Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, popular for Huis Ten Bosch and Sasebo burger etc. Among them, “Kujukushima” is a superb view spot not to be missed. This area by Rias Coast and the islands is not only a place to watch but also a resort where you can play a day.
Kujukushima is a large sea area connecting 25 kilometers from Sasebo port to Hirado City in the north. As it is named Kujukushima (which literally means “99 islands”), it is often thought that there are 99 islands, but in fact there are 208 islands in total, including 4 inhabited islands and 204 desert islands. As if wrapping these, the complex Rias coast spreads.
“Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort” is a resort facility that you can fully enjoy the sea of Kujukushima Islands of Saikai National Park. You can enjoy the sea charm of Kujukushima Islands in the pleasure boat and aquarium. You can visit Kujukushima Islands elegantly with ‘Pearl Queen’ where the white hull shines in the blue sea and Japan’s first electric propulsion boat ship “Mirai” featuring a pirate’s hat motif in appearance. There are lots of cruising menus that you can experience with five senses such as yacht sailing and sea kayaking. There are menus that are a little exciting, such as landing on an uninhabited island and observing living things.
In “Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara” you can see living creatures living in the sea of Kujukushima Islands, such as dolphins, green turtles and Epinephelus lanceolatus with a length of about 180 cm. “Kujukushima Harbor Aquarium” where about 130 species of fish swim and “Jellyfish Symphony Dome”, the largest jellyfish display section in western Japan that displays over 100 kinds of jellyfish that are confirmed around Kujukushima Islands, you can experience the sea world of Kujukushima altogether.
Shops and restaurants are also located in the resort and you can enjoy it all day. Entertainment events are held regularly, so let’s check it out.
“Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort” is a natural resort of the new form featured the theme of nature and symbiosis of the culture. It is located at the gateway of Kujukushima Island of Saikai National Park, and you can enjoy Kujukushima travels by a pleasure boat the walk of the sea by the sailboat or a kayak, etc. and the cruise menu are substantial.
Moreover, “Umi Kirara” of an aquarium is extremely popular to children. Dolphin show, the mystery tour which it shows to the back side of an aquarium, etc. and various kinds of experience programs are prepared. Because there are also the facilities such as a shop and the restaurant, too, you can enjoy it in families all day long.
The “Kujukushima bay big size aquarium” of the outdoor model that is rare in Japan, and display corner of the jellyfish creating healing space with sounds, lights, and pictures, and the program of the dolphin showing the only “jumping catch ball between dolphins” in here, became popular.
The appearance of the ship which runs by first electricity in Japan seems to be a pirate ship. Without doubt children is highly pleased. The scenery from a ship running between islands of Kujukushima is a superb view. It is a method of the pleasure which can be experienced only by Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort.
The quiet sea is dotted with large and small islands, and the scene of evening glow is filled with deep emotion. It is called the scenic spot which is not inferior to Matsushima of the three most famous views in Japan.
The scene which it is dyed red romantically will serve as recollections which are not forgotten.
|Name:||Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort|
|Adresse:||Kashimaecho 1008 Sasebo, Nagasaki 858-0922 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sasebo-sen Line “Sasebo-eki Station” (15 minutes by car)|
|Price / Charge:||Please confirm official site.|