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Izu Islands

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Izu Islands

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Map of the Izu Islands

The Izu Islands (伊豆諸島 Izu-shotō) are a chain of volcanic islands scattered over several hundred kilometers south of Tokyo, Japan.


From north to south:


The Izu Islands lie southeast of mainland Tokyo in the Pacific Ocean. The closest, Oshima, is 108 km away, while Aogashima is 354 km away from the metropolitan office. Each island is has its own unique character. All sorts of marine sports such as swimming, scuba diving, surfing, and fishing can be enjoyed. There are many places with scenic beauty, which get crowded with tourists during the summer.


Get in

Salvia-Maru. Regular route is Tokyo-Miyakejima-Hachijojima.

By plane

The islands are covered by a confusing blanket of small airlines.

By boat

Tokai Kisen [5] operates ferries from Takeshiba Terminal (竹芝客船ターミナル) in Tokyo, adjacent to Takeshiba station on the Yurikamome line. There are two main routes:

Get around






Stay safe

Get out

Tokyo prefecuture

Kanagawa Prefecuture

Shizuoka Prefecture

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