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COVID-19 Correspondence Information of the Izu 9 Islands(April 11th, 2022 update)

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*Information of Oshima was updated on 11th April, 2022
*Information of Niijima, Shikienjima and Mikurashima was updated on 1st April, 2022

*Information of Hachijojima was updated on 22nd March, 2022
*Information of Miyakejima was updated on 21st March, 2022
*Information of Kozushima was updated on 21st January, 2022
*Information of Toshima was updated on 12th January, 2022
*Information of Aogashima was updated on 7th September, 2021

Due to the health risks associated with Covid-19, we are taking the following measures to ensure that you can travel safely in the Izu Islands. Also, we would like to announce this information to travelers who want to come to those islands below.
Most of the islands have not yet lifted their restrictions. Please check this page in advance as we will be constantly updating the information.

To Travelers who would like to come to the Izu Islands

  • Please wash your hands frequently as a preventive measure against infection.
  • Please bring several masks for using them while you stay at any islands.
  • If you do not have one, please cover your mouth and nose with a handkerchief or the like in case of coughing or sneezing.

Correspondence of The Shipping Company, Tokaikisen

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, Tokai Kisen has taken preventive measures to ensure a safe and secure environment for its customers and employees.

About the boats

  • Tokai Kisen is constantly bringing in outside air and changing the air inside the ship.
  • Alcohol disinfectant is available for use.
  • Alcohol is used for cleaning.
  • All crew members on board will wear masks to welcome passengers.
  • Keep the space between other passengers as wide as possible on ships.
  • passengers as wide as possible.

About each port waiting area

  • Alcohol disinfectant solution is available at each port.
  • Employees may be required to wear masks in order to serve customers.

Suspension and Schedule Changes due to COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, the shipping schedules have changed. The changes are updated on Tokaikisen official website in Japanese.

Tokaikisen official website

Information about visiting islands from each island

Due to COVID-19, some islands have requested tourists to refrain from visiting the islands, so please check in advance.

Oshima Island (April 11, 2022 Updated)

Although the declaration of the state of emergency has been lifted, we would like to ask for your understanding and cooperation in continuing to avoid the three densities of “closed,” “crowded,” and “close,” and to prevent infectious diseases by wearing masks, frequent ventilation, hand washing, and disinfection.

  • When going out, please do so in small groups. Avoid crowded places and times.
  • When traveling, take basic infection prevention measures.

Reopening of Umi no Furusato Mura Campground from 25th March,2022

If you would like to camp at the Tohsiki campground, please check the next page.
About Umi no Furusato Mura

Reopening of the Toushiki Campground from 22nd March,2022

If you would like to camp at the Tohsiki campground, please check the next page.

About Toshiki Camping Ground

Reference: Oshima Town official website (Japanese only)

Toshima Island (January 12, 2022 Updated)

When visiting Toshima Village, we ask that you take thorough precautions to take good care of your health and prevent infection, and if you are even slightly unwell, you are advised to change your plans or take other precautions.

Reference: Toshima village official website (Japanese Only)

Niijima and Shikinejima Island (April 1, 2022 Updated)

Information about Facilities

  • Accommodations
  • Currently, the number of rooms is limited and guests must make advance reservations at an inn or campground to stay overnight. *People who come to the island without reserving a place to stay will be asked to leave on a day trip.

  • Camping-Ground
  • Habushiura campground on Niijima will open for a limited time during Golden Week vacation in 2022(April 29 to May 8, 2022). Camping-grounds on Shikinejima are still closed.

    If you want to make a reservation, check the website below.
    Niijima Tourist Office

  • Indoor hot springs
  • Visitors who have been on the island for less than one week cannot use the indoor hot springs.

  • Other Facilities
  • Most other facilities are open, but please check in advance as their hours may be shortened or changed to irregular holidays.

    For further information “Niijima village”

    The following persons are not permitted to visit the Niijima and Shikinejima islands.

    1) For camping (Excluding those who use Habushiura Campground on Niijima during Golden Week)

    2) Those who have not made a reservation for accommodation

    3) If you have symptoms of fever or ill health

    4) Those who stay in the car

    Reference: Niijima Village official website(Japanese Only)

    Kozushima Island (January 21, 2022 Updated)

    Information about Facilities

    • Accommodations
    • Currently, the number of rooms is limited and guests must make advance reservations at an inn or campground to stay overnight. *People who come to the island without reserving a place to stay will be asked to leave on a day trip.

    • Tako Bay Family Campsite
    • Closed

    Please check Kozushima Island Village’s official website.

    Kozushima Village Official Website

    Miyakejima Island (March 21, 2022 Updated)

    Information about Facilities

    • Accommodations
    • Currently, the number of rooms is limited and guests must make advance reservations at an inn or campground to stay overnight.

    • Restaurants
    • Restaurants on Miyakejima island may be closed irregularly or change their hours of operation, so please make reservations in advance.

    Reference:Miyake village official website(Japanese only)
    Miyakejima Tourist Association

    Mikurashima Island (April 1, 2022 Updated)

    Please refrain from coming to Mikurashima if you have a fever or symptoms of illness. Please wear a mask, disinfect your hands, and avoid “Three Cs” during your visit or stay on the island.

    Referenc: Mikurashima Village Official Website

    Hachijojima Island (March 22, 2022 Updated)

    Information about Facilities

    • Sokodo Camping Ground and Plaza Park Campground Reopening for Reservations
    • Reservations are now being available for the Sokodo Campground and Hachijo Plaza Park Campground.
      The campsites reopened.

      To make a reservation, please check the website below.
      Hachijo Island Tourism Association

    • Campground and BBQ facilities
    • Camping and BBQ use of Hachijo Plaza Park requires prior application for use and notification at the end of the day. For inquiries and applications, please contact the Hachijo Town Construction Division Construction Section.

      To make a reservation, call to Hachijo Town Construction Division Construction Section, 04996-2-1124

      More Information: Hachijo Island Tourism Association

    Aogashima Island(7th October, 2021 Updated)

    Request from Mayor of Aogashima village
    Aogashima village has issued a request to refrain from non essential visits to Aogashima.

    As the campsites will continue to be closed, we ask that those who have not yet found a place to stay or who have symptoms of fever or illness continue to refrain from coming to the island.
    We also ask for your cooperation in taking measures to prevent infection, such as wearing masks when you visit or stay in the islands.

    Reference: Aogashima Village Official Website(Japanese Only)