Large “Boshu Biwa” (loquats) have long been a speciality of Minamiboso and presented to the Japanese Imperial Family every year since 1909.
Biwa Picking is available only this season of the year so don’t miss it!
See below for details on where and when to go biwa picking.
1. Tomiura Biwa Kurabu
Please make a reservation by phone at 5:30 p.m. the day before you would like to pick biwa (first come, first served). This gives them time to check the condition of the fruit, as well farmer’s schedules.
Please understand that reservations may not be accepted on some days due to weather, condition of the biwa, guest limit, etc.
DATES & COSTS:
7th May – 5th June: 2,600 yen
6th June – 15th June: 2,200 yen
16th June – 23rd June: 2,000 yen
PHONE: (+81) 0470-33-4611 (Japanese only)
ADDRESS: 123-1 Tomiuracho-Aoki, Minamiboso City, Chiba Prefecture 299-2416
WEBSITE: Michi no Eki (Roadside Station) Tomiura Biwa kurabu (Japanese only)
2. Furari Tomiyama
Furari Tomiyama offers an outside biwa bicking for 30mins. all-you-can-eat!
Please make a reservation by phone between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Reservations will close once the daily limit is reached.
DATES & COSTS:
25th May – 16th June or until biwa runs out: 2,200 yen ( 30mins. all-you-can-eat)
PHONE: (+81) 0470-57-2601 (Japanese only)
ADDRESS: 2211 Nibu, Minamiboso City, Chiba Prefecture, 299-2214
WEBSITE: Michi no Eki (Roadside Station) Furari Tomiyma (Japanese only)