A quirky country brimming with culture and unique attractions, Japan is a great place for a cruise holiday. Cruises to Japan take you to some of the country’s most picturesque destinations. From Tokyo to Kobe and everywhere in between, cruises to Japan allow you to see so much of this magnificent country. Whether you’re embarking on a short cruise, or extended journey, cruises to Japan operate with some of the top cruise liners. Offering a range of diverse itineraries and experiences, cruises to Japan are one of the most affordable and amazing ways to see the country. Enjoy the magnificent on-board facilities, world-class dining and accommodation as well as the fantastic entertainment and excursions.

Cruises to Japan

Pacific Crossing to Japan
25 Nights on Diamond Princess Departing San Diego: 12th Feb 2023
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Indonesia, Japan, Taiwan Philippines Collector
27 Nights on Westerdam Departing Singapore: 14th Feb 2023
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Japan, Taiwan & The Philippines
14 Nights on Westerdam Departing Singapore: 27th Feb 2023
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Japan, Taiwan, The Philippines & China Collector
28 Nights on Westerdam Departing Singapore: 27th Feb 2023
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Cruises to Japan from Australia

Melbourne to Tokyo
21 Nights on Queen Elizabeth Departing Melbourne: 7th Mar 2024
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Melbourne to Tokyo
31 Nights on Queen Elizabeth Departing Melbourne: 7th Mar 2024
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Sydney to Tokyo
18 Nights on Queen Elizabeth Departing Sydney: 10th Mar 2024
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Sydney to Tokyo
28 Nights on Queen Elizabeth Departing Sydney: 10th Mar 2024
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Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to cruise to Japan?

From ski season to cherry blossom season, Japan is a diverse destination that can be enjoyed at different times of the year. However, the most popular time to cruise to Japan is from March through April. During this time, Japan’s spring season offers comfortable temperatures, beautiful scenery and the chance to experience the world-famous cherry blossoms as they bloom throughout the country.

What cruise lines go to Japan?

There are a range of cruise lines that go to Japan such as Princess Cruises, Holland American Line, Cunard, Celebrity Cruises and Royal Caribbean.

What parts of Japan will i visit on my cruise?

Offering a range of diverse itineraries, cruises to Japan visit many of the country’s top destinations including Tokyo (Yokohama), Osaka, Kyoto, Mt Fuji, Shimizu, Kobe, Nagasakim, Hokkaido and Kagoshima.

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Japan Cruise Attractions

Cruises to Japan offer a variety of attractions and holiday activities for all. From visiting the iconic Mt Fuji, to exploring the bustling streets of Tokyo, cruises to Japan allow you to discover so much of this magnificent country. Get ready to experience the best that Asia has to offer on a cruise to Japan.

Home to one of the world’s oldest civilizations, Japan is a fascinating destination with so much to see and do. Tranquil villages of profound beauty meet exhilarating cities where skyscrapers tower over ancient shrines and temples. Cherry blossoms fill the trees and flashy neon lights shine from futuristic buildings to create a country full of contrast.

Be dazzled by the extraordinary views of Mt Fuji and experience the amazing beauty of the Fuji Five Lakes region. Discover the ancient Japanese culture and prepare to be blown away at the sheer beauty of the ancient temples in Osaka. Move over to Kyoto to explore the health benefits and cultural atmosphere of a traditional “onsen” hot spring bath and marvel at the spectacular Fushimi Inari-taisha shrine.

Experience the rush of Tokyo as you walk the iconic Shibuya crossing. Check out the infamous Robot Restaurant and visit local eateries to enjoy fresh sushi and wagyu beef. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient samurai in the cultural Kakunodate Samurai district and learn the traditional art of Japanese papermaking or “washi” in Tonyama.

From the lively city of Tokyo to the quaint region of Kyoto, a cruise holiday is the perfect way to explore the beauty of Japan. However, you decide to spend your time, a cruise to Japan is sure to delight the senses.

Cruises to Japan Arrivals & Departures

Osanbashi Yokohama International Passenger Terminal

1-1-4 Kaigandori, Naka, Yokohama 231-0002 Kanagawa Prefecture

Distance from Tokyo: 35km (40 minutes)
Distance from Narita Airport: 100km (1 h 23 minutes)