Wakayama Travel: Meet the Cat Stationmaster , Strawberry Picking and Cycling around Kinokawa / Tour operates from 2


This day trip involves meeting the famous cat stationmaster at Kishi station on the Wakayama Electric Railway, cycling around Kinokawa city and strawberry picking. 1. Meet the feline stationmaster of Kishi station on the Wakayama Electric Railway, named Nitama (Tama II)or Yontama. 2. Enjoy boarding a unique themed train from JR Wakayama station to Kishi station: “Strawberry Train”, “Toy Train”, “Tama Train” and “Umeboshi (Japanese pickled plum) Train”. Train types differ according to the date and timetable. 3. Enjoy cycling around Kinokawa city. 4. Cycle to the farm for strawberry picking. 5. Ball-shaped sushi lunchboxes will be served. 6. This tour operates from 2 participants. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ [Additional information] Eligibility of child participants ・0~5 years olds cannot participate on this tour. ・For children aged 6+, they must be at least 142cm (56 inches). *Please include their heights. ・Children have to be able to ride a bicycle without training wheels attached. ・Riding on a single bicycle with two people is prohibited and is punishable by law. Cat stationmaster at Kishi station ・When Nitama or Yontama is not well on your tour day, you will not be able to meet her. ・Nitama and Yontama is stationed in the stationmaster's room all day long. You can see her through the glass window. ・Nitama and Yontama does not usually wear a uniform or hat. ・Nitama and Yontama is mostly sleeping during the daytime. What's included ・Round trip train fares between JR Wakayama station and Kishi station on Wakayama Electric Railway (Wakayama Dentetsu 1 Day Pass) ・Bicycle rental fee ・Strawberry farm admission fee ・"Takoyaki" sushi bento lunch box (No drinks are included.) ・English/Chinese-speaking guide fee (available at JR Wakayama station only.) ・Taxi fare in case of bad weather *None of these expenses will be refunded even if the participant does not use them for whatever reason. What's not included Any expenses not specified in the itinerary (e.g. personal expenses, optional tours.) *This is an independent plan, and a tour conductor will not accompany the trip. We will provide all the necessary documents such as the final itinerary sheet and coupons so that customers can proceed the tour on their own. [Attention] Please come to JR Wakayama station on your own. ・Please meet an English/Chinese-speaking tour guide at JR Wakayama station. They will give you instructions about the tour, although they will not accompany the tour. Please follow the instructions and enjoy the tour. ・When the weather is bad on your tour day, rental bicycles are not available. You will use taxis between the train station and the strawberry farm. ・You need to show your passport at the rental bicycle shop. ・When the strawberries are not ripe enough on your tour day, the tour may be cancelled. In that case, we will inform you in advance and the refund will be made. ・The schedule is subject to change depending on congestion and the weather conditions on the tour day. [Other] *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 Wakayama station, Central exit【8:50】  *An English/Chinese-speaking guide will give you the tour instructions, 1 Day train pass and coupons. They will not accompany the tour. Depart Wakayama station on Wakayama Electric Railway【9:21】 [Wakayama Electric Railway train] *Enjoy a unique themed train ride. You cannot choose the train] Kishi station【9:56】 Please arrange your rental bicycle. Your passport is necessary. Meet the cat stationmaster Nitama or Yontama . Enjoy sightseeing around the station such as Tama Cafe, Tama-jinja shrine, etc. Working hours: 10:00~16:00. [Cycling, approx. 10 min] Strawberry Picking & Takoyaki Sushi bento lunch *Enjoy unlimited time strawberry picking.【11:00】 [Cycling] Enjoy sightseeing around Kinokawa city. Arrive at Kishi station *Please return your bicycle by 17:00. Kishi station [Wakayama Electric Railway train] JR Wakayama station *You can take any train back to Wakayama station.


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  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

This particular course is operated as a free plan tour, therefore there will not be any language support from a tour conductor. We will however, provide the final confirmation and itinerary in the preferred language of your choice.

Minimum number of participants for operation

2 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

2 Person(s)

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