Tonbori River Cruise

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The Tonbori River Cruise is a popular activity in Osaka. In the heart of the Namba District, this 20 minute boat ride is a great way to see the city. You can experience the neon lights and stunning views in a new perspective along the canal. All tours are conducted by a Japanese guide, but English translated maps of attraction spots are provided so that non-native speakers can follow along with ease. With entertaining electronic displays and flashy colors all around, this river cruise is perfect for any time of day or year. The night time cruises are especially popular when the flashing tints of the illuminated lights reflect on the water, creating a river of colors. An established highlight of the Tonbori River Cruise is when the boat rests under the Ebisubashi Bridge. Here is where the Japanese food distributor, Glico, shines its mascot, the Glico Man, on a billboard above the streets for all to admire.

Photograph provided by Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

0.5 Hours
Telephone Number
Postal code
1-6-7 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
Method of payment
Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday : 13:00~21:00 Saturday・Sunday : 11:00~21:00

Admisson Fee
JPY900 / Adult

Under 12yrs : JPY 400

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