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TOMBORI River Cruise

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Take a city cruise on a wildly popular sightseeing boat to fully enjoy Osaka, the aqua metropolis!

Ipponmatsu Shipping operates sightseeing boats that allow you to fully enjoy Osaka, the aqua metropolis. There are a variety of routes, long and short, provided, take some time to compare the different routes and find your favorite!

Guided by an energetic Osaka guide crew, the river cruise allows you to experience a panorama of Osaka Minami from the Dotonbori River at ease. The 20-minute cruise includes tours of the 9 bridges that hang above the course including Nippombashi Bridge, Tazaemon-bashi Bridge, Ebisu-bashi Bridge, Dotonbori-bashi Bridge, and the surrounding scenery. Tickets are sold at the ticket office.


TOMBORI River Cruise

By presenting the KANSAI ONE PASS card

Tombori River Cruise fare discount:
Adult 1,200 yen to 1,000 yen.

Expiration date
Until March 31, 2023


Access5~10 minute walk from Nippombashi station, Shinsaibashi station, and Namba station of JR, subway, Kintetsu, and Nankai Line.
HoursDeparture place: Tazaemon-bashi Bridge Pier
11:00~21:00 the boat will depart on the hour and half hour. Time required: approx. 20 minutes *The first and the last ship time are subject to change.
*Cruises may be cancelled.
Regular holidayJuly 13,24,25
FeeAdults 1,200 yen; Students (junior-high, high school, university, specialty school) ¥800 *with student ID; Children (Elementary School) 400 yen *Children under elementary school age are free of charge if sitting on the lap of an adult. The Children Fee will apply to a second child or more accompanied by one adult, or any child who requires a seat.
※Boarding pass will be sold by designated departures at the ticketing office (opens an hour before the first ship ) on the day itself.
※No reservations by phone.
※Not permitted to embark the ship when all seats are booked.
※Evening trips and onward can be sold out during day time. Please book as soon as possible.