Hiroshima 2 Day Itinerary: Camping on Ohkunoshima Island! A luxurious 1 night 2 day trip on a sightseeing train (Part 1)



This time, we took the etSETOra to Ohkunoshima Island, famous for its rabbits.
This is a luxury trip that also marks my first solo camping debut.
This article is about the first day of the event. Please take a look at it for reference!

*Please note that information and prices listed are subject to change.

Travel Itinerary

2:40pm Mihara Station(三原駅)

Start from Mihara Station!
Board the etSETOra tourist train.

ticket gate


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Mihara Station, located in Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, is a West Japan Railway (JR West) station, built across the ruins of the main citadel of Mihara Castle. Visitors can board the etSETOra sightseeing train, which provides convenient access to Mihara Port and Ohkunoshima Island.

2:50pm etoSETOra

A sightseeing train connecting Hiroshima and Onomichi!
This time, the train will ride from Mihara to Tadanoumi.
The train will slow down on the section near the sea, so you can enjoy the scenery as much as you like!


The white and blue color scheme looks cool.


The seats have large windows so that every seat has a good view of the scenery.


Souvenirs were also sold in the car!


There is a bar counter where you can enjoy a train ride while having a drink.
Snacks were also sold!

passenger ticket

Commemorative train tickets are also stylish and cute!


train window

The section from Mihara to Tadanoumi seems to run closest to the sea!

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The “etoSETOra” is a temporary rapid train operated by West Japan Railway Company between Hiroshima Station and Onomichi Station via Kure Line and Sanyo Main Line. The exterior of the train has a chic design that evokes the peaceful scenery of Setouchi, inspired by the “blue” of the Seto Inland Sea and the “white” of the waves seen from the coastline.

Tadanoumi Station(忠海駅)

We arrived at Tadanoumi station!
Walk for about 5 minutes to Chung Hae Port.

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Located in Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Tadanoumi Station is a station on the Kure Line of the West Japan Railway Company (JR West). There are sightseeing spots in the vicinity, attracting many tourists. About a 5-minute walk from the station is Tadanoumi Port, from which ferries depart to Ohkunoshima Island. There is also a store near the station where you can buy rabbit food and a store that will take care of your luggage.

Tadanoumi Port(忠海港)

Arrive at Tadanoumi Port, with its cute rabbit exterior!
Purchase a ticket at the waiting area! 720 yen for a round trip.

Station to Port

From the station, walk along the signs!



Souvenirs were sold inside.

Ticket machine

First, purchase a boat ticket for the boat to Ohkunoshima Island!

Buy Tickets



There is a cute rabbit on the exterior of the ship!
They also have a ferry-type boat.


Window silhouette

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Tadanoumi Port is a harbor in Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, and is also used as a boat port. The port has a souvenir store overflowing with rabbit goods, and you can also purchase ferry tickets to Ohkunoshima Island and store your luggage. Ferry service to Ohkunoshima Island is also available from Takehara Port for convenient access.

4:00pm Ohkunoshima Island(大久野島)

From Chuhai Port, it takes about 15 minutes to reach the rabbit island of Ohkunoshima Island!
Cute bunnies welcomed us.




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Ohkunoshima Island, located in Tadanoumi-cho, Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, is a small uninhabited island famous for its rabbits. Approximately 600 wild rabbits inhabit the island, which is a 15-minute boat ride from Tadanoumi Port, and many tourists, both domestic and foreign, visit the island in search of solace.

5:00pm Kyukamura Ohkunoshima(休暇村 大久野島)

Arrive at the campground at the hotel where you will be staying this time!
All camping equipment and ingredients are provided by the hotel, so even beginners can enjoy camping without worries.


inside a tent

The air bed, blankets, and sleeping comfort were great!

A rabbit even came to our campsite!

setting sun

Beautiful sunset…

Basic camping equipment rental available.

BBQ Ingredients

BBQ ingredients are also extravagant!

Assorted meats

Hiroshima beef

Vegetables and Mushrooms

Plates, chopsticks, cups, tongs, knives, cutting boards, etc.


Even after dark, it is bright if you turn on the lights!

Hotel Lobby

After enjoying BBQ, we will go to the hotel’s hot spring!

You can take a bath if you like.

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Kyukamura Ohkunoshima is an accommodation facility located in Tadanoumi-cho, Takehara City, Hiroshima Prefecture. In addition to natural hot springs and seasonal cuisine using seasonal ingredients from the Seto Inland Sea, the facility offers a wide range of facilities such as cycling, camping, and an outdoor swimming pool, which can also be used on a day-trip basis.

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