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Leisure / Experience

Scuba Diving

Scuba Diving

Leisure / Experience 1Diving Shop Miraikan

One of the best spots in Kagoshima!
The Ocean of Minamisatsuma is located at the southernmost reach of the city. Its variety of tropical fish are waiting to swim all around you. Everyone can enjoy it, beginners and novices alike.

Location 5653-1 Kataura, Kasasa-cho, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993630141
Duration Apr - Nov
Time 4hrs
Charge ¥15,000 / pp
Number of people 1 - 4
Condition It may be cancelled by bad weather.

Paragliding

Paragliding

Leisure / Experience 2Team GAMELLA

Be a Bird!
Enjoy the sensation of the wind beneath your wings, the majestic view of the coastline, and the lush ground underneath you safely with an experienced instructor.

Location Kamegaoka Hill, Oura-cho, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993533751
Duration Apr - Nov
Time 9:00 - 15:00
Charge ¥100 x (age)
Number of people 1 - 10
Condition It may be cancelled by bad weather.

Cycling

Cycling

Leisure / Experience 3Cycling Terminal RinRin

There are various types of bicycles, including but not limited to, electric, cyclo-cross and road bicycles. You can ride along the sea, through the scenic rural areas, and the central city which preserves a historical Samurai residence.
Be sure to get a cycling map for your convenience! There are instructors available upon your request who can insure a safe riding experience for adults, children, beginners and novices alike.

Location 1952-2 Takahashi, Kaseda, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993538739
Duration All Year
Time 9:00 - 17:00
Charge ¥1,000 / 4hrs
Number of bicycles available 110
Instruction Reservation required for an instructor. (Extra charge)

Sea Kayak

Sea Kayak

Leisure / Experience 4B&G Marine Center Bounotsu

Play in the sea!
Choose among various watercrafts such as canoes, yachts, saps and sailboards. Interested parties can request a guided tour when making reservations. (Reservations should be made at least one week in advance.)

Location 807-1 Kushi, Bounotsu-cho, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993680185
Duration Jun - Nov
Time 9:00 - 16:30
Charge ¥210 - / 1hr
Number of people 1 -
Condition Please confirm a business day in advance!

Sunset Cruise

Sunset Cruise

Leisure / Experience 5Kasasa Ebisu Hotel

The Last Hotel Before Sunset!
Relax on a boat under the gazing sun as it sets below the horizon. Capture an amazing photo of its hues cast between boulders for that perfect shot before it disappears.

Location 14847-1 Kataura, Kasasa-cho, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993595020
Duration All Year
Time Before Sunset
Charge ¥2,000 -
Number of people 3 - (Reservation required)
Condition It may be cancelled by bad weather.

Bidding at Fish Auction

Bidding at Fish Auction

Leisure / Experience 6Fish Cooperative of Kasasa

Compete in an auction! You can win!
You can bid on freshly caught fish and learn how to cook it. You can also make an original seafood rice bowl that is the only one of its kind in the world. Cooking instruction is available in English and Mandarin.

Location 6510-8 Kataura, Kasasa-cho, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993630048
Duration All Year
Time 9:00 - 13:00
Charge ¥4,000 / pp (Lunch is included and reservations are required.)
Number of people 4 - 10
Condition It may be cancelled by bad weather.

Make an Original Shochu Label

Make an Original Shochu Label

Leisure / Experience 7Uto Brewery

Only one in the world! Original Shochu!
Wouldn’t you like to make history at a traditional brewery in the birthplace of Japanese Shochu! Here you can make and apply your very own label to your bottle of Shochu to commemorate your visit.

Location 2431 Masuyama, Kaseda, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993532260
Duration All season
Time 30min - 1hr
Charge ¥3,500 / pp (The Shochu is included and reservations are required.)
Number of people 1 - 10
Condition Please ask the start time.

Reservation / Inquiry

Minamisatsuma Tourism Association

Information 1Minamisatsuma Tourism Association

Address 34-2 Honmachi, Kaseda, Minamisatsuma
TEL +81-993533751
FAX +81-993533752
Person in Charge Akita Mr. / Goto Mrs.
Open 9:00 - 18:00
Closed Monday