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Address: 7-13, Soemoncho, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0084, Osaka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 6-6441-0532

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We did this cruise on a sunny day and therefore the ceiling had a curtain to protect you from the sun shining into the Air conditioned boat. Still if you sit on the window you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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204 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A short but entertaining way of spending half an hour or so during the day, staff are marvellous and spoken english excellent. Umbrellas are provided to protect against the rain or intense sun.

Thank Andrew R
New York City, New York
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

One of the cutest things we did in Osaka was this Tombori River Cruise. It was 900¥, or $9.00 American & it was short but fun. Recommend you going at dusk when all the buildings & lights are lit. The guide speaks only Japanese but, we had a great time.

Thank CancunSue
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We did this cruise on a sunny day and therefore the ceiling had a curtain to protect you from the sun shining into the Air conditioned boat. Still if you sit on the window you have a great view to some of the land marks in Osaka. The ride is about one hour and was very enjoyable.

Thank TravelerGermany62
Brussels, Belgium
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57 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

We joined the Tombori River Cruise as we purchased an Osaka Amazing Pass and we were offered a free seat. Even though it was free, it was a complete waste of time. We had some difficulties in understanding our guide. Plus you go downstream and then upstream for about 300 to 400 meters. We did it at daytime around 2... More 

1 Thank Kristof V
Shepparton, Australia
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317 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Great cruise up and back on the tonbori river amongst the shopping area. Free with the osaka amazing pass

Thank jjw62au
Osaka, Japan
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Presented our Amazing Osaka Day passes at the ticket booth and were told to queue up 10 minutes before departure. We did but apparently the ticket checkers don't do a very good job of either counting the passengers or checking to make sure people are in their ticketed time slots. The 9pm boat quickly filled up and we assumed we... More 

Thank flybizornotatall
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We have Osaka Day pass so we were already planning to ride it for free. We got there a few minutes before 1PM (their earliest departure time) and the 1PM and 2PM were already sold out, for some reason 1:30PM was still available so we exchanged our voucher and sit near the dock and rest up before the cruise tour.... More 

Thank TheCarbonari
Hong Kong, China
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29 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Must have a ride if you have Osaka Day Pass. I arrived at the ticket office at 6:30 pm but I was told that the soonest boat trip departed at 7:45pm! All the tickets before that time had been sold out! So I waited for an hour for that boat trip. I returned at 7:30 pm as I needed to... More 

7 Thank greattriphaha
Plantation, Florida
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196 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Taking a boat cruise is great to break away from the hustle and bustle of this large city. The cost is minimal and the experience is great, so I recommend this tourist attraction.

Thank L A M
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54 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

If you holding Osaka Amazing pass, is free ride for you. you can take after Shinsaibashi shopping, change your tickets beside the pier, and follow the Q. on the boat might be careful and listen to the cruise guide. you will love the view if you are 1st time here.

Thank carpenter6477

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