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Sakurajima, Kagoshima

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Encounter one of Japan's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima, via hiking trails, footpaths, and more. This site, which has become synonymous with Kagoshima, is always smoking with minor eruptions happening throughout the day. You can view the natural attraction, standing at 1,117 m (3,665 ft) tall, from far away, or explore tourist activities at its base. The easiest way to reach the volcano is by taking the ferry that travels from Kagoshima Port to Sakrajima Ferry Terminal. Here you will find an information center and opportunities for exploring on foot. If you wish to discover more of the area by car, rent one on the mainland and bring it on the ferry. Arrange to visit Sakurajima and other attractions in Kagoshima using our Kagoshima itinerary planner.
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  • The first time I visited Kagoshima 2 years ago, Sakurajima was off limits except for the shoreline. This time I took an all day tour that started at the train station. We made several stops on the mai...  more »
  • Went in first week of June, sunny day out, so it was brutally hot. Must be prepared, here are little shades on the island: sun screen, water, hats, surgical masks, snacks.). Stopped by the information...  more »
  • We joined the bus tour which cost 500yen per pax. But really disappointed as the bus full of pax and also standing pax. We can't view anything as all sceneries have been blocked by crowded passengers....  more »