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Kagoshima Open-Top Sightseeing Bus
Kagoshima Open-Top Sightseeing Bus
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from: $28

Let’s have a special moment on “Kagoshima Open Top Bus” in the city! This tour covers the highlight sight seeing spots of Kagoshima city. You may be welcomed by Sakurajima with “special surprise”. Your goggles and raincoats are ready on the bus when Sakurajima gives the surprise. Hmmm, what is the surprise?? You will find out if you are lucky enough!

Kagoshima Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
Kagoshima Full-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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from: $106

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kagoshima! Of the many options for tourists to Kagoshima, perhaps the most unique is getting up close and personal with live volcanoes--some so active that certain hiking trails are closed. Expect to hear a rumble and to feel the ground shake from the daily eruptions. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a six-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Kagoshima Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
Kagoshima Half-Day Private Tour with Nationally-Licensed Guide
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from: $80

This value-packed trip with a nationally-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kagoshima! Of the many options for tourists to Kagoshima, perhaps the most unique is getting up close and personal with live volcanoes--some so active that certain hiking trails are closed. Expect to hear a rumble and to feel the ground shake from the daily eruptions. Let us know what you would like to experience and we will customize a four-hour tour that's best for you! Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary. Note*2: The Nationally-licensed Tour Guide-Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.

Kagoshima 1 Day Private Tour
Kagoshima 1 Day Private Tour
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from: $369

You can explore Kagoshima, Kagoshima Pref. as you want with a local professional & friendly guide. Since this is a customized private tour, you can choose the tour time and the sights you visit. You will have great time and great food. Hotel meet up is included to ensure you receive a stress-free experience. If you are not sure where you wanna go, follow the sample itinerary.

Amami Mangrove Canoe
Amami Mangrove Canoe
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from: $75

"Amami Islands National Park Special Protected Area" Mangrove virgin forest. The waters of the mangroves are affected by the river water and the ebb and flow of the ocean. The tour goes from the upstream of the river to the estuary. And it will be a course returning from the estuary to the upstream. Activity & Relaxation! Enjoy the sensory opening of the five senses, called sound healing = bodily sensation sound, along with the introduction of living things. It is quite close and you can often meet wild birds ♪ [Completely private] 1 tour 1 set limited tour! Anyway, I want to feel relaxed and natural in a private charter! It is a plan for such a person. Since there are no other guests, you can explore the space of only the sounds of nature and creatures without worrying about the surroundings. [Tour photo & movie gift! ] Tour photos and movies will be sent later on line! The photo service has always been very pleased. [Original guide style] A place where you can feel overwhelming nature. Rather than introducing living things, value the experience of feeling the connection between yourself and your surroundings. Activities & relaxation! Feel more than you think! On a journey to relax your mind and body in a comfortable space.

Kagoshima Kimono 1-Day Rental
Kagoshima Kimono 1-Day Rental
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from: $42

It's a beautiful season in Kagoshima to walk around. To make your stay in Kagoshima special and take memorable photos, let's wear Kimono and walk around. After enjoying walking around Kagoshima city, just simply return the Kimono to the shop.

Amami rabbit hare encounter rate 97% subtropical forest night tour
Amami rabbit hare encounter rate 97% subtropical forest night tour
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from: $68

Special natural monument Amamino rabbit encounter rate 97%! Let's go to see rare animals in the Amami forest at night! The whole family can observe the subtropical forest, small children can also participate. In summer, firefly dance, night sagaribana, beautiful starry sky. With pick-up to accommodation!

Private Tour: Full-Day Walking Tour with Professional Local Guide in Yakushima Island
Private Tour: Full-Day Walking Tour with Professional Local Guide in Yakushima Island
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from: $307

Book this relaxing full-day walking tour in Yakushima Island with a local professional and friendly guide! Yakushima Island is located in Kagoshima Prefecture of Kyushu area and it is listed as the World Natural Heritage by UNESCO. Learn the history of the island while enjoying its beautiful botanical treasury with plenty of forests from ancient times showered by the southern heaven, where the islanders live along the vivid cycle of four seasons more intimately than elsewhere in Japan.

Sea turtle encounter rate 98%! Snorkel in the coral reef sea! Underwater camera rental free!
Sea turtle encounter rate 98%! Snorkel in the coral reef sea! Underwater camera rental free!
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from: $42

Green turtle encounter rate 98%! Snorkel in the coral reef sea! Let's meet cute sea turtles and beautiful fish in the beautiful subtropical sea! Instructors will be happy to provide guidance for beginners and those who cannot swim. Seniors and children can participate happily. Underwater exploration with the whole family. Because it is close to the airport, you can participate on the day of arrival or return! Underwater cameras are also free to rent.

Night safari tour with full open jeep! Let
Night safari tour with full open jeep! Let's go looking for Amami rabbits in the Oriental Galapagos!
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from: $64

[What is Night Safari Tour? ] Observe the flora and fauna while slowly moving along the mountain road at 4WD. There is basically no such thing as getting out of the car and walking, so you can participate with peace of mind, from children to those who are old. [Meeting creatures only at night] At Amami Oshima, called the Oriental Galapagos, you can meet the creatures that can only be seen at night, including the Amami rabbit. In Amami Oshima, the creatures that can be observed change according to the season and the weather. [Guided with fully open 4WD] We will guide you in a 6-seat military jeep or Jimny. Since both are fully open, you can enjoy a wide field of view. [Complete follow-up system] Our office at the meeting place is at the foot of the mountain where you will go on a tour, so you can flexibly respond to changes in weather and temperature and customer requests until just before departure. [Free WiFi, parking, waiting room] Our office has free WiFi, parking, waiting room, toilet and changing room. Available before and after the tour.

Snorkeling Tour to Swim with Sea Turtles at Yakushima Island
Snorkeling Tour to Swim with Sea Turtles at Yakushima Island
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from: $48

Yakushima is a world-famous "sea turtle island". This is Snorkeling tour with the main purpose of meeting sea turtles and swim with them! Yakushima is an important nesting site for both the endangered loggerhead and green turtles. (In particular, the main North Pacific nesting site for the loggerhead turtle.) Both turtles visit Yakushima to nest on its beaches, so a visit to the island has plenty of opportunities for turtle-watching. Please spend a relaxing time with the sea turtles in the sea of Yakushima! Let's swim with sea turtles!! Note: This isn't a tour which guarantee to meet sea turtles. Please understand that it is not possible to meet 100% because sea turtles are also wild animals in the natural environment.

[Recommended on arrival date or before leaving! ] Relaxing and relaxing water walk ♪ Awakawa River SUP [half afternoon tour]
[Recommended on arrival date or before leaving! ] Relaxing and relaxing water walk ♪ Awakawa River SUP [half afternoon tour]
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from: $64

〇Children under the 3rd grade of elementary school can ride on the board and row with an adult. (Up to 1 child per adult) 1,000 yen per person (payment will be done locally) *Please make a reservation with the number of people using the board, please contact us separately for the number of children. Check out the blog on our website for photos and tours! https://www.yakushima-guide-wm.com/

Shiratani Unsuikyo Trekking with English Speaking Guide
Shiratani Unsuikyo Trekking with English Speaking Guide
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from: $185

Yakushima is great spiritual island and every traveler must experience Yakushima nature tour. Especially island trekking is must to try, and our guide will introduce trekking route more deeply, and walk together in Yakushima. Moreover This product is confirmed English speaking guide and no stress language and get feel safety during tour. If any question during tour, Guide will support all.

Kayaking in Anbo River
Kayaking in Anbo River
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from: $97

This activity is for beginners. Let's paddle out the V-shaped valley and enjoy clear water. Also, one day tour "Kayaking and Trekking in One Day " is available as an option.

[Recommended on arrival date or before leaving! ] Relaxing and relaxing water walk ♪ Awakawa River SUP [Half-day tour]
[Recommended on arrival date or before leaving! ] Relaxing and relaxing water walk ♪ Awakawa River SUP [Half-day tour]
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from: $64

〇Children under the 3rd grade of elementary school can ride on the board and row with an adult. (Up to 1 child per adult) 1,000 yen per person (payment will be done locally) *Please make a reservation with the number of people using the board, please contact us separately for the number of children. Check out the blog on our website for photos and tours! https://www.yakushima-guide-wm.com/

Introductory Diving to Meet Sea Turtles - Special 1 Dive at Yakushima Island
Introductory Diving to Meet Sea Turtles - Special 1 Dive at Yakushima Island
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from: $105

This is Introductory Diving to meet a sea turtle! The sea turtle encounter rate will increase dramatically because you can go far away more and more by diving for a longer time than normal experience diving. (Note: Please understand that it is not possible to meet 100% because sea turtles are also wild animals in the natural environment.) Introductory Diving with the main purpose of meeting sea turtles! Yakushima is a world-famous "sea turtle island". Please spend a relaxing time with the sea turtles in the sea of Yakushima! Free photos and videos are taken during the tour! You can get all photos and videos taken during the experience for free after the tour! Get more than 50 items! 10:00 and 15:00 departure times are also available! In addition to the regular 8:00/13:00 start times, we also offer 10:00 /15:00 departure tours to suit your schedule and even on your arrival day.

Tea Experience in Kagoshima City
Tea Experience in Kagoshima City
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from: $50

Do you know that Kagoshima produces not only Sencha(煎茶) but Matcha(抹茶) as well? Learn how Matcha and Sencha are different and how to brew them; from the experts, Birouen, which has been producing tea for more than 130 years! At a very convenient location in Tenmonkan(天文館)in the heart of Kagoshima city(鹿児島市)! Choose your experiences according to your interest. ① Introductory class of Matcha The tea master will show you how to serve Matcha in the traditional tea ceremony style. You also learn how to use the tools to make Matcha by yourself. Don't hesitate to ask the tea master about tea tools and traditions! ② Introductory class of Sencha Learn how to serve tea in the proper way and taste 5 kinds of Kagoshima Tea. Find your favorite Kagoshima Tea!

Miso making experience
Miso making experience
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from: $56

You might think that all Miso is the same but there are indeed many varieties of Miso in Japan. The variety of Miso depends on the specific area where it is produced. Kagoshima's Miso tends to have sweetness and is full of aroma. The most common one is Mugi-miso (麦味噌), made from barley and soya bean. Sakura Kaneyo, the Miso maker located in Ichiki Kushikino-shi, Kagoshima has been producing Miso and Sho-yu (Soya sauce) for 90 years. At the experience, you will learn about the process of Miso and Sho-yu at the factory and will make 2kg of Mugi-miso for yourself.

Kagoshima Sightseeing Tour
Kagoshima Sightseeing Tour
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from: $80

It is a popular course to sightseeing the sights and historical sites in Kagoshima city efficiently by sightseeing bus.

Kagoshima Bicycle Tour with Quiz
Kagoshima Bicycle Tour with Quiz
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from: $62

This bicycle tour includes a few of the most popular sightseeing spots in Kagoshima as well as a few that even the locals don't now about. It is a leisurely course that is mostly flat and easy to cycle. It's a great way to get a little bit of exercise while seeing the sights. Fun quiz questions are included at each stop and the winner will receive a locally made sweet as a prize.

Amami Oshima skin diving photo & movie tour!
Amami Oshima skin diving photo & movie tour!
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from: $70

■ UNIMARE Amami Nature Guide & Massage Shop [UNIMARE] = One with the sea and one with nature ~ Activity & Relaxation ~ On a trip to visit Amami sightseeing recommended natural spots and feel a lot of Amami. Based on the concept of a constantly changing guide style. Experience-type, natural bath tour with the theme of connection between guests and nature. Enjoy "Interpretation Guide" = "A journey connecting you and nature"! Reservation is also possible on the day! Tour photo data gifts are also very popular! "Healing tour of the sea, forest, waterfall and body of Amami Oshima" In the overwhelming nature, you can feel the fascinating scenery, sound and wind, and have a wonderful trip time ~

Come and visit the ancient forest Kinsaku primeval forest and explore the mangrove forest canoe touring!
Come and visit the ancient forest Kinsaku primeval forest and explore the mangrove forest canoe touring!
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from: $86

As you walk through the primeval forest of Kinsaku, reminiscent of the ancient forest where the dinosaurs lived, you can see giant lizards, Okinawan white-faced pears characterized by plate roots, and the natural monument Rurikaques. Kuroshio Forest Mangrove Canoe Touring will guide you to the depths of the forest that can only be reached with a guide. Canoeing is available for one or two people, so it is possible to ride with children. It is a very satisfying day tour where you can feel Amami's nature. It is with advantageous transfer.

Izumi-shi Tea Ceremony and Kimono Experience
Izumi-shi Tea Ceremony and Kimono Experience
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from: $80

【OUTLINE】 There exist many samurai residences and stone walls in the Izumi-Fumoto Samurai Residences where many residences are still in use serving as a living quarter for local residents today. You can wear kimono, the traditional Japanese costume at one of the samurai residences. This area has been designated as one of Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings in Japan. Why don't you time travel to the Edo Era in Izumi-Fumoto Samurai Residences where the appearance of 400 years ago is preserved? Choose your favorite kimono with belt and dress up! The venue of tea ceremony is a public samurai residence, ”Saisho-tei.” 1. Wear kimono and go to Open Samurai Residence 2. About the manners of tea ceremony 3. Wagashi - Japanese confection 4. How to drink Matcha

Kagoshima Distillery Tour
Kagoshima Distillery Tour
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from: $180

Kagoshima’s food culture is always with fermentation. The warm climate gives the variation of the unique food culture. Kurozu, Kagoshima miso, Yamagawa zuke (Daikon radish pickles), Shochu… there are many kinds of fermented food. Whisky is one of them. There are 2 whisky distilleries in Kagoshima,”MARS Tsunuki Distillery” and “KANOSUKE Distillery”. The history of making whiskey in Kagoshima is not that long but those companies are the specialists of making good quality liquor. The quality of whisky turns out unique and special due to the climate of Kagoshima. Why don’t we go and see how they are making their whisky?

Sea turtle encounter rate 98%! Snorkeling and mangrove forest exploration canoeing in the reef sea! With pick-up
Sea turtle encounter rate 98%! Snorkeling and mangrove forest exploration canoeing in the reef sea! With pick-up
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from: $86

Snorkel in the coral reef sea with a sea turtle encounter rate of 98%. Swim with cute green turtles and tropical fish! After that, explore the canoe in the second largest mangrove forest in Japan. Guide deep into the forest that can only be reached with a guide. Children and adults can enjoy it. With pick-up! (May be replaced in the morning and afternoon due to tide)

Kagoshima Private Kitchen Experience with Butcher
Kagoshima Private Kitchen Experience with Butcher
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from: $64

Experience the quality of IWAMOTO meat products at Restaurant KICHIZAEMON over a dinner in a simple and casual setting, wherein the main dishes only use Kagoshima Kuroge Wagyu (Black Haired Wagyu beef) and Kagoshima Kuro Buta (Black Haired Boar/Pork). Select your course… A. Sukiyaki B. Shabu Shabu C. Steak *For course C, select the beef (i) shoulder roast (ii) tenderloin roast (iii) rib roast (ⅳ) fillet (+3,000 yen)

Climb the rocks of Yakushima! Outdoor bouldering rental mat
Climb the rocks of Yakushima! Outdoor bouldering rental mat
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from: $20

The bouldering of the topic that became the Olympic Games held in 2020. In recent years, the popularity has soared, and bouldering gyms have been found throughout the city. Did you know outdoor bouldering that climbs rocks outdoors in such bouldering competitions? Yakushima is mostly made of granite, with large rocks rolling around in the forest and on the coastline.There are many rocks that are ideal for outdoor bouldering, and it has been highly evaluated by famous climbers. It can be enjoyed from advanced to beginners. Even if you just go to the bouldering gym, why don't you try outdoor bouldering on your Yakushima trip? ※ This is only a mat rental. If you would like a pick-up / guide, please apply from another tour. No need to have a mat! I want to climb a rock in Yakushima, but it is hard to bring a mat. Rental will also keep your luggage to a minimum. Climb while watching the view of Yakushima! Every field is a wonderful environment surrounded by nature. Many island areas! There are many areas on the island where you can enjoy from advanced to beginners.

Introductory Diving for beginners - Basic 1 Dive Course at Yakushima Island
Introductory Diving for beginners - Basic 1 Dive Course at Yakushima Island
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from: $72

Let's enjoy your first diving experience in the clear and beautiful waters of Yakushima! The blue sea of Yakushima nurtures a rich ecosystem, creating a rich paradise where a variety of creatures live peacefully. Let's take a peek into these beautiful waters of Yakushima! If you're lucky, you might even encounter a sea turtle! POINT 1) Everyone can relax and enjoy the experience! Whether you are a non-swimmer, a first timer, or have children with you, you can join the tour relaxedly. POINT 2) Free photos and videos taken during the tour! Your can get all photos and videos taken during the experience for free after the tour! Get more than 50 items! POINT 3) 10:00 and 15:00 departure times are also available! In addition to the regular 8:00/13:00 start times, we also offer 10:00 /15:00 departure tours to suit your schedule and even on your arrival day.

Character Obento Workshop in Kagoshima
Character Obento Workshop in Kagoshima
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from: $74

With the help of your native host, you will get hands-on training from a professional chef. You'll learn how to cut and make food into animal shapes. Also, you'll learn the correct colors needed to make an eye appealing obento. When the obento is finished you can take pictures for your SNS. You can eat the obento in the restaurant or take it with you to eat later.

Kagoshima Custom Half Day Tour
Kagoshima Custom Half Day Tour
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from: $122

This private and customizable tour for Kagoshima is perfect for guests who would like to have their own itinerary planned based on their interests and preferences, allowing guests to experience the city at their own pace.

Introductory Diving Basic 2 Course at Yakushima Island
Introductory Diving Basic 2 Course at Yakushima Island
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from: $121

1-dive is not enough? For those who think 1-dive course is not enough, We recommend to join 2-dive course. It is for those who want to dive more! You can do 2 times diving experience. We will dive one more time with a break in between. The course is also an excellent chance for those wishing to learn more about Yakushima sea and fish, and even for those who have an interest in scuba diving for its own sake. You can learn more a lot about scuba diving through 2 times diving experience! If you had been thinking that you wanted to be certified as a diver someday since before, it will be a good previous experience for you. Note: If you are dying to meet sea turtles, you should select "Special 1-dive Course" than this "2-dive Course" . "Special 1-dive Course" is a course to meet sea turtles. The longer you dive, the more you can have a chance to encounter them.

Visit Unknown Samurai Village from Kagoshima
Visit Unknown Samurai Village from Kagoshima
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from: $56

This is a walking tour to visit the historic sites of a samurai residential area with a history of over 400 years. This is not a famous tourist destination, so it is rare to see tourists. From Kagoshima Chuo Station, take a local line and go to a small town called “Kire” in the suburbs. From the train window, you can get a glimpse of ordinary people's lives and beautiful views of Kagoshima Bay. After arriving at Kiiri Station, take a community bus to the Samurai House Ruins. Then visit the shrine on the old fort hill, the cemetery of the lord's clan, and a beautiful little creek, then return to Kiiri Station and disband. If you want to go to the Ibusuki area in the afternoon, you can take a train at Kiiri Station. This tour will have a maximum of 8 travelers. Children must be over 6years old.

[Private guide & plan with bento] Let
[Private guide & plan with bento] Let's walk in the forest of thousands of years of age! Jomon cedar day trip trekking [Special lunch with Yakushima ingredients! ]
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from: $132

A long trail with a total walking distance of 21 km and a travel time of about 11 hours, taking a day. Nature, culture, history, and the charm of Yakushima are packed in a long way. Beyond the forest world, as if you were back in time, the huge tree "Jomonsugi" that can be said to be the king of Yakushima is waiting for you. Why not try the most popular Jomon cedar trekking on Yakushima's trekking course? Check out the blog on our website for photos and tours! https://www.yakushima-guide-wm.com/ 〇 WONDER MOUNTAIN Voices of customers participating in the Yakushima tour 〇 ・I participated in the Shiratani Unsuikyo day trip. It rained the day before, so it was amazing to see! And Mr. Fujiyama who enjoyed coloring the tour. I know everything about Yakushima...! A bright and fun guide, as well as deep knowledge and easy-to-understand explanations♪ Thank you for taking so many wonderful photos. It made me want to go to Yakushima again! I'm really thankful to you! ・Take me to Shiratani Unsuikyo (^^) He found a surprisingly small mushroom, and he immediately noticed what I noticed and explained various things. He was a very delicate guide as he took a lot of nice pictures♪ Thanks to Mr. Fujiyama, who grew up in Yakushima and loves the island, he has become a fan of Yakushima (о´∀`о). Even though I had a great time, there is myself who wonders when the next season is good (laughs) Thank you! There are also many other great reviews. Please see HP and Google.

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