Several airlines, including Japan Airlines, Qantas and Singapore Airlines, fly from Adelaide to Osaka. See jetstar.com or call 131 538.
Japan Holidays offers a seven-day Kumamoto tour, including an Englishspeaking guide, rail pass, accommodation and some meals. The company conducts fully escorted tours taking in the Kumamoto area, including Amakusa and Gokanosho, as well as Nagasaki, from $4250 a person. The tour includes some airfares, accommodation, rail fares, entry fees and some meals. See japanholidays.com.au or ph (07) 3300 2396.