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Shimanami Rental Bike - Shimanami Japan

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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The store was really easy to deal with, booking online (we got pedal assist which I would recommend... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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Superb cycle trip despite the blazing heat

This was a fabulous experience despite the high temperatures/humidity (we did on 8 August). (We... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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Rental fee and deposit are advance payment. There will be no refund even if you return the bike earlier than planned. Deposit will be paid back only when you return the bike at the same terminal you rent. ~About electric powered bike~ Electric...more
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9 Higashigoshocho | Onomichi Station Port Parking, Onomichi 722-0036, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 848-22-3911
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 April 2012

We biked the Shimanami Kaido in a day but if we had enough information we would have taken two days to make this wonderful journey. This entry both reviews our journey and provides the information to you that i wished i had when i was...More

47  Thank decca_mac
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

just to give an idea, because before going there i read advices that where saying it's easy; Maybe we have also to say what is our level. I did not find it easy, but I'm not a star of the bike, i'm practicing twice a...More

6  Thank kekenu
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The store was really easy to deal with, booking online (we got pedal assist which I would recommend makes the journey super enjoyable) and really easy to pick yo and good instructions. You take the ferry to the first island for 110 yen each I...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This was a fabulous experience despite the high temperatures/humidity (we did on 8 August). (We were fortunate that typhoon 13 went much further north so we were not affected on this occasion).However with plenty of water en board and available en route our mission was...More

1  Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is an incredible cycling route, but I recommend some advanced planning to fully enjoy it. Unless you're just in it for the pure 'grunt' of the cycling 'as fast as possible', don't try to do this in one day. You'll miss much of what's...More

5  Thank elbowelbein
Reviewed 26 June 2018

My friend and I cycled the Shimanami Kaido in June. We are both inexperienced cyclist with a moderate level of fitness so we decided to give ourselves a day and a half to complete the full course. We have to admit we found the cycle...More

3  Thank vegan_travel13
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Coming from Holland we both love biking and water so this was a must do. It was great. We were blessed with wonderful, quite warm, weather and could fully enjoy the breathtaking scenery. We rented the ‘normal, not so expensive’ bikes in Onomichi and on...More

1  Thank nlv77
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice cycling route, relatively easy. Many nice scenic spots along the way with beautiful views on the inner see. Make sure to check the closing time of the bicycle drop off points before you plan your trip

1  Thank Martin T
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We cycled the Shimanami Kaido in April. We started in Onomichi and spent 2 nights on Omishima island. This gave us plenty of time to explore several islands and enjoy little treats like the delicious hassaka daifuku. On Omishima, we stayed in a ryokan, which...More

5  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I had a wonderful experience cycling the Shimanami Kaido (approximately 70KM) from Onomichi to Imabari in mid-April. The route is extremely well marked and crosses over 6 islands in the Seto Inland sea that are connected by a series of bridges. For the most part,...More

4  Thank Natasha I
Reviewed 24 May 2018

this cycling route has something for everyone. you can start at one end, cycle to the other, and take a train somewhere else. Or you can stay in the middle at a lovely beach (try near Setoda) and leisurely go one direction then the other...More

3  Thank bryade
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It is a great destination of cycling or walking. Recommend spend couple of days or week if you have time. Unique characters of individual islands and some accommodations are super local. Food is amazing as other Setouchi area.

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Khaled B
22 September 2018|
Response from Curious821277 | Property representative |
Hi! I recommend this great experience! You can go this as a day trip. I show you not too hard route. it is a ride to part of the Shimanami-Kaido. JR Hiroshima station (JR 1h44min)JR Onomichi station(walk 5min)Onomichi... More
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