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Traveling around Sakurajima

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  • Check out the main attractions
  • Go around Sakurajima exploring all attractions
  • Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus

    Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus

    Departing from and arriving at Sakurajima Port, this loop bus passes through Sakurajima's stunning natural scenery and attractions such as Karasujima Observatory, Akamizu Observatory Square and Yunohira Observatory.

    ◆Fare (depends on the section traveled)
    Adults 120 - 440 yen
    Children 60 - 220 yen
    One-day pass
    Adults 500 yen, Children 250 yen

    *A one-day pass is recommended for
    visiting Yunohira Observatory.

    Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus

    Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus

    Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus map

    Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus Timetable

    The bus stops at Karasujima Observatory for 5 min., Akamizu Observatory Square for 8 min., and Yunohira Observatory for 15 min.
    Bus fare must be paid when alighting.

    Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus Timetable

    A one-day pass is recommended for Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus.

  • Go around Sakurajima exploring all attractions

    Experience up close the power of an active volcano

    There are attractions that lie beyond the Sakurajima Island View Tour Bus route! Ride on local buses and admire Sakurajima from all angles!

    Travel by local buses

    1. Sakurajima-ko (Port) - Yogan-tenbojo-mae (Arimura Lava Observatory)

    Fare: 370 yen
    Board from: Sakurajima Ferry Terminal Bus Stop 4 Tickets: There are no bus tickets. Please pay in cash when alighting.
    Frequency: 1 bus every hour

    Arimura Lava Observatory

    Welcome Cute Transportation Pass is
     recommended for unlimited travel on buses.

    ・All buses depart from the first floor of
     Sakurajima Ferry Terminal. Please seek
     a member of staff for assistance.

    sakurajima buss map

    2. Sakurajima-ko (Port) - Kurokami-chugakko-mae (Kurokami Junior High School)

    Fare: 600 yen (one-day ticket)
    Board from: Sakurajima Ferry Terminal Bus Stop 1
    Tickets: Buy from ticket counter on first floor of Sakurajima Ferry Terminal
    Frequency: 1 to 2 buses every 2 hours

    Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate

    Travel by taxi, rental car or bicycle rental

    Sakurajima Rental Car (tel: 099-293-2162)

    Type Suggested route Price for 2 hours use
    (charge for each additional hour)
    Car You can drive around Sakurajima's attractions - Yunohira Observatory, Arimura Lava Observatory, Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate, etc. in 2 hours. 6,500 yen (1,500 yen)
    Kei car (small car) 4,800 yen (1,000 yen)
    50 cc motorcycle You can cycle around Sakurajima Port's nearby attractions - Lava Nagisa Promenade, Karasujima Observatory, Portrait of a Shout, etc. in 2 hours. 2,500 yen (500 yen)
    Bicycle 600 yen (300 yen)

    *Tax and cost of gas is included in the price for cars, kei cars and 50 cc motorcycles.
    *Insurance is included in the price for cars and kei cars.

    Sakurajima Visitor Center (tel:099-293-2443)

    Type Suggested route Price for 3 hours use
    (charge for each additional hour)
    Bicycle
    (mountain bike)
    You can cycle around Sakurajima's attractions - Arimura Lava Observatory, Kurokami Buried Shrine Gate, etc. in 3 to 4 hours. 2,000 yen (500 yen)

    Taxi

    Office Contact
    ●Sakurajima Kaigata Taxi (Sakurajima office) 0120-932-071
    ●Orita Taxi (Sakurajima office) 0120-002-038
    ●Orita Taxi (Sakurajima office) 0120-002-038
    ●Sakurajima Sightseeing Taxi 0120-292-489

    *It costs less than 10,000 yen to go around Sakurajima by metered taxi without stopping.

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