“Hakone Sightseeing Cruise” (Pirate Ship) circles Togendai port from Motohakone port starting from Hakonemachi harbor. It is the outbound route that arrives at Togendai via Motohakone starting from Hakonemachi, and returning directly from Togendai to Hakonemachi is returning route. Currently, three ships of Vasa, Victory, Royal II are sailing in Hakone Pirate Ship. Each ship has a difference in appearance and indoor. Depending on the time zone, there may be two in the Hakonemachi ‘s ship entrance.
Hakone Pirate Ship is a round-trip ship traveling around Ashinoko over 40 minutes. You can get on and off at any of the three ports you call. It is also free to go aboard the lake by taking a boat and go down the ship at some port to sightsee the surroundings and get on board again. There are many sightseeing facilities around Lake Ashi so you can set up a boarding plan depending on the place you want to see.
The highlight is the mountains of Hakone seen from Ashinoko. Throughout the four seasons, you can enjoy a variety of 360 degree panoramic view changes. There are various shooting points also in the cabin, and it is something that does not get tired of watching the interior not only the scenery.
Hakone Pirate Ship has a fantastic appearance modeled on French and British battleships. There are also the orthodox pleasure boats in Lake Ashi, but it is no doubt that it is better for the child to board here. Also, there is a special cabin for each ship, and you can go up to a special observation platform if you pay extra fee.
Lake Ashi is a tourist attraction that represents Hakone, and there are many tourist facilities around. It is recommended that you board the ship and go around them. The autumnal leaves of Hakone can be seen in autumn and the snow-covered landscape can be seen in winter. Lake Ashi has no freezing of the water surface, and the ships are operating in winter, so you can enjoy the scenery irrespective of the season.
|Name:||Hakone Sightseeing Cruise by Pirate Ship|
|Address:||Hakone 181 Ashigarashimogun Hakonemachi, Kanagawa 250-0521 Japan|
|Access:||Hakone-Tozan-Tetsudo-sen Line “Hakoneyumoto-eki Station” (25 minutes by car)|
|Price/Charge:||Please refer the official web page.|