Ginoza Roadside Station!
The Ginoza Village Tourism Association would like to welcome you to Ginoza Roadside Station! Our roadside station, which opened in April 2018, is located on National Route 329 in lovely seaside Kanna near the Kin town line, and offers myriad facilities for your enjoyment, all of which are handicap accessible. Let Ginoza Roadside Station serve as your gateway to all that our village of sun, greenery, and water has to offer!
Children can enjoy our indoor playroom, or our outdoor splash park and playground. We offer numerous shopping opportunities, from a pop-up shop dedicated to the Hanshin Tigers, who hold their spring camp in Ginoza every year, to our showcase Mirai Farmers’ Market, where you can purchase locally-produced specialty products. If you’re feeling hungry, our roadside station has a selection of restaurants and cafes serving everything from burgers to fresh sashimi. Clean restrooms, open 24 hours a day, are available for your convenience, and we also provide a coin-operated shower room.
We are also happy to rent out our facilities for your event needs! Facilities available for use include but are not limited to: a large-scale multipurpose hall, a conference room, and numerous outdoor spaces suitable for barbecues and birthday parties.
We’d like to introduce a few of the facilities on offer at Ginoza Roadside Station. This is only a fraction of what is available, so feel free to visit us in the Tourist Information Center if you’d like to know more.
Tourist Information CenterHours: 9:15 - 17:30
At our Tourist Information Center, we will be happy to provide you information about local attractions in Ginoza and the broader Yambaru region. An English-speaking member of staff is regularly available to assist you with any queries you might have. The center also offers for your purchase a selection of limited edition Ginoza and Hanshin Tigers merchandise.
Our outdoor splash park is a landmark attraction in northern Okinawa, drawing families from across the prefecture! Enjoy a shallow pool safe for all ages and an hourly fountain display, all set against the backdrop of beautiful Kin Bay.
10:00 – 17:00
Closed for cleaning between 12:00 – 13:00 on weekends and holidays
Our Kids’ Room offers a quiet, clean and safe space for children between the ages of 0 and 3 to play. We offer a number of playthings for your children’s enjoyment. Entry to the Kids’ Room requires the purchase of a ticket at the Tourist Information Center, at the cost of ¥600 per hour.
10:00 – 12:00, 13:30 – 16:00
Named after Ginoza’s mascot character, Giino-kun, Giino-kun Land is an expansive playground suited for children of all ages. Capped off by a giant statue of Giino-kun himself, Giino-kun Land offers a number of slides and climbing facilities.
Ginoza Farm Lab
Enjoy a light meal in our ocean-view Farm Lab! Located on the second floor of the Roadside Station, the Farm Lab serves freshly-made burgers and aromatic coffee. Our Farm Lab is the perfect place to relax after a day of adventure in Ginoza and the pristine wilderness that is the Yambaru region!
11:00 – 15:00
(Last Order for Meals : 14:00 Drinks 14:30)
Weekends and Holidays
11:00 – 17:30
(Last Order for Meals: 16:30 Drinks 17:00)
Ginoza Sweet Shop
Located in our Tourist Information Center, the Ginoza Sweet Shop offers a selection of locally produced cakes, desserts, and soft-serve ice cream. You are also welcome to enjoy a selection of hot and cold drinks, including coffee and juice. Enjoy a break from the Okinawan heat and humidity and relax in our cafe, or take away your purchase for your convenience.
Tuesday to Sunday
9:30 – 17:00
13:00 – 17:00
Closes on irregular days each month.
If the holiday falls on a Monday, Tuesday’s operating hours will start from 13:00.
Facility Rental Information
The Ginoza Village Tourism Association is happy to offer our facilities for your event needs. The rental procedure is as follows:
Please contact us via email to discuss your needs and availability. Customer service in-person and via telephone is available in English by appointment.
Download and complete the Application for Use of Roadside Ginoza.
Deliver the application to us in person, or send it via email. Complete payment as specified.
Following the completion of payment, a Permit for Use of Ginoza Roadside Station will be issued. Bring this with you on the day of your event, and you will be all set!