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“Little America” in Japan, go on a day-long adventure tour in Yokosuka.
Yokosuka is an exotic port town that has developed as a naval port for about 170 years since the U.S. Perry’s fleet landed on the huge black ships at the end of the Edo period, and Japan opened its doors to the world.
It is widely known as a naval port where both Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy ships are anchored in one port.

You will be amazed and impressed with the experience at the naval port cruise, the memorial ship “Mikasa”, and the uninhabited island “Sarushima”!
Let’s trace how Yokosuka has developed, along with the history of the people who supported its development.
* Duration: 6 to 7 hours
* Starts: Yokosuka, Japan
* Trip Category: Outdoor Activities >> Nature & Wildlife




“Little America” in Japan, go on a day-long adventure tour in Yokosuka.
Yokosuka is an exotic port town that has developed as a naval port for about 170 years since the U.S. Perry’s fleet landed on the huge black ships at the end of the Edo period, and Japan opened its doors to the world.
It is widely known as a naval port where both Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy ships are anchored in one port.

You will be amazed and impressed with the experience at the naval port cruise, the memorial ship “Mikasa”, and the uninhabited island “Sarushima”!
Let’s trace how Yokosuka has developed, along with the history of the people who supported its development.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Verny Commemorative Museum, 1-1 Higashihemicho, Yokosuka 238-0045 Kanagawa Prefecture

Verney Memorial Hall (Verney Park): This is a park with beautiful flower beds and fountains in the French garden style.
Take a leisurely stroll in this seaside park with the pleasant scent of the tide while learning about the history of the Yokosuka Steel Works, which was the catalyst for the great development of the Port of Yokosuka.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Coaska Bayside Stores, 2-1-12 Honcho, Yokosuka 238-0041 Kanagawa Prefecture

Coaska Bayside Stores: This is a large shopping facility with a ticketing office for military port cruises.
It was named COASKA after COAST YOKOSUKA, which means “City of the Sea, Yokosuka.
Let’s look at the souvenirs and wait for the ship to depart.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: 2-chōme-1-12 Honchō, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238-0041, Japan

YOKOSUKA “Military Port Tour” cruising: The only cruising tour in Japan that allows you to see the U.S. Navy and Maritime Self-Defense Force ships up close and personal.
The live commentary of the military port tour guide will be interpreted thoroughly by the otomo guide.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: HONEY BEE, Japan, 〒238-0041 Kanagawa, Yokosuka, Honchō, 2-chōme−1 本町ビル 1F ハニービ

Honey Bee: This is an American Burger shop that serves voluminous 100% beef meat burgers.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Mikasa Park, 82 Inaoka, Yokosuka 238-0003 Kanagawa Prefecture

Mikasa Park: This park is home to authentic battleships built during the Russia-Japanese War in the 20th century.
At the red brick Mikasa Terminal, you can buy souvenirs related to Sarushima and Yokosuka. Take a boat from Mikasa Pier and head to Sarushima.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sarushima Ferry Pier, Sarushima, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238-0019, Japan

Sarushima Pier: It takes about 10 minutes from the departure of the ship to reach the island.
The Sarushima Pier is the only pier on the island where boats arrive and depart, with beautiful white sandy beaches all around.
Once you pass through the gate, it’s time to start your adventure on Sarushima, the only uninhabited island in Tokyo!

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), Sarushima, Yokosuka 238-0019 Kanagawa Prefecture

Board Deck: A resting area on the wooden deck overlooking the sandy beach and the sea. In the summer, the area is crowded with people enjoying fishing and playing in the ocean. At Ocean’s Kitchen, you can purchase a menu and drinks made from locally sourced ingredients.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sarushima Fortress, 1 Sarushima, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238-0019, Japan

The remains of a fortress: The starting point of the historical walk is a passage once used by the Japanese military. The remains of the facility, which was used as a military fortification during the war, are still in place and provide an austere atmosphere. Also, don’t miss the landscape with plants covering an entire brick wall.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Sarushima Island (Monkey Island), Sarushima, Yokosuka 238-0019 Kanagawa Prefecture

Brick Tunnel: Known as the “Tunnel of Love”, which is the oldest brick structure in Japan. The tunnel has 2 floors that are used as the old military headquarters and explosives depot. Don’t forget to take a picture of it as it’s a popular photogenic spot.

Duration: 15 minutes