It is beautiful uninhabited island floating in Gulf of Kagoshima (Gulf of Kinko). At the time of ebb tide of flood tide from March to October or the medium tide, way (sandbar) of sand of approximately 800m in length appears and can cross on foot in intellect forest ka island. Because it is island connected to the land, we are said to be island of matchmaking, and tour road and observation deck, bell named "clinks bell" are maintained in island.
About the sandbar appearance expectation time
By high waves with typhoon 16 that came close on September 20, 2016, sandbar was washed away.
We prohibit crossing the sea to intellect forest ka island until sandbar is made.
Sand gradually deposits, and sandbar is restored to the original state. As soon as can confirm appearance of sandbar; the sandbar appearance expectation time We publish o.
Nickname was simply course of sand
Nickname was simply course of sand of intellect forest ka island! The name... Smoke; come, and is way dust phosphorus lord of sand! We are happy from now on if you can use nickname of "dust phosphorus road" with friendly feeling.
We are careful about hyomondako!
After March, 2013, hyomondako having strong neurotoxin tetorodokishin is witnessed over several times at the shore in Ibusuki-shi. Appearance is characteristic at approximately 10cm in length. You cause dizziness and dyspnea when bitten, and prevent you from never touching as you are very dangerous.
The common octopus department hyomondako genus. We inhabit shallows that reef and sand and pebble mix. Color of everyday body assimilates with the outskirts including rocky place. It yellows generally when we give stimulation with sticks, and blue annular design appears. Because leopard pattern showed the design, we were named.