Kimono Cruise in Matsushima Bay ( + Sendai Airport Shuttle)

Explore one of Japan's top scenic views in traditional Japanese kimono!


Become part of the beautiful scenery yourself at Matsushima Bay, one of Japan’s acclaimed ‘Three Scenic Views’. Explore the picturesque waterfront area and historic sights such as Zuiganji Temple and Entsuin Temple in traditional kimono! This package not only includes a one-way shuttle from Sendai International Airport to Matsushima Bay, but also kimono rental, a 50 min ride on the sightseeing cruise-liner and grill-it-yourself ‘Sasa-Kamaboko’ fishcake (local specialty)! You can make the most of your experience with kimono rental lasting until 16:00pm! Plenty of time to see all of the historic and cultural highlights of this famous Miyagi landmark! 



What’s Included

> Shuttle bus ticket between Sendai International Airport and Matsushima Bay
> Kimono rental until 16:00
> Boat cruise of Matsushima Bay
> Grilled kamaboko fishcake (1 per pax)

Not included

> Any additional meals and drinks
> Anything not included in the above included list

Meeting place



Board the ‘Sendai Airport – Matsushima ~ Hiraizumi Guided Liner’ bus departing Sendai International Airport at 09:40. 

To board the bus, please show your reservation email to the bus-driver, along with the boarding pass from your flight. 


Arrive at the Matsushima Souvenir Hall. 

*You are able to store your luggage at the counter by showing your bus-ticket/reservation email*  

After leaving your luggage, walk down the ‘Kaigan-dori’ main street to ‘Ume-luv’ kimono rental. (approx 10 mins)



Arrive at Ume-luv and get started choosing your favourite kimono from the choices on offer! 

Be dressed by a professional and transform into a Japanese beauty! 


Take a walk around the waterfront area and take some pictures with the beautiful scenery! 


Call in to Matsushima Kamaboko-honpo to try some delicious ‘Sasa-Kamaboko’ (grilled fishcake) that you can grill yourself. 



Board the Marubun-kisen Sight-seeing cruise which will take you on a relaxing trip around Matsushima Bay. Enjoy the views of 260+ islands floating in the bay. 


Once back on shore, continue to explore the area and stop at one of the local restaurants for some lunch (not included in price)! 

You are welcome to stay in your kimono until 16:00pm, so the afternoon will be at your leisure to continue to explore the many temples, tea houses and gardens in the area! 


Sendai International Airport
09:40 ~ 16:00
2~6 persons
12000 yen (※approx. $108 USD)
Sign-up Deadline
Bookings accepted up to two days prior to booking date.
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 12000 yen (approx. $108 USD)

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