Tourist Offices

Located beside Wakayama Castle’s tour bus parking lot, Wakayama City Tourist Information is on the ground floor and in the same building as the Wakayama Historical Center. It is a short taxi ride from either Nankai Wakayama-shi Station or JR Wakayama Station, or you can catch a bus (73 or 273) and alight at "Shiyakusho-mae”. For assistance with buses, head to the tourist information kiosks located in front of the main turnstiles at JR Wakayama station, or in front of the bus stop at Nankai Wakayama-shi Station.

Address 3-6 Ichibancho, Wakayama City
和歌山市 一番丁 3-6
Tel 073-435-1185
Hours 8:30-17:15
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Not Available
Language Supported English / Chinese
JNTO URL English
Website English
Wakayama City Tourist Information

Located on the second floor of the Daiwa Roynet Hotel, across from Wakayama Castle’s main entrance and gardens (also on Keyaki Odori Road). It is a short taxi ride from either Nankai Wakayama-shi Station or JR Wakayama Station, or you can catch a bus (73 or 273) and alight at “Koen-mae”. For assistance with buses head to the tourist information kiosks located in front of the main turnstiles at JR Wakayama station, or in front of the bus stop at Nankai Wakayama-shi Station.

Address 2F 26-1 Nanabancho Daiwa Roynet Hotel, Wakayama City
和歌山市 七番丁26-1 大和ロイネットホテル 2F
Tel 073-422-0048
Hours 10:00-19:00
Holidays Open All Year Around
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Available
Language Supported English / Chinese (Part-time) / Korean (Part-time)
JNTO URL English
Website English
TIC Wakayama

Is a 12 min bus ride from Koyasan Station. All Nankai Rinkan buses except #34, will take you to Senjuin-bashi, the 5th stop. The Koyasan Shukubo Association Central Office is located on the north east corner of Senjuin-bashi intersection.

Address 600 Koyasan Koyacho, Ito District
伊都郡 高野町高野山 600
Tel 0736-56-2616
Hours 8:30-17:00 (Mar-Nov) 9:00-16:30 (Dec-Feb)
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Available
Language Supported English
JNTO URL English
Website English
Koyasan Shukubo Association Central Office

Located off the tolled Hanwa Expressway, the Kinokawa Service Area is between Izumisano JCT and Wakayama IC. The information kiosk is inside the complex which also has a food hall and souvenir shops along with restroom facilities and a gas service station.

Address 744-5 Kitano, Wakayama City
和歌山市 北野 744-5
Tel 0734-62-0395
Hours 8:00-17:00 (Weekdays) 7:00-17:00 (Holidays)
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Not Available
Language Supported English (Part-time)
JNTO URL English
Kinokawa Service Area Down Lanes Information Hanwa Expressway

The two-story standalone building is conveniently located next to JR Kii-Tanabe Station. Exit the station building, turn left and you will find it a few paces away, in front of the bus stop area.

Address 727-2 Minato, Tanabe City
田辺市 湊 727-2
Tel 0739-34-5599
Hours 9:00-18:00
Holidays Open All Year Around
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Available
Language Supported English / Chinese
JNTO URL English
Website Japanese only
Tanabe Tourist Information Center

Located across from the Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine, the Kumano Hongu Tourist Association is inside the Kumano Hongu Heritage Center. It is accessible by Ryujin, Meiko, Nara Kotsu and Kumano Bus lines: alight at "Hongu Taisha-mae" bus stop.

Address 100-1 Hongu Hongucho, Tanabe City
田辺市 本宮町本宮 100-1
Tel 0735-42-0735
Hours 8:30-17:00
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Available
Language Supported English
JNTO URL English
Website English
Kumano Hongu Tourist Association

Conveniently located inside JR Shingu Station, and to the right of the turnstiles by the JR service counter.

Address 2-1-1 Jofuku c/o Wakayama Station Shingu City
新宮市 徐福 2-1-1 和歌山駅
Tel 0735-22-2840
Hours 9:00-17:30
Holidays Open All Year Around
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Available
Language Supported English / Korean (Part-time)
JNTO URL English
Website English
Shingu City Tourist Information Center

It is located just steps away from Shirarahama Beach and across from the “Hamano Yado Minshuku Shirasuna Niwa” inn. Catch any of the Meiko buses heading for “Shirarahama” from JR Shirahama Station. Tickets can be purchased at the Meiko Bus counter in the station. The “Shirarahama” stop is located between the “Hashiriyu” and “Shirahama Bus Center” stops.

Address 1384-57 Shirahamacho, Nishimuro District
西牟婁郡 白浜町 1384-57
Tel 0739-43-1618
Hours 10:00-17:00
Free Wi-Fi Available
Internet PC Not Available
Language Supported English
JNTO URL English
Website Japanese only
Machinaka General Information Center Shirasuna

This road side station and rest stop is located 3 min by car from JR Tsubaki Station. Situated on Route 42, it is right next-door to Tsubaki Onsen, and is only moments away from the beachfront.

Address 1058-1 Tsubaki, Shirahama Town
白浜町 椿 1058-1
Tel 0739-46-0617
Hours 9:00-21:00 (Mar-Oct) 9:00-20:00 (Nov-Feb)
Holidays Tuesdays (Next day if Tuesday is a national holiday)
Free Wi-Fi Not Available
Internet PC Not Available
Language Supported No full-time English-Speaking staff
JNTO URL English
Website Japanese only
Tsubaki Hana-no-yu Roadside Station

Located on Route Tanabe Ryujin, the Michi-no-Eki Kishu Binchotan Kinen-koen rest stop and roadside station is situated next to Kishu Binchotan Hakkenkan (Kishu White Charcoal Discovery Centre). It is a 1-minute walk from Binchotan-koen bus stop, serviced by the Ryujin #18 bus operating between JR Kii-Tanabe Station and Kamiakizu, Kizetsu-kyo and Binchotan-koen.

Address 1491-1 Akitsugawa, Tanabe City
田辺市 秋津川 1491-1
Tel 0739-36-0226
Hours 9:00-17:00 (Apr-Nov) 9:00-16:00 (Dec-Mar)
Holidays Wednesdays
Free Wi-Fi Not Available
Internet PC Not Available
Language Supported No full-time English-Speaking staff
JNTO URL English
Kishu Binchotan Kinen-koen Roadside Station

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