Hozugawa River Boat Ride

Cruise along the Hozugawa river and admire the changing scenery every season.

Go on an exciting journey on the Hozugawa ruver boat ride. Experience the exciting rapids and mysterious deep pools through the river. Admire the beautoful nature along the Hozugawa river all year round. There are huge boulders, surrounded by mountains, torrents of splashing water, mysterious ponds, and so on. It is full of changing landscapes, poetry and paintings, which make people forget to return. In spring, you can indulge in the gorgeous scenery of colorful cherry blossoms on the banks of the river and experience the romance and poetry of the river. In summer, experience the splash of waves in the middle of the river under the scorching sun, and listen to the sound of frogs in the valley. During the autumn season, you can see the beautiful red leaves, colouring the mountains in shades of red, orange and yellow. The river surface is as beautiful as it can awaken the sleeping body and mind, which is refreshing. In winter, take a seat-on heating boat while enjoying the world of silver and white snow while enjoying a free and easy journey. Enjoy the 16 kilometer ride along Hozugawa river and take in the unique natural scenery that changes every season. 


Within 48 hours
2 hours
No Transport Provided
Voucher Type
Present QR Code at Ticket Counter
No Amendments
No Refunds

Operating Hours

March 10 to November 30: 

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00/10:00/11:00/12:00/13:00/14:00/15:30
  • *Weekend and holiday services are irregular.

December 1 to December 9:

  • Monday to Friday 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:30
  • *Weekend and holiday services are irregular
December 10th to March 9th:
  • 10:00/11:30/13:00/14:30
  • No service from 29 Dec to 4 Jan
  • *Weekend and holiday services are irregular.
Time Duration: Approximately 120 minutes (depending on water levels) 

What You Get

Hozugawa River Boat Ride

Adult: Age 13 and above

Child: Age 4 to 12



  • Boarding Fee


  • Personal Expenses
Additional Information
  • Free admission for children age 3 and below
  • The e-voucher is valid for 60 days from the date of purchase
  •  Please check the sailing conditions and sailing time of the day before travelling.
  • In case of full capacity, please wait for the next boat 
  • Depending on the water level of the day, the boating time varies from 90-120 minutes.
  • On rainy days, tents will be set up on the boat to operate normally. (However, it may stop during storms or flooding)
  • No smoking is allowed on board
  • You can eat and drink on board the boat
  • The maximum number of people on the same boat is 24 (16 in winter).
  • The ship's board is covered with carpets in the winter, and there is a small kerosene stove inside, which is very warm. There are no chairs, so you can only sit on the carpet.
How to Use
  • Present QR Code to the staff at the ticket exchange window to redeem a boarding pass
  • Queue at the boarding point for admission

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • No refunds will be entertained for cancellations
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Boarding Point: 〒621-0005, Shimonakajima, Hozu-cho, Sakaioka, Kyoto Prefecture

Item Price (SGD) Quantity
Age 13 and above
Age 4 to 12

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