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Sakurajima island

Sakurajima: the more you learn, the more you'll enjoy

Go inside check dams, which are normally off-limits, and get an up-close look at the latest technology protecting residents from debris flows
【体験】桜島 「砂防」 探検ツアー

Highlight Best 3

  • Feel special by getting to enter areas that are off-limits
  • An up-close look at the wild power of lava
  • A pleasing combination of giant man-made check dams blending with natural scenery
[ What to know for a better experience ]
At the Sakurajima Visitors Center, you can enjoy Sakurajima more by learning about the history of the active volcano and how people coexist with it

[ Points of note ]
・Approval must be granted by the authority overseeing the check dams
・Availability is easily subject to weather

Basic Information

  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Prayer Room
  • Barrier-free Facility
  • Rest Room
  • Parking
  • Visit Japanese Website
  • Visit Website
  • Visit Facebook page
  • Download PDF
Where to apply Sakurajima Museum
Application deadline 30 days in advance
Group size 2~30 people
Business Hours [Time] 9:00am~5:00pm       [Notes] Subject to change based on when the sun sets *Duration of event: Approx. 2 hours
  • Groups ¥32,400 (Guide(Japanese) fee for one group)
Telephone Number099-245-2550  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Venue Nogawa area of Sakurajima
Other conditions Entry into the check dam area itself is free
Duration of event Approx. 2 hours