Guides available in the Geopark

In the San’in Kaigan Geopark, Geopark guides and staff members of related facilities will guide you around the Geopark. They have a great deal of knowledge of the must-see spots in the Geopark, and the relationship between such spots and the Geopark. You can also ask for information on good restaurants in the area!

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Iwami Guide Club/
Uradome Kaigan Coast Area(Uradome Kaigan Coast)

◆Comment from the Guide [Certified guides] Type I guides: 10 / Type II guides: 2

The Uradome Kaigan Coast boasts a unique landscape consisting of a variety of marine landforms. Iwai Hot Springs are a blessing of the earth, and have been used for as long as 1,200 years. Iwami, where people have lived amid the blessings of nature, is rich in history, culture, and foods. We would like to introduce you to the charms of Iwami.


【Guide group address】 787-8 Uradome, Iwami-cho, Tottori Prefecture, 681-0003 (Iwami Tourism Hall)
【Guiding spots】 In Iwami Town, Tottori Prefecture, mainly at Uradome Kaigan Coast and Iwai Hot Springs
【Guided Tour Details】

(1) Port Ajiro-Shirawara Kaigan Coast Course (3 hrs., 5,000 yen)
– Port Ajiro, Sengan-matsushima Rock, Oshiroi-no-dangai Cliff, Ajiro Observatory, Ajiro Lighthouse, Mizushiri Cave, Kamogaiso Beach, quartz porphyry columnar joints, Shuen Cave, Shirawara Kaigan Coast, Natane-goto Islands, quartz porphyry dike, Kuroshima Island, etc.

(2) Kamogaiso Beach-Shirawara Kaigan Coast Course (1.5 hrs., 3,000 yen)
The part after Kamogaiso Beach on the course (1)

(3) Nagisa Exchange Hall-Kumaihama Beach Course (1.5 hrs., 3,000 yen)
– Nagisa Exchange Hall, San’in Kaigan Nature Museum, sea cliff in Miyanoshita, vegetation seen from the nature trail, Kumaihama Beach (Pocket Beach, granite and tuff-breccia fault, Oumeiso House, etc.)

(4) Iwai Hot Springs Strolling Course (1.5 hrs., 3,000 yen)
– The structure of the Iwai Hot Springs, legends and history, Togen-ji Temple, the ruins of Iwai-ji Temple, Onyu Shrine, Midori Osaki’s footsteps (Museum, Saiho-ji Temple, Former Iwai Elementary School), etc.

(5) Spot guide at Shirawara Parking Space Observatory (0.5 hours, 1,000 yen)
– Spot guide using the rest time for bus passengers
* Fees are for one guide. (Up to 15 visitors per guide)

Required time 30-180 min. (Please consult us.)

Charged (3,000 yen for 2 hours and one guide)
For fee details, please consult us. One guide can accept a group of up to about 15 people.

Hours 9:00-17:00
Last acceptance time ーーー
Reservation Required
Reserve no later than Please make a reservation no later than three days in advance
Guides not available Year-end and New-year season
Name of the group Iwami Town Tourism Association
Phone number 0857-72-3481
Fax number 0857-72-3483
Others (Website)


*The above information is correct as of June 2016. Please confirm the details before you make a reservation.