Floating Oyster BBQ Party (+Sendai Airport shuttle)

We'll bring the raft and oyster BBQ, you bring the party!


What better way to enjoy the delicious oysters of Matsushima Bay than from the water, surrounded by 360 degree views of the bay’s tiny islands? 

Escape the crowded shoreline of Matsushima Bay waterfront and be taken by local fishing boat to your own private oasis  – a floating raft anchored in a secluded area of the bay!

Waiting on your raft will tables, chairs, a marquee and a seafood feast! Choose from a tasty of menu featuring local Matsushima Bay oysters: from fresh oysters (if in season, Nov-March), to grilled on a BBQ or in a tasty hot-pot.    

With a satisfied stomach, return to shore with the afternoon free to explore the many temples, tea houses and cultural highlights of the Matsushima Bay waterfront area. 

**This tour package also includes a one-way bus ticket between Matsushima Bay and Sendai International Airport. The plan outlined below is for the case of taking the morning bus from Sendai Airport to Matsushima. However, the package can be easily arranged to fit with the schedule for the afternoon bus traveling from Matsushima Bay back to Sendai International Airport.**


What’s Included

> Bus ticket: Sendai Airport → Matsushima Bay (or Matsushima Bay → Sendai Airport)
> Boat trip to floating raft
> Oyster lunch on floating raft
> Insurance

Not included

> Any additional meals, drinks, activities
> Anything not included on the above included list

Meeting place



Board the ‘Sendai Airport-Matushima-Hiraizumi Guided Liner’ bus from Sendai Airport, heading to Matsushima Bay.



Arrive at ‘Matsushima Bussan-kan’ and alight the bus. 

Make your way to the nearby sightseeing boat jetty along the Matushima Bay waterfront.  



A local fisherman will pick you up in their boat and take you to the floating raft. 



Board the floating raft! 

Enjoy the beautiful 360° views over the islands of Matsushima Bay as you tuck-in to a seafood feast! 

Choose from menu options featuring the local Matsushima Bay oysters: fresh oysters (if in season, Nov-March),  grilled on a BBQ, or served in a tasty hot-pot! 


With a full stomach, jump back onto the local fishing boat to be taken back to the Matsushima Bay waterfront. 


Tour ends at Matsushima Bay waterfront. 


Include an overnight stay at ‘Harbor-House Kaname’, a local guesthouse run by a fishing family. For an additional 10000 JPY, stay overnight in a traditional Japanese style room with home-cooked dinner and breakfast included. 

At Harbor-House Kaname, you can also sign-up for fishing experiences, morning SUP or other activities by request. For reference, please check this page


Matsushima Bay Sightseeing Jetty
4~8 persons
10000 (※approx. $91 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Reservations accepted up to two days prior to tour.
Cancellation Policy
Up to three days prior, no cancellation fee.
Two days prior: 20%
Day before: 30%
On the day: 100%
If the minimum number of participants is not met the event will be cancelled.


Basic Plan

Price 10000 (approx. $91 USD)

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