Otsukai! Etajima

From JPY ¥12,100.00
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Etajima-city, Hiroshima
  • Product code: EN-HSM-4058-40581


Get the ingredients, which are the local specialty, from the local farmers and markets while cycling. Cook and eat on the beach to taste the blessings from the nature of Etajima. The keywords of the tour are a mixture of “Food,” “Experience,” and “Interaction.”


  • We will get local specialty ingredients from farmers and local markets to cook.
  • Enjoy an amazing view of the Seto Inland Sea.
  • Interact with local shops and houses while cycling on the tour.
  • Cook and eat the local specialty on the beach at Etajima.
  • We will prepare a seasonal recipe for the specialty according to the harvest season.


[9:40]   Mitaka Port, Etajima
Ride a Besv (E-bike), explanation about how to ride a Besv
[10:00]  Ride down farm roads  
Cycle along the farm roads and enjoy the panoramic view of the inland sea.
[10:50]  Cycle to 1st otsukai! spot 
Visit a local fishery to buy ingredients.*The spot depends on the season.
[11:20]  Cycling by the sea
Enjoy the beautiful view of the Seto Inland Sea.
[11:50]  Cycle to 2nd otsukai! spot 
Visit a local market to buy ingredients. *The spot depends on the season.
[12:20]  Cycle to 3rd otsukai! Spot  
Visit a local farmer to buy ingredients. *The spot depends on the season.
[13:20]  Cooking & Eating
Cook outside and eat by the beach. (Take the 4:10 pm ferry back to Hiroshima Port)


Etajima is the fourth biggest island in the Seto Inland Sea with the beauty of nature that consists of the sea and many islands. The mild climate of Etajima nurtures many rich crops that you can enjoy their taste throughout the year. Enjoy the charm of the island such as the beautiful ocean landscape from the farm roads and the sparkling beach. Get the local ingredients as we visit shops and markets by e-bike to enjoy “Otsuka! (Eng: shopping)” as well as interacting with the local people.
You can experience the natural beauty just by taking a 40-minute ferry ride from Hiroshima!


  • Duration:5 hours
  • Meeting point:
  • Mitaka Port of Etajima Island
    Miyoshi, Okimi-cho, Etajima 737-2316
  • Access:
    To Hiroshima Port:
    Take a streetcar (route #5) from Hiroshima Station that goes directly to Hiroshima Port (about a 40 minutes ride) or take the blue route of the Meipuru-pu (a loop bus) from Hiroshima Station’s North Exit.
  • Minimum number of participants:2 persons
  • Language support:Japanese, English(Guide)
  • Included:5 hours with a local guide, bike rental, ingredients, facility charges, insurance
  • Excluded:Meal expenses are not included in the basic plan and transportation fees to the meeting place. 
  • Items to bring:Drink
  • Clothes:Comfortable clothes easy to move in
  • Participation requirements:
    ・Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
    ・Not recommended for pregnant travelers.
    ・Not recommended for travelers with heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
  • Special support:
    In case of an accident: If you get sick or injured on the tour, the staff will take you to the nearest hospital.
  • Free Wi-Fi:No
  • Toilet:No
  • Other things to note:
    *The recipes used will depend on the season. The photos are a simulation.
    *The lunch will start at around 2 pm.
    *Please note that depending on the circumstances, the tour may be delayed in finishing up by about 30 minutes.
    *It is necessary for you to provide your personal information (name, date of birth, gender) for insurance purposes.
    *Bicycles must be at least 145 cm tall. (One children's bicycle is also available. * It is not an electric bicycle.)


・Face masks required for travelers in public areas
・Face masks required for guides in public areas
・Face masks provided for travelers as needed
・Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
・Social distancing enforced throughout the experience
・Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
・Gear/equipment sanitized between uses
・Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
・Guides required to regularly wash hands
・Regular temperature checks for staff
・Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
・Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
・Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
・Contactless ticket redemption


7 to 4 days before the tour date: 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date: 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour: 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.