You can use a Free Pass to ride free but I recommend you pay the surcharge to have uncrowded seating at the bow and to get some some great shots.
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Okay it is a bit corny but still a fantastic way to travel across Lake Ashi. Go up on the top deck for the best views and exhilarating breezes. If it's cold and rainy then you are better off staying inside - although the views...More
ENJOY the sights and sounds of Hakone Bay while cruising in a pirate ship. FUN and enjoyable and picture-perfect for those who want to take great selfies or groupies.
Realky enjoyed the boat trip. Its not that long and you can get on and off at the three stops, one of which has cable car. We went for the first class cabin which is at the front, v luxe and gives access to the...More
The pirate ship ride was ok, just like a normal ferry ride. We did not have the chance to see Mount Fuji but I can imagine the beautiful view one would have on a clear day. Lots of people on the boat and it is...More
The replica pirate ship is fairly large with both enclosed and open decks. There is an area at front of ship for First Class customers who can pay a supplement to the normal fare. Travelled on many different lake ships/boats in both USA and Europe...More