Savor the sight of the spectacular southern sea
Spot 01 : Hiwasa Sea Turtle Museum, "Caretta"
This museum specializing in sea turtles is located in Minami-cho, where loggerhead turtles come ashore to lay eggs. You can see swimming sea turtles up close, and on weekends you can feed and interact with the turtles as well.
35 min. by car
Spot 02 : Tebajima Island
A small island about a 15-minute ferry ride from the port of Mugi. Its traditional fishing village is nationally designated Important Preservation District for Groups of Traditional Buildings. The lush, subtropical natural environment is another highlight.
30 min. by car
Spot 03 : Awa-Kainan Bunkamura
This facility displays the cultural heritage of Kaiyo-cho. You can see Kaifu swords for which Awa Province was famous, 70,088 ancient coins unearthed at Ozato, and a recreation of the Ozato burial mound. Indigo dyeing and woodworking workshops are also conducted.
15 min. by car
Spot 04 : Blue Marine undersea viewing cruise
Cruise around Takegashima Bay, part of Muroto-Anan Kaigan Quasi-National Park, for about 45 minutes. You can see coral and colorful tropical fish from the glass-floored observation room at the bottom of the boat.