Hamamatsu Lake Experience
The Brackish Lake Hamana provides a full array of exciting and authentic experiences just a short train ride away from Hamamatsu Station.
Lake Hamana is Japan’s 10th largest lake and is a popular destination with a range of activities available including cycling, go karting, fishing, wind surfing and wakeboarding.
2 mins walk from the station stop here first to finalise your plans, leave excess baggage and any last minute bookings.
Local train to Bentenjima walk on the beach and grab an early lunch (from 11:30am) at the local American Diner – Leader.
Hamanako Boat Race
After lunch walk across the street to the Hamanako Boat Race Stadium.
Take a taxi to the accommodation and check in around 4pm.
Boats pickup from the docks outside the accommodation about half an hour before sunset.
After breakfast head jump into a taxi to Kanzanji and wander through the town and visit the temple.
Enjoy the local cusine
Have lunch at one of the many restaurants in the town area – Japanese eel is a speciality of the area.
Try your hand at some of the marine sports available or just go for a boat cruise on the lake.
Finish the day watching Lake Hamana’s famous sunset from a roof top hot spring.