SASEBO Cruise Bus “Umikaze” Let’s visit “Heritages of Japan”
A 100-minute guided luxury bus tour to visit Saikai National Park, Kujuku Islands and the cultural properties that compose the Japan Heritage. Great views from the bus and many tourist spots to experience await you. You can enjoy the dock of Sasebo Heavy Industries Co., an observatory and the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Ship depending on your route.
|SASEBO Cruise Bus "Umikaze (Sea Wind)"|
|An original tour bus designed with the image of a luxurious cruiser, which takes you to various spots of Sasebo. Please enjoy the history and symbolic landscape of Sasebo from the window of this bus.|
|Please enjoy the talk with the guides who are masters of Sasebo. They welcome you in the uniform designed in the image of the navy, which perfectly matches the port town Sasebo.|
|Tourist spots in Kujuku Islands|
|You can get off the bus to see a variety of tourist spots depending on the route of your preference, from the observatory for the beautiful Kujuku Islands to the historic yet powerful dockyard where Battleship Musashi would dock.|
|Meeting place||Huis Ten Bosch（The first bus only）
Sasebo Bus Center
JR Sasebo station Minato Exit
|Duration||3 times a day on Monday to Wednesday, Friday to Sunday|
|Excluded dates||Every Thursday and other irregular days|
|Group size||1～33 people|
|Minimum no. of participants||1 person|
|Price||Leaving from Huis Ten Bosch／2,000 yen per adult, 1000 yen per child
Leaving from Sasebo Bus Center or JR Sasebo station Minato Exit／1,800 yen per adult, 900 yen per child
|Contact for reservation||Sasebo Tourism Information Center 0956-22-6630
|Application deadline||7 days before departure|
|Cancellation terms||In accord with Terms and Conditions (20% fee is charged for a cancellation received by 10 days before departure, 30% by 4 days, 40% by the day before, 50% by departure time, 100% if not showing up without contact)|
|Fees included in price||Bus fare, guide, insurance|
|Weather||May be cancelled if there are advisories of impending bad weather|
|Other||・All seats are Reserved Seating / Non-reserved Seating
・The tourist guide will conduct the tour in Japanese only.
※There is a dedicated app for international visitors (Use your own smartphone to learn about the places you visit.)
There could be a delay depending on the situation of the transportation.
A free ride from Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort to Sea WindUmikaze Bus to Sasebo station is provided.
|A. "Panoramic View from Funakoshi" route to feel the Kujuku Island close by
Huis Ten Bosch (the first bus only) 9:50→ Sasebo Bus Center 10:30 → Sasebo satation Minato Exit 10:40 → Sasebo Museum of the Maritime Self Defense Force (Sail Tower) → Front of the American Navy Base → Sasebo Heavy Industry Co.,★（SSK）Red Brick Warehouse★Dock No.4★ → Funakoshi Observatory → Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort★◎12:00 → Sasebo satation Minato Exit → Sasebo Bus Center
Ｂ．SASEBO Town and Mt. Yumihari viewpoint route
Sasebo Bus Center13:10 → Sasebo satation Minato Exit13:20 → Front of the American Navy Base → Sasebo Heavy Industry Co.,★（SSK）Red Brick Warehouse★Dock No.4★ → Mt. Yumihari★ → Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort◎14:50 → Sasebo satation Minato Exit → Sasebo Bus Center
Ｃ．"Tenkaiho" Observation Park route to enjoy the panoramic view of Kujuku Islands
Sasebo Bus Center15:40 → Sasebo satation Minato Exit15:50 → Front of the American Navy Base → Sasebo Heavy Industry Co.,★（SSK）Red Brick Warehouse★Dock No.4★ → Tenkaiho★ → Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort◎17:20 → Sasebo satation Minato Exit → Sasebo Bus Center → Huis Ten Bosch
★Possible spots to get off the bus ◎Possible spots to board the bus