Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), Yokosuka

Explore brick-lined tunnels, magazines, and ruins of a navy battery at Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), the only natural island in Tokyo Bay. You can take a hike in the island’s tranquil woods surrounded by sea, but unfortunately you wont' see any monkeys on the island. Reach the island by taking a 10-minute ferry ride, during which you can spot some warships and enjoy great views of Yokosuka and Yokohama. You can rent a barbecue set and cook on a small beach, but you'll need to bring your own food or fish for it yourself. Make sure you bring drinking water with you. To visit Sarushima Island (Monkey Island) on your holiday in Yokosuka, and find out what else Yokosuka has to offer, use our Yokosuka journey planning tool .
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  • It is an uninhabited island to arrive in about 10 minutes from Mikasa Park. Speaking of nothing, but from the old World War II as a fortress built and the everyday. 30 minutes if all if Pier look terrible, arrived at the square in beer shrug pretty much tasted the sense of openness and meal rates are set higher.
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  • Monkey Island is an uninhabited island is about 2 km offshore from Yokosuka Mikasa Park full of greenery. Though uninhabited, one hour there ships. I went on Saturday, but was very crowded ship. It is recommended during the week. Guide for school Island rental kiosk, toilets, barbecue and enjoy leisurely, Monkey Island Fort sent from various play to hear historical sect, who enjoy the nature on the island, you can enjoy. It was the sea was very beautiful. Tokyo Bay but this really is a different matter. And then there is jungle. Bring a child up and down somewhat, but see here is Tokyo Bay. "So I would be surprised if I say Kit. Cost is so high and not in May. Image of Yokosuka's base, but also as a tourist destination well worth the is.
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  • I love coming here and walking the trails on the island. I always bring a picnic from the Port Market, it’s a nice place to relax and spend an afternoon. There is a nice sandy beach and I enjoy walkin...  more »
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  • Amazing bbq time with family and colleagues. Book online the whole bbq set, chair etc. Buy your meat at Hanamasa and party out here. Wander around the island to explore the remains of World War 2.
  • Nice little walk on this deserted island. Remains from different ages seemed to have piled up on that rock which is not surprising considering the strategic position of the island overseeing the entrance of Tokyo Bay. Walking around the island doesn't take more than an hour. It is a nice place for lunch (barbecue pits and cut woods seemed to be provided in the beach). Beware the kites though! They are true snipers of the sky and will dive to snatch food right of your hands. We were lucky and didn't get hurt but I can easily see how it could happen. The ride + access to the island costs 1500¥ per adults.
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  • History and heritage, such as traces of guns like, visited during the tour of Yokosuka. Access only is Mikasa Pier near the "triangle Inc." Facebook's Ferry (Monkey Island routes). Ferry capacity is not much, round-trip and 1 hour, so this much attention is required during use. It was adult 1,300 yen / person round trip fare. Throughout the island is very small. Seeing the sights of the island around 1 hour 30 minutes if you could afford. Excellent hiking trails, continues a steep, etc. of was not the hardest part. By the way, there are restrooms and vending machines, kiosks. Write lightly spot feedback. Highlight of this island is a fortress and brick tunnels. Parentheses ☆ become a strange feeling walking here and like it came in a foreign country was a space that combines both the goodness and beauty of (^ ^) unfortunately is unable to explore deeper the tunnels of the fortress. Had a little unsatisfactory feeling just walking the beautiful completly on the net, just that (^ ^;) was only there were traces a circular square feet on the "remnants". Was feeling pretty pales compared to the remnants scattered in Western Japan (^ ^;)
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  • I went to the golden week holiday period last year. In the long line of boat to Monkey Island, aboard the crowded bus. It was quite painful. Still crowded Buri also arrived at the island, there were a lot of people. It is truly Golden! Long lined up for our boat ride. And it's not going to be honest, during golden week. I thought. It is recommended since the island itself are several shutter point!
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