Pacific Coast Boat Cruise
DescriptionKi-no-Matsushima boat cruise is on the Pacific coast near Katsuura Onsen and visits uniquely shaped islands with names such as Camel Rock, Lion Islands and Crane Islands. It is an enjoyable sightseeing trip to gain a different perspective of the area.
The trip is about one hour long, with a stopover in Taiji. For those that want to visit the Taiji whale museum (entrance fee not included), you can return on a different boat.
◆ IMPORTANT NOTICE ◆ Re-opening only schedule as below from Jul to Sep 2020.
July : 4,5,11,12,18,19,23,24,25,26
August : 1,2,8,9,10,13,14,15,16,22,23,29,30
September : 5,6,12,13,19,20,21,22,26,27
Child (4 to 11)
|Katsuura Tourist Pier||Taiji||Katsuura Tourist Pier|
Schedule detailsTour Time: ~55 min
Boat Capacity: 86 people
Not operating on Wednesdays.
Expect Goldenweek, August and New Years holiday which runs daily.
NOTE: other random non-operational days are sometimes scheduled.
RegistrationRegister at Ki-no-Matsushima Crusing office at least 10 minutes before departure.
Please give ticket to reception at that time.
Children3 and under are free.
Luggage StorageCoin-lockers are available at the reception.
If luggage is too large for the coin-lockers the reception can hold them for you.
CancellationsNOTE: In cases of bad weather and ocean conditions the route may be changed or cancelled.
If this is the case a full refund is offered.
- Access Information
- The tour reception is near the tourist pier next to Manseiro Ryokan on the Katsuura Harbour. It is about a 5 minute walk from the JR Kii-Katsuura train station.
Public parking available nearby. 3 hours for 700 yen.