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A short ferry trip – about 15 minutes – took us over to the island of Sakurajima and the mildly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
St Peter Port, United Kingdom
Place to enjoy pretty view of vulcanic mountain

I took a ferry ride about 10minutes from kagoshima harbour. Since i already bought 1 day pass (for... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
Matsumoto, Japan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A short ferry trip – about 15 minutes – took us over to the island of Sakurajima and the mildly active volcano. We drove to the foot of the volcano and then wandered around the lava flows of the Arimura Observatory. It was a cold...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank s3aview
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

We took the Island View bus tour when a cruise ship was in port. Long lineups, crowded buses with many people standing for the 1 hour round trip. The tour does a very limited loop on the west side of the island only and does...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank P4214OEwilliamf
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

I took a ferry ride about 10minutes from kagoshima harbour. Since i already bought 1 day pass (for tram n bus) i only need to add only100 something yen. The view of the mountain was so pretty, we walked to the beaches, it was small...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rayaaja
Reviewed December 21, 2018

The 1,200 yen CUTE card includes city-run buses in Kagoshima, plus a ferry ride to Sakurajima, which is an island with an active volcano. Naturally all forms of local transport get crowded when cruise ships are in the harbour. The ferry to the island was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nocatnow
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Like almost all other tourists, I took the Sakurajima Island View Bus to explore the island. It departs in front of the Sakurajima Tourist Centre. During the day there are eight departures in total. The first one at 09.00 and the last one departing at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank olafoomes
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Getting the 1-day pass is more economical if you plan to make multiple stops. Stops at most of the attractions, or near bus stops where you coukd make a transfer for local bus.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank dreamy_melodie
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I was on a cruise ship shore excursion on 10May18, and bought this pass (referring to the CUTE pass for 1200 YEN) thinking it would be a great way to explore Sakurajima. The ferry to the island was great. Lots of seats and very spacious....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ivytungly
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We had an hour tour with this bus to the main attractions close to the ferrie-port. Free ride if you have a "cute pass " As the number of seats is limited, many passengers have to stand especially when the bus climbs to the observatory...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank roboesGistel
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Eye-opening for those with little volcano knowledge. Taking a short ride on ferry to the Island is also refreshing.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank sam3381
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Seems like the obvious thing to do on Sakurajima, recognizable system, good route, ample time at really good lookout spots to either take pics or simply enjoy the gorgeous and stupendous views over Kinka bay and the wild, rocky slopes of the Vulcano. Unfortunately in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mick1803
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