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Sakura Jima Ferry

Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-293-2525
Review Highlights
Convenient and good value

We rented a car in Kagoshima and took the ferry across to Sakurajima. Boarding was easy, just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
could be better

I like ferries in Japan so I am always excited to jump on one. This time I went across on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tanya M
Fukuoka, Japan
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  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
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Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-293-2525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a car in Kagoshima and took the ferry across to Sakurajima. Boarding was easy, just drive straight on and pay the fare on arrival in Sakurajima

Thank michaelrcraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like ferries in Japan so I am always excited to jump on one. This time I went across on a motorbike. I did not like that it was not strapped down. Usually, the staff try to ensure that blocks are placed under tyres of...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The ferry fee is included in the all day tour pass with Sakurajima Island View Bus ride. It is very nice short trip with nice view.

Thank Rubpy
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 1 July 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 25 June 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 24 June 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 5 June 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 3 June 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 29 May 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
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