Floating offshore from Yokosuka is the only uninhabited island in Tokyo Bay.The island is a 10-minute ferry ride from Yokosuka’s Mikasa Pier. Sarushima is Tokyo Bay’s only uninhabited island, and you’re there before you know it. The clean ocean, thickly growing trees, and a wealth of leisure facilities including barbecue spots, make this a popular spot for swimmers in the summer months. On the other hand, Sarushima is an island with history. It was once a fortress that protected Tokyo Bay where it was forbidden for civilians to land on, and it still has remnants of that period such as the barracks and gun batteries on the island.
Sarushima, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken
First ferry from Mikasa to Sarushima leaves at 8:30 A.M. Last ferry from Sarushima to Mikasa leaves at 5:00 P.M.
Ferry runs daily from March to November. Ferry runs on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays only from December to February.
1300 yen for round trip ferry fare (adult) + 200 yen entry fee to Sarushima
Keikyu Airport Line from Haneda Airport to Keikyu Kamata Station: 10 min.
Keikyu Line from Keikyu Kamata Station to Yokosuka-Chuo Station: 39 min.
From Yokosuka-Chuo Station, walk to Mikasa Pier: 15 min.
From Mikasa Pier to Sarushima by boat: 10 min.