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Location and how to access Gankoyama
Gankoyama is located in the south of Chiba prefecture, Japan. Southern Chiba is generally warm throughout the year and there are a lot of places where you can do marine sports such as surfing and sea kayaking around Gankoyama. Mt. Nokogiri Yama is another place around Gankoyama (near the Kanaya Ferry Port) which has breathtaking scenery.
You can get to Gankoyama by using either public transport or a car (see below). If you use public transport, we can only pick you up at the Highway Oasis Furai bus stop or the JR Iwai train station. The pick up times are listed below.
10:37 at the train station (JR Iwai)
10:55 at the bus stop (Highway Oasis Furari)
1. Highway Bus (From Tokyo, Yokohama, Chiba)
Tokyo to Highway Oasis Furari
Please get off at the [Highway Oasis Furari] bus stop. We will be waiting to pick you up there. One way ticket: 2,100 yen
Tokyo Stn. ---> Highway Oasis Furari (Everyday)
Highway Oasis Furari ---> Tokyo Stn. (Everyday)
Chiba to Highway Oasis Furari
Please get off at the [Highway Oasis Furari] bus stop. We will waiting to pick you up there. One way ticket: 1,300 yen
Chiba Minato Stn. ---> Highway Oasis Furari (Everyday)
Highway Oasis Furari ---> Chiba. (Everyday)
Yokohama to Highway Oasis Furari
Please get off at the [Highway Oasis Furari] bus stop. We will be waiting there to pick you up. One way ticket: 2,500 yen (1,250yen for children)
Yokohama Stn. ---> Highway Oasis Furari (Everyday)
Highway Oasis Furari ---> Haneda Airport & Yokohama Stn. (Everyday)
2. JR Train from Chiba to Iwai
Chiba to Iwai
Chiba ---> Iwai (Everyday)
3. Ferry + JR train (From Kurihama, Yokohama area)
Kurihama to Kanaya
There are 2 different timetables depending on which day you catch the ferry. You need to check the Tokyo Wan Ferry web site to see which timetable will be used on the day you go. Otherwise, you just need to get to the ferry port before 9 a.m. to make sure you catch the right ferry.
Once you arrive at the Kanaya ferry port, walk to JR Hamakanya station (about 10 min) and catch the JR Uchibo line to get to JR Iwai where we can pick you up.
Kurihama ---> Kanaya (Timetable for 2 ferries)
Kanaya to JR Iwai
From the Kanaya ferry port, you can walk to JR Hamakanaya Station (about 10min) and then catch the train to Iwai where we will pick you up.