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[ March 11 or 25 ] Half-day walking tour on Sakurajima!

English-Speaking Tour Guide will attend to this tour.
Don't miss the opportunity to know al'bout Sakurajima!
Please Join us!

[ Date ] 
March 11 (Sun) or March 25 (Sun)

[ Time ]
9:00 - 12:00

[ Fee ]
3,240yen
* Additional ferry fare required

[ Course ] 
START >> Tenmonkan >> Sakurajima Ferry Terminal >> Hakamagoshi (Sakurajima Port) >> Sakurajima Visitor Centre >> Sakurajima Lava Nagisa Park & Footbath >> GOAL 

[ Contact us ]
Kagoshima Wonderful Walk Assoc.
E-mail: info@kww.or.jp

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Information on Mt. Kirishima (Ohachi Crater) (as of Feb. 9, 2018)


Feb. 9, 2018
[ Notice ]

The volcano alert level for Ohachi Crater in the Mt. Kirishima area has been raised, and a no-entry zone is imposed on the volcano.

However, lodging facilities and tourism-related facilities located outside the restriction zone are open as usual.

Please continue to pay attention to information published on this website and other sources, and enjoy sightseeing in Kagoshima. We look forward to your visit.

◇ Hiking trail restrictions
     Between Takachiho-gawara and Mt.Takachiho

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Special Page about Amami-Oshima Island at japan-guide.com

It is the time to plan your travels to Amami-Oshima Island !

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Notice of Route Changes

The new route of Kagoshima City View has been effective Saturday, January 13.

Two old routes combined to this new route.

Check here for additional details >>

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「Sego-don! Taiga drama-kan 」has opened on January 13!

Check here for additional details >>

Information on Mt. Kirishima (Mt. Shinmoe) (as of Oct. 31, 2017)

The volcano alert level for Mt. Shinmoe on the Kirishima mountain range remains at Level 3 (do not approach the volcano), but the no-entry zone is reduced from 3 kilometer to a 2 kilometer radius from the crater of Mt. Shinmoe. 

Also, the volcano alert level for Ebino Highland (Mt. Iwoyama) has been reduced from Level 2 to Level 1 (potential for increased activity).

Lodging facilities and tourism-related facilities located outside the restriction zones are open as usual, with the exception of some that are in the midst of reopening.

Please continue to pay attention to information published on this website and other sources, and enjoy sightseeing in Kagoshima. 

We look forward to your visit.

◇ Major points and their straight-line distances from Mt. Shinmoe
・Shinyu Branch Point 
(junction of Prefectural Road Routes 1 and 104) approx. 3.4 km
・Kirishima Onsen Market approx. 5.9 km
・Kirishima Grand Shrine approx. 5.8 km
・Kirishima City Visitor Center approx. 6.5 km
・Kagoshima Airport approx. 19.9 km
・Kirishima City Hall approx. 22.1 km
 
◇ Hiking trail restrictions
・Between Takachiho-gawara, Mt. Nakadake and Mt. Shinmoe
・Between Yunono Trail Entrance and Mt. Shinmoe
・Between Mt. Karakuni, Mt. Shishiko and Mt. Shinmoe
・Between Mt. Ohata and Mt. Shishiko

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