Indulge in Japan’s Premier Crown Melon

Crown Melon is a brand name of muskmelon produced in the western part of Shizuoka prefecture.
When you visit fruit and vegetable shops in Japan, you can see a whole Crown Melon which is sold at 10,000 JPY or more.

In this tour, you can gain a better understanding of this Japanese most luxury fruit by visiting greenhouses, listening to the passion and stories of producing Crown Melon from farmers and of course tasting it.

Why not Indulge in Japan’s Premier Crown Melon!

Price

6,000 JPY / Person

Above price includes cut Crown Melon (1/4 size or equally) and a petit gift.
Shuttle service from/to JR Fukuroi station is complimentary.

Departure Date

Every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Access

Transfer to JR Tokaido line and 2 stations away.

JR Fukuroi station MAP

Crown Melon head office MAP

Access By Car

15 minutes from JR Fukuroi station or 25 minutes from JR Kakegawa station (Free parking at Crown Melon head office).

Notes

Number of acceptable participants on each day:
Minimum: 2, Maximum: 4 

This tour does NOT include:
– Transportation to/from JR Fukuroi station
– Lunch and any other meals
– Other melons except noted above (but you can purchase it)
– Any insurance for participants

This tour is conducted only in English. 
(Guided and interpreted by Shizuoka Crown Melon staffs.)

Payment Options

Credit Card | Cash

Meeting Time & Place

(Time) 1:30 p.m.
(Place) JR Fukuroi station or Crown Melon head office (venue)

Time Required

2.5 hours (including a free shuttle service)

(Itinerary)
1:30 pm Meeting at JR Fukuroi station
*1:50 pm Arriving at Shizuoka Crown Melon head office
Brief introduction (Movie and pamphlet)
2:10 pm Visiting greenhouses and listening to the stories from farmers
3:00 pm Tasting
Workshop of how to select delicious melons
*3:40 pm Departing Shizuoka Crown Melon head office
4:00 pm Arriving at Fukuroi station and tour ends

* If you come to the venue directly, the tour starts from 1:50 pm and ends at 3:40 pm.

Reservation

Make a reservation at least 3 days in advance.
(Negotiable depending on the situation if the date is close.) 
Once your request is confirmed we will notify you of availability.
If the tour is not available on your preferred date, we will offer an alternative date.

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