CRUIse OSAKA RIVERS AND WATERWAYS
Choose the route and time you would like to ride WONDER CRUISE PARTY, get your 1-ride ticket and enjoy a nice cruise on the waterways of Osaka.
*1 ride is included in Osaka City Pass and Osaka Amazing Pass.
Maps for cruise boarding points
IMPORTANT! Osaka Wonder Cruise is canceled the 8.15 (Thu) due to the approaching typhoon. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Cruise time 20min
Cruise at the heart of Osaka and get a front row seat for the ultimate Osaka selfie with the famous Glico running man light sign right behind you. This 20min cruise starts and stops at the same spot in Dotonbori, near Nippombashi bridge.
Cruise Time 40min
Board the boat at Dotonbori and cruise up the canal, through the water lock and onto Okawa river. Get a glimpse of Osaka Castle and the cherry tree lined river banks around Temmabashi.
Cruise Time 40min
Start at Temmabashi and go under Temmabashi bridge to get a glimpse of Osaka Castle before down the canal through the water lock and under some of the oldest bridges in the city. This cruise finishes at Dotonbori near the bustling shopping streets and restaurants areas.
|1.||Maximum capacity 60 people. We have the right to refuse boarding when the boat is full. Child of 12 years old or under must wear a lifejacket under cruising law.|
|2.||Make sure to check our website for cruising schedule. The cruise will cancel during to weather conditions such as strong wind, rain etc.|
|3.||Please be seated during departure until the captain gives permission to stand. Fore deck is not allowed during berthing and departure.|
|4.||No smoking all times.|
|5.||Watch your step when boarding the boat and getting off. Water level may cause large steps between the boat and wharfs.|
|6.||When cruising under low bridges please watch your head if standing up.|
|7.||Regulation for berthing is 10 min. Be punctual before boarding the boat. During all times, the boat captain has authority to reject customer who may interfere.|
|8.||Luggage can be brought on board only if there is empty space to store it safely. In case there is not enough available space to store luggage safely and without inconveniencing other passengers, the captain has the right to refuse to bring on board the luggage.|
Q1: Can I use Osaka Amazing Pass to board the cruise?
A: Yes, one ride on one route is included in Osaka Amazing Pass.
Q2: Can I ride any route with the Osaka Amazing Pass?
A: Yes, you can ride any route one time.
Q3: I do not have my Osaka Amazing Pass number yet. Can I still make a reservation?
A: Yes, just leave that box blank.
Q4: Do infants and young children need tickets?
A: Children age 12 and up need a regular ticket(¥1,800) or an Osaka Amazing Pass. Children under age 6-12 ride for ¥900. Children under age 0-6 ride free of charge.
Q5: Do infants or young children count as passengers?
A: Yes, even if your infant or young child does not need a ticket, they need to be counted as passengers for safety reasons. For example, if you are 2 adults with one infant baby, we will count you as 3 passengers.
Q6: Do I need a reservation to board the cruise?
A: Reservations have priority when boarding. If there are seats available customers without reservations are welcome to board the cruise.
Q7: What do you mean by 1 ride?
A: 1 ride means from one boarding point to the next, or in some cases, from one boarding point and back to the same boarding point.
Q8: How long is 1 ride?
A: It depends on the route. Short routes are about 25 minutes, long rides are about 40 minutes.
Q9: Can I reserve a specific seat on the boat?
A: No. The seat selection is first come, first served for both reservations and non-reservations.
Q10: I made a reservation but did not get a confirmation email. What should I do?
A: Check your email spam folder first. The reservation emails are sent from the email address [email protected] Make sure you can receive emails from that address. If you still can not find the confirmation email, send us a message through the contact form below on this page and let us know the name, date, time and email address for the reservation. If your reservation is the same day, it may be faster to give us a call at 06-6147-7763.
11: I am traveling to Osaka a few months from now. Do you have a schedule for that time?
A: The schedules and routes change slightly with seasons and we update the availability as soon as we can. If you can not find the available dates on our site, please check back soon again.
Q12: Can I bring a baby stroller or wheelchair on the cruise?
A: There is limited space on the boat, but if there is space available, you are can bring a single size collapsible baby stroller or wheelchair. Please note that there is sometimes a difference in level from the ship to the dock and it can be difficult to get on and off. The staff has the right to refuse boarding if they consider it unsafe.
Q13: Can I bring a suitcase on the boat?
A: There is limited space on the boat, and we ask passengers to please only bring one handbag or backpack. The staff has the right to refuse boarding to passengers that have too large or heavy luggage.