Leisure Plan Kasane Genkai Island Day Trip Plan No1.
Genkai Island fishing experience and sightseeing around the island
Period: April-December2022.(every day except Saturday)
Travel price: 12,800 yen (1 adult)
From now on, I will introduce it in English.
What is Genkai Island?
Genkai Island, which belongs to Nishi-ku,
Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, is located 18 km from
Hakata Port and 35 minutes by boat. The circumference
of the island is about 4.4 km, which is a small island that
you can walk around in about an hour. It is also known
for its thriving fishing industry,
and is crowded with many anglers on weekends.
There is a legend of Yuriwaka, the minister of the Heian period,
which appears in Japanese folk tales, and there are also tourist spots
such as the Kotaka Shrine, which dedicated the hawks who were
active at that time.
There is also a beautiful reef landscape around the island, which
offers spectacular views.
Fishing experience that adults and children can enjoy
Because they are blessed with fresh marine products
Has contributed to Fukuoka’s food culture since
ancient times Genkai Island fishing industry.
In the fishing experience on board a local fisherman’s
It is a fun tour to experience drawing a net.
Sue He’s a fish I’ve seen in Par, I’ve heard the name but
I’ve never seen it Let’s enjoy learning while having a
gentle fisherman teach us about fish.
Yuriwaka Minister Legendary Island
During the Heian period, a military commander named
“Yuriwaka”from Kyushu and Bungo province returned
from the expedition.
He was betrayed by his subordinate “Beppu Brothers”
and left behind on Genkai Island.
Yuriwaka was named “Kasugahime”, his wife in his
hometown, by the beloved Hawk”Midorimaru” that
he had at that time.
While keeping in touch, I lived on Genkai Island, which
was an uninhabited island.
After three years, Yuriwaka, who grabbed Iki’s ship and
He took revenge on the Beppu brothers who had stolen
his credit and lived happily with his wife.
A luxurious seafood course is available for lunch.
After the experience, we used fresh seafood at the island’s
only restaurant “Fukugen Maru”.
Please enjoy the course meal.
It is also popular because you can taste many kinds
of fresh fish.