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Private Tour - An Island Heaven of Cats. More Cats than Humans in Ainoshima

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Stop At: Shingu Port, 436 Minato, Shingu, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka 811-0116, Japan

It's a time to visit full of cat island "Ainoshima". Only 20 min ferry travel, but you can feel a great sea breeze.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wakamiya Shrine, 1-19 Imaizumi, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka 810-0021 Fukuoka Prefecture

When you landed Ainoshima, many cats would be waiting for you if you are lucky enough. The ferry port is also known as one of the fishing spots, so many cats often come down to the port for fishing. At this shrine, it is a good idea to pray for your safe travel.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Jinguji Temple, 1323 Ainoshima, Shingu, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka 811-0118, Japan

Heading the temple to know the history of Ainoshima by walking seaside. This island was known as a place to entertain visitors from abroad.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ainoshima Tsumiishidzukagun, Ainoshima, Shingu-machi, Kasuya-gun 811-0118 Fukuoka Prefecture

This is such a mysterious place where a massive amount of stones are gathered.

Actually, this place was used as a grave in 1,000 years ago, known as "Ishizduka". You can also see a strange stone called Megane-Iwa (means stones looked like a glass)

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Maruyama Restaurant, 1382 Ainoshima, Shingu, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka 811-0118, Japan

It's lunch time! Enjoy a seafood meal all came from local.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: 島の駅あいのしま, 1382 Ainoshima, Shingu, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka 811-0118, Japan

Island Station Ainoshima: This is a souvenir shop, you can find Ainoshima original goods and cats goods!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ainoshima Ferry Waiting Room, 1382-2 Ainoshima, Shingu, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka 811-0118, Japan

It is time to leave this lovely island. Get on to the Ferry and say bye to the cats.

Duration: 5 minutes
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hakata Station, 中央街-1-1 博多駅 Hakata-ku, Fukuoka, 812-0012, Japan
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local Guide ( English or Chinese speaking)
  • Any expense for a guide You do not need to pay for guide on the tour day.
  • Private tour
  • Visiting lunch or dinner spots Note: You need to pay for food and drink in cash on the tour day.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Expense for Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - Shingu Port
  • Entry/Admission - Maruyama Restaurant
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Please wear comfortable clothing as you will be walking a lot
  • Lunch (dinner) is included
  • A spot "Ainoshima Tsumiishizukagun" does not allow a wheelchair user to entry due to its safety reason. If you are with a wheelchair user, the tour route would be changed.
  • The following expenses are not included in the tour fee.
  • Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. -Travel expenses and entrance fees (about JPY 3000) -Money for food, souvenirs and extra activities not mentioned in the explanation of the tour above.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 August 2019

Visit on Ainoshina gives a unique experience of exceptional world. Of course major "point of interest" is huge amount of cats but the Island has much more to offer. Mainly it's special history of Korean cooperation, production of pearls and much more.More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GMP28no
otomo-travel, Manager at otomo travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

Hi GMP28no, Thank you so much for the comment! Yes, as you said, Ainoshima is not so much popular for international tourists. We are quite happy that you enjoyed the tour and the location. I hope we were able to add something extra memory for...More

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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese
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