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Osaka Water Bus

2 Osakajo, Chuoku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture 540-0002, Japan
+81 6-6942-5511
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Ranked #6 of 31 activities in Osaka
Type: Tours
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
rotterdam
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156 reviews 156 reviews
73 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Taking a boat through the Osaka rivers seemed like a good idea. And overall it is not too bad. But there are two factors which might let you skip this ride. First, the boats are extremely low and therefor your sightlines are quite poor, so forget seeing much more than water and the underparts of buildings. Second the air conditioning... More

Windsor, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
40 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Boring, boring, boring ! Did a supposed 1 hour cruise through the waterways of Osaka. The English tannoyed audio was difficult to hear given the loud air conditioner on board and as for sights to see, there was one grey building after another grey building....... Don't waste your time !

Houston, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
6 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This was an interesting idea, but it turned out to be more of a boat ride than an actual sightseeing tour. The brochure touts it as a sightseeing tour of one of Osaka's rivers. The ride takes about 50-60 minutes and goes by very quickly. We expected to be able to actually see some landmarks, and there are some that... More

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