Awaji Island Travel: Whirlpool Cruise, Fig Picking & Eel Lunch / from JR Osaka ・Shin-Osaka


From Namba OCAT>>>[No.98371] ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Visit Awaji island in the Seto Inland Sea in Hyogo prefecture near Osaka and Kobe. Discover the island’s famous whirlpools and try delicious local produce! 1. Look forward to a Uzushio Whirlpool cruise for an hour where you can see whirlpools which are naturally formed by the tides of the Pacific Ocean and the Seto Inland Sea. 2. All-you-can-pick-and-eat figs for 30 minutes. 3. Try delicious local anago eel served many ways for lunch Menu: eel hotpot, eel tempura, eel sushi, onion salad, miso soup and dessert. 4. Take back with you four tasty souvenirs representative of Awaji island: a pack of figs (4~6), a bag of octopus-flavoured rice crackers, loquat-flavoured jelly (1 pot) and a tube-shaped fishcake --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Additional information] What's included Transportation, accommodation, meal(s), admission fee(s) specified in the itinerary and taxes. *None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them. What's not included Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) What's included in Infant Price (3-5 years old) Bus seat, cruise fare and all-you-can-eat figs (no lunch) [Attention] *The whirlpools are a naturally occurring phenomenon so there is no guarantee that you will be able to see them. There is no refund in this case. *If the figs are not ripe enough to be picked or the weather is bad, figs already harvested will be served instead of picking yourselves (fig picking will go ahead in light drizzle.) *Please pack a hat and water inc are of a hot and sunny day. *The whirlpool cruise may not operate if the weather is bad. In that case, we will refund the cruise fare and visit somewhere else. *Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. *The order of the itinerary is subject to change. *This tour is operated with a mix of Japanese and foreign passengers. *A Japanese-speaking sightseeing guide accompanies the trip. There is a separate tour conductor that speaks English or Chinese, however they do not translate what the sightseeing guide is saying. *For the smooth operation of the group tour, we are responsible for allocating the seating for the transportation (bus, trains etc.) used during the tour and at facilities where seats are designated. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control (traffic, weather etc.) *A decision on whether to cancel the tour will be decided by 3pm Japan Standard Time one day before the tour date. We will inform you by e-mail. *The tour end point may be different from the meeting point. Ask the tour conductor on the day. *The amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information came into effect on 30 May 2017. Customer information (name, age, gender etc.) may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary entities for the purpose of making tour arrangements. This condition shall be deemed to have been accepted by the customer upon completion of the reservation.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 1
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • JR Osaka (Meet 7:55) -- Shin-Osaka (Meet 8:10) -- Awaji Highway Oasis -- Uzushio Cruise (See Awaji’s famous whirlpools from the boat) -- Matsuba Sushi (Seasonal eel lunch) -- Takosenbei no Sato (Shop and taste various flavoured rice crackers) -- Parchez House of Scents (Shopping at a theme park focus on smells) -- Fruit picking farm (All-you-can-pick-and-eat figs/30 mins) -- Tai Odoru Kan (Visit a factory famous for its fishcakes kamaboko) -- Shin-Osaka (Schedule 18:35) -- JR Osaka (Schedule 18:50) *The tour end point may be different from the starting point, depending on traffic. Please ask a staff member on the day for details.

location JR Osaka


Departure place

JR Osaka

Meeting Time

07:55 AM


  • English

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

28 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition