from Osaka to Naoshima island full-day Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: No. Children must be taken care by the adult travelers.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (advanced), Japanese (fluent)

Explore the island of modern art!

Naoshima island is a small but attractive destination in the Western Japan.
The island is also introduced in the 007 series novel titled "THE MAN WITH THE RED TATTOO" written by Raymond Benson in 2003.

The tour covers major attractions of the island in a day.
It takes about 3 hours one-way from Osaka to Naoshima island including changing trains several times, so it becomes a long day but great chance to visit there.

Tour price costs per group, not per person.
"Estimated Local Cash Needed" costs per person, not per group.
I can meet you at your hotel lobby (except for Airbnb and guesthouses) in Osaka city.

When you book a hotel in Okayama city, you can meet the guide in Okayama, start soon and spend time 3 more hours longer in the island. Please confirm the tour #286781.


7:30am, meet at your hotel lobby in Osaka,
take a bullet train, local train and ferry.
around 11:25am, arriving at Naoshima island.

1. Red pumpkin,
2. Ando Museum,
3. Chichu Museum,
4. Benesse House Museum,
including lunch stop.

16:40 departing from Naoshima port,
around 18:30, arriving at Okayama station.
having dinner at Okayama station.
take a bullet train to Shin-Osaka.

see you off at your hotel around 20:00.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: your hotel in Osaka city

End location: your hotel in Osaka city

Duration: 12 hours 30 min.

Tour might be affected the by the weather, traffic, time of year.


public transportation based:local train, bullet train and ferry.

What’s Included

My time as your private guide and assistant for travelers.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

19960 JPY - 19960 JPY - Transportation 13360 JPY: 12300 JPY for JR(local and bullet train round-trip), 560 JPY for ferry(round-trip to Naoshima), 500 JPY for train or subway(round-trip from your hotel to Shin-Osaka), 500 JPY for inland bus 5 times.
Meals: around 2500 JPY(lunch and dinner)
Admission fee 3600 JPY:
510 JPY(Ando Museum),
1030 JPY(Benesse House Museum),
2060 JPY(ChiChu Museum).

What’s Extra

The traveler's transportaion fare, drink, snack and other personal expenses.


*Guide-interpreters without special qualification must not drive a car or a bus for tourists.
*The Travel Agency Act prohibits including travel costs (meals, transportation and admission fees) in guide-interpreting fees.
*Insurance is not included.

A Recent Review of this tour

I can't speak highly enough of Hiroko. She was incredible in every way - prompt, organized, knowledgeable and outgoing - and made this an experience I won't soon forget. My day at Naoshima was even better than I had expected, in great part due to Hiroko. Thank you!
Karen Wolf

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