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Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!

Hatsukaichi, Japan
Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!

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Overview

Get outside and enjoy the rare experience of seeing oyster harvesting up close. This fascinating tour takes you through multiple stages—sailing out on a work boat, seeing oyster rafts, and watching how oysters are unloaded and shucked at Shimada Suisan’s oyster factory too. As well as oysters, this tour has the added benefit of getting close to Itsukushima Shrine and accessing stunning photo opportunities from the sea.
  • See a UNESCO World Heritage Site—Itsukushima Shrine
  • Rare opportunity to learn about the process of oyster harvesting
  • Flexible experience—choose to stop and eat oysters if you wish
  • See how oysters are shucked at Shimada Suisan’s oyster factory
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Tour fee
Life jacket
Rice porridge with fresh oysters (option)

Departure Point

1 Chome-11 Miyajimaguchinishi, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima 739-0412, Japan

・Take the JR Sanyo line train (about 25min) from Hiroshima station to Miyajimaguchi station. ・Get off at JR Miyajimaguchi Station or Hiroshima Dentetsu Miyajimaguchi Station, and walk along Japan National Route 2 towards Yamaguchi for about 10 minutes.

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Participation requirements:Please note that preschoolers cannot join this tour.
  • The landing pier and the deck of the boat are very slippery, so make sure you wear clothes and shoes easy to move around in.
  • The boat used for this tour does not have a cabin and a roof, so please dress warmly.
  • Near public transportation
  • The boat does not have a restroom, so please make sure you relieve yourself before boarding the boat.
  • Please arrive at Shimada Suisan 10 minutes before the boat leaves. We apologize in advance that if you arrive late for the departure time, we are supposed to deal with your reservation as a cancellation on the day the tour.
  • Please note in advance that the tour might be canceled because of the weather or other circumstances.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • The tour runs from around October to the end of April each year.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Attractive JAPAN

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
See all safety measures taken by Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Witness an Oyster Harvest & Interact with Local Oyster Farmers!.

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