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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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