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High Speed Boat Toppy & Rocket

5 Honkoshinmachi, Kagoshima 892-0814, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-226-0128
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Fast and comfortable. No seasick.

Had a round trip with Toppy & Rocket for Yakushima. It's really fast and very stable. All... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
JH L
,
Seoul, South Korea
Fast but quite pricey

I was planning on taking the regular ferry but it was cancelled that day and I didn’t want to mess... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Ha P
,
Ontario, Canada
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good50%
  • Average31%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“regular ferry” (2 reviews)
“yakushima” (4 reviews)
“jetfoil” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
5 Honkoshinmachi, Kagoshima 892-0814, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-226-0128
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Had a round trip with Toppy & Rocket for Yakushima. It's really fast and very stable. All passengers should be seated while running. Nothing like taking wind outside is happening. Prices aren't cheap. But, it's worthy.

1  Thank JH L
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I was planning on taking the regular ferry but it was cancelled that day and I didn’t want to mess up my travel plan so I purchased the jetfoil ticket. It costs more but I got to Yakushima from Kagoshima in less time. I got...More

2  Thank Ha P
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Hi, me and my girl friend went to Tanegashima by Toppy. really a great way to travel. very fast trip. nice and comfy armchairs. reminded me of airplane armchairs alot. Great way to travel.

Thank jans132
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Certainly a lot faster than the ferry, however if the sea is too rough you may find they will cancell the service. Just buy your ticket at the terminal on the day you wish to travel.

Thank David-Herd
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

The jetfoil is the way to go if you are going the surface route to Tanegashima or Yakushima. The time is half that of the regular ferry, and the seating is more like an airline. Be Warned! If the seas are high, then they will...More

2  Thank ukairo_dash
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We took the jetfoil one way from Kagoshima to Yakushima. The terminal is relatively easy to find as it's shown on the road signs when you're near the port in Kagoshima. You can buy tickets from the terminal on the day (for the same price...More

1  Thank livo3
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

1. Express Bus connects to the airport regularly. 2. I thought 1st floor was more comfortable than the 2nd floor.

1  Thank kokoro_kokoro
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