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Beppu Bay Fishing Boat Cruise

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Spend the morning with local fisherman and watch the auction

Toyonokuni Millennium Heritage Tourism Zone




Wherever you go in the world, it is always exciting to go to the local market. Going there on a fishing boat is even more unusual. Early in the morning, hop on a fishing boat at Hiji port, conveniently close to hotels, and ride at full speed feeling the morning breeze on Beppu Bay.


Dock at Oga fishing port at the far end of the bay right on time for the start of the market’s auction. Witness the unique scene of Japanese market sales: fresh fish lined up and merchants calling out like they are singing. Purchase some fresh seafood to eat on the spot as a seafood breakfast.


Boat tours with Hiji’s fisherfolk are available morning, day and night. Simply choose the time that suits you best and experience Beppu Bay like a local fisherman!


How to get there


15 minutes walk from JR Yokoku Station to Hiji Port or 5 minutes by car from Hiji Interchange (IC).



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