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Shimoda Port Cruise Boat - Susquehanna (下田港内めぐり遊覧船 黒船「サスケハナ」)


Pleasure Boat / Water Cruise

This dramatic looking, black sightseeing cruise boat, Susquehanna, takes passengers on a cruise around Shimoda Port, the gateway for the opening up of Japan. There are many sights to see on the approximately 20 minute long cruise, including Shimoda’s streets, the place where the Black Ships led by Perry dropped anchor, the Nesugatayama mountains, and Benten Island, said to be where Yoshida Shoin hid overnight before trying to board one of Perry’s ships. During the autumn through to spring you can also enjoy feeding the seagulls from the ship. The closest station to the dock is Shimoda Station.


Shizuoka Pref. Shimodashi Sotogaoka 19 (IzuArea)

phone 0558221151

9:10 departure-16:00 departure

Review of Shimoda Port Cruise (Izu Cruise)

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Reviewed:2020/03/02 Skip this, unless you really have nothing else to do
This is a pleasant enough boat ride. However, bear in mind that it costs ¥1200 for one adult and is over in 20 minutes. Also, the regular ticket only gives you entry to the 1st level, where the...
Reviewed:2018/02/02 Nice boat ride
It was a very refreshing and nice boat ride in the harbour. Lot of people would chose to stay inside the boat, but the best view is from the deck. Also, we could feed to gulls as they were following...
Reviewed:2016/10/28 Harbor Tour on The Black Ship SASQUEHANNA
This was part of our bus tour of Shimoda. It was in Japanese but if you enjoy taking a short boat ride into the harbor, no translation necessary; I am sure I was missing some historical facts but it...

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Shizuoka Pref. Shimodashi Sotogaoka 19 [map]
9:10 departure-16:00 departure
open everyday (cancelled during stormy weather)
[Adult] 1,250yen
[Children] 630yen
Parking Lot
Available About30spaces
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Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 30, 2020 (Information as of June 22, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          Shizuoka Areas


          With the giant Pacific Ocean to the south and the great Mount Fuji to the north, Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with some of the best views the country has to offer. The white sand beaches of the Izu Peninsula are a rare find on mainland Japan, neighbored by beautiful cliffs, tumbling hills, and natural hot springs. As Japan's largest producer of green tea, the age-old tradition of tea drinking is ubiquitous in Shizuoka, from the miles of tea fields to the old tea houses hosting traditional tea ceremonies.