A major resort area representing Okinawa
Among the main island of Okinawa, the area surrounding “Busena Cape” where beautiful sea spreads out exclusively. This place where various sea creatures and coral reefs live is designated as the Okinawa Coast National Monumental Park, and many untouched nature remains.
Cape Bsena is located in Nago city in the northern part of Okinawa Prefecture. At this cape that protrudes in the East China Sea, large hotels and international conferences are gathered to become a major resort area representing Okinawa. “Busena Marine Park” in it is a long-established leisure facility established in 1970.
Two popular facilities of Busena Marine Park are “Underwater Observation Tower” and “Glass Bottom Boat.” Among them, the glass bottom boat is a recommended activity that you can easily see in the ocean with plenty of time, regardless of season or age. “Glass bottom boat” is characterized by a whale shape. There are one black whale and one white whale-shaped boat, and they will welcome you with plenty of charm. The inside of the boat, which can ride up to 36 people, is spacious. You can see the sea of emerald green from the bottom of the glass at the center.
And, in the “Underwater Observation Tower” located ahead of the long bridge over the sea, you can see the inside of the sea without getting wet with water. It can be enjoyed even when rain and temperature are low, and you can not enter the sea.
There are 24 windows on the whole 360 degrees in the underwater observation tower, and you can see the sea of coral reef unique to Okinawa and colorful fish. It is beautiful enough to forget the time.
In the beautiful sea of Okinawa, coral reefs and colorful fish are overflowing, and it is gorgeous. Because of its high transparency, you can see many creatures. You will surely be healed by looking at the sea through the underwater observation tower or the glass-bottom boat.
Busena Marine Park has a view from the underwater observation tower and the glass bottom boat and the view of the seaside seen from the park. At sunset time, you can see the bright sunset. You will be able to enjoy the romantic atmosphere.
Charms and Highlights of Busena Marine Park
Various tropical fish inhabits
In Busena Marine Park in Nago-shi in northern Okinawa Island, you can enjoy watching fish swimming in the sea from the underwater observation tower.
Busena Resort is located in an underwater park zone, and various tropical fish inhabits the ocean space. “The underwater observation tower” can observe the scenery of the vivid sea close at hand. You can see the figure in which butterflyfishes or anemonefishes swim over the glass when you go down the spiral staircase. A small child can also enjoy the inside of the sea in comfort, without caring about the weather, since it is indoor.
Many fish will flock
Moreover, at the entrance of “the underwater observation tower,” the food of a fish is sold for 100 yen, and if food is thrown from on a bridge, many fish will flock.
Famous for marine transparency
The Busena cape is famous for marine transparency also on the main island of Okinawa West Coast. In the park, which stands on the cape’s tip, the sea view which the field of view opened in 360 degrees, and the glass bottom boat where various fish are seen perfectly can be enjoyed. When it looks in through the window in “the underwater observation tower,” it is a spectacle just like Ryugujo(*). You forget time, and it is likely to be fascinated.
* Palace of the Dragon King; palace from the story of Urashima Taro (said to be located at the bottom of the sea)
The fish swimming close is impressive
You can enjoy the mysterious world spreading out under the sea surface in the whale-shaped pretty glass-bottom boat. The encounter with the fish swimming close is impressive.
Be careful in the underwater observation tower
A flat way spreads out to the tip of the cape, but the weak legs must be careful in the underwater observation tower because you must go up and down the steep spiral staircase.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Name:||Busena Marine Park|
|Address:||Kise 1744-1 Nago, Okinawa 905-0026 Japan|
|Access:||Approximately 90 minutes by bus from Naha Airport|
ADULT 1030 JPY
･High school & university
･Show your school ID 820 JPY
･4yrs old to junior high school 520 JPY
(Underwater observatory & glass bottom boat)
ADULT 2060 JPY
･High school & university
･Show your school ID 1650 JPY
･4yrs old to junior high school 1030 JPY
Please refer the official web page.