新宮観光協会

Kushima Island ・Suzushima Island

Observe dynamic earth activities

You may see Kushima Island and Suzushima Island on the coastal line along with strange rocks from the Miwasaki fishing port. The islands are recognized as geosites as parts of the Nanki Kumano Geopark, and it is possible to observe more than 120 kinds of plant with 51 different varieties as well as the symbol flower of Shingu, Hamayu, in the Kushima Island. There are also 62 species of plants in Suzushima Island. In Shingu, nine spots including Kushima Island, Suzushima Island, Koya-zaka Slope, Ojigahama Coast, Mt. Horaisan etc. are certified as geosites.

What is Nanki Kumano Geopark

There are three different geologic terrane formed by subduction in the Nanki Kumano Geopark. There are nine cities, towns and villages recognized as Nanki Kumano Geopark including Shingu City, Shirahama Town, Susami Town, Nachikatsuura Town, Kushimoto Town, etc.

http://nankikumanogeo.jp/eng/

Torii of Kushima-Jinja Shrine

Kushima Island Coast

Strange rocks of Suzushima Island

URL http://nankikumanogeo.jp/eng/ (Nanki Kumano Geopark)
Add Miwasaki, Shingu
Tel 0735-23-3333(Shingu City Commercial and industrial sightseeing section)
Parking Lot available; free
Free Wi-Fi not available
Toilet available
Souvenir Shop not available
Access 15 minutes on foot from JR Miwasaki Station.