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Rabbit Island

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8:30h $ 319 Price up to 4 people


  • Rabbit Island

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318.50 USD

Price up to 4 people
FREE cancellation 14 days prior

What to Expect

Rabbit Island (the official name of this island is Okunoshima) is home to hundreds of friendly bunnies who approach tourists for food. Once this island was very secluded as a secret base of the Imperial Japanese Army to produce lethal gas during WW Two. For that reason, the geographical location of this island was left off the map for about two decades and workers there were forced to keep it secret. It is not known when and how rabbits were introduced to this island. But because of the poison gas development, it is thought that the test subjects included rabbits. After the war, the island restored peace and got well overrun by bunnies to become a Heaven of rabbits.
Please enjoy being mobbed by adorable creatures and the beautiful nature there.

Without a precise pre-scheduled sightseeing activities, this option lets you customize your day with rabbits on the island. Please be ready for the long journey. It will take more than two and a half hours to reach that heaven by train and boat.

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  • Rabbit Island


What‘s included
guide fee
What‘s not included
Transportation fee about 3300JPY from Hiroshima to Rabbit island as a round trip.
Lunch (you.... and bunnies if you like)
Depart From
Hiroshima , Hiroshima
Meeting Point
At Hiroshima Station
Ending Point
At Hiroshima Station
8:30 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 4 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you come to pick us up at our hotel ?

Yes, no problem.
In that case, you may be asked to pay for the transportation fee to the Hiroshima sta. (160JPY by tram)

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
  • If you cancel between 2 and 13 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 20% charge.
  • If you cancel within 1 day prior to the meeting date, there is a 40% charge.
  • If you cancel on the meeting date, there is no refund.

Reviews ( 27 )

1 month ago |   by Tom

“ Beautiful and thoughtful time visiting Hiroshima. ”

Mayumi was excellent and very knowledgeable. We spent the day going around Hiroshima city and Miyajima. Hiroshima can be a sensitive place to visit, especially for someone from the US. Mayumi handled it wonderfully. She knew when to talk, and when to give me a chance to reflect while at the memorial. She answered all of the questions I had, and eagerly shared her knowledge. Miyajima was beautiful. Again, Mayumi was very knowledgeable about the area and gladly shared information. The walk and ropeway to the top station of the mountain is well worth it.

1 month ago |   by Benika

“ Enlightening and soul stirring ”

It was an excellent day with Mayumi bending an excellent guide. She was very knowledgeable and organized. She was flexible enough to adjust timings of the tour based upon the guests needs. She had done good research and ground work on what we wanted to do and eat and still be flexible and able to cover all the attractions. Special thanks for brinigjng in the umbrellas for the rainy day. We indeed loved the day and time spent in Hiroshima which was really enlightening and soul stirring.

1 month ago |   by Amy

“ Wonderful tour of Miyajima and Hiroshima ”

Mayumi was a wonderful guide! We were delighted to have an insider's view of both Miyajima Island and Hiroshima Peace Park. Highlights: incredible English fluency, warm, flexible, and deep understanding of the history and importance of these sites. To have my son and nephew learn about Hiroshima through the overwhelming stories and the living history, is to change their world view forever. Thank you Mayumi!

1 month ago |   by Leonore

“ Miyajima Day Trip ”

Mayumi was prompt in meeting us and was well organized for our day at Miyajima. She ably led us through the public transit, train and boat we needed to arrive at the island . Once there she highlighted the O torii Gates, the pagodas, the shrines and temples. To top it all off she climbed to the summit of Mt. Misen with us. She was pleasant and personable throughout; the perfect guide for our last day in Japan! Thank you Mayumi!😃

1 month ago |   by Meinrad

“ 2 days in Hiroshima ”

We met MAYUMI who took us to all the interesting places and was helpful and extremely knowledgeable. We could not have done it without her in the time we had and having MAYUMI as a guide made our stay memorable. I only wish we had ever more time to spend together. I can highly recommend here to any visitor to hiroshima.

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