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Map

A map showing the locations of national park sightseeing spots is included. Click the link below to view in PDF Format.

Access

Access routes are examples. For more information, please inquire with each transportation facility or check their website.

*The time required in each section is a rough indication.

Course 1
Haneda Airport
Airplane (About 90 min.)
Yonago Kitaro Airport
Bus <Hinomaru Bus> (About 30 min.)
Yonago Station
Bus <Nihon Kotsu> (About 50 min.)
Daisen-ji Temple
Course 2
Haneda Airport
Airplane (About 90 min.)
Yonago Kitaro Airport
Bus <Hinomaru Bus> (About 30 min.)
Shichirui Port
Ferry (About 145 min.)
Saigo Port
Walk
Oki Shizen Kan (Oki Nature Center)
Course 3
Haneda Airport
Airplane (About 75 min.)
Izumo Airport
Bus <Izumo Ichibata Kotsu> (About 25 min.)
Izumoshi Station
JR (About 45 min.)
Ohdashi Station
Bus <Iwami Kotsu> (About 60 min.)
Sanbe Shizenkan "Sahimel"
(Shimane Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe "Sahimel")

Area of Accommodation

Daisenji

Kagamiganaru

Sanbesan

Hinomisaki

Tsuma

Mt. Hiruzen

Facilities

Daisen-Hiruzen Area

Daisen National Park Centre

photo of Daisen Information Center
Daisen National Park Centre is located at the entrance to Mt. Daisen, the highest peak in the Chugoku region. In addition to providing information about mountain climbing, walking, sightseeing, and events at Daisen-Oki National Park, visitors can use facilities such as coin showers, changing rooms, and lockers, and a room for resting that is convenient when waiting for the bus. From the second floor deck you can see the Shimane Peninsula that is part of the national park, Mt. Sanbe, and magnificent views from the mountains to the sea, including Oki Islands. We particularly recommend the evening to see the sunset sinking into the Sea of Japan.
Address Daisen 40-33, Daisen Town, Saihaku County, Tottori Prefecture
Contact 0859-52-2165Tel: Natural Parks Foundation, Tottori Branch, Mt. Daisen Project Area
Open 8:00 - 18:30
Closed Open daily throughout the year
Usage Fee Free of charge
Universal Design Correspondence
  • Distribution of Multilingual Pamphlet
  • Multipurpose Toilet
  • Communication Assist Display Board

Tottori Prefectural Daisen Natural History Museum

photo of Tottori Prefectural Daisen Natural History Museum
Located with its back facing the north side of the majestic Mt Daisen, Daisen Natural History Museum features a wide variety of permanently available resources including video footage, audio, display panels, models, and samples that provide easy-to-understand explanations about the natural environment and history of Mt. Daisen. It also organizes nature observation groups in the foot of Mt. Daisen, allowing participants to explore the area surrounding the Daisen-ji Temple while listening to the commentary of a specialist guide.
Address Daisen 43, Daisen Town, Saihaku County, Tottori Prefecture
Contact 0859-52-2327 (Tel)
Open 9:00 - 17:00 (Summer period: open until 18:30)
Closed End and beginning of year
Usage Fee Free of charge

Shimane Peninsula / Mt. Sanbe Areas

Shimane Prefectural Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe "Sahimel"

himane Prefectural Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe Sahimel
The Nature Museum of Mt. Sanbe features an exhibit room that introduces the nature of Mt. Sanbe and Shimane Prefecture, a visual dome with support for movie projections across the entire ceiling and planetarium screenings, and an astronomical observatory. The museum is located near a field that includes nature trails, allowing visitors to experience and study the natural environment of Mt. Sanbe.
Address Tane 1121-8,Sambe-town, Oda City, Shimane Prefecture
Contact 0854-86-0500 (Tel)
Open 9:30 - 17:00 (Saturdays from April to September: 9:30 -18:00)
Closed Tuesdays (if a Tuesday coincides with a (national) holiday, the museum will be closed on the next weekday)
* Open daily throughout the summer (July 17 - August 31)
-- Five-days starting from the first Monday in March, June and December
-- End and beginning of year
Usage Fee Requires a fee

Oki Islands Area

Oki Natural Museum

photo of Oki Natural Museum
The Oki Natural Museum features various exhibits that allow visitors to discover the beauty of Daisen-Oki National Park and Global Geoparks. One of the attractions that can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike is an exhibit about the Oki salamander, a salamander species that is endemic to the Oki Island. Visitors are encouraged to visit the museum as their first step in discovering the Oki Islands.
Address Oki Boat Plaza 2F, Nakamachi Menuki 4-54, Okinoshima Town, Oki County, Shimane Prefecture
Contact 08512-2-1583 (Tel/Fax)
Open 8:30 - 17:30 (Winter period: closed from 17:00)
Closed Open daily throughout the year
Usage Fee Adults 300 yen, children 150 yen * Special rate for groups of at least 10 people

Contact List

Chugoku-Shikoku Regional Environment Office
11F, Okayama Joint Government Building No. 2,
Shimoishii 1-4-1, Kita Ward, Okayama City, Okayama Prefecture 700-0907
Tel: 086-223-1577 Fax: 086-224-2081
http://chushikoku.env.go.jp/

[Mt. Daisen/Hiruzen Area]
Daisen-Oki National Park Office
4F, Yonago Regional Joint Government Building,
Higashi Town 124-16, Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture 683-0067
Tel: 0859-34-9331 Fax: 0859-34-9330

[Shimane Peninsula Area/Mt. Sanbe Area]
Matsue Ranger Station
5F, Matsue Regional Joint Government Building,
Mukojima Town 134-10, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture 690-0841
Tel: 0852-21-7626 Fax: 0852-21-7639

[Oki Islands Area]
Oki Ranger Station
Johoku Town 55, Okinoshima Town, Oki County,
Shimane Prefecture 685-0016
Tel: 08512-2-0149 Fax: 08512-2-0150

Daisen-Oki National Park Website