Natural Wonders

Snowshoeing in the Kannabe Highlands

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiKannabe

Geopark Sea Kayaking Adventure

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiTakeno

Geo Stand Up Paddleboarding (G-SUP)

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiTakeno

Kinosaki Picturesque Riverside Cycling Tour

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresKinosaki Onsen

Oriental White Stork Observation Tour (with private English guide)

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresToyooka

Forest Adventure in Kannabe Highlands

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiKannabe

Volcanic Rock Trekking in Kannabe Highlands

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresDay Trips Around KinosakiKannabe

Onaru Burial Mounds

Natural WondersArt, Culture & HistoryKyotango

Located at a high plateau that looks down at Tateiwa Rock, Onaru is an ancient tomb of a stone room dug along the side of a hill with 13 units, built from the end of the 6th century to the beginning of the seventh. During the spri……

Hanago Okada (Flower Garden)

Natural WondersKyotango

Hanago Okada is a large flower garden in Amino Town, Kyotango City with an area of 75,000 square meters. Colorful flowers bloom across the garden, as far as the eye can see. Tulip, ground pink wisteria trellis, rape blossoms, doub……

Kirifuri Waterfall

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresKyotango

Kirifuri Waterfall is a waterfall located at the mountain valley of Shinjo, Amino Town along the Kumihama direction of National Route 178. The waterfall has a width of 4 meters, and height of 21 meters. The falling water hits agai……

Yuhigaura Beach (Hamazume Yuhigaura Beach)

Natural WondersKyotango

“Yuhigaura,” located in Amino Town, is a town famous as an area to see beautiful sunsets. The moment right before the sun begins to set, the golden reflection on the ocean surface is like a beautiful mirror. Stretching along the s……

Kumihama Bay

Natural WondersKyotango

“Kumihama Bay” is a lagoon separated from the Sea of Japan with a sand bank. Inside the calm inland sea is an oyster farm, and this view has been designated as a Kyoto Prefecture Cultural Landscape. The rich population of plankton……

Tateiwa (Standing Rock)

Natural WondersKyotango

“Tateiwa,” which represents Tango in the San’in Kaigan Geopark, is a huge monolith with a height of 20 meters. This boulder is made up of hardened magma that emerged from a geological stratum, including volcanic dust which accumul……

Kyogamisaki Lighthouse

Natural WondersKyotango

A chalky white lighthouse that looms on top of a cliff 148 meters above sea level at the most northern point of the Tango Peninsula. The lighthouse was erected in 1898, and is one of only five first-order lighthouses in the nati……

Cycle to Genbudo Caves

Natural WondersActive & Outdoor AdventuresKinosaki Onsen

An easy bicycle ride along the Maruyama River from Kinosaki Onsen to Genbudo Museum and caves. Enjoy gorgeous river views, cycle past cute little farms and vegetable gardens, and enjoy the mountain views on this course.

Stork Natural Rice

Natural WondersDay Trips Around KinosakiKinosaki OnsenToyooka

Stork Natural Rice uses an environmentally friendly farming method that cultivates quality rice while nurturing various living creatures, but was originally created to support the Oriental White Storks’ revival. This safe and whol……

Oriental White Stork Preservation

Natural WondersKinosaki OnsenToyooka

Toyooka City in Hyogo Prefecture created a breeding and research facility to save and preserve the Oriental White Stork after the last wild Oriental White Stork died in 1971. In 2005, they were successfully reintroduced into the w……

Genbudo Museum & Park

Natural WondersArt, Culture & HistoryToyooka

Genbudo Museum houses an extensive collection of rare minerals and precious stones as well as t-rex, pterosaur, and Asian elephant fossils. Located directly out in front of the museum is the natural national monument Genbudo Caves……