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Cape Hirakubozaki, Ishigaki

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Situated on a vast pastureland where farm life blossoms, Cape Hirakubozaki offers plenty of space for relaxed exploration. Roam the surrounding hills where you can sit down, take a break, and have a picnic. If you arrive at the cape via car (preferably with four-wheel drive), take the dirt roads to uncover pristine parts of nature where people rarely venture. Thanks to the abundant tame animal life here, you can observe and interact with passing horses and cows, or go fishing in the bountiful sea. The area usually gets very busy during the day, so expect scarce free parking spaces. If here at the end of the day, head to the solitary white lighthouse at the tip for expansive views of the setting sun. Arrange your visit to Cape Hirakubozaki and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ishigaki using our Ishigaki trip itinerary planner.
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  • Breath-taking views off the northern tip of Ishigaki. It’s in an isolated area of the island if you’re staying in the south but the drive can be fun if you’ve rented a car as there are many other... 
    Breath-taking views off the northern tip of Ishigaki. It’s in an isolated area of the island if you’re staying in the south but the drive can be fun if you’ve rented a car as there are many other...  more »
  • The bus run 3 times a day from bus terminal meaning I needed to spend 5 hours here to wait for another bus to go back to my hotel near bus terminal. The traveling time took over 90 minutes. I feel... 
    The bus run 3 times a day from bus terminal meaning I needed to spend 5 hours here to wait for another bus to go back to my hotel near bus terminal. The traveling time took over 90 minutes. I feel...  more »
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  • The northernmost point of Ishigaki island. It would be best seen on a sunny day. There is free parking and toilets
  • The northernmost point on Ishigaki Island. Easy drive and great views of the East China Sea.

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