Profoundly Enjoy Hashigui-iwa Rocks & Beach Combing and Local Sweets


  • Wakayama

  • Kushimoto

  • natural monument

  • geosite

  • sweets

  • beach combing

  • nature

  • sea

  • tour

Kushimoto Tour in Wakayama ~Energize local communities through tourism~
Kansai Wakayama
2023-10-01 00:00 - 2024-03-31 23:30
Hashigui Beach Kujinokawa, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-3511

Kushimoto Tour in Wakayama
No.16 Take time to enjoy Hashigui-iwa Rocks, beach combing and local sweets

Can you rediscover the super deep attractiveness of the Hashigui-iwa Rocks!?

Attractiveness of this tour
◆ Natural environment
You can observe both creatures on the sandy beach and creatures on the mad flat and and the seashore. Also, you can have a magnificent view of the Hashigui-iwa Rocks, the entirety of which can be commanded from the beach side.

◆ Things to be able to learn
Through this tour to view the Hashigui-iwa Rocks designated as one of the country's places of scenic beauty and natural monuments, you will be able to learn about the legend involving the Hashigui-iwa Rocks, the might of natural force, the attractiveness of seafood caught in the local Kuroshio Current, and so on.

Guide information
Guide Team of Nanki Kushimoto Tourism Association

(Left)Hiroko Shibasaki
(Center)Yutaka Aoki
(Right)Takamaru Nakae
Other guides than the above guides may guide you on the day of the tour.

Tour information
●Minimum number of participants
At least two people

Those with any age can participate.
※Elementary school students or those younger can participate if accompanied by their guardians.

1 and a half hours to 2 hours

Adult : \5,000
Those who are elementary school students or younger : \3,000
※Please pay the charge in cash to your guide at the meeting place on the day of the tour. Please prepare your charge so that no change will be needed.
※The above charges include the price of a local sweet.

●Cancelation policy
The day before the tour: 50%.
On the day of the tour: 100%.
※If you wish to cancel your tour, please contact us by phone (Nanki-Kushimoto Tourist Association : 0735-62-3171) or e-mail (
※Cancellation fees will be charged at the above rate depending on the date of cancellation notice.

●What to bring on the day
・Shoes that make it easy for you to walk, clothes and cap/hat that make it easy for you to move
・Precautionary measures against insects, sunscreen or precautionary measures coldness, according to season
・Cotton gloves if you have ones

This is how beach combing looks

●Schedule until day of tour
・Until previous day
The best meeting place and meeting time will vary depending on the tide level on the day of the tour. If you would like a particular time range for the tour to take place, please write so in the reservation form.

・Meeting up
Please meet up at the Hashigui Beach(Google Maps)on the day of the tour.
On the spot, your participation will be admitted, the guiding staff will be introduced, the tour will be explained and the necessity of going to the bathroom before the departure will be checked.

・Start of tour
The tour will start with the Hashigui Beach, and you will view the Hashigui-iwa Rocks as a whole from the beach side.

While doing so, you will carry out beach combing in the vicinity of the beach, and lastly you will enjoy eating freshly made usukawa manju, a local sweet boasted by Kushimoto.

There is plenty of drifting matter at the beach. Beach combing is play in which participants pick up drifting matter caught on comb teeth as if to "comb the sandy beach". You will discover a lot including pretty shells, fragments of beautiful beach glass and earthenware, interesting fish bones, etc.

・End of tour/Dismissal
As you return to the Hashigui Beach, the tour will end.

Freshly made manju has a wonderful taste!

Reservation for tour
Deadline for reservation
It is possible to make a reservation for the tour until 5 p.m. of the previous day. (Example:In the case of a reservation for Sep. 10, the deadline for the reservation is 5 p.m., Sep. 9.)

Reservation from here
※There is a reservation form at the bottom of the webpage.
Please select a date where there is an available slot, looking at Google Calendar. Reservations are possible via the form situated below the Calendar.

【Related Pages】
Kushimoto Tour in Wakayama  Tour List Page
Town with Rockets SpaceTown Kushimoto  Special Features Page 

General Incorporated Foundation Nanki Kushimoto Tourism Association
3 Kushimoto, Kushimoto-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture 649-3503 (on JR Kushimoto Station's premises)
Phone: 0735-62-3171 / Fax: 0735-62-1070 / Email:
Business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Open all year round)

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