Mt. Sakurajima Volcanic Region Kayak Tour
Duration: 3 Hour(s) (approx.)
Venture out to see Mt. Sakurajima, the symbol and the pride of Kagoshima. This is a tour to enjoy the volcano and the sea. Enjoy the 3-hour sea kayaking tour with a local guide to Sakurajima, an active volcano, and Kinko Bay, a home to a wide variety of creatures.
Watch the island's lava flows and volcanic fumes up close and personal.
The perfect tour for beginners and experienced kayakers alike.
Witness unexplored areas that can only be visited with a guide.
Enjoy volcanic area features such as a footbath in an underwater hot spring.
Choose from two start times, 9:00 or 13:00.
[9:00/13:00] Meeting at a car park at Rainbow Sakurajima
Transfer to the starting point by car, and a briefing about how to row a kayak.
The tour starts!
・Experience an active volcano in an area where hot springs gush out of the sea!
・Enjoy unexplored areas that can only be visited with a guide.
※The course is subject to change depending on the weather on the day.
[12:00/16:00] The tour terminates upon arrival at Rainbow Sakurajima
Enjoy the magnificent scenery of the active volcano, Mt. Sakurajima, from the sea. The minerals from the volcano make Kagoshima Bay home to a wide variety of creatures, which you can observe from a kayak. With a local guide, have a lot of fun with volcanoes and the sea such as explored unexplored areas that are normally inaccessible, or experience a footbath in a hot spring bubbling up from the sea!
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Duration：3 hours
- Meeting point：The Rainbow Sakurajima [MAP]
1722-16, Sakurajimayokoyama-cho, Kagoshima-shi, Kagoshima, 891-1419
【train】Kagoshima Chuo stn.---Kagoshima stn. (5-minute)＞【walk】Kagoshima stn.---Kagoshma Port Ferry Terminal (7-minute)＞【ferry】Kagoshma Port Ferry Terminal ---Sakurajima Port (15-minute)＞【walk】Sakurajima Port---Accommodation (8-minute)
【bus】Kagoshima Chuo stn.---Kagoshima aquarium (suizokukan) entrance (15-minute)＞【walk】Kagoshima aquarium (suizokukan) entrance ---Kagoshma Port Ferry Terminal (5-minute)＞【ferry】Kagoshma Port Ferry Terminal ---Sakurajima Port (15-minute)＞【walk】Sakurajima Port---Accommodation (8-minute)
- Minimum number of participants：2 people
- Language support：Japanese
- Included：Kayak equipment, Life Jacket (PFD), Insurance, Guide fee
- Excluded：Drink fee, Lunch fee
- Participation requirements：
Over 10 years old
One parent/guardian is required for each child under 15 years of age.
*If you are over 180 cm tall, or weigh 100 kg, or if your child is under 10 years of age, please use the 'Contact us' form on the right to inform us of your preferred dates, together with the number of participants.
- Free WI-FI：×
- Other things to note：
・The course is subject to change depending on wind direction.
・If it is difficult to make a decision the day before, we may contact you on the morning of the day.
・Dates of operation are subject to change depending on the availability of the tour guide.
【HEALTH AND SAFETY MEASURES】・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.