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Hakone Sightseeing Ship

Hakone-machi, Ashigarashimo-gun, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 15 Activities in Hakone-machi
Type: Boat Tours
Description: Replicas of pirate ships cruise Lake Ashi, offering views of forests, hotels and the striking red gateway to the Hakone Shrine.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Raining day to make this trip be more memorable . Heavy rain to make us can't see the mt fuji. But inside the boat is pretty n comfortable . There selling drinks and snack , take around 40 mins .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The grandiose look of the ships goes perfectly with the setting ,the lake ,Mt Fuji in The distance ,picture postcard . That aside the ships are very spacious ,makes for A fantastic photo Opp . The service is timely ,there is also a first class section for A price . A small coffee,drink stand is available on the lower deck... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The title pretty much sums it up! Some good views but overall pretty average boat ride although a good way to complete a loop around the hakone sites.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It was an average boat ride in the lake. Definitely worth to stand on the deck and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

If you are in the area and have the Hakone pass then you might as well as it forms part of the tourist route along with the cable cars. As for the boat ride, the views are quite nice but nothing breathtaking in my opinion. We went first class so that we could see the views from the top, I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

It was a fun ride, especially for the kids (age 5 and 7). We got the first class tickets (only a few dollars more with the Hakone Free Pass), and I'd say it was well worth it! You got seats right at the very front. Make sure you board early so you can grab those front seats. There are only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Arrived at the harbour after alighting from the ropeway. The ride is most welcome after all the tiring bus and train rides around the areas. Have a moment of peace and enjoy the view as the ship cruised across the lake and arrived at Hakone-machi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

This was a calm cruise within a hectic holiday in Japan. As the weather had been poor the previous day the ship was not crowded - plenty of good seating to enjoy the views; fairly good commentary in english and easy walk via the Cedar Path to next port which has lots of shops selling the traditional wooden items. Snacks... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

The Hakone Sightseeing Ship takes you from Togendai station, where the Hakone Ropeway ends, across Lake Ashi and stops at Hakone-machi and Moto-hakone. It's a pleasant ride, a large ship, plenty of seating inside, but not many on the deck. You can catch a good view of the landscape here and if you're super, super lucky, you can see Mt.... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

I like the lake cruise. I can see a temple, some boats, nice scenic view from 2nd floor. Even though so crowded but I enjoyed the trip.

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