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New Matsushima Sightseeing Shipニュー松島観光船

Pleasure Boat / Water Cruise

A sightseeing cruise from which you can enjoy the beauty of Matsushima, an area considered to be one of the three most picturesque in Japan, from the sea. Tours leave a five minute walk from Matsushima-Kaigan Station on the JR Senseki Line. The standard Matsushima Bay excursion course leaves from Matsushima's Chuo Pier and goes on a short, 50 minute trip among the island's in Matsushima Bay, giving riders the chance to experience up close the power of the naturally formed islands. Also recommended is the Ranran Plan, which includes a boat tour; a visit to the Kanrantei tea room, which belonged to Matsushima-loving samurai lord Date Masamune; a matcha powdered green tea experience; and handmade Sasa kamaboko steamed fish paste making experience. There are also a variety of seasonal event cruises such as fireworks show cruises in summer and wintertime oyster hotpot cruises.


Miyagi Miyagi-gun Matsushimamachi Matsushima Chonai 98-1 Matsushimakaigan Rest House Nai (Matsushima / ShiogamaArea)

phone 0223550377

9:00-16:00 (less flights during Winter season)

Review of New Matsushima Sightseeing Ship

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/03/29 Great ferry trip
Ferries leave on the hour. We loved this cruise boat experience for touring around the islands. Not busy on the boat, compared to boats leaving from Matsushima, costs 1500 yen, and has commentary...
Reviewed:2018/10/02 Pleasant scenic cruise
We enjoyed this activity. There was an English description of the various islands in the bay and a very friendly staff member on board who was keen to tell us about what we were seeing. The cruise...
Reviewed:2018/04/20 Vacation
Older boat but safe. We enjoyed an approx 55 minutes tour through the islands and ended up in Matsushima harbor. Very relaxing and enjoyed the islands.

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Miyagi Miyagi-gun Matsushimamachi Matsushima Chonai 98-1 Matsushimakaigan Rest House Nai [ map ]
Matsushima / ShiogamaArea
9:00-16:00 (less flights during Winter season)
open everyday (discontinued during stormy weather)
[Fees for groups]1,350yen
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, DISCOVER, others)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          Miyagi Areas


          Lying along the northeastern coast of Japan, Miyagi prefecture is home to lashings of natural parks, oysters, and hot springs. While the bustling city of Sendai offers some simple city entertainment, it’s the Matsushima islands that deserve the most attention, having boosted the prefecture’s reputation as one of Japan’s most scenic views.

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