The largest propeller maker in the world

Nakashima Ship Propellers

propeller ship
Tour the largest ship propeller maker in the world

ABOUT Nakashima Ship Propellers

The largest propeller manufacturer in the world was started in 1926 here in Okayama Prefecture. You will have the opportunity to tour the Kojima plant and learn about the technology and expertise it takes to make these marvels of engineering. A tour is the only way to truly appreciate the craft of propeller making.

These structures which usually hidden from plain sight are the backbone of the business that supports the shipping business

Nakashima prides itself in making propellers for all types of vessels and constantly advances its technology with the environmental concerns in mind. A company with high international stature, this propeller manufacturer has offices throughout Asia.


 The second largest city by population in Okayama Prefecture, Kurashiki City is a popular regional, national and international tourist destination. The city offers visitors history, recreation, shopping, and nightlife in a vibrant setting.

If you want to explore other areas of the city, try Kojima. This town sits on the Seto Inland Sea is the place to go for handmade textiles. Kojima jeans are an example of a local product that has reached the top of the fashion world.

Cancellation Policy

1) Detailed tour information & conditions will be given after application is made; please read and confirm the final itinerary before the departure date.
2) Reservations: Fill out the application contact form; application is complete upon payment. Reservations accepted by phone, mail, fax, online, or other communicative methods. The contract is not valid at time of reservation; the customer will be asked to submit an application form and payment within 3 days from time of reservation. If application form and payment are not submitted within the term, the reservation shall be considered void.
3) Items not included in tour price: Transportation costs not included in itinerary, optional tour fees, excess baggage fees, any fees of a personal nature (phone bills, meal costs, etc.) Items excluded from the tour will be stated in the tour information.
4) Cancellation fees: When the application is cancelled by the customer or when payment has not been made by the specified date, Ryobi Tours shall receive a percentage of the per person tour fee as a cancellation fee, or a penalty fee. Differences in room charges that result from one person in a group cancelling shall be charged to the participating person(s).

Cancellation Date Up to 21 days prior 20-8 days prior 7-2 days prior Day prior to start of tour Day of tour After start of tour/non-participation with no contact
Cancellation Fee No charge 20% of tour fee 30% of tour fee 40% of tour fee 50% of tour fee 100% of tour fee