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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
Tokyo Station
Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen (About 100 min.)
Nagoya Station
JR Limited Express (About 205 min.)
Shingu Station
JR Kii Main Line (About 16 min.)
Ugui Station
Car (About 5 min.)
Ugui Visitor Center
Course 2
Tokyo Station
Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen (About 100 min.)
Kyoto Station
Kintetsu Kyoto Line Limited Express (About 50 min.)
Kashihara-jingu Station
Kintetsu Yoshino Line Limited Express (About 50 min.)
Nara Kotsu Bus (About 105 min.)
Oodaigahara Bus Stop

Area of Accommodation



Oomine range

Kumano Sanzan

Kumano-nada sea

Karekinada Coast - Shirahama

Tanabe Bay


Ugui Visitor Center

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Ugui Visitor Center is a facility that offers an introduction to the natural environment, culture and history of the Ugui Peninsula and the Yoshino-Kumano National Park. It provides nature information through a range of exhibits, and organizes events such as nature observation events, lectures and photograph exhibitions.
AddressUgui 830, Nachikatsuura Town, Higashimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture
Contact0735-54-2510 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
ClosedWednesdays (excluding national holidays), end and beginning of year (December 29 - January 3)
Usage FeeFree of charge
Universal Design Correspondence
  • Parking for Physically Disabled
  • Support for Written Communication & Sign Language
  • Multipurpose Toilet
  • Communication Assist Display Board

Odaigahara Visitor Center

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With annual rainfall of over 3,500mm, Odaigahara Plateau has the highest rainfall in Honshu (Japan's Main Island). The area has preserved forest ecosystems that are native to Kii Peninsula, including spruce forest that have captured climatic changes since the ice age and Asia-Pacific-type Japanese beech forests that are found in compact areas. The visitor center is located at the entrance to these forests, and provides information about the many attractions of the natural environment and history of Odaigahara Plateau, as well as about seasonal sightseeing spots.
AddressKotochi 660-1, Kamikitayama Village, Yoshino County, Nara Prefecture
Contact07468-3-0312 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
((When the Odaigahara Driveway is open; closed when National Route 169 or the Odaigahara Driveway are closed due to rainfall regulations)
ClosedClosed during winter (late November - late April)
Usage FeeFree of charge
Universal Design Correspondence
  • Support for Written Communication & Sign Language
  • Communication Assist Display Board

Honshu-Sainantan Shiokaze-no-Kyukeijo (Rest House at the Southernmost Point of Japan's Main Island)

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Honshu-Sainantan Shiokaze-no-Kyukeijo(Rest House at the Southernmost Point of Japan's Main Island is a rest area in Cape Shionomisaki that also doubles as a lookout spot. In addition to an observation terrace that looks out over the majestic Pacific Ocean, the rest area features natural sites characteristic ofthe Cape Shionomisaki area, and presents the history of certain regions in Australia (Thursday Island, Arafura Sea) that attracted Japanese workers in search of white pearls.
AddressShionomisaki 2865, Kushimoto Town, Higashimuro County, Wakayama Prefecture
Contact0735-62-5750 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
ClosedOpen daily throughout the year
Usage FeeFree of charge

Contact List

Kinki Regional Environment Office
4F, Sakuranomiya Joint Government Building, Tenmabashi 1-8-75, Kita Ward,
Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture 530-0042
Tel: 06-6881-6500  Fax: 06-6881-7700

Yoshino Ranger Office
Kamiichi 2294-6, Yoshino Town,
Yoshino County, Nara Prefecture 639-3111
Tel: 0746-34-2202  Fax: 0746-34-2204

Tanabe Ranger Office
3F, Tanabe City Council of Social Welfare Center Building, Nakayashiki Town 24-49,
Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture 646-0035
Tel: 0735-23-3955  Fax: 0739-23-3966

Kumano Ranger Office
Midorigaoka 2-4-20, Shingu City,
Wakayama Prefecture 647-0043
Tel: 0735-22-0342  Fax: 0735-23-1344

Yoshino-Kumano National Park Website