Dawn of Modern Age, Exploring Shimoda Harbor by Susquehanna (Izu Cruise)
- Throughout a year
- 1 people 1,250yen～
Outline of the programThe cruise takes you around Shimoda harbor for 20 minutes. The scent of history still drifts. Perry's fleet stayed here for more than a month to conclude the Shimoda Treaty. A patriot Shoin Yoshida approached the Black Ship, by a small boat, to negotiate with Commodore about taking him to the US, but refused, only to be taken captive by Japanese magistrate. While he was out on bail, he opened a private school in his hometown Hagi and educated disciples who conducted turbulent Japan. Please visit the Gukisho of Shoin Yoshida in the mountain side of Rendaiji, where he hid himself before his attempt to go out of Japan. (10 minutes' drive / Wednesday holiday）
Program scheduleSusquehanna operation : 20 min. cruise from 9:10am to 3:30pm, every 30 - 60 minutes, departing from Shimoda Harbor Pleasure Boat Pier. As many seagulls flutter in Shimoda Harbor, you can enjoy feeding them from Spring to Autumn. ( To feed birds : 100yen).
※ If the ocean gets rough, cruise is cancelled.
※ About 10 days from the end of November every year, Susquehanna is replaced by another ship, for inspection.
Availability of English guides on the day of the activityEnglish guide is available
Detail of the program
|Venue ⁄ location||Shimoda Harbor|
|Available period||Throughout a year|
|Hours of registration||9:10am～3:30pm|
|Length of the program||20 minutes|
|Reservation||Not required / As for group, reservations is desirable|
|Necessity of bringing something to eat||Yes|
|Place to eat||No|
Required items to bring
Precautions ⁄ remarks
Details of the fee
Adult : 1,250yen / Child : 630yen / (tax included) / Special fee for Observation Deck (2nd floor) : (adult) 500yen ･ (Child) 250yen (tax included)
|Remarks concerning the fee||Observation Deck at the 2F affords you the superb view of Shimoda bay, with above fee.|
|Payment method||Please buy tickets at Izu Cruise Counter near the pier.|
|Cancellation fee||On the day and non-participation without notice: 100%( in case of reservation)|
|Reservations accepted from||Throughout a year|
|Reservations accepted until||Previous day, 3:00pm|
|Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation||1～200 people|
Meeting place ⁄ map
Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting timeShimoda Harbor Pleasure Boat Pier / Office of Izu Cruise
Meeting place (address ⁄ access)6 minutes bus ride from Shimoda Station for Itado ･Isshiki or Suzaki ･Tumeki, and get off at 'Michinoeki Kaikoku Shimoda Minato Mae,' then 2 minutes walk.
Reservation ⁄ inquiry
|English service for making reservations and inquiries||English is available by phone or email( firstname.lastname@example.org )|
|Address||19 Sotogaoka Shimoda|
|TEL ⁄ FAX||
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
The information on this website is subject to change. Please contact individual offices, stores, or the Seamon Shimoda Guide office (TEL: 0558-22-5255) for more detail.