• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Kagoshima Shore Excursion Reviews

Kagoshima (Photo:Sean Pavone/Shutterstock)
  • Don't Miss in Kagoshima

Find Things to Do in Kagoshima

0 Excursions Found

Don't Miss in Kagoshima

Senganen: You could easily spend the entire day at the summer home of the Shimazu family, with extensive formal gardens, views of the volcano, a traditional house, a museum, several restaurants and souvenir shops overflowing with quality handicrafts (8 miles north of the port).

Mount Sakurajima: You can take a 15-minute ferry ride to this 3,665-foot volcano, visit the Arimura Lava Observatory and explore the lava fields. In addition, there's a visitors center and free thermal foot bath a short walk from the ferry (6 miles north of the port).

Further afield: Outside of town, you'll find Chiran, a 250-year-old samurai village (22 miles south of the port) and Ibusuki, a resort town known for its natural hot springs (24 miles south of the port).

Museums: Culture buffs can visit the Kagoshima City Museum of Art, the Museum of the Meiji Restoration or the Reimeikan Museum, which focuses on the art of sword-making (all 4 to 6 miles north of the port).

Shochu Tastings: Producers might organize tastings at the pier, and shore excursions often hit one of the city's distilleries.

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.