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Map

A map showing the locations of national park sightseeing spots is included. Click the link below to view in PDF Format.

Access

Access routes are examples. For more information, please inquire with each transportation facility or check their website.

*The time required in each section is a rough indication

Course 1
Haneda Airport
Airplane (About 120 min.)
Kagoshima Airport
Airport Shuttle (About 40 min.)
Kagoshima Chuo Station
Iwasaki Bus (About 20 min.)
Kagoshima-Shin Port
Sakurajima Ferry (About 15 min.)
Sakurajima Ferry Terminal

*Station closest to Sakurajima Visitor Station Center

Course 2
Haneda Airport
Airplane (About 120 min.)
Kagoshima Airport
Iwasaki Bus (About 35 min.)
Maruo
Kirishima Renzan Shuyu Bus (About 30 min.)
*Only four buses per day
Ebinokogen

*Bus stop closest to Ebino Eco-Museum Center

Area of Accommodation

Around Ebino Highland

Around Mt.Kurino

Kirishima Onsen District, Around Kirishima Jingu Shrine

Around Miike

Cape Sata

Mt. Sakurajima

Ibusuki

Facilities

Kirishima Area

Ebino Eco-Museum Center

photo of Ebino Eco-Museum Center
Located on the Ebino Highland, a base for activity in the Kirishima area, this visitor center offers an introduction to the nature and culture of the area through photos, videos, models, and more.
It is widely used as a space for meetings and events, as well as a base for climbing the mountains of the Kirishima area.
AddressSuenaga 1495-5, Ebino City, Miyazaki Prefecture
Contact0984-33-3002 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
ClosedOpen daily throughout the year
Usage FeeFree of charge
Universal Design Correspondence
  • Wheelchair Lending Service
  • Distribution of Multilingual Pamphlet
  • Parking for Physically Disabled
  • Multipurpose Toilet
  • Communication Assist Display Board

Takachiho-gawara Visitor Center and Takachiho-gawara Park Service Center

photo of Takachiho-gawara Visitor Center and Takachiho-gawara Park Service Center
Located in Takachiho-gawara, a base for activity in the Kirishima area and a starting point for climbing Mt. Takachihomine, these Centers describe the nature of the Kirishima area and the mythology of tenson korin (the descent of Amaterasu's grandson Ninigi from heaven).
They also offer information on flowering periods and sights of interest in every season.
AddressKirishimataguchi 2583-12, Kirishima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Contact0995-57-2505 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
ClosedOpen daily throughout the year
Usage FeeFree of charge

Kinkowan Area

Sakurajima Visitor Center

photo of Sakurajima Visitor Center
This Center offers easy-to-understand displays, overviews, and a variety of information about the nature of Sakurajima Volcano and its history of eruptions. It features an eruption experience section, a video section, and more, letting visitors experience the still-active Sakurajima Volcano through computers and hi-vision imagery.
AddressSakurajima Yokoyama Town 1722-29, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Contact099-293-2443 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00
ClosedOpen daily throughout the year
Usage FeeFree of charge / For details, please click the link below.
Linkshttp://www.sakurajima.gr.jp/svc/

Shigetomi Kaigan Nature Experience Museum (Nagisa Museum)

This museum provides visitors with an introduction to the Kinkowan-oku area with a focus on the Shigetomi Beach, as well as the natural environment of the Aira Caldera and the sights around Kinkowan-oku. Using dioramas, it also presents information on the topography of Kinkowan-oku and its changes over time, as well as the environment of the tidal flats.
AddressHiramatsu 7675, Aira City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Contact0995-73-3146 (Tel)
Open9:00 - 17:00 (until 18:00 from July 19 to August 31)
ClosedTuesdays, end and beginning of year (open daily from July 19 - August 31)
Usage FeeFree of charge
Universal Design Correspondence
  • Wheelchair Lending Service
  • Support for Written Communication & Sign Language
  • Multipurpose Toilet
  • Communication Assist Display Board

Contact List

Kyushu Regional Environment Office
4F, Kumamoto Regional Joint Government Building B, Kasuga 2-10-1,
Nishi Ward, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture 860-0047
Tel: 096-322-2412  Fax: 096-322-2447
http://kyushu.env.go.jp/

Ebino Ranger Office
Suenaga 1495-5, Ebino City, Miyazaki Prefecture 889-4302
Tel: 0984-33-1108  Fax: 0984-33-6160

Kagoshima Ranger Office
2F, Kagoshima Regional Joint Government Building No. 2,
Higashikorimoto Town 4-1, Kagoshima City,
Kagoshima Prefecture 890-0068
Tel: 099-213-1811  Fax: 099-251-2145

Kirishima-Kinkowan National Park Website