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COVID-19 Correspondence Information of the Izu 9 Islands(October 15th, 2021 update)

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*Information of Oshima was updated on 19th October, 2021.
*Information of Hachijojima was updated on 15th October, 2021.
*Information of Aogashima was updated on 7th September, 2021.
*Information of Miyakejima was updated on 4th October, 2021.
*Information of Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima Kozushima was updated on 2nd October, 2021.
*Information of Mikurashima was updated on 30th 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 Tokyo Islands facebook page in English or Tokaikisen official website in Japanese.

Tokyo Islands Facebook page
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 (October 19th, 2021 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 October

Reopening date: October 25, 2021
Reservation start date: October 21, 2021

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 14th October

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 (1st, October Updated)

The entire Tokyo area will be under a rebound prevention measure period from October 1 (Fri.) to October 24 (Sun.), so please come to the island according to the rules.

Reference: Toshima village official website (Japanese Only)

Niijima and Shikinejima Island (1st, October Updated)

Information about Facilities

  • Accommodation
  • Niijima Village is unable to accept same-day reservations for accommodation due to lack of rooms and infection prevention measures.

  • Campsites
  • Campsites in Niijima and Shikinejima areas will remain closed from 2020, and cannot be used. Staying in the car or in the field is not allowed.

  • Indoor Hotspring
  • Residents and visitors who have not returned to or visited the island within one week are not allowed to use the indoor hot spring facilities at the “Mamashita Hot Springs” on Niijima and the “Ikoi No Ie” on Shikinejima.

  • open-air Hotspring
  • Use of open-air hot springs such as Yunohama Open-air Hot Spring on Niijima, Matsugashita Miyabiyu and Jinata Hot Spring on Shikinejima is limited to 8pm. Please ensure that you have a social distance and use the onsen when it is open to prevent infection.

  • The Glass Center
  • The Niijima Glass Art Center’s workshops will be canceled until the end of October, and after that, a decision will be made in November whether to resume or cancel the classes based on the infection situation in Japan and on the island.

Basic rules for preventing infectious diseases on Niijima and Shikinejima

Based on the outbreak of infectious diseases in the city of Tokyo and other islands, Niijima and Shikinejima will ease the acceptance of tourists. (Acceptance of a small number of people, etc.) Starting June 8th, 2020.

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

1) For camping (the campground is basically closed for the year, so it cannot be used)

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 (1st October, 2021 Updated)

Please check Kozushima Island Village’s official website.

KOZUSHIMA ISLAND VILLAGE OFFICIAL WEBSITE

Conditions of the sightseeing facilities

●Tako Bay Family Campsite: Closed

Reference: Kozushima Village Official Website

Miyakejima Island (4th October, 2021 Updated)

From the Mayor of Miyake Village

The entire Tokyo area will be under a rebound prevention measure period from October 1 (Fri.) to October 24 (Sun.), so please come to the island according to the rules.

1. When going out, try to do so in small groups and avoid crowded times and places.
2. Refrain from entering restaurants after 9 p.m.

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

Mikurashima Island (30th September, 2021 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 (15th October, 2021 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 will reopen on Monday, November 1, 2021.

    With the reopening of the campgrounds, the reservation and use procedures have been changed.

    Sokodo Camping Ground: To make a reservation, please call to Hachijojima Tourism Office, 04996-2-1377

    Plaza Park Campground: To make a reservation, please call to Hachijojima Village, 04996-2-1124

  • All hot spring facilities and Uramigataki onsen are temporarily closed for the time being.
  • All barbecue facilities are prohibited for the time being.

Reference: Hachijo Town Official Website(Japanese Only)

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)