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Matsushima Bay Leisure Cruise -Basho Course-

Experience one of "Japan's Three Most Scenic Spots" by getting up close to Matsushima Bay’s beautiful islands. ~Basho Course~

Operation Period

All year round.

Time Required

About 50 minutes

Number of Participants



1,500 JPY– (tax included)

Experience the only leisure cruise through the bay where you can see scenic islands connected with haiku poet Matsuo Basho and Sendai founder Date Masamune right before your eyes.

50-minute course.
The “Basho Course” is a one-way journey between Marine Gate Shiogama (in Shiogama City) to Matsushima Bay ferry wharf.

We recommend the “Masamune” course if coming by car, and the “Basho” course from Shiogama to Matsushima if traveling by JR train. Marine Gate Shiogama (recommended start of Basho course) is located close to Honshiogama Station. Trains traveling Sendai Station to Honshiogama Station run every 10-15 minutes.

Experience Program NameMatsushima Bay Leisure Cruise -Basho Course-
Activity LocationMatsushima Town and Shiogama City
Time RequiredAbout 50 minutes
Operation PeriodAll year round.
Start TimeAble to accommodate participants during business hours.
Minimum number of participants1people
Maximum number of participants400people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 17:00
About suspension of the activityYou will be contacted by phone if the service is cancelled due to stormy weather or a natural disaster.
Matsushima Bay Leisure Cruise -Basho Course-1,500 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceBoarding fee.
Remarks regarding price1,500 yen (for passengers 12 years and older)
Method of Payment【In advance】Pay by wire transfer.
【On the day】Pay in cash or by credit card.
Special GiftYou will receive a Matsushima and Shiogama area coupon book.
Meeting SpotMarine Gate Shiogama, 1 Chome 4-1 Minato-machi, Shiogama-shi, Miyagi-ken 985-0016
1st floor, ferry cruise ticket sales office
Meeting Time10 minutes before departure
AccessShiogama boarding area:
【JR train】10-minute walk from Honshiogama Station (Senseki Line)
【Car】15-minute drive from Sendaiko-kita IC
Charged parking available
Facility InformationRestroom, coin lockers
Barrier-free AccessYes
2 wheelchairs
About Guides and ToursPamphlet and audio guide.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English/Chinese (Simplified)/Chinese (Traditional)/Korean/Thai/Other
Cantonese with Pointing Phrase Sheet.