We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Banna Park

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Review Highlights
The park is bigger than I expected!

I didn’t have much time to explore it as I wished but definitely worth the visit. If you don’t like... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
via mobile
Worth a visit for the kids

We read in some magazine there is a kids playground area in Banna Park and the pictures looked... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Hong Kong, China
Read all 420 reviews
All photos (380)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“worth a visit”(2 reviews)
“playground”(5 reviews)
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
961-15 Ishigaki, Ishigaki 907-0004, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-82-6993
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Ishigaki
from $118.80
More Info
from $142.40
More Info
from $49.90
More Info
Most Helpful Review
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Now it's the firefly season in Ishigaki. You can visit the firefly path in Banna park in the evening and see the wonderful firefly dance along the path. You don't have to spend money to join those firefly tour. Just go to Banna park and...More

4  Thank Anubis M
Reviews (420)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews driving around worth a visit playground climbing fireflies observatory nature roller
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a wonderful park! They had a great collection of bugs that was relatively cheap to enjoy. The park is bigger than we expected. We entered the South gate which passed a great sight seeing area. Driving further along, there were two bird watching...More

Thank Corinne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Observatory at Banna park provides excellent view around Ishigaki island not only for townns, mountains, seashores but also several islands near ishigaki

Thank kdoi2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 6 year old with us, played at the kids around for 3 hours and it was NOT enough. There are many slides and an area for smaller kids. Shaded area available to rest in. Vending machines with drinks is near, free parking...More

Thank SamNSara
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Driving is advised if you want to explore banna park. It is a very big park with different activities. If you drive from the south, you will drive up the hill and enjoy beautiful scenary on both side of the hill. There are a few...More

Thank JosephH1102
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We tried to get in to the park. But no one could speak english. After s while one of the staff came with an Ipad conected to same translate service far away. You will have to pay an entrance fee to a smaller zoo to...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Banna park is a very well spread out park offering beautiful island views, hiking opportunities, play area for kids, insect Museum and nature walks. If you dont have time to hike you can drive till the top for the views. The park has various entry...More

1  Thank AMY0704
Reviewed April 19, 2018

It was really a extreme big park surrounding the hill, so big that you can stay with family and kid for a whole day

Thank Marco H
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

I didn’t have much time to explore it as I wished but definitely worth the visit. If you don’t like walking, just take a map at the visitor center and drive to the observatories in the park.

1  Thank Siaguena
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We read in some magazine there is a kids playground area in Banna Park and the pictures looked pretty good so we decided venture out. After driving around inside the park a bit (it's on a hill/mountain), we found the playground. The kids were like...More

3  Thank KCK861
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

a very big park but not much to see If u have kids U can play in the kids park with slides, sandpit, climbing frames .... however try not to go at noon as u will get sunburnt

Thank Sharon A
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 nearby hotels
Ocean View Kamanta
17 reviews
1.04 miles away
Art Hotel Ishigakijima
897 reviews
1.42 miles away
Hotel Rasso Abiyanpana Ishigaki Jima
163 reviews
1.81 miles away
Route-Inn Grantia Ishigaki
222 reviews
1.83 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 895 nearby restaurants
Tofuno Higa
299 reviews
1.04 miles away
Marusa Honten
67 reviews
1.39 miles away
46 reviews
1.06 miles away
Ikkyu Shokudo
24 reviews
.39 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 325 nearby attractions
Ishigaki Island Limestone Cave
566 reviews
.50 miles away
Maesedake Observation Site
10 reviews
.61 miles away
Emerald no Umi o Miru Viewing Platform
10 reviews
.43 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Banna Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines