منتجع بيرل سي بشاطئ كوجوكومشيما 九十九島パールシーリゾート
Relax on a pirate ship and cruise the 99 islands of Nagasaki
Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort is a small retreat wrapped around a corner of the Kujukushima Sea, a part of the Saikai National Park.
How to Get There
Access Kujukushima Pearl Resort by bus from Sasebo Station.
It takes around 25 minutes to get to Kujukushima Pearl Resort on the fixed-route bus, departing from stop No. 6, every 30 to 40 minutes.
You can also catch an express bus, departing from stop No. 1 and taking around 18 minutes.
The aquarium has an outer sea area where you can find sea turtles and horseshoe crabs
There is a touch pool where you can get interactive with some marine life
Kujukushima Aquarium, Umi Kirara
Umi Kirara, Kujukushima's aquarium, is jam-packed with fun things to do. With dolphin shows, pearl harvesting and boat trips around the islands, there is something for everyone.
Check out the famous attractions
The main attractions of the aquarium are the dolphin shows that run daily, and the Jellyfish Dome for which it is famous. Setting the mood with a darkened room and ambient music, the Jellyfish Dome allows you to take a closer look at these beautiful and dangerous creatures.
The aquarium features the rare Kiyohime jellyfish, found only in the Kujukushima area.
The aquarium also offers you a chance to harvest pearls for 600 yen. Give it a go and try for a rare discovery. You even have the choice of setting your pearl in a necklace or keychain for a small extra fee.
Cruise the islands on a pirate ship
The greatest reason for visiting Kujukushima Pearl Sea Resort is the island boat tours. Get out on the sea and enjoy the 99 islands after which Kujukushima was named.
As for boat choice, there is the Pearl Queen or the Mirai, Kujukushima Resorts very own pirate ships. Each ride is around 50 minutes, offering beautiful views of all the islands.
While you're enjoying your tour, try some pearl ice cream, a local favorite.