Cruise around Japan – tours starting from a cruise ship

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  • #5742


    we just booked a cruise around Japan and Korea. As our son is using an electrical wheelchair (190kg) and we look for travel/transportation support in the different cities we are travelling to, as we would like to do indiviual sightseeing. Also the recomendation of a tour guide would be apprechiated. Unfortunately I could not find out so far, if there are wheelchair taxis available as well, since this could be a good solution too.

    Here is our timetable


    Date Arrival Leave Harbour
    12.10.19 –:– –:– TOKYO (YOKOH ChkIn
    13.10.19 –:– 11:00 TOKYO (YOKOH Pier
    14.10.19 09:00 23:59 KOBE – JAPA Pier
    15.10.19 –:– –:– AT SEA See
    16.10.19 08:00 17:00 HIROSHIMA – Pier
    17.10.19 10:00 18:00 KOCHI – JAP Pier
    18.10.19 08:00 18:00 BEPPU – JAP Pier
    19.10.19 12:00 –:– KAGOSHIMA – Pier
    20.10.19 –:– 17:00 KAGOSHIMA – Pier
    21.10.19 10:30 20:45 FUKUOKA – J Pier
    22.10.19 08:00 18:00 BUSAN – SOU Pier
    23.10.19 07:00 16:00 JEJU ISLAND Pier
    24.10.19 09:00 19:00 SEOUL (INCHE Pier
    25.10.19 –:– –:– AT SEA See
    26.10.19 06:00 –:– SHANGHAI (BA ChkOut

    Any kind of tip is highly apreaciated.

    Thanks in advance


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  • #5743
    Accessible Japan


    Unfortunately, accessible tourism is just getting started in smaller cities, so it can be hard to find a guide and accessible transportation.

    However, I know someone who works for a large taxi company that has accessible taxis across the country, and I believe many of the drivers can act as guides.

    I think they have taxis in Korea as well.  I’ll get him to chime in!

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  • #5747
    Accessible Japan

    Hello again,

    My friend at Daiichi Kotsu said to give you his email.  I don’t want to post it on a public site, so I will send it by email.

  • #5827


    I am a former onboard port lecturer/destination expert on Japan for a major cruise line.  I started my company to assist cruise passengers that want to explore the ports independently.  We have a private guide service and often assist passengers with various levels of mobility.

    If you go to, you can schedule a free consultation, so we can talk in more detail about your specific needs and how we can help.

    Happy Cruising,


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  • #5829

    P.S. – Our guides work with Daiichi Kotsu at many ports too.


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