Enjoy the veiw of Sakurajima and Kinko bay from a ferry.
It is about a 50 minute cruise in Kinko bay and it departures Sakurajima Ferry Terminal at 11:05 everyday. The ferry goes around Kanze and off Taisho lava looking at Sakurajima and the city, so you can enjoy the view of Sakurajima from different angles, Osumi peninsula and Kaimon-dake.
If you are lucky, you might be able to see dolphins swimming in Kinko bay!
On the ferry, they have a sightseeing announcement service and you can get discount services of hotels and shops in Sakurajima.
Sakurajima Sightseeing Bus "Sakurajima Island View" departures the Sakurajima Port at 12:15, so the access is also good.
[Cruising Course] Kagoshima port ⇒ Kamise ⇒ Taisho yogangen oki (Taisho Offshore Lava) ⇒ Sakurajima port.
Adults 500 yen
Children 250 yen
Cars 1,490 yen (vehicle under 3~4 meters)
[Note] Tickets are only valid from Kagoshima port to Sakurajima port (travel time 50 minutes). Please show your ticket at Sakurajima port window. When returning to Kagoshima port, please pay the fare (one-way 150 yen).
*There is no need to book the cruise, but if you want to bring a car or a group of 15 people or more, you can book at Sakurajima Ferry Terminal (Tel: 099-293-4785).
*If you want to bring a car, please check in by 10:30.
|Address||４−１ onko-shinmachi, Kagoshima city|
|Period||Leave Kagoshima Honko at 11:05, arrive Sakurajima at 11:55|
|Fee||December 29 to January 3|
Adults 500 yen
|Perking||1 hour free, after that 200 yen / hour|