Scenic Japan from the Water

Route Details

AQUA-LINER Osaka castle / Nakanoshima Tour

  • AQUA-LINER & Osaka City Central Public Hall

    This is the Osaka City Central Public Hall which is designated as a national important cultural asset. You will be able to see the beautiful architecture at a very close distance on the boat.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • AQUA-LINER & Osaka Castle

    Osaka Castle, Osaka’s most popular tourist destination. The castle viewed from the river is one of the best scenes in the cruise.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • A row of cherry blossom trees alongside the Okawa river.

    Cherry blossoms would bloom along the river in Spring and tourists will be able to enjoy viewing them from the waters.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • Rose Garden of Nakanoshima

    The rose garden at Nakanoshima is best viewed in Spring and Fall.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Heisei's Milky Way legend

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Heisei's Milky Way legend

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Business Park

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Nakanoshima

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Nakanoshima

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • AQUA-LINER & Osaka City Central Public Hall

    This is the Osaka City Central Public Hall which is designated as a national important cultural asset. You will be able to see the beautiful architecture at a very close distance on the boat.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • AQUA-LINER & Osaka Castle

    Osaka Castle, Osaka’s most popular tourist destination. The castle viewed from the river is one of the best scenes in the cruise.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • A row of cherry blossom trees alongside the Okawa river.

    Cherry blossoms would bloom along the river in Spring and tourists will be able to enjoy viewing them from the waters.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • Rose Garden of Nakanoshima

    The rose garden at Nakanoshima is best viewed in Spring and Fall.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Heisei's Milky Way legend

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Heisei's Milky Way legend

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Business Park

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Nakanoshima

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Nakanoshima

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Routes (Round-Trip)

From

Osakajo Pier
Ports of Call

To

Osakajo Pier

Fare [JPY]

940 - 1,700

Distance and Course Time

1.5km - 11.1km
/ 15M - 55M
A regular sightseeing line which cruises for about 15 - 40 minutes (round trip takes about 55 minutes) by aqua bus which connects Osakajo Pier, Yodoya-bashi Pier, Hachiken-Yahama Pier, and OAP Pier located along Okawa river, the prominent river representing the water capital of Osaka.

[Features]
Aqua-Liner is an aqua bus which accommodates about 100 passengers and is equipped with audio guide (Japanese・English・Chinese・Korean), store and restroom. Enjoy the view of sightseeing spots from a different angle in water capital of Osaka such as Osaka Castle, Nakanoshima, Osaka City Central Public Hall, Japan Mint, and row of cherry trees and seasonal scenery from almost the same eye level as the river surface.
This cruise line is also convenient as a means of transportation between piers.

[Tourist Attractions Nearby]
▪Osakajo Pier
・Osaka Castle: About 15 minute walk from Osakajo Pier / Most famous sightseeing spot in Osaka. In side the castle is a history museum of Osaka Castle and you can enjoy the panoramic city view of Osaka from the observation deck.

▪Yodoyabashi Pier
・Osaka City Central Public Hall: About 10 minute walk from Yodoya-bashi Pier / Situated in Nakanoshima and designated as an important cultural properties.

・Nakanoshima Park: About 15 minute walk from Yodoya-bashi Pier and Hachiken-Yahama Pier / A recreational park of the water capital of Osaka. Famous for its rose park where the best seasons are in spring and autumn, and also the illumination in winter.

▪Hachiken-yahama Pier
・Minami-Temma Park: About 5 minute walk from Hachiken-Yahama Pier / Cherry trees are planted along the river and it turns into a famous cherry blossom viewing spot in spring time.

[Access to Pier]
▪Osakajo Pier
<By train> 3 minute walk from Osakajo Koen Station of JR Osaka Loop Line.
https://goo.gl/maps/Q9K9t5hgPfE2

▪Yodoyabashi Pier
<By train> A minute walk from Yodoya-Bashi Station of Keihan Electric Railway and Osaka Metro Midosuji Line.
https://goo.gl/maps/18sYt1F9xeP2

▪Hachiken-yahama Pier
<By train> 4 minute walk from Temma-Bashi Station of Keihan Electric Railway and Osaka Metro Tanimachi Line.
https://goo.gl/maps/ApmLd115BwS2

▪OAP Pier
<By train> 10 minute walk from Sakuranomiya Station of JR Osaka Loop Line.
https://goo.gl/maps/6kz7YmhHv1r

[Vessel Operator]
Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd. 
Items of Interest Others Route Type Passenger Ships
Reservation Yes Credit Card Yes
Contact Information Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.
TEL: 06-6942-5511 ( English available )
9:00~17:00
Details

Ports of Call

  1. Osakajo Pier
  2. Yodoyabashi Pier
  3. Hachiken-yahama Pier
  4. OAP Pier
  5. Osakajo Pier

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Tourist Attractions Nearby

OSAKA