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Sakura Jima Ferry

Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-293-2525
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Lovely boat trip.

Loved it. Fast and nice. Easy buying tickets. Vending machines and cafe on board. Do your trip on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oslo, Norway
Short ride over to Sakurajima.

Definitely worth the trip, it is pretty cheap 160¥. It is a large vessel with aircondtioned inside... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
Lally S
Newcastle, Australia
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Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-293-2525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it. Fast and nice. Easy buying tickets. Vending machines and cafe on board. Do your trip on a sunny day and sit on deck. Refreshing.

Thank Klaatu2013
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Definitely worth the trip, it is pretty cheap 160¥. It is a large vessel with aircondtioned inside. 15 minute ride and they go every 15 minutes. The visitors centre is about a 5 to 10 minute walk from the port.

Thank Lally S
Reviewed June 24, 2017

The ferry runs every 10 to 15 minutes and is a short ride to Sakurajima. Once a day a longer version takes you around the bay with a chance to see dolphins.

Thank H201MNdavidc
Reviewed June 24, 2017

We planned this with some trepidation as we only speak english, but we drove in the general direction, the lanes were clearly marked, somebody waved us on board, put chocks next to the tyres and off we went. Pleasant 20 mins upstairs watching the scenery...More

Thank hinau
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Fast and orderly, you will experience the Japanese way of work here although you may not speak the language. Ice cream on the ferry was quite good.

Thank d_trips66
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Yes, I found it was the best among the others. Best view of Sakurajima Mountain, comfortably seat and clean.

Thank Mei L
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The ferry ride from Kagoshima to Sakurajima takes only 15min and everything worked very smoothly. Simply drive on the deck and pay on the gates when you drive off the terminal. Nice views on the volcano and the city.

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The ferries cross the water between Kagoshima and Sakura-jima frequently. They are clean, comfortable and do the job. There are bowls of udon available on board. They were ok...nothing special, but filled a hole. I used the cute pass I purchased at the station to...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

The price on the ferry is very cheap only 170 yen. Its is a very good ferry and runs 24 hours a day.

Thank Maursy48
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The Sakurajima ferry takes people and car to and from the Sakura Island. There are regular services so one does not need to rush for the ferry. You only pay on the Island and there are coin exchanging machine available. There is a visitors' information...More

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