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Beppu Bay Fishing Boat Cruise

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Spend the morning with local fishers and watch the auction

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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 exciting. Early in the morning, hop on a fishing boat at Hiji Port, conveniently close to hotels, and ride at full speed while 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 for breakfast.
Boat tours with Hiji’s fisherfolk are available during the morning, afternoon, and night. Simply choose the time that suits you best and experience Beppu Bay like a local fisher.


©Hiji Town

How to get there

From Hakata Station, take the limited express “Sonic” train to Beppu Station (2 hours), transfer at Beppu Station, then get off at Yokoku Station (15 minutes) and walk to Hiji Port (15 minutes).


2719 Hiji-machi, Hayami-gun, Oita-ken


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