Matsushima by night: Autumn light-up!

Sip on sake on a night cruise & feast on oysters for dinner!


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A special program to enjoy the best of Autumn at one of Japan’s top three scenic views, Matsushima.
After sipping local sake on an special edition night-cruise of Matsushima Bay, indulge yourself with an oyster dinner!
Wrap-up the evening by viewing an illuminated Japanese garden and beautiful Autumn leaves.
The ultimate Autumn satisfaction for both mind and stomach!!


What’s Included

Cruise fee (includes 1 x sake & snack), Steamed oysters/ oyster cutlet/ oyster rice, Entry to Entsuin Temple, Insurance fee, Local guide & English interpreter

Not included

Any additional meals and drinks

Meeting place



Meet at Matsushima-Kaigan Station(JR Senseki Line)


‘Sake at dusk’ night-cruise (50 mins)


Three variation oyster dinner at Matsushima fish market (steamed oysters / oyster cutlet / oyster rice)


Autumn leaves ‘light-up’ illumination event at Entsuin Temple


End of tour


Matsushima-Kaigan Station on the JR Senseki Line
4 hours
Up to 18 people (minimum of 10 persons)
8800 yen
Sign-up Deadline
3 days before event
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 8800 yen

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