Scenic Japan from the Water

Route Details

AQUA mini Osaka Castle/Dotombori Tour

  • AQUA mini & Cherry Blossoms

    In Spring, the row of cherry blossom trees alongside the river bloom beautifully, and can be enjoyed on the waters.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • AQUA mini & Dotombori

    The boat passes in front of the “Glico Man Sign,” Osaka’s popular photo spot.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • minatomachi river place

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Dotonbori

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • AQUA mini & Cherry Blossoms

    In Spring, the row of cherry blossom trees alongside the river bloom beautifully, and can be enjoyed on the waters.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • AQUA mini & Dotombori

    The boat passes in front of the “Glico Man Sign,” Osaka’s popular photo spot.

    Osaka Aqua Bus Co.,Ltd.

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • minatomachi river place

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Dotonbori

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

  • Osaka Castle

    ©Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

Routes

From

Osakajo Pier
Ports of Call

To

Minatomachi Pier

Fare [JPY]

1,200 - 1,200

Distance and Course Time

5.4km - 6.1km
/ 40M - 50M
A regular sightseeing line which cruises for about 40-50 minutes in an open roof ship connecting rivers of Osaka water capital, Okawa river and Higashi Yokobori river, Osakajo pier along Dotombori river, Tazaemonbashi pier, and Minatomachi pier (Osaka-shi, Osaka-fu).

[Features]
An open roof cruise, Aqua Mini, offers a 360 degrees panoramic view and accommodates 30 passengers with audio guide (English). Enjoy the view of sightseeing spots in Osaka and row of cherry trees and seasonal scenery from a different angle that is almost the same eye level as the river surface.
You can have a rare experience of a massive water gate in the middle of the course.
This cruise is also convenient to use as a means of transportation between two best sightseeing spots such as Osaka Castle and Dotombori.

[Tourist Attractions Nearby]
▪Osakajo Pier
・Osaka Castle: About 15 minute walk from Osakajo Pier / The 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.

▪Tazaemonbashi Pier
・Dotombori: About a minute walk from Tazaemonbashi Pier / Shopping spot of Osaka where you will find the Glico billboard and Hikkakebashi (Ebisu bridge).

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

▪Tazaemonbashi Pier
<By train> 6 minute walk from Namba Station of Osaka Metro Midosuji Line.
https://goo.gl/maps/JiUg2M9R64x

▪Minatomachi Pier
<By train> 8 minute walk from Namba Station of Osaka Metro Midosuji Line.
https://goo.gl/maps/mGdcVzcQezu

[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 )
10:00~17:00
Details

Ports of Call

  1. Osakajo Pier
  2. Tazaemonbashi Pier
  3. Minatomachi Pier

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Tourist Attractions Nearby

OSAKA