Setouchi Sea Fishing Experience from Ieshima Island with BBQ

Ieshima island is on the Seto Inland Sea. Main access is a ferry from Himeji. It takes for about 50 minutes. The part of island is designated as Seto-Naikai (Seto Inland Sea) National Park. Historically, many travelers come to this island. The name “Ieshima”, translated literally as “home island,” derives from a story of Emperor Jinmu, dating back to the 6th century BCE, who was traveling east and got caught in a storm. Taking shelter on the island, he famously remarked, “It is so quiet here it feels like a home.”
* Duration: 4 hours
* Starts: Himeji, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Dining Experiences




Ieshima island is on the Seto Inland Sea. Main access is a ferry from Himeji. It takes for about 50 minutes. The part of island is designated as Seto-Naikai (Seto Inland Sea) National Park. Historically, many travelers come to this island. The name “Ieshima”, translated literally as “home island,” derives from a story of Emperor Jinmu, dating back to the 6th century BCE, who was traveling east and got caught in a storm. Taking shelter on the island, he famously remarked, “It is so quiet here it feels like a home.”

People who live on the island of Ieshima introduce the vital fishing industry. A concierge will show the unique spots on the island while taking guests to the top of a mountain for a barbecue. An experience to get a good idea of old fashioned island life in the Seto Inland Sea.

Sample Menu

• barbecue