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Kagoshima 890-0000, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-216-1327
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Wonder of Kagoshima, magnificent volcano

We took a ferry (with the rental car on it) from the Kagoshima ferry port to Sakurajima. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Good day trip

A peninsula named Cherry Blossom Island? Found out it actually used to be an island and only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kagoshima 890-0000, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-216-1327
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took a ferry (with the rental car on it) from the Kagoshima ferry port to Sakurajima. The weather was cloudy with occasional rain but we were excited as this volcano island is so famous and it once caused air traffic trouble several years ago,...More

Thank EddieLeungHK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A peninsula named Cherry Blossom Island? Found out it actually used to be an island and only recently became attached to the mainland ( which ironically is an island, too). The visitor's center is informative if you can read Japanese but even if you can't,...More

Thank Redpines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see if the weather is clear. The visitors centre is very informative. Caught the view bus up to the observatories. Watch out for the departure time. We had to wait an hour for the next bus, because I was not paying attention.

Thank Lally S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove onto the ferry which was very easy and drove off at Sukurajima where you pay. We drove up to the observatory, great views.

Thank hinau
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Sakurajima volcano is great & huge. You can see the volcano from the city. The foot hot spring can try it near the tourist center. That's several tourism points can easy to reach if you drive

1  Thank ETNN9099
Reviewed June 15, 2017

The first time I visited Kagoshima 2 years ago, Sakurajima was off limits except for the shoreline. This time I took an all day tour that started at the train station. We made several stops on the main land before the bus drove onto the...More

Thank H201MNdavidc
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Went in first week of June, sunny day out, so it was brutally hot. Must be prepared, here are little shades on the island: sun screen, water, hats, surgical masks, snacks.). Stopped by the information center and watch the video to understand the formation and...More

1  Thank d_trips66
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

We joined the bus tour which cost 500yen per pax. But really disappointed as the bus full of pax and also standing pax. We can't view anything as all sceneries have been blocked by crowded passengers. We have been waiting for 45 mins long queue...More

Thank Mei L
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

We went here on a shore excursion for a cruise. You have to take a ferry boat to get to the island and then a bus. There are nice trails and a small visitor center as well as some vendors selling huge vegetables and souvenirs....More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

Had a blast on Sakurajima! Definitely go get a rental car as it is very easy to drive to all the photo spots on Sakurajima volcano then. The ferry ride will only take 15min and is ¥1.860 for 2 persons incl. 4-5m car one way....More

Thank Adrian L
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September 21, 2015|
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Response from surlykrampus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. Price list of the car ferry is here. If you drive an ordinary car, you are suppose to pay less than 2000yen for a car.
February 8, 2015|
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Response from 123Willo | Reviewed this property |
All of the above are true. The little ferry terminal has some hire facilities. Unless you are a really good cyclist you probably will find the climb up to the observation centre extremely taxing. The bus tour is a good... More