Day trip

Local Bus Tour

Amakusa dolphin watching and Bijin no yu – the hot spring for beauty

Basic charge
JPY7,800~JPY7,800( day trip)
Departure place
Sakuramachi Kumamoto Bus terminal
JR Kumamoto Station
Set period
Tour code

Key points of the course

The tour comes with express bus ‘Amakusa-go’that departs from the central part of Kumamoto and 「dolphin watching」 . You will have plenty of time in Amakusa as you can choose time for the return bus (way back only)!

Dolphin watching which can be enjoyed throughout the year(Start at 10AM), 98% of encounter rate!
There is an indoor space on the boat so you can enjoy it even it is raining.
Hot spots in Amakusa: 「L’isola Terrace Amakusa」and 「Hotel Ryugu」are just walking distance. There are plenty that you can enjoy outdoor hot spring, local foods and shopping around the area♪

Outdoor hot spring (Evening view)

Itinerary of the tour

▼Diamond until 7/31▼
※Timetables after 8/1 will be posted as soon as they are decided
Sakuramachi Kumamoto Bus terminal(Depart from 8:00) / JR Kumamoto station(Depart from 8:08) = (On the way Amakusa-go to Hondo) = L'isola Terrace Amakusa bus stop(ARR 09:35)

■Dolphin watching (Sea Crouse 1便 Depart at 10:00 / stay for 2 hours)
■Free time at Hotel Ryugu&L’isola Terrace Amakusa
※Both facilities are right next to L’isola Terrace Amakusa bus stop

Depart from L’isola Terrace Amakusa bus stop = (Amakusa-go to Kumamoto) = Arrive at JR Kumamoto Station / Arrive at Sakuramachi Kumamoto Bus terminal
※Please choose your preferred bus time for the returning trip→Please use the timetable
Meal(s) Breakfast×  Lunch×  Dinner×


  • Please note that service of the Amakusa-go is first come, first served basis and passengers may not be able to get onto the bus when the seats are fully taken. 
  • Please understand that dolphins are all wild and there is a possibility of not being able to see them at all. It is not refundable even if you could not see dolphins. Times, such as departure and arrival times, listed on the itinerary could be changed due to the condition of roads and traffics.
  • Times, such as departure and arrival times, might be changed due to the revision of time schedule for buses and other transportations.
  • We cannot guarantee to provide any replacement of tickets nor rearrangement of transportations when you missed your transports or made mistakes such as took a wrong bus or get off at wrong bus stop.

  • Condition of the tour

    Travel days Duration of the tour 1day Condition of meal(s) Breakfast:0Times Lunch:0Times Dinner:0Times
    tour attendant Tour manager No tour guide Tour guide No
    Minimum number of person Minimum number of participant(s) 1person HotelStayTitle

    Calendar with departure dates

    Please click on the date you wish to travel and then fill in the application page.

    Availability: ◎:more then 10○:5-9△:1-4×:Sold out-:By phone call onlyRQ:We accept requests

    ※Meaning of receiving a reservation request※

    Please note that we cannot confirm your reservation by just receiving your reservation request.

    We will contact you within 3 business days to inform you the completion of your request or

    if the seats are already full and the request cannot be accepted.

    Please contact us if you did not hear from us within 3 business days.

    ※()Child's rates in the brackets

    The application deadline

    Online reservation can be accepted until 2days before the departure date
    (excluding the end and the beginning of year)

    About the Tour fee

    Junior high students and above:price for adults
    Primary school students:price for children
    Children under school age:free of charge for buses but dolphin watching and taking public bath are not included, please pay \1,800 per person for dolphin watching and \300 for the hot spring on sites. *From 3 years old to under school age

    Other important matters

  • Unmarked dates are either the dates that customers cannot make reservation or tours are not initially planned on those days.
  • Although it has a sign of【×:End Of Sales】, there might be some condition changes for the tour you wish to join and it may still have some seats available for you to reserve. Therefore, please contact us directly on the phone to reconfirm the availability of the tour.

  • Inquiry, tour planning and operation

    Tour code :<A1-RT1A-000150>
    Please inform your tour code to our operator
    when you are booking or making inquiry on the phone.

    Make a reservation / inquiry
    Tel. 096-300-5535 (FAX:096-355-1296)

    Tel. 096-300-5535 (FAX:096-355-1296)

    Kyushu Sanko Tourism Co., Ltd.
    Kyushu Tourist Center
    【Integrated travel business handling manager】Toshiyuki Sakai
    【Open Hours】10:00~17:00

    Tour planning and operation
    Kyushu Sanko Tourism Co.,Ltd.【Address】〒860-0806  4-3 Hanabata-cho, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto city

    【Registration number】熊本県知事登録旅行業第2-276号