Watch a Traditional Cormorant Fishing Show on a Cruise (Sunday to Thursday)

From JPY ¥3,350.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: 三次市, 広島県
  • Product code: EN-HSM-4018-40181


Welcome to Miyoshi, a town with beautiful streams and a rich fishing history! 

While listening to the sounds of the streams, enjoy a unique way of fishing by manipulating cormorants, aquatic birds native to the area. This technique is called "Ukai." The show will be conducted by the cormorant master, who may control as many as 8 cormorants at a time! 



  • Learn how to catch fish by using cormorants. 
  • Experience a one-of-a-kind cormorants fishing show by boat.
  • See historical and traditional fishing techniques up-close. 
  • Eat original food while onboard. (Additional charges apply)


1.Welcome aboard!

We will first give a briefing on safety.

2.Ukai - Cormorant fishing show

Ukai in Miyoshi is characteristic for the 6.75m leashes handled by the Ukai master, which are the longest used in Japan. The Ukai master can manipulate as many as 8 cormorants at once, so you can witness a dynamic and unique fishing experience over a large area. Enjoy a unique way of fishing conducted by the cormorant master in cooperation with the beautiful cormorants soaring in the sky!


 Meal on the boat or box lunch can be arranged with an additional charge.

4.The end of the experience

How did you like the show? We are looking forward to seeing you again in Miyoshi!



【Meeting Point】
Ukai boarding point in Miyoshi City Tokaichi Shinsui Koen Park
Please be sure to check in at the reception of the boarding place by 7 pm on the day.

By train 
About 15 minutes walk from Miyoshi station on JR Geibi Line 
*about 1 hour and 40 minutes from Hiroshima station to Miyoshi station                                          
English, Chinese, Korean
boarding fee

Meals on the boat or box lunch will incur additional costs

【Other notes】
Dress code:Casual;  Please bring a portable raincoat to prepare for a sudden weather change

・Smoking is prohibited on the boat.
・There are cases where the operation will be canceled due to floods, muddy water, or strong wind even just before the departure time. Please give us your mobile phone number in case this happens.
・No pets are allowed, as they may hinder the operation of the Ukai boat or may cause inconvenience to other customers.

*Cancellation Policy
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.