Free cookie consent management tool by TermsFeed Free Privacy Policy Generator List of cruise ships in Miyajima - up-to-date port information and excursion tips for cruise ship fans.

in Japan

Home Ports Japan Miyajima


Miyajima is a small island located off the coast of Hiroshima, Japan. It is part of the Seto Inland Sea, and is accessible by ferry or a short ride on the Miyajima Ropeway. The island is known for its beautiful scenery, and is a popular tourist destination.

The most famous feature of the island is the Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto shrine built on the shore of the island in 593. It is a National Treasure of Japan, and is famous for its “floating” torii gate, which appears to be floating in the sea during high tide. The shrine is also known for its beautiful cherry blossom trees, which bloom in the spring.

Miyajima is also home to some of Japan’s oldest temples and shrines, including Daisho-in Temple and Senjokaku Shrine. The island is also home to the Daishoin Garden, a beautiful Japanese garden built in the Edo period.

In addition to its historical and religious sites, Miyajima is also home to a number of natural attractions, including the Momijidani Park, which is known for its beautiful maple trees. The island is also home to Mt. Misen, which offers spectacular views of the Seto Inland Sea.

Miyajima has a long and rich history, and was an important site during the Edo period. It was also the site of a major naval battle between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the United States Navy during World War II. Today, the island is a popular destination for tourists, who come to experience its beautiful scenery and visit its many historical sites.

Excursion tips for a day in Miyajima

Miyajima is a beautiful island off the coast of Hiroshima prefecture in Japan, and it is a great place to visit for a day trip. Here are some of the activities you can do as a tourist in Miyajima:

1. Visit the iconic Itsukushima Shrine, a Shinto shrine known for its iconic red torii gate that appears to be floating in the water.

2. Visit the Daisho-in Temple, a Buddhist temple located on the slopes of Mt. Misen.

3. Take a stroll along the waterfront and explore the many souvenir shops and restaurants.

4. Take a cable car ride up Mt. Misen to get a stunning view of the island and the Seto Inland Sea.

5. Go on a Miyajima deer-spotting tour and take pictures of the friendly deer that roam the island.

6. Visit the Miyajima Aquarium and learn about the local marine life.

7. Take a boat tour around the island and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

8. Sample some of the local delicacies such as momiji manju (maple leaf-shaped cake) and oysters.

9. Try your hand at making traditional Japanese crafts such as calligraphy and origami.

10. Visit the Miyajima Public Aquarium and see the wide variety of sea creatures.

Experience Miyajima with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Miyajima. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Miyajima

Miyajima in Japan experiences four distinct seasons. In spring, the climate is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from 10-20°C. Summer is hot and humid, with temperatures reaching up to 30°C. In autumn, temperatures cool down and the leaves turn a beautiful shade of red, orange and yellow. Winter is cold and wet, with temperatures ranging from 0-10°C. All seasons offer a unique experience and something special to explore, making Miyajima a great place to visit throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Miyajima

Our weather forecast for Miyajima helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 31.2 °C
min: 25.1 °C
12.6 m/s
20.2 m/s
29.1 %
17.9 m
77.0 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 30.2 °C
min: 24.1 °C
8.6 m/s
11.5 m/s
6.0 %
24.1 m
81.4 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 24.2 °C
11.9 m/s
14.8 m/s
83.9 %
23.2 m
84.6 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 28.9 °C
min: 24.3 °C
7.6 m/s
10.4 m/s
71.9 %
23.3 m
87.2 %
1,008 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 29.7 °C
min: 24.4 °C
9.0 m/s
12.2 m/s
67.1 %
24.1 m
82.1 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 28.8 °C
min: 24.4 °C
6.5 m/s
10.4 m/s
66.5 %
24.1 m
82.7 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 23.8 °C
7.6 m/s
9.7 m/s
100.0 %
23.4 m
91.1 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 24.5 °C
min: 23.5 °C
8.6 m/s
29.2 m/s
100.0 %
15.5 m
94.5 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 24.0 °C
min: 23.1 °C
9.4 m/s
15.5 m/s
100.0 %
14.1 m
96.0 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 28.1 °C
min: 23.3 °C
8.3 m/s
14.0 m/s
97.2 %
24.1 m
86.4 %
1,007 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 28.3 °C
min: 23.8 °C
7.6 m/s
7.2 m/s
80.1 %
23.0 m
83.9 %
1,006 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 29.8 °C
min: 24.6 °C
8.6 m/s
9.7 m/s
43.0 %
24.1 m
75.7 %
1,003 hPa
Aug. 2nd 2024 Aug. 2nd 2024 max: 28.7 °C
min: 25.1 °C
7.9 m/s
6.8 m/s
56.0 %
19.0 m
85.9 %
1,001 hPa
Aug. 3rd 2024 Aug. 3rd 2024 max: 27.6 °C
min: 24.3 °C
7.2 m/s
10.4 m/s
79.6 %
18.5 m
91.6 %
1,000 hPa
Aug. 4th 2024 Aug. 4th 2024 max: 26.2 °C
min: 23.9 °C
5.4 m/s
5.8 m/s
93.5 %
17.9 m
91.7 %
1,002 hPa

Cruises to Miyajima

Would you like to travel to Miyajima on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Miyajima.

Scheduled ship calls in Miyajima, Japan
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Apr. 7th 2025 Monday, 7th of Apr. 2025 LE SOLEAL 02:00 pm 07:00 pm
Apr. 14th 2025 Monday, 14th of Apr. 2025 LE SOLEAL 03:00 pm 08:00 pm
Apr. 27th 2025 Sunday, 27th of Apr. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 15th 2025 Thursday, 15th of May 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 20th 2025 Tuesday, 20th of May 2025 LE SOLEAL 02:00 pm 08:00 pm
May 26th 2025 Monday, 26th of May 2025 LE SOLEAL 07:00 am 06:00 pm
May 27th 2025 Tuesday, 27th of May 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 29th 2025 Thursday, 29th of May 2025 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 11th 2025 Wednesday, 11th of Jun. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 20th 2025 Friday, 20th of Jun. 2025 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 25th 2026 Monday, 25th of May 2026 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am

Alle zeigen

Galery: Miyajima

Photos by cruise fans for cruise fans!
Share your best pictures with the community and discover authentic images from travellers who have already been there.

- There are no photos available for Miyajima yet.

Join in, show your holiday photos from Miyajima

Share your holiday photos with the community and inspire others to their next adventure!

There are a few basic rules to follow

  1. Your picture should have been taken by yourself (the author) and fit into the current category.
  2. The picture should not show persons who do not agree to be published. An exception is made for people who only appear as an accessory in the picture. You can find an example of this exception [heere].
  3. Your image should not show any protected buildings, artwork, or other protected objects, unless the architecture is freely visible from a public street or square and the photo was taken from such a publicly accessible location. The same applies to artworks in public spaces that are permanently installed (panorama freedom).
  4. Naturally, you should ensure that your images are not discriminatory, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate.

Image Upload

Take/select photo   or drag & drop here

Non-public information¹:

By uploading images to the website, the user declares that he is the author of the works and that they are free of third-party rights. The author hereby grants DEVEY DIGITAL Inh. Oliver Devey the non-exclusive right to use the images on its websites. However, the user remains the sole owner of the images and has the right to revoke the granted usage right at any time. There is no entitlement to the publication of the images. The operator reserves the right not to publish the images if they violate applicable law or its guidelines. The operator assumes no liability for any claims by third parties regarding the use of the images.

¹If users provide images by uploading them on their own initiative, the name and address of the author will be stored in addition to the actual image file in reduced resolution (1280x720px) for the duration of the usage agreement. This personal data will not be published and will not be used for advertising purposes or shared with third parties under any circumstances. The information is required to be able to legitimize the author of a work, for example, in the event of subsequent modification requests.

Gender note: For the sake of readability, the male form has been chosen in the text, although the information refers to members of both genders.

Maritime AIS Data Miyajima

Other ports within 300km of Miyajima

footer cruise ship