【Notice】 Matsukawa river cruises will begin in late March!

Welcome to the Matsukawa River Cruises in Toyama City!!


Our River Cruises

We have offered these cruises on the Matsu river since 1988, here in the center of Toyama City.
This Matsu river is one of the 100 cherry blossom beauty spots in Japan.
It has 500 cherry trees on the riverbanks.
Not only in cherry blossom season but also throughout the year (except in winter), you can absolutely enjoy the amazing scenery from the boats.
Verdure, sunlight reflected on the water, fishes in the river, blue herons, kingfishers,
Sounds of water flowing, autumn leaves,etc
Very lovely nature welcomes you !!!
During the cruises,with rich nature you can’t believe that you are in a downtown.
Come and ride !!!

Round trip between Funa bridge and the confluence of Matsu River with Itachi River
( 2km : 30-minute tour)





Please buy a ticket at the Boarding place and wait in line.



Individual fares are ( tax included ) :

Adults : 1,500 Yen
Children ( Age 3-12 ) : 750 Yen
Children ( Age 0-2 ) : Free

*For groups ( 15 or more )…10% discount ( It means ; Adults:1,350 Yen and Children:680 Yen)





Time Table

From Mar. 18 to Before blooming (Weekends & National holidays Only)

Closed: Reservation Only on weekdays
Time Table: 11:00-15:00 Demand Responsive in 45-minute intervals

During cherry blossoms flowering(Usually EarlyApril to Mid April)

Closed: None Everyday in service !
Time Table:
Cherry-blossom viewing Cruises
Weekdays 9:30-17:00
Weekends 9:00-17:30
Groups of 15+ can make reservations on only weekdays
※ In 15-45 minute intervals JINZU and TAKI JINZU II departs alternately

Other seasons



Boarding place

Address : 1-34 Honmaru, Toyama-shi, Toyama prefecture, Japan
10-minute walk from JR Toyama station
20-minute bus ride from Toyama Airport. Get off at Toyama old castle park stop
15-minute drive from the Toyama Interchange on Hokuriku Expressway

For more details, click here … “Tourism Information in Toyama” Web Site





Not necessary. If 15 persons and over, please be sure to make a reservation !!
*Note: Reservation doesn’t mean you charter the boat. It is a SHARED boat.
*If you would like to chater a boat, click here.



Bad weather and boat malfunction will cause suspension of our service.


Reservation center / Office

Toyama Sightseeing Cruise Inc.
Address: 2-21 Marunouchi 2-chome, Toyama-shi, Toyama, Japan
Phone number : +81 76 425 8440
When you are in Japan, call this number 076-425-8440
( 9 am – 5 pm : weekdays only )


Set Ticket

It includes Trams one-day pass and the boat ticket.
Time Table: weekday , holiday
(*Note: except for PORTRAM)

Adults : 1,500 Yen
Children ( Age 3-12 ) : 750 Yen

This Set Ticket is available only at the Dentetsu Toyama station 1F from May 13 to Nov.30.
Map ” ←Click here
Tel. : 076-432-3456 ( weekday only 8:30~17:30 )



JINZU(神通) ; capacity : 40 people

JINZU II(神通II) ; capacity : 44 people
(We may also operate with 40 people.)

TAKI RENTARO II(滝廉太郎II世号) ; capacity : 51 people

(TAKI RENTARO II is mainly used for dinner cruises, group reservations during cherry blossom season.)



The Guide of Matsukawa Cruise








Other Sites

Visit Toyama … Toyama City’s Website for foreign people
Tourism information in Toyama
Cherry Blossoms on the Matsu River (Travels in Toyama)
Etchu Owara Kaze-no-Bon