Scenic Japan from the Water

Route Details

Ogi Naoetsu

  • High-Speed car ferry Akane

  • SAWASAKI MANJYOUJIKI

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  • Night view of Donden Cottage

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  • OTOWAIKE

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  • IWAKUBI SHOURYU TANADA

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  • KOTOURA

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  • SEISUIJI

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  • Nogaku (traditional performing art consisting of dance, chants and music)

  • KITAZAWAFUYUUSENKOUBA

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  • Fun trekking at Sado Island

    There is a wonderful trekking course on Sado Island

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  • Fun diving at Sado Island

    There is the best diving spot in Sado Island

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  • Fun trekking at Sado Island

    There is a wonderful trekking course on Sado Island

    ©F.WAVE HOMMA

  • oni-taiko

  • Tarai Ship

  • Sumo-jinku

  • Japanese noodle festival at Oosaki

  • Akadomari port festival

  • Takigi-noh

  • The cherry tree at Mikaeritohge

  • Seisuiji-temple

  • SADO ISLAND

  • High-Speed car ferry Akane

  • SAWASAKI MANJYOUJIKI

    ©ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • Night view of Donden Cottage

    @ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • OTOWAIKE

    ©ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • IWAKUBI SHOURYU TANADA

    ©ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • KOTOURA

    ©ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • SEISUIJI

    ©ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • Nogaku (traditional performing art consisting of dance, chants and music)

  • KITAZAWAFUYUUSENKOUBA

    ©ITOUYA RYOKAN

  • Fun trekking at Sado Island

    There is a wonderful trekking course on Sado Island

    ©F.WAVE HOMMA

  • Fun diving at Sado Island

    There is the best diving spot in Sado Island

    ©F.WAVE HOMMA

  • Fun trekking at Sado Island

    There is a wonderful trekking course on Sado Island

    ©F.WAVE HOMMA

  • oni-taiko

  • Tarai Ship

  • Sumo-jinku

  • Japanese noodle festival at Oosaki

  • Akadomari port festival

  • Takigi-noh

  • The cherry tree at Mikaeritohge

  • Seisuiji-temple

  • SADO ISLAND

Routes (Round-Trip)

From

Naoetsu Port
Ports of Call

To

Ogi Port

Fare [JPY]

3,650 - 4,830

Distance and Course Time

78.0km - 78.0km
/ 1H40M - 1H40M
A regular line from a remote island which connects Ogi Port of Sado Island (Sado-shi, Niigata-ken) and Naoetsu Port (Joetsu-shi, Niigata-ken) by a high-speed car ferry in one hour and forty minutes.

[Features]
A high-speed car ferry Akane runs at the speed of 56km/h and accommodates 628 passengers and 152 passenger vehicles. The ferry is equipped with a store, kids playroom, pets playroom, and offers a pleasant journey.
Passengers can enjoy the beautiful Sado Island and mountains of Niigata, and the sunset on evening ferries from the ship.

[Tourist Attractions Nearby]
▪Sado Island(Ogi Port)
・Sado Island: The S shaped island is one of Japan's largest islands after Okinawa's main island, which is located in the west side of Niigata-ken in the Sea of Japan with coastline of approximately 280km.
The island's history, culture, nature and cuisine can be fully enjoyed by Sado Kinzan, the historical site of the largest gold and silver mine in Japan with a history of 400 years which is listed as the World Heritage candidate, Noh Theater, the cherished culture of court nobles passed from the Edo period, “toki”, the endangered species, and delicious rice grown in the satoyama and fresh seafood.

・Outdoor: Many activities are available to fully enjoy the nature in sea and mountain such as trekking, sea kayak, diving, fishing and Tarai-bune (tub boat) experience etc.

・Shukunegi: About 10 minutes by car from Ogi Port / The village is selected as a National Important Preservation Area for Traditional Buildings and Architecture and used to prosper by Kita-mae-bune trade.

・Sado Nishimikawa Gold Park: About 20 minutes by car from Ogi Port / A valuable hands-on experience sightseeing facility where you can experience panning for gold and you get to take home the gold you have found.

[Access to Pier]
▪Naoetsu Port
<By train> From Naoetsu Station of JR East, take Kubiki Jidosha bus bound for Sado Kisen Noriba from Naoetsu Ekimae (North Exit) bus stop, and get off at the last stop Sado Kisen Noriba, and it is a 0 minute walk. Journey time is about 10 minutes.
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<By car> From Joetsu Interchange of Hokuriku Expressway, take Route 18 and then Route 350 for about 4.5km or 10 minutes.
https://goo.gl/maps/W1NsnpPzYaU2

[Vessel Operator]
Car ferry and jetfoil ferry services to Sado Island 
Items of Interest Ships to Isolated Islands Route Type Car Ferries
Reservation Yes Credit Card Yes
Contact Information Naoetsu synthesis infomation center
TEL: 025-544-1234 ( Japanese Only )
Details

Ports of Call

  1. Naoetsu Port
  2. Ogi Port

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Tourist Attractions Nearby

SADO