Okinawa Tour of Shurijo Castle, Naval Underground HQ and Okinawa World from Naha Instant Confirmation


Explore the bright red Shuri castle

Feel the history and culture of Okinawa firsthand. See bright Shurijo Castle, the Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters, Okinawa World and more on this easy tour of the island's top spots!

  • shutterstock_406819240
  • shutterstock_314788703
  • 20140519022447_2121118550_10593_9
  • 20140519022456_2060189020_10593_9
  • 20140519022447_1476834257_10593_9
  • 20140519022447_137906793_10593_9
  • gyokusendo cave
Spend a full day exploring the southern areas of Okinawa, and feel both the power of the ancient Ryukyu Kingdom and the effect of the battles of WWII.

Start off your day at the bright red Shurijo Castle, a massive structure decorated with Chinese-influenced dragons and surrounded by a red and white lined courtyard. Then head to the Former Navy Underground Headquarters, Himeyuri Monument and Peace Memorial Park for a moving view of the Battle of Okinawa in 1944. After lunch, explore the culture of the Ryukyu Kingdom at Okinawa World, and check out the 820 meter Gyokusendo Cave!
▼ Read more
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 48.37
USD 48.37
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 30.60
USD 30.60
Infant (Age 3-5)
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 48.37
USD 48.37
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 30.60
USD 30.60
Infant (Age 3-5)
1 Child under 6 x Group Free (additional children incur Child Fee)
Duration: Approximately 8 hours
A multi-lingual audio guide pen is available for rent for an additional JPY 500 on site.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Okinawa Miyako Hotel free (per group)
      Okinawa Miyako Hotel free (per group)
    • Double Tree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle free (per group)
      Double Tree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle free (per group)
  • Inclusion: Lunch / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Admission fees (Navy Underground Headquarters, Okinawa World and Gyokusendo Caves)
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 09:05-09:15 Check-in at Naha Bus Office/ Pick-ups at Hotels or Bus Stops on Kokusai Dori
  • 09:15 Tour Departs from Naha Bus Terminal
  • Pick-ups at Select Hotels
    Okinawa Miyako Hotel
    Double Tree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle
  • 09:45 Shurijo Castle (70 min.)
    okinawa tour The home of the Ryukyu kings from 1429 to 1879, this World Heritage Site shows the prosperity and bright colors of this ancient culture.
  • 11:25 Former Japanese Naval Underground Headquarters (30 min)
    naval underground okinawa A moving memorial to the final Battle of Okinawa in 1944, read the final words of Admiral Ota, commending the Okinawan's for their bravery.
  • 12:20 Himeyuri Monument and Lunch (60 min)
    Depending on your tour date, the location will differ.
    Odd number days: Himeyuri Kaikan
    Even number days: Yuubi-do
  • 13:30 Peace Memorial Park (30 min)
    Visit the Peace Memorial Museum, that explains the history and effect of the battles on Okinawa. See the 'Cornerstone of Peace', a memorial inscribed with the names of all the fallen on both sides of the conflict.
    Please note that we will not be stopping by the museum.
  • 14:15 Okinawa World and Gyokusendo Cave (110 min)
    20140519022447_2121118550_10593_9 Stroll through a traditional Ryukyu village and see traditional musical and dance performances. Then visit the cave to see the spectacular stalactites and stalagmites. You can even see the famous habu snakes!
  • Drop-offs at following locations:
    Okinawa Miyako Hotel
    Double Tree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle
    Kokusai Dori Bus Stop
  • Tours ends at Naha Bus Terminal
Package detail / Schedule
    • One child under 6 per booking rides for free. For additional children, please book as 'Child 6-11'.
    • For guests planning air travel, please give yourself at least 2 hours of extra time. We cannot be held responsible if you miss your flight or the tour due to changes in schedule.
    • Entrance to the main Shurijo castle and Peace Memorial Park Museum is optional. For those who wish to enter, admission can be purchased on site.
      Shurijo Castle- Adult 820 JPY, Child 310 JPY
      Please note that Shuri Castle will be closed on July 6 and July 7 for cleaning and will not be able to go in.
    • The bus will stop at Okinawa Miyako Hotel and the Double Tree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle only if there are requests to stop are made when booking.
    • Lunch will be at different locations depending on the day of your tour.
      Odd number days: Himeyuri Kaikan
      Even number days: Yuubi-do
Requirement(s) - Others
    • For guests checking in directly at the Naha Bus Tour office at Naha Bus Terminal, please arrive at least 20 minutes before the tour starts.
    • Please be at the departure points at least 10 minutes in advance. The bus will leave at the set times.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The tour schedule and ending time may be subject to change depending on weather and traffic conditions.
    • For guests who use wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs, please take part in the tour with attendants. Please book a slot for 1 attendant if you require a wheelchair, and 2 slots for attendants if you use an electric wheelchair.
    • There will not be a tour guide, but a multi-lingual audio guides can be rented for an additional JPY 500 on site.
    • Please note that we will not be stopping by the Peace Memorial Park Museum
    • This tour operates in Japanese.
Activity provider
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 1 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 48.37
USD 48.37

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.40/5.00) 4.40 / 5
(5 reviews)
Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch


Excellent tour of Okinawa. Well organized, on time, and as described. A lot of time given towards the attractions, so it never felt rushed and I had time to explore leisurably at my will. Good lunch a...more
I highly recommend this tour as you are able to visit a number of great sights in one day at a very reasonable price. The guides do not speak English, but they had signs and other resources to ensure...more
by: Yokkorassho Ojin
It was my first time in Okinawa, and joined the tour on my own. I enjoyed the guide’s explanation, s...more
Added to Wish List