“Itoman Hare Experience”, Itoman City Tourism AssociationAdd to My List
You can experience "Itoman Hare", one of the two major events in Itoman. Take advantage of this program to learn about the fishermen’s culture and foster teamwork.
Bibi Beach Itoman
Hentona Sabani and Harley experience
This is an experience program unique to the fishing city of Itoman, which inherited the seafaring culture of the maritime nation of “Ryukyu”. Test your teamwork with a simulated race using three 10-person Sabani boats to see how efficiently and quickly you can reach the finish line. For smaller groups, we also offer "Traditional Sabani sailing boat rides" in wooden fishing boats.
- 4-20-4, Nishizaki-cho
- Closed day
- No holidays
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- Approximately 25 minutes by car from Naha Airport
- Description of service
- The workshop was selected as one of the top ten "Sports Culture Tourism Award Winning Projects 2016" across Japan, organized by the Japan Tourism Agency and other organizations. Experience the sea with your five senses by boarding a traditional wooden sailing boat known as "Hokake Sabani"/10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Timings change depending on the season) / Minimum 30 people / Minimum 2 hours
- Cost / Visit fee
- 3,500 yen / Reservation required at least one month in advance / Please bring your own clothes that is okay to get wet (swimsuit, etc.), bath towel and change of clothes.
- Business Hour
- Performance time
- The time required is approximately 2 hours.
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