Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park

Yokosuka, Miura 5h30m

You’ll be visiting Jogashima, which has received two stars in the Michelin Green Guide, and Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park, which has an extensive marine animal performance program.

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Jogashima Park

Jogashima Park occupies the eastern half of Jogashima, located at the southernmost tip of Miura Peninsula. When you pass through the forest in the park, you will come across a unique prarie landscape. As this area was created due to the strong winds that blow from the Pacific Ocean and the strong sun, most of the plants are unable to grow tall. For this reason, black pine is grown in the inland...

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Umiu (Japanese cormorants) Observation Deck

This observation deck offers a view of rocky cliffs where umiu (Japanese cormorants) breed. The entire park is beautiful with greenery created by well-preserved natural flora and the rocky shore carved by the raging waves of the Pacific Ocean. From the observation deck you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Boso Peninsula, Sagami Bay, Izu-oshima Island, Izu Peninsula, Fuji-Hakone mountain ran...

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Umanose Doumon (Horseback rock gate)

This is a rock gate created by long-term seawater erosion. The gate offers a mysteriously beautiful form nature has created, and impresses viewers with its magnificent view of the Pacific Ocean stretching out from it. This is one of Japan's nature-created scenic places.

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Jogashima Lighthouse

The lighthouse was designed by a French engineer, Francois Leonce Verny and completed in 1870 (Meiji 3). The lighthouse collapsed in the Great Kanto Earthquake, so it was reconstructed in 1926 (Taisho 15). The height of lighthouse is 11.5 m and it stands on a cliff top, which is 30 m above sea level. A magnificent scenery spreads beneath the lighthouse.

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Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park

This leisure land and aquarium is located in the southwestern side of the Miura Peninsula. Here, you can see sharks as long as 3m in the large fish tank with a panorama of 360 degrees. In the indoor ocean theatre Fantasium, you can enjoy a performance by dolphins and seals - the ever popular stars of the sea.

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