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Full Day Tour of Kagoshima and Sakurajima's Best Sights


See all the best sights of Kagoshima

Get to know Kagoshima on this fun one day tour. Take a ferry ride over to Sakurajima, stroll though the Senganen Gardens and get a feel for the local history!

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  • 有村溶岩展望所迫力の爆発シーンも間近で
  • 車窓西郷銅像
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  • 鳥居2(照国神社)
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  • 桜島フェリー、バスごと乗車
Get great views of the volcano, visit the splendid Senganen Gardens, catch a glimpse of the Tsurumaru Castle and see the statue of Saigo Takamori. Lots of convenient pick up spots around the city make this a great way to make the most of your time in Kagoshima!

Tour time: 6 hours 35 minutes
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 41.19
USD 41.19
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 20.60
USD 20.60
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 41.19
USD 41.19
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 20.60
USD 20.60
Infant (Age 0-5)
Seats are not included in the infant price
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / Japanese-speaking guide / Ferry fee / Senganen Garden entrance fee / Ishin Furusato Museum entrance fee
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 08:15-09:26 Meet and Pick-up at Selected Location
  • Pick-up at Shiroyama Hotel will be After Viewing the Shiroyama Observatory
  • Terukuni Shrine (from window)
    鳥居2(照国神社) See the large torii gates and bird-shaped tree of this important shrine, which enshrines the god of the 28th Lord of Shimazu Clan.
  • Statue of Saigo Takamori (from window)
    車窓西郷銅像 Saigo Takamori was one of the leading figures of the Meiji Restoration, and originally from Kagoshima.
  • Kagoshima Castle (from window)
    041鶴丸城跡の桜 Built in 1601, this castle is also known as Tsurumarujo. Although small, the gardens are enlivened by bright cherry blossoms in the spring.
  • Shiroyama Observatory
    15 Get the best view of the city and the volcano of Sakurajima across the water.
  • 09:26 Pick Up at Shiroyama Hotel
  • Saigo Takamori's Hideout
    IMG26西郷洞窟 Saigo Takamori tried to escape his enemies by hiding in this cave.
  • Ferry to Sakurajima
    桜島フェリー桜島へ Hop on the ferry and head over to the island.
  • Kurokami Buried Torii Shrine Gate (from window)
    IMG_9781 This torii gate was almost completely buried by ash during the last major eruption of Sakurajima.
  • Arimura Lava Observatory
    有村展望所 In the southern part of the island, this small hill was a lava field created by the great eruption in 1946. Now it has great views of the volcano.
  • Yunohira Observatory
    湯之平展望所 Get views of the island, and see the smoke rising from this active volcano!
  • Ferry to Kagoshima
    桜島フェリー、バスごと乗車 The whole bus will drive directly onto the ferry.
  • Senganen Garden and Lunch Break
    仙巌園から桜島 This Japanese garden was created by the 19th lord of the Shimazu Clan, and has great views of Sakurajima and Kinko Bay.

    Lunch is not included in the tour price. However, you can order a special set lunch menu in the bus (ask the tour guide).
  • Ishin Furusato Museum
    維新ふるさと館篤姫コーナー Learn about the history of Satsuma and the Meiji Restoration.
  • 15:25 Drop Off at Kagoshima Chuo Station East Exit
  • 15:33 Drop Off at Takamibaba
  • 15:35 Drop Off at Tenmonkan
  • 15:50 Tour Ends at Kagoshima Sun Royal Hotel
Additional Note(s)
    • Guests who get on at the Shiroyama Hotel will not be able to see the Saigo Takamori Statue, Terukuni Shrine, Kagoshima Castle or Shiroyama Observatory.
    • Guests will only be picked up at the Kagoshima Sun Royal Hotel if they selected this option when booking.
    • This tour is conducted entirely in Japanese.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 41.19
USD 41.19

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(4.25/5.00) 4.25 / 5
(53 reviews)

Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Availability Daily


This is a wonderful choice for those who understand Japanese and can't drive a car. Seats on the bus were very comfortable. The guide explained history in details and entertained participants very wel...more
USD 41.19
USD 41.19
4.25 / 5
Full Day Tour of Kagoshima and Sakurajima's Best Sights