Biwako Cruise

CHIKUBUSHIMA CRUISE

Chikubushima has long been known as the island where the gods live. Even today, many visitors come to
experience the mystical energy of this island.

Biwako Traverse Route
(from either Imazu Port or Nagahama Port)

Fares

  • Adult ¥2,830
  • Students ¥2,260 *2
  • Children ¥1,420 *3

Contact & reservation

Contact the Nagahama Office or Imazu sales office.

1. Imazu Port → Chikubushima sightseeing → Nagahama Port

Daily cruises from April 1 to Dec. 2, 2018, and Mar. 10 to 31, 2019

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
9:40 10:05 40min. 10:45 11:15
10:50 11:15 50min. 12:05 12:35
12:00 12:25 60min. 13:25 13:55
13:10 13:55 70min. 14:45 15:15

Extra Cruise

Saturday, Sunday, and holiday cruises from April 28 to Dec. 2, 2018, and daily cruises on
May 1 and 2, from Aug. 13 to 16, and by group reservation

Cruise Dep.
Imazu Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Nagahama Port
Extra cruise 14:20 14:45 70min. 15:55 16:25

2. Nagahama Port→Chikubushima sightseeing→Imazu Port

Daily cruises from April 1 to Dec. 2, 2018, and March 10 to 31, 2019

Cruise Dep.
Nagahama Port
Arr.
Chikubushima
Sightseeing
stop
Dep.
Chikubushima
Arr.
Imazu Port
9:00 9:30 40min. 10:10 10:40
10:10 10:40 40min. 11:20 11:50
11:30 12:00 30min. 12:30 13:00
12:50 13:20 20min. 13:40 14:10
14:10 14:40 10min. 14:50 15:20

You may board the cruise following the one scheduled, if you would like more time on Chikubushima Island. However, please make sure to consult with the cruise staff prior to your scheduled original departure time.


Notes for 3 routes

  • *1In the event that fewer than a set minimum number of passengers are set to board the ship, the cruise may be canceled. Changes to scheduled departure and/or arrival times may also be caused by large numbers of passengers, privately chartered cruises, strong winds or rain, etc.
  • *2Visitor landing fees for Chikubushima Island required (adults ¥400, children ¥300).
  • *1Groups of 15 or more receive a 10% group discount.
  • *2Please show proof of your status as a student (for junior high / high school / university students).
  • *3For children 5 and under, 1 free fare is included with each adult fare (if accompanying 2 children 5 and under, 1 child fare is required). However, this system does not apply for groups of 15 or more.
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