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Tokyo Bay: Traditional Japanese Yakatabune Dinner Cruise

4.7 / 5

47 reviews

Activity provider: H.I.S. Co Ltd(TIC)

Tokyo Bay: Traditional Japanese Yakatabune Dinner Cruise

Activity provider: H.I.S. Co Ltd(TIC)
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From US$ 96.96 per person

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Enjoy up to 3 hours on a traditional Yakatabune houseboat cruise around Tokyo Bay and Sumida River. See the nighttime view of Tokyo City from Tokyo Bay, while enjoying a traditional Japanese dinner with drinks included.

About this ticket

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Printed voucher required
Duration 3 hours
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  • See the beautiful scenery of Tokyo at night
  • Admire the Tokyo Skytree and Rainbow Bridge from the top deck
  • Taste multiple authentic Japanese dishes
  • Enjoy included all-you-can-drink
Full description
A dinner cruises on Yakatabune houseboats have a long tradition and are very popular throughout Japan, especially in Tokyo. See the nighttime skyline while enjoying a meal on the water for a one of a kind experience. The 2.5 to 3-hour cruise will usually take you from Shinagawa to Rainbow Bridge, Sumida River, Tokyo Skytree, and Odaiba. You can enjoy the panoramic views of Odaiba and Tokyo Skytree from the observatory deck on top of the boat and take memorable photographs.  On this cruise, enjoy high-quality dishes and the assistance of the friendly and helpful staff. Your dinner will consist of a 10 course meal of Japanese-style dishes, which are freshly prepared on that day. The courses include appetizers (shikidashi, vegetables, kobachi), a sashimi boat, fresh tempura, a seasonal rice dish, vegetables (konomono), salad, noodles (shime no men), and dessert. The dining room is fully air-conditioned and you can either sit at a table with chairs or at a low table over a hole in the floor.
  • 2.5 to 3-hour boat cruise
  • 10-course Japanese dinner
  • All you can drink beer, shochu, Japanese sake, wine, whiskey, plum liquor, and soft drinks
  • Pickup or drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Meeting point

At the Funasei Boat Pier in Shinagawa-Ku.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • The departure time is between 5:00 PM and 6:30 PM. The actual time depends on the date and weather and will be announced via separate email once the departure time is confirmed.
  • Please check-in 30-minute prior to departure and if you are late you will not receive a refund
  • For birthday celebrations, it is possible to have a small surprise arranged; if this is the case, please contact the local partner with the name and birthday of the person in question
  • The cruise operates in the rain but not under special circumstances e.g. earthquake, tsunami, or storm and you will be contacted via email if it is canceled
  • The route is subject to change
  • The dinner cannot be catered for dietary requirements
  • There will be a special meal for infants aged between 3 and 5 years old
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 47 reviews

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It was a 10 min drive from the New Sanno and easy to find via Google maps. We celebrated my husband’s birthday, and what made it extra special was the singing of happy birthday by a staff member and the thoughtful gift. I just emailed the guide via email to let him/her know that we were celebrating my husband’s birthday in advance.My husband and I loved the food (variety of delicious sashimi, tempura, and other traditional Japanese food). My kids didn’t eat much of the food because they are picky eaters, but they still LOVED the experience and rated it one of their top places in Japan. They especially loved going to the boat deck during the dinner cruise and enjoy the fresh breeze and views. There was a time the boat stopped near the sky tree to take pictures, and there were many opportunities to take pictures with our family with the rainbow bridge and the city at night. The breathtaking night views were amazing to capture a wonderful experience of Tokyo. My whole family had a blast!

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August 7, 2022

this was extremely good experience. I took my colleagues from other countries, but they loved this experience as this involves not just bay cruise, but full course dinner and all you can drink! we also loved how this dinner cruise involves many other local groups on board which make it really authentic experience. they made stops at 2 points where you can overlook Tokyo skytree and Rainbow bridge and there, you can go up on the roof and take picture. boat staff rent us traditional wear. just need to be aware that departing time of this boat is varied depending on the date and condition, supplier sent us update me on when the dinner cruise depart when they finalized so need to check email.

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November 20, 2019

Special evening, romantic honeymoon dinner. Great food, abundant quantities, perfect beverage with a wide selection of drinks, to drink without limits. Waiters and boat personnel super efficient, fast and always attentive to all needs, from those foodstuffs reported only at the moment, to the help to take the photo with lots of their flash to improve the light. They brought me the fork as an alternative to the "uncomfortable" sticks and given the larger size slippers not present at first sight. Truly exceptional customer care, to envy the best restaurants. Well done! I recommend this experience to everyone. I bought it in Paris with get your guide and I was thrilled. I redid the encore in Tokyo and I'll do the trio in Dubai! Compliments

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September 22, 2019

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