Sado Island

Welcome to Sado Island

It’s out there! Japan’s Most Precious Gem, Sado Island. Let Sado Island capture your heart. Discover Japan’s true natural treasures, traditions, history and art. A visit to Sado provides you the opportunity to explore the natural beauty untouched by modern development. Sado City welcomes you. Enjoy your stay.
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Tourist Information Offices

The Sado Tourism Association
Phone: 0259-27-5000  Fax: 0259-23-5030   E-mail:

The Sado’s tourist information offices offer friendly service and other helpful information which this map may not cover. If you have any questions and concerns, please feel free to call, email, or just walk in. All our office are free Wi-Fi accessible. Hours: 8:30am to 5:30pm.

Ryotu Port

Open daily.
Phone: 0259-27-5000  Fax: 0259-23-5030


Closed: 12/29 to 1/3
Phone: 0259-74-2220 Fax: 0259-74-3321


Closed: 12/29 to 1/3
Phone: 0259-86-3200

Bike rentals are available at the offices. For more details, see Bike Rentals.

ATMs Sado Island: Post offices and Convenience Store Chain

Note 1: Cash withdrawal services may be unavailable during holiday seasons due to the system maintenance and other occasions.
Note 2: Each withdrawal will incur a transaction charge.
Note 3: ATMs at local banks also accept most Japanese bankcards.

ATMs at post offices across the country provide cash withdrawal services with credit and cash cards issued by not only most Japanese banks but also foreign financial institutions affiliated with VISA, VISAELECTRON, PLUS, Maestro, MasterCard, Cirrus, American Express, Diners Club, JCB, China UnionPay and DISCOVER.
JP Bank ATM information 

ATM service hours on the island may differ at each post office. Service hours at some of the post offices are indicated right.  

Lawson convenience store chains also have an ATM machine at each store on Sado Island. Most bank cards issued by Japanese major and affiliated regional banks can be accessible to cash withdrawal services. Service hours may vary and service fees may incur.  
See location map (in Japanese)