Ishigaki, Japan

About Ishigaki

Escape to Ishigaki, Japan's tropical paradise in the Okinawa archipelago, where crystal-clear waters and coral reefs beckon snorkelers and divers. Explore lush landscapes, relax on pristine beaches, and savor local delicacies like Ishigaki beef and Yaeyama soba. This island is not just a gateway to the beautiful Yaeyama Islands but a serene destination with a unique blend of nature and culture.

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Ishigaki highlights

Average temperature in June

31 °C / 88 °F

High season months

June, July, August, September, October

Local currency

Japanese yen (JPY)

Local language


Closest Airports

  • New Ishigaki Airport (JP) - 10.9 km (6.8 mi)

Fun fact

Ishigaki is a stargazer's paradise, offering clear views of the Milky Way due to minimal light pollution.

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