Lake Biwa Cruising Tour and Chikubu Island from Nagahama or Imazu Port

びわ湖クルーズ⑨

Leisurely cruise Lake Biwa and land on Chikubu Island, a place that has been an object of worship from ancient times. You can visit Hogonji Temple while strolling the island.

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  • びわ湖クルーズ⑨
  • びわ湖クルーズ⑨

One child can ride for free per one adult. (until 2017/03/31)

One child can ride for free per one adult. (until 2017/03/31)

Chikubushima is a small island on Lake Biwa, about 2 km in circumference. It is located basically equal distance from both Imazu and Nagahama ports. Visit Hogonji Temple to see the Karamon gate, a national treasure, or check out Funaroka, the roofed corridor. Stop at Tsukubusuma Shrine and try throwing earthen ware to ward off evil at Ryujin Haisho.
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Price
Imazu Course - Round Trip from Imazu Port to Chibu Island
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 14.
Adult
USD 23.28
USD 23.28
Student
USD 18.70
USD 18.70
Elementary school
USD 11.69
USD 11.69
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 11.69
USD 11.69
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult
USD 23.28
USD 23.28
Student
USD 18.70
USD 18.70
Elementary school
USD 11.69
USD 11.69
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 11.69
USD 11.69
Student fee applies to middle school, high school and college students.

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 09:40 - 14:20 (1/1 to 1/3) (Show details)
Starting time: 09:40 10:30 10:50 12:00 13:00 13:10 14:20 (1/1 to 1/3) (Hide details)
  • 09:30 Meet at Imazu Port
  • 09:40 Set sail for Chikubushima
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ Set out for Chikubu Island, a hidden gem of Lake Biwa!
  • 10:05 Land on Chikubushima (~75 minutes)
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ See national treasures and important cultural assets, or just stroll around locations where movies or dramas were filmed.
  • 11:20 Return
    Head for Imazu Port.
  • Check-out at Imazu Port
Package detail / Schedule
Nagahama Course - Round Trip from Nagahama Port to Chibu Island
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 14.
Adult
USD 27.60
USD 27.60
Student
USD 22.02
USD 22.02
Elementary school
USD 13.84
USD 13.84
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 13.84
USD 13.84
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult
USD 27.60
USD 27.60
Student
USD 22.02
USD 22.02
Elementary school
USD 13.84
USD 13.84
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 13.84
USD 13.84
Student fee applies to middle school, high school and college students.

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 09:00 - 14:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:00 10:15 11:30 12:45 14:00 (Hide details)
  • 08:50 Meet at Nagahama Port
  • 09:00 Set sail for Chikubushima
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ Set out for Chikubu Island, a hidden gem of Lake Biwa!
  • 09:30 Land on Chikubushima (~80 minutes)
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ See national treasures and important cultural assets, or just stroll around locations where movies or dramas were filmed.
  • Return
    Head for Imazu Port.
  • Check-out at Nagahama Port
Package detail / Schedule
Lake Biwa Crossing - Imazu Port to Chikubu Island to Nagahama Port
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 14.
Adult
USD 25.44
USD 25.44
Student
USD 20.32
USD 20.32
Elementary school
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult
USD 25.44
USD 25.44
Student
USD 20.32
USD 20.32
Elementary school
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Student fee applies to middle school, high school and college students.

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 09:40 - 14:20 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:40 10:50 12:00 13:10 14:20 (Hide details)
  • 09:30 Meet at Imazu Port
  • 09:40 Set sail for Chikubushima
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ Set out for Chikubu Island, a hidden gem of Lake Biwa!
  • 10:05 Land on Chikubushima (~45 minutes)
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ See national treasures and important cultural assets, or just stroll around locations where movies or dramas were filmed.
  • 10:50 Return
    Head for Nagahama Port.
  • Check-out at Nagahama Port
Package detail / Schedule
Lake Biwa Crossing - Nagahama Port to Chikubu Island to Imazu Port
1 Select a date
2 Enter number of traveller
You can book a maximum of 14.
Adult
USD 25.44
USD 25.44
Student
USD 20.32
USD 20.32
Elementary school
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult
USD 25.44
USD 25.44
Student
USD 20.32
USD 20.32
Elementary school
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Child (Age 2-6)
USD 12.77
USD 12.77
Student fee applies to middle school, high school and college students.

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31

One child can ride for free per one adult.

Adult ×1 Child (Age 2-6)×1
free
Participation period: 2016/03/16 - 2017/03/31
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Cruise fee
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

Starting time: 09:00 - 14:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 09:00 10:15 11:30 12:45 14:00 (Hide details)
  • 08:50 Meet at Nagahama Port
  • 09:00 Set sail for Chikubushima
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ Set out for Chikubu Island, a hidden gem of Lake Biwa!
  • 09:30 Land on Chikubushima (~40 minutes)
    びわ湖クルーズ⑨ Enjoy worshiping national treasures or important cultural assets, and strolling around the locations where movies or dramas were filmed.
  • 10:10 Return
    Head for Imazu Port.
  • Check-out at Imazu Port
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Children 2 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • One pre-school child can participate for free per one adult. The child's fare will be charged if the number of children exceeds that of the adults.
    • Middle school, high school and college students must show their student ID to ride for the student's fare.
    • The length of time you can stay at the island varies with the time of the boat ride, so please see the detailed time schedule.
    • This tour is not carried out on the day of the Lake Biwa Fireworks Festival.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • Please understand in advance that the tour schedule may be altered or cancelled due to strong winds or bad weather.
    • The tour schedule may be changed when Oisade fishing (a type of traditional Japanese trap fishing) is carried out.
    • Admission fee of JPY 400 for an adult and JPY 300 for a child will be charged, if you wish to visit Chikubushima Hogonji Temple or Tsukukbusuma Shrine on Chikubushima. (Adult's fee is applied to junior high school students or older people.)
    • This tour is operated in Japanese only, however, non Japanese-speaking visitors are also welcome.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 14.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 12:00 local time, 1 business days to 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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