Tombori River Cruise


Cruising down the lively Dotonbori with Tombori River Cruise

Tourists can see the symbols of Osaka during this 20 minutes cruise. Enjoy the view of Dotombori from the river! *Place to ride: Tazaemombashi Pier

Enjoying the view from Dotonbori river

Tombori River Cruise is a cruising tour which goes under 9 bridges (Nipponbashi bridge, Aiaubashi bridge, Tazaemonbashi bridge, Ebisubashi bridge, Dotonboribashi bridge, Shinebisubashi bridge, Daikokubashi bridge, Fukaribashi bridge, Ukiniwabashi bridge) of Osaka.
You can enjoy the Dotonbori area from a unique perspective.

Sailing off to the 20-minutes cruise!

From 1 pm to 9 pm, (11 am to 9 pm on weekends, holidays and busy days) the cruise departs Tazaemon port every 30 minutes.
The port is right in front of the ticket booth at Don Quijote Dotonbori Store, so you will easily find the location.

The eye-catching boards

In the front of the famous Glico board, the cruise ship will stop for you to take pictures.
When you are up close, you will realize and be surprised at how large the board is.

Seeing Dotonbori from an unusual viewpoint

In the nighttime, the romantic lights of Osaka reflect on the river.
It is nice to enjoy this atmosphere at Dotonbori.
The tickets are available from 12 pm on weekdays and from 10 am on weekends, holidays, and during busy periods. You can purchase the ticket of the time that you prefer at the ticket booth.

Enjoying the nighttime in Osaka surrounded with shining neon lights

It’s quite recommended to enjoy the night cruise too.
The neon lights reflecting on the river help make the atmosphere very romantic.
The night cruise’s ticket often times get sold out during the daytime, so it is recommended to purchase them well in advance.

Name of the facility
Tombori River Cruise

Tazaemombashi Pier, 7-13 Souemonchō, Chuo-ward, Osaka-shi


Nearest station
Namba Station, Shinsaibashi Station, Nipponbashi station (Osaka Metro Each line)▶ 5 min. walk ※The reception is on the 1st floor of Don Quijote Dotonbori Store. The boarding station is located in the front of the reception.

Business hours
Weekdays: 1 pm-9 pm The bus departs every 30 minutes starting on the hour. Weekends, holidays, busy season: 11 am-9 pm The bus departs every 30 minutes starting on the hour.

Admission fee
Adult(Over middle school student): 900 yen/ Child (Elementary school student): 400 yen ※ An adult may ride the bus with one child who is under the age of 6. An additional ticket is required for more than one child per an adult. ※ Ticket is only valid on the day of purchase.

Please purchase the ticket at the ticket booth, which opens at 12 pm on weekdays, and 10 am on weekends and holidays. The ticket may be sold out by the late afternoon, so please make sure to purchase well in advance. The evening tickets get sold out very quickly.