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Yanagawa River Boat

Takahata, Yanagawa 832-0065, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Enjoy the scenery of the boat trip

Even though you would not understand what the boatman is saying, you can still enjoy the song and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Japan_Discovery
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Fukuoka, Japan
Peaceful boat trip

We went with an organized cruise ship tour and were pleasantly surprised with the boat ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ray W
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“willow trees” (3 reviews)
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Takahata, Yanagawa 832-0065, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though you would not understand what the boatman is saying, you can still enjoy the song and scenic around you.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with an organized cruise ship tour and were pleasantly surprised with the boat ride - similar to English punts found in Oxford and Cambridge. The trip itself was about 45 minutes and took us on a loop towards the Tachibana Ohana Museum. If...More

Thank Ray W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a cold afternoon and we arrived for the river boat ride at about 4pm. Scenery was good and the punter was really entertaining. He tried his best to explain using his limited English! During the 70mins ride, he sang several songs which we...More

Thank XinYang
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This riverboat cruise was far more scenic than the water towns outside of Shanghai, China. The town is charming too. There is a very small museum with some relics of the past. Unlike other travelers' reports, our boatman did NOT sing or tell stories.

Thank 911carolg
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A light breeze over the cool water was quiet refresshing on the hot day we were there. Look uit for a boatsman with a nice voice.

Thank Pieter d
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Reviewed April 7, 2018

I reluctantly joined my family on this boat tour. Boy was I happy that I did. The driver was incredibly entertaining. He told stories or sang for a solid hour. Even though he was speaking in Japanese, I understood his jokes. He sand like an...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

A full boat carry around 18-20 people. The punter will talk in Japanese along the way ( and sing as well). As a foreigner, just relax and enjoy this one hour ride.

Thank Janet C
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Reviewed January 30, 2018

Highly recommend this boat tour in a typical Japanese style, wearing a bamboo hat (opinional you pay separate if you wish) but my husband and I really enjoyed the view of the calm water of Yanagawa river. With a very helpful and Japanese men that...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

30 minutes boat ride thru canal enjoying the scenery, houses and passing thru bridges, some so low that everyone had to bend down. The boat driver would sing to entertain the boat riders.

Thank Bobby S
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Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

It is the perfect trip/activity for anyone who wants a chilled thing to do. I went in the winter and they had a blanket over a table with a heater underneath. Lost one star because it was slightly crowded on the boat.

Thank Marc M
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negatronkev
September 26, 2017|
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Response from Yapahloy | Reviewed this property |
The boatman does provide blanket for you to cover yourself. However, there is nothing much for you to see in winter. The commentary is conducted in Japanese. I recommend doing it in spring where at least there are some... More
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Nonoy C
June 22, 2017|
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Response from Dalip C | Reviewed this property |
its actually at the Tenjin Stn iself > 2nd Floor if i recall well... its called the Yuttari Yanagawa Pack...i think ¥3170/pax. i dont think yu'll get an English spkg guide and the meal though (too good a deal in that... More
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Unknown A
April 18, 2017|
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Response from HK C | Reviewed this property |
We have bought a Nishitetsu package ticket at 2930Yen which includes the boat trip and the train charges from Hakata to Yanagawa and Dazaifu, plus some discount and souvenir coupons. Since it is a package ticket, the boat... More
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