Urban City Cruise - Private Cruising to Enjoy the Cityscape of Osaka from the Boat (90 min.)

From JPY ¥27,050.00
  • Duration: 90 Minutes (approx.)
  • Location: Osaka-shi, Osaka
  • Product code: EN-OSK-3018-30181


Escape from the hustle and bustle of a big city and enjoy a stylish excursion on the water in Osaka. This 90-minute private cruise limited to 10 persons is perfect for families and friends as children are welcome to join. The night cruise offers a stunning night view of Osaka. 


  • Travel to the heart of Osaka by the luxurious boat
  • Discover Osaka's cityscape and attractions from the boat, escaping from the noise of the city (90 min.)
  • Cruise on the Higashi-Yokobori River under the Hanshin Expressway that is not usually seen
  • Passing through the Panama Canal type sluice gate, the boat enters Dotonbori famous with the Glico Running Man sign  
  • Admire the stunning night view during the night time


Gather at Hachiken-Yahama Boarding Point 10 minutes prior to the departure→go on a cruise on time


Departing from Hachiken-Yahama, the hub of water transport, you will go on a 70-minute cruise while looking at the cityscape of Osaka. The beautifully polished private boat made of mahogany wood will escort you to the river cruise smartly. As the boat holds 10 passengers only, you can share the private space with your family or friends. Feel free to bring food and drink in the boat. The views from the river change depending on the season and time of day. You may have fun no matter how many times you take the cruise. 

A bouquet can be prepared as a paid option.  Why not take the opportunity to make a romantic proposal?

You will feel special to see the busy downtown of Osaka stretching from Nipponbashi to Dotonbori from the boat. Passing by the Hommachibashi Pier, you may discover a new Osaka as you go down the Higashi-Yokobori River, partly covered by the Hanshin Expressway stretching over the river, which is not usually seen. You will pass through the Panama Canal type sluice gate after leaving Dotonbori. Osaka City Central Public Hall seen from Nakanoshima Island is just breathtaking. Appreciate the hidden gem of Osaka from the river!


  • Time:90 minutes/person
  • Meeting point:Hachiken-Yahama Boarding Point
    1-1, Temmabashi-Kyomachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
  • Access:  
    Directly connected to No. 2 Exit of Temmabashi Station on Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line/Keihan Main Line
  • Language support:English, Italian
  • Included :Life jacket for children
  • Excluded:Food and drink, a small bouquet
  • Clothes:Clothes easy to move in
  • Participant requirement:
    A drunken person cannot take the cruise. A child needs to be accompanied by an adult.
  • Special arrangement :
    You may leave the boat at a dock on the way under unavoidable circumstances such as a sudden illness.
  • Free Wi-Fi:Available
  • Toilet:
    There is no bathroom on the boat.  Please use restrooms on the B1 of 'Kawanoeki Hachiken-Yahama' in front of Hachiken-Yahama Boarding Point.
  • Other things to know:
    ・A child needs to wear a life jacket.
    ・Please note that the tour finishes at a different place from the starting point.
     The finishing point is Minatomachi River Place (Minatomachi Pier)
     Address: 1-3, Minatomachi, Naniwa-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
     Access:  A 2-minute walk to 26-C Entrance of Namba Station on Osaka Metro/JR Namba Station 


3 days before the tour date                        40% of the tour price
2 to 1 day before the tour date                     60% of the tour price
On the day of the tour, No show                 100% of the tour price

※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.