Megijima Island Guide

Top things to do in Megijima Island (女木島), Kagawa prefecture, Japan. It has an easy access in 20 min on a ferry boat MEON from Takamatsu port, so the destination is the easiest way to enjoy island trip. It's said to be a 'Devil Island (Oniga-shima)' appears in an old Japanese folk tale 'Peach Boy (Momotaro)'. And there're some interesting spots like a cave where ogres had lived and art works. Then, we selected best places from among the City's Pride by travelers actually have been there.
Travel Info

Magijima Island Art Tour

In 20 minutes by ferry from Takamatsu, Megijima Island is the easiest destination for art tours. You can enjoy beautiful art works in concert with peaceful island. And more, for the art works stands very close to the port, you'll find them as soon as you land Megijima Island.

Onigashima Cave

A large cave in Magi Island called Oniga-shima (island of ogre). In the large cave like a maze, there are various ogres and art works. A legendary and mysterious cave is an attractive sightseeing spot.

Washigamine Observatory

Megi Island is near from the central city of Kagawa, you can see the both views of city and islands in Setouchi at the same time.

Koibito Misaki (Lovers Cape)

3 minutes walk from the port, a white sandy beach spreads like an arch. And at its edge, there's a romantic and scenic breakwater called 'Koibito Misaki (Lovers Cape)'. You can enjoy the scenery of Seto Inland Sea to your heart content without any obstructions.

Megijima Island

As soon as you arrive at Megi Island, you find the scenery of the stone fences.

Magijima Island

Magijima belongs to Magi-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa prefecture. The population is about 200, the area is 2.7k㎡ and the circumference is about 8㎞. It's called 'Devil Island (Oniga-shima)' as the place of devil appearing in a Japanese folk tale' Peach Boy (Momotoro)'. For just 20 min from Takamatsu Port by a ferryboat, it's a popular as an easy island travel.

How To Get There

20 min by ferry boat (named Meon) from Takamatsu Port. Ferry: one-way 370 yen, 6 boats in a day. Confirm the leaving times beforehand. ※Extra boats are prepared during summer and the art festival.

Means To Explore

We recommend to rent a bicycle at 'Oni-no Yakata (おにの館)' located at Meji Port. You can walk around inside the island, too. And if you go to a famous tourist spot 'Onigashima Cave', you can use a bus leaving 'Oni-no Yakata'.

Foods and Restaurants

Oni-no Yakata has a cafeteria, but almost all of the restaurants and diners are closed except for during event or prior reservations.

The Necessary Time To Explore

Half a day could be enough to look around the island. And the same ferry goes to Ogijima Island, you can travel in Ogijima together.

Ogijima Island Guide


A few tourist homes in the island. Minshuku Ryugu (龍宮 087-873-0205), and Megijima Beach Apartment opened in 2016. Since Megijima is near from Takamatsu Port, you can find many accommodations around Takamatsu Port.

Megijima Beach Apartment(女木島ビーチアパート)Hotels Near Takamatsu Port

Other Islands

We introduce tour guide of isands around Megijima in the folllowing.

Shodoshima Island GuideNaoshima Island GuideTeshima Island GuideOgijima Island Guide