Private Tour - Visit the Uninhabited Island of "Sarushima" with a Cruising

"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.

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6 to 7 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Tour Guide
    • Private tour
    • Necessary expenses for the tour guide
    What's excluded :
    • Travel expenses and entrance fees for your own
    • Money for food/drinks, souvenirs and extra activities for your own
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • The use of private van
    • Entry/Admission - YOKOSUKA軍港めぐり
    • Entry/Admission - HONEY BEE
    • Entry/Admission - Mikasa Park
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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: YOKOSUKA軍港めぐり, Japan, 〒238-0041 Kanagawa, Yokosuka, Honchō, 2-chōme−1−12 コースカ・ベィサイド・ストアーズ1階

    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 ハニービ 本町ビル 1F

    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: 猿島要塞, 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

  • Departure Point :
    Yokosuka Station, 1 Chome Higashihemicho, Yokosuka, Kanagawa 238-0045, Japan
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Yokosuka-chūō Station, Japan, 〒238-0007 Kanagawa, Yokosuka, Wakamatsuchō, 2-chōme, 神奈川県横須賀市若松町2丁目25
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • If you would like to change the tour end location, please consult with your tour guide.
    • The spot "Verney Memorial Museum" will be closed on Monday and from December 29th to January 3rd. Please note that you may visit alternative spots if they are temporarily closed.
    • The "Memorial Ship Mikasa" will be closed from December 28th to 31st. Please note that you may visit alternative spots if they are temporarily closed.
    • note that this tour is not suitable for people in wheelchairs or those who are not confident about walking as you will walk in the nature of the uninhabited island.
    • There are many steep steps and slopes on the uninhabited island. Please come in comfortable shoes.
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest. (Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY 4800)
    • If you do not arrive at the specified starting place after 60 minutes from the agreed meeting time, the tour will be considered canceled.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Activity ID: V-85886P13

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