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Welcome to the Matsukawa River Cruises in Toyama City!!
Our River Cruises
We have offered these cruises on the Matsukawa river since 1988, at the center of Toyama City.
This Matsukawa river is one of the Top 100 cherry blossom beauty spots in Japan.
It has 460 cherry trees on the riverbanks.
Not only in cherry blossom season but also throughout the year (except in winter), you can absolutely appeciate 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, you would be absorbed in such rich nature althogh this is in a downtown.
Come and ride !!!
Round trip from Funa bridge to the confluence of Matsukawa river and Itachigawa river
( 2km : 30-minute tour)
Our Individual fares are:
■Matsukawa History Cruise ( Before/After Spring Cruise )
( 21st – 29th March, 21st April to 30th Nov.)
Adults : 1,600 Yen
Children ( 3-12 years of age ) : 750 Yen
Babies ( 0-2 years of age ) : 1 baby per adult is Free
[Group rates are available]
We offer a 10% discount for a group of 15+ people.
Adults : 1,440 Yen
Children : 680 Yen ( 3-12 years of age )
Please purchase tickets at the boarding place and wait in line.
10:00, 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00
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
We are sorry that the guide which the captains offer during the cruises are in only Japanese language.
But when the boat is occupied with only English speaking passengers, we can offer the recorded audio guide during the cruises. Please feel free to let us know when it seems there are English speaking guests only.
(The audio guide is thankfully recorded by Mr. John Gallager who is a Toyama City resident.)
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.
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 )
It includes Trams one-day pass and the river boat ticket. This Set Ticket is available only at the Dentetsu Toyama station 1F from May 11 to Nov.30.
(*Note: This ticket is Not used for Toyama Light Rail PORTRAM)
Adults : 1,500 Yen
Children ( 3-12 years ) : 750 Yen
” Map ” ←Click here
Tel. : 076-432-3456 ( weekday only 8:30~17:30 )
JINZU（神通） ; capacity : Up to 40 passengers
JINZU II（神通II） ; capacity : Up to 44 passengers
（Boarding will be limited to 40 passengers）
TAKI RENTARO II（滝廉太郎II世号） ; capacity : Up to 51 passengers
(TAKI RENTARO II is mainly used for only night viewing and group reservations during cherry blossoms season.)
Machinaka Mizbe Experienses ; Cruise & Activities
Links: for more enjoyable stay
Visit Toyama … Toyama City’s Website
Official Toyama City Travel Guide … Toyama City Tourism Association
Cherry Blossoms on the Matsu River
MATCHA … JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE
TOKYO-NARITA JAPAN EXPLORER
KYOTO JOURNAL … Presenting cultural and historical insights from all of Asia.
Umekama … Kamaboko fish cake Decoration
Ikedaya Yasubei Shoten … Shaping the traditional pills
YKK Center Park; Zipper Museum … Making own zippers
Rakusuitei Museum… Modern art works, tea ceremony things, and beautiful Japanese garden
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