragonflies and birds!

  • a goat and a man

    Animal petting area

    This area is very popular, especially for children! You can pet Okinawan animals and even take goats for a walk! In Okinawa, goats are livestock. Many people have them as livestock. The goats here are very friendly and even adults can enjoy it! Their voice is lovely and you can definitely enjoy!

How to enjoy Bios no Oka

Road train

Bios no Oka is located about 60 minutes from Naha airport by a car. Free parking lots are available for 200 cars. Bios no Oka is a bit different than any other parks. There is no exact route in the park. If you ask one of the staff, “ Where is the right way?” They will answer “you can go wherever you want to.” makes it feel like it's more of an adventure. The park welcomes visitors with disabilities; everybody can enjoy. When it's summer, the sun is really strong, so some points at the park have sprinklers so that you can enjoy the cool air.

If you don't want to walk, there is a train running in the park. Families with small children and elderly people can feel free to use it. Also on the train, the guide will explain trees and plants while watching from the window. Most of the walkways can be very comfortable with cool air and shadow of the trees. The nature heals the visitors of the park. Many people stop throughout The park to take pictures. There are many photo spots to take a good pictures with family/friends/couples.

At the break area, You can get some light meals and cool drinks. It's a good spot to relax, cool down, and take a little break. If you are hungry, just come stop by! Especially Orion beer its the most sold item! The beer with hot weather is a perfect match! On the way to the walkway, you may be able to see dragonfly and lizards. If you find a lizard, careful to touch, do not let it bite you. There is one spiritual spot. They have a picture of it at the park, but once you walk through the spot you'll feel the different atmosphere. If you have chance to visit Bios no Oka, Please stop by!

Pictures

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  • fruit
  • orchid
  • Walkway
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  • old taxi
  • goat
  • walkway under shadow
  • lake tour boat
  • Walkway
  • leave
  • lake tour boat
  • a goat and a man
  • road train
  • Dragon made with grass
  • Dragon head made with grass
  • playground
  • cool walkways
  • water buffalo's break
  • orchids
  • culm walkway
  • graceful road train
  • water buffalo after his work
  • wild chicken
  • light shining walkway
  • wood art
  • wood carving dragon
  • subtropical orchid
  • spiritual spot
  • nostalgic walkway
  • photo spot
  • great nature and sky
  • grass art

Bios no Oka Information

Name Bios no Oka
Tel/Fax:

TEL:0989-65-3400

Address:

postcode:904-1114 961-30 Kadekaru Ishikawa Uruma-city, Okinawa

Access

About 60 minutes from Naha airport by car
Take Bus number 20,120 get off the bus at “Nakadomari” stop
From Nakadomari, about 10 minutes by Taxi

Hours

9:00~18:00
※The last entry is 17:00

Closed

open yearly
May be closed due to Typhoons

Entrance fee

Entrance fee

General(less than 20 people)
Adults :900yen
Elementary school students :500yen
Children under 4:Free

Group(more than 20 people)
Adults :810yen
Elementary school students :450yen
Children under 4:Free

Visitors with disabilities
Adults :300yen
Elementary school students :100yen
Children under 4:Free

Entry tickets +Lake tour boat
Adults :1,600yen
Elementary school students :900yen
Children under 4:Free

Entry tickets +Lake tour boat Group(more than 20 people)
Adults :1,440yen
Elementary school students :810yen
Children under 4:Free

Entry tickets +Lake tour boat Visitors with disabilities
Adults :1,100yen
Elementary school students :600yen
Children under 4:Free

Students in Okinawa
Adults :300yen
Elementary school students :100yen
Children under 4:Free

※Adults include Junior high school students

How to pay

Budge

2,000-3,000yen

Optional fee

0

Credit card

not available

Currency

JPY

Reservation

Reservation is available

Reservation is only available for aschool trip with more than 20 students

Reservation is not available for nomal visitors

Park facilities

Parking

200free parking lots

Information

Time

60-90 minutes

Smorking

You are not allowed to smoke in non-smorking area

e.t.c

Park welcomes visitors with pets, guide dogs and service dogs
It is not availble to ride canoue only with kids.

A little advise from Churashima travel

A brief comment

You can enjoy the subtropical okinawan nature! The best time to go when it's sunny!

Important notice

You are not allowed to take pictures inside the cave.

What to bring

Towel
Bug spray

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