Sumida River Yakatabune Boat Cruise with Lunch or Dinner


Cruise down the Sumida River to Tokyo Bay aboard a traditional "yakatabune" Japanese-style houseboat. Sail to the Tokyo Skytree and take in the view while enjoying a tasty meal.


  • Ride a traditional Edo-period yakatabune for a relaxing cruise down the Sumida River
  • Savor Japanese cuisine from sashimi to snow crab with a choice of two delicious set menus
  • Kick back and relax as you enjoy the all-you-can-drink plan with each meal
  • Marvel at the illuminated Tokyo skyline and the towering Skytree

Key Information

Important Information

• Menu is subject to change due to seasonal availability • Please arrive at the departure point at least 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time • If you'll arrive late please contact the local agency for assistance on the number provided : +81336223572 (English-speaking service) • a minimum of 2 participants is required for us to accept your booking Activity Rules - Participants must be aged 4 or older - This tour requires at least 10 participants; if we don't reach the minimum we will inform you 3 days before and refund you in full


Jump aboard a traditional Japanese houseboat (or “yakatabune”) and sail down the Sumida River while you dine on delicious Japanese cuisine. As the boat glides towards the iconic Rainbow Bridge you’ll marvel at the beauty of the Tokyo skyline, with stunning views of Tokyo Skytree and Tokyo Tower. As the river meets Tokyo Bay you’ll stop off at Odaiba, a man-made island that holds many of Tokyo’s most iconic attractions. If you choose the night cruise, you’ll also witness the sparkling city lights that illuminate Tokyo each night. Book an unforgettable Sumida River cruise with Rakuten Travel Experiences to cap off the perfect day in Tokyo. Menu: **Narihina Set (Lunch Cruise)** - Assorted sashimi - Assorted tempura - Seafood salad - Stewed clams - Miso soup - Pickled vegetables - All-you-can-drink beverages **Kasuga Set (Lunch or Dinner Cruise)** - Steamed clams with sake - Assorted sashimi - Assorted snow crabs - Tempura assortment - Clam onigiri (Japanese rice ball) - Pickled vegetables - Anmitsu (Japanese dessert) - All-you-can-drink beverages **Children’s Meal Set (for ages 6–12)** - Assorted sashimi - Nigiri sushi - Miso soup - Pickled vegetables - Assorted tempura - Anmitsu (Japanese dessert) - All-you-can-drink beverages **Toddlers’ Meal Set (for ages 4–5)** - Chirashi rice

How it works

1. Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an e-voucher which serves as your boarding pass 2. Arrive at the designated meeting point at least 20 minutes before departure (we will confirm the location by email) 3. On arrival, present your e-voucher (printed or displayed on your smartphone) at the waiting lounge next to Umayabashi Bridge; staff will usher you on board when the cruise is ready to depart

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