Naha Shore Excursion

Visit some of must-sees in Naha, like the vermillion Shurijo Castle and do some fun shopping in bustling Kokusai Dori Street. This is a nice one-day tour for cruise ship passengers as well as visitors to Okinawa who are looking to explore the capital of the islands in more depth.

8 hours
Naha, Okinawa


  • Tour Shurijo Caste, a desiganted World UNESCO Heritage Site
  • Join a glass-blowing class and get creative
  • See the beautiful Shikinaen Garden


You are docking in Naha Port and would like to explore the capital of Okinawa for a day? Join our guided tour in a chartered vehicle and visit Naha's top sightseeing spots. See the beautiful Shikinaen Garden,  and visit Shurijo Castle, a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Sample tasty Okinawan cuisine and try your skills in a glass-blowing class during our Naha shore excursion. 


Explore  the capital of Okinawa, Naha City for a day. Enjoy the colorful, tropical feel, and explore the local history, culture and cuisine. Try your skills in a glass-blowing class.

Tour Itinerary

*Departure times may vary. 

9:00 am Depart from Naha Port

9:30 am Visit Shurijo Castle, a World Heritage Site from 2000, which has served the proud and dignified Ryukyu Kingdom and the Shikina-en Garden, the royal garden in Okinawa
Note: Shurijo Castle was damaged in a fire that broke out on its premises on October 31, 2019. Renovation began immediately, and the Castle is open to visit, however some areas remained closed off. For more details see here. 

11:30 am Head to Suitenrou for lunch

12:00 pm Have lunch at Suitenrou, and enjoy a traditional Japanese set (self-pay)

1.30 pm Head to Naha City International Art and Craft

2.00 pm Reach Naha City International Art and Craft. Enjoy the exhibition and a workshop where you will blow and create your own glass!

3:30 pm Head to Naminoue Shrine

4:00 pm Visit Naminoue Shrine which is dedicated to Nirai Kanai, the land of gods similar to Heaven and source of all life

4:30 pm Head back to Naha Port

5:00 pm Reach Naha Port

Important information

Included in price

  • English-speaking guide
  • Private transportation (private cab, Toyota Alphard, Hi-Ace van - depending on the number of passengers)
  • Glass blowing experience
  • Local lunch
  • Admission fees

Not included

  • Any personal expenses incurred

When you make your inquiry, kindly let us know whether you need to go through the immigration process at your port of entry in Japan as that would affect the itinerary of the shore excursion.

Know before you book

  • Cancellation:
    7 days prior - free of charge
    6-2 days prior - 40%
    1 day prior – 50 % 
    On the day – 100 %
    No-show – 100 %

Meeting point

The meeting point is at Osaka Port. 

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Organised by Japan Travel KK

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