This is a special bus pass available only for foreigners visiting Japan on a short stay. The bus pass allows unlimited rides on buses to visit Ashizuri Uwakai National Park and the Shimanto River to fully enjoy the great landscape of the park and the healing power of the clear stream.

Available buses with the pass

●Sightseeing Tour Bus "Shimanto-Ashizuri Bus" (visiting Cape Ashizuri, Shimanto River, and Kashiwajima, etc.)
●Shimanto River Bus (traveling along the Shimato River from Ekawasaki Station on the JR Yodo Line to Shimanto City/Nakamura Station)
●All city buses on regular routes operated by Kochi Seinan Kotsu (except for expressway buses)


●3,000 yen for 3 days
●3,500 yen for 5 days
*Half price for children between 6 and 12 years old

How to purchase a bus pass

You can purchase a bus pass with cash (Japanese yen) at the counters listed below. No application nor reservation in advance is required.

Shimanto Ashizuri Bus Pass Brochure (English)

Official website