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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Osaka Bay Cruise Santa Maria

Santa Maria is a tour vessel that cruises around Osaka Bay. Dinner cruise service is also available at night.

Basic information

The business days/hours are subject to change in order to prevent the spread of infection by COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Please refer to the official website for details.


Arriving and departing from the Tempozan Harbor Village and Kaiyukan West Warf, the Santa Maria harbor sightseeing cruise ship sails around the most famous spots in the Osaka bay area. A 2x scale recreation of the flagship on which Columbus reached the American continent, this spacious boat hosts 45-minute-long daily cruises once an hour. Twilight cruises (reservations required) are about 60 minutes long. The entire boat can also be rented out for night cruises, perfect for social gatherings, group excursions, or parties.

  • Location

    〒 552-0022 Kaiyukan Entrance Bldg. 2F, 1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka
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  • Closed

    Days Kaiyukan Osaka Aquarium is closed, 12/31, mid-January through mid-February
  • Open

    Day Cruise 11:00 - 16:00 Twilight Cruise Varies by season
    *Countdown Cruise planned for 12/31
  • Price

    Day cruise: adults ¥1600, children ¥800
    Twilight cruise: adults ¥2100, children ¥1050
  • Directions

    10-minute walk from exit 1 of Osakako Station on the Osaka Metro Chuo Line
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  • Parking Available

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