Miyazaki is the the Prefecture's capital city located on Kyushu Island, Japan. The city is crossed by several rivers and is a popular vacation and shopping destination. Among the attractions are the Phoenix Zoo, large hotels, numerous public baths (called onsens). The city's population is around 400,000, served by an airport and a seaport.
The city of Miyazaki was founded on April 1, 1924. As of the merger (with 2003 population estimates), the city features an estimated population of 365,310 and a population density of 612 persons per km2. The total city area of Miyazaki is 596.68 km2 (230 ml2). As of December 2010, Miyazaki's current population is 399,830.
Miyazaki Prefecture has all 3 ports serving cruise ships - Aburatsu (on the photo below, capacity to dock Quantum-class ships / 170,000 GT), Miyazaki (on the photo above, capacity for smaller / luxury ships and mega-yachts) and Hososhima (capacity for vessels up to 70,000 GT). Aburatsu pier was last upgraded in 2015. Maden calls at Hososhima in 2017 did SuperStar Virgo, MS Volendam and MS Amsterdam. Port Aburatsu in 2017 was additionally upgraded with more bollards and tenders in order to be able to accommodate even the world's largest cruise liners (Royal Caribbean's Oasis-class ships / 225,000 GT).
Miyazaki's peak cruising season is May through October, but the ports receive cruise ships the whole year-round as the winter climate is warm.
Port Miyazaki cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Miyazaki, Japan. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|Day||Ship||Arrival||Departure||Next Port of Call|
|7 April, 2018|
|ms Volendam||08:00||17:00||Beppu, Japan|
|24 April, 2018|
|Norwegian Jewel||08:00||17:00||Kochi, Japan|
The Miyazaki cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Miyazaki, Japan.
If you lose the Miyazaki location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.