This course takes you along Wakayama's southern coastline. Make stops along the way at the Kushimoto Kaichu Koen Center marine park, Cape Shionomisaki, and two rest stop stations. Pedal across Kushimoto Bridge to the small island of Oshima, and head back to the mainland to ride past the impressive natural monuments of Hashigui-iwa Rock and Ichimai-iwa Monolith.
Emerald green and crystal clear
Michi-no-Eki (rest stop stations)
Rest up in places of natural beauty
A brand new cherry blossom
Tips: Fly to Nanki-Shirahama airport to begin your exploration of Wakayama. Japan Airlines offers affordable domestic fares with the JAL Japan Explorer Pass. The easy-to-use English website makes booking flights very easy.
Rental Cycle Info &
There are three rental cycle shops in the Susami area. The closest shop for train travellers is Sunset Susami, around 500 meters from Susami Station. The other two are located along the coast at the rest stop stations of Michi-no-Eki Inbootan Land Susami and Michi-no-Eki Susami. There are nine Cycle Stations dotted in the surrounding area, where bicycle pumps and tools are available. Some of the Cycle Stations have restroom facilities. Research the location of Cycle Stations in Wakayama. Be aware that rental bicycles need to be returned to the store they were originally rented from. Check the rental time period with store staff and adapt your itinerary accordingly.