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Suijo Bus Aqua Liner
Suijo Bus Aqua Line is the sightseeing boat through which you can enjoy Osaka city from the water. It runs from Osaka Castle Park to around Nakano-shima in 60 minutes with guidance in the boat. There are many highlights such as the mint bureau with distinct red bricks, the retro building called Chuo-Kokaido and Osaka Castle, the landmark of Osaka. The boat has a glass ceiling so you can enjoy the landscape to your heart’s content. In the boat, there is a shop where you can have coffee and light meals.
- Osaka Suijo Bus Noriba Osaka jo-ko, 2 Osakajo, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
- Contact No.
- A minute walk from Osaka-jo-koen Station on JR
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Leaves every hour from Osaka‐jo port (changes on season and boarding port)
Closed irregularly (Closed in the afternoon on July 25th every year. Also closed in the mid January and the beginning of February)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 60 minutes
- Admission fee
- Admission Fee 1,700 yen (Depending on the section and the season)
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.
The townscape of Osaka from the water
The townscape from Suijo Bus is a different view than that from the land. You can take your time to enjoy Osaka's sightseeing spots from historical spots to modern spots like the Osaka Business Park.
Cherry blossom viewing unique to spring
On Aqua Liner, you can experience seasonal event cruises. Of the cruises, Cherry Blossom Viewing Night Cruise, limited to spring, is especially popular. In the cruise with illuminated cherry blossoms, you can indulge in a fantastic atmosphere!
Four piers for pick-up are available
Four piers to get on Aqua Liner, located in Osaka Castle port, Hachikenyama pier, Yodoyabachi port, and OAP port, are available. Around each pier, there are some sightseeing spots, so if you find interesting spots, we recommend you to get off at the piers.