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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Tombori River Cruise

This is a 20-minute cruise of the Dotonbori canal. You’ll learn about hidden highlights and the backstory to famous spots with your guides, the Osaka Guide Crew.

Basic information

This 20-minute mini-cruise is a delightful “stroll” along the waterway that’s easy to work into your schedule. Come out on the water and let your breath be taken away by a brand-new view of Dotonbori, packed with some of Naniwa’s most well-known sights. The boat departs from the Tazaemonbashi Bridge Boat Dock.

  • Location

    〒 542-0084 Soemoncho, Chuo-ku, Osaka
  • Tel

    06-6441-0532 (Ipponmatsu Shipping Co., Ltd.)
  • Closed

    July 13, 24, and 25, and the first Saturday of Agusut
  • Open

    Weekdays 13:00 - 21:00, departs on the hour and half-hour
    Weekends and holidays, peak days 11:00 - 21:00, departs on the hour and half-hour
  • Price

    General admission (12 and up) ¥900 children (6–12) ¥400
    *First child under 6 rides free with an adult; second child at children’s fare Adult (Junior high school student or older) 1,000 yen Child (Elementary school student or more than one preschool age child per adult) 400 yen * Time-specified tickets of the day go on sale one hour prior to the first cruise at ticket booth on site. Reservation by phone is not available. * Osaka Amazing Pass may be used.
  • Directions

    Roughly a 5- to 10-minute walk from Namba Station, Shinsaibashi Station, and Nippombashi Station
    Ticketing on 1st floor of Don Quijote Dotonbori, north side of the Tombori Riverwalk esplanade; embarking point in front of ticketing
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