Why go to Kagoshima?
The port is conveniently placed for day tours to the spectacular lava fields of Sakurajima volcano
It is roughly 6 kilometers south of the city center and there are no subway stations nearby
Modern port with a picturesque coastal park, all in walking distance of shops and restaurants
Kagoshima Cruise Port Facilities?
Your ship will be docked about five miles south of the city center. The local tourist authority mans a small information center on the pier and usually operates shuttle buses to the downtown area; taxis are also available, but they're pricey.