Tsuruga Guide

Mizushima Resort Uninhabited Island

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An Island Paradise on the Deep Blue Sea of Tsuruga Bay

Mizushima, a small uninhabited island off the tip of the Tsuruga Peninsula, is beloved for its clear blue waters and its beautiful white beaches, and makes a popular destination for both families and couples. Enjoy swimming or just collecting beautiful seashells on the shore. Ferries operate to and from the island daily during beach season (separate fares).

Access Map


Traffic access
By car: Approx. 40 min. from Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
By bus: Take the Jogu-sen line Community Bus from JR Tsuruga Station to Irogahama Bus Stop (approx. 30 min.), then walk approx. 3 min.
New Address:
Irogahama, Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture
Irogahama Pier to/from Mizushima (approx. 10 min.)
Round trip: Adults ¥1,200; children ¥650
Parking available near Irogahama Harbor (400 spaces available; cars ¥1,500 per day)
Market days
Early July to late August
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.