1-Day Private Island Hopping Tour to Secluded Islands on the Seto Inland Sea

A skilled captain who knows the Seto Inland Sea will take you around to three islands that are difficult for normal ships to reach. You will be guided by a former national park ranger, who is nationally qualified as a licensed interpreter. They will help you gain a deeper understanding of the nature and culture of the inland sea.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Enjoy the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, the only location selected in Japan by the NY Times for “52 Places to Go in 2019”.
On Honjima, which once flourished as an important base for shipbuilding and the navy, stroll through a historic town preserved for its traditional values.
Enjoy a luxurious Japanese seafood lunch with freshly caught fish from the Seto Inland Sea.
Have a mesmerizing tea break onboard, to admire the ever-changing Seto Seascape.
Experience a special island tour guided by an eco-tour specialist and a captain who knows all about the Seto Inland Sea.
* Duration: 7 hours
* Starts: Mitoyo, Japan
* Trip Category: Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours >> Day Cruises




A skilled captain who knows the Seto Inland Sea will take you around to three islands that are difficult for normal ships to reach. You will be guided by a former national park ranger, who is nationally qualified as a licensed interpreter. They will help you gain a deeper understanding of the nature and culture of the inland sea.

HIGHLIGHTS:
Enjoy the islands of the Seto Inland Sea, the only location selected in Japan by the NY Times for “52 Places to Go in 2019”.
On Honjima, which once flourished as an important base for shipbuilding and the navy, stroll through a historic town preserved for its traditional values.
Enjoy a luxurious Japanese seafood lunch with freshly caught fish from the Seto Inland Sea.
Have a mesmerizing tea break onboard, to admire the ever-changing Seto Seascape.
Experience a special island tour guided by an eco-tour specialist and a captain who knows all about the Seto Inland Sea.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: マリンウェーブ(三豊市文化会館), 1338-127 Takumachō Takuma, Mitoyo, Kagawa 769-1101, Japan

11:00-12:00 After gathering at the Marine Wave (Miyoshi City Cultural Hall), board the cruiser and head to Kasashima Port on Honjima.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Honjima Island, Honjimacho, Marugame 763-0000 Kagawa Prefecture

12:00-14:00 After enjoying lunch at a guest house, take a stroll through the historic town which has been designated for preservation due to its importance

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Setonaikai, Hiroshima Hiroshima Prefecture

14:00-15:30 Enjoy the Seto Inland Sea on a cruiser; including a fantastic experience of passing under the Great Seto Bridge.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Setonaikai, Hiroshima Hiroshima Prefecture

15:30-16:00 Tide and season permitting, land on a nearby private beach, and have a tea break.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Awashima Port, Takumacho Awashima, Mitoyo, Kagawa 769-1108, Japan

16:00-16:30 Transfer from the beach to Awashima Port (times can be adjusted on request).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Takumacho Awashima, Mitoyo, Kagawa 769-1108, Japan

16:30-17:30 Transfer to Awashima and stroll around the island (possible interactions with local residents).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: 宮の下港, Takumacho Takuma, 769-1101, Japan

17:30-18:00 The tour ends on arrival at Miyanoshita Port; season permitting, enjoy the sunset from the boat.

Duration: 30 minutes