Ishigaki Central Sports Park Baseball Stadium is the site of the Spring Training for the Chiba Lotte Marines, a professional baseball team. In addition to the baseball field, there is an athletic field, a swimming pool, and a gymnasium across the street.
Getting to the Stadium
Ishigaki Island is about an hour's flight from the main island of Okinawa.
The Ishigaki Central Athletic Park Baseball Stadium is located about 15 kilometers from the airport and about 2 kilometers from the ferry terminal.
If you are staying at a hotel near the ferry terminal, it is about 2 kilometers away, so it is a good location to walk.
However. If you are staying in a hotel near the ferry terminal, you can walk to the park.
There is a parking lot in the park, but whether you can park on the day of the event depends on the event, so be sure to check the organizer's website for information.
About the Stadium
The baseball stadium is located in the Central Athletic Park, and the seats are bench seats.
The stadium has no roof, so sunscreen is a must.
The bullpen and other facilities are located in front of the indoor practice field as you walk towards the general gymnasium.
Location: 1409-1 Tonoshiro, Ishigaki City, Okinawa 907-0004, Japan
Seating Capacity: 7,880
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1.Getting There & Around Ishigaki Island
It takes about 3 hours and 30 minutes from Haneda Airport to Ishigaki Airport, and about 2 hours and 45 minutes from Kansai Airport to Ishigaki Airport.
The distance from Ishigaki Airport to the remote island terminal (ferry terminal to Iriomote Island, Taketomi Island, etc.) is about 16 kilometers.
From the airport, it takes about 40 minutes by bus or 25 minutes by car.
2."Where to Stay" in Ishigaki Island
Ishigaki Island is the site of the Spring Training for the Chiba Lotte Marines.The baseball stadium is located in Ishigaki City Central Athletic Park, but in the case of Ishigaki Island, the business hotels that you can easily stay at for the purpose of watching the game are located at the remote island terminal. It takes about 20 to 30 minutes to walk from the terminal to the stadium, so be prepared to walk a bit.
We have picked up hotels in Ishigaki Island.
3."What to Do & See" in Ishigaki Island
If you have a rental car for sightseeing in Ishigaki Island, it is easy to go around the island, and you can cover almost all the distance within the island in one day.
In the case of Ishigaki Island, you can also take a ferry from the remote island terminal to Taketomi Island or Iriomote Island, so if you want to visit these islands as well, you will need an extra day for sightseeing.
We have picked up some sightseeing spots in the Ishigaki Island area.
4."What / Where to Eat" in Ishigaki Island
Ishigaki Beef, Yaeyama Soba, Yushi Tofu, and other specialty foods are also available in Ishigaki Island.
We have picked up the stores in Ishigaki Island.