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Visit World Heritage site Itsukushima Shrine by sea & Oyster raft tour

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    Pass By: Shimada Suisan, 1-chōme-2-6 Miyajimaguchinishi, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima 739-0412, Japan

    Get on a boat and go for the oyster raft tour.

    Stop At: Itsukushima Shrine Torii, Miyajimacho, Hatsukaichi 739-0588 Hiroshima Prefecture

    Let's visit the World Heritage site Itsukushima Shrine by sea! You will be guided by local fishermen, who are cultivating Hiroshima's specialty: oysters. These local fishermen work near the World Heritage site every day and will guide you to the Itsukushima Shrine. During high tide it's possible to pass through the torii gate with a boat. In this plan you will also be guided to an oyster raft. Oysters are the specialty of Hiroshima. How are oysters cultivated? After listening to the explanation of the fishermen you'll be able to understand this. Please let the staff know if you want to take your time looking around. According to your request, it's possible to stop, go around and take pictures so that you can enjoy your very own tour.
    *Duration of the boat trip is from 40 to 90 minutes.

    After the tour has ended, since you've been guided by fishermen, you can enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters. (Limited option from November until May) It's a plan which comes with free charcoal which is normally 400 yen and the privilege of having reserved seats which are always very crowded. Please enjoy this special experience which you can't experience when sightseeing Hiroshima the usual way.


    Duration: 40 minutes
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    Departure Point
    Shimada Suisan, 1-chōme-2-6 Miyajimaguchinishi, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima 739-0412, Japan
    Duration
    40m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Age Limit: Preschoolers are not allowed
    • The landing pier and the deck of the boat are very slippery, so make sure you wear clothes and shoes easy to move around in.
    • The boat used for this tour does not have a cabin and a roof, so please dress warmly.
    • The boat does not have a restroom, so please make sure you relieve yourself before boarding the boat.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please arrive at Shimada Suisan 10 minutes before the boat leaves. If you arrive late for the departure time, your reservation will be counted as a cancellation on the day of the tour.
    • Please note in advance that the tour might be canceled because of the weather or other circumstances.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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    • Duration: 40m
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    • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Japanese
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