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Pleasure Boat / Water Cruise Spots in Chiba Area

  • Dolphin and Whale Watching
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Choushishi Shiomichou 15-9
    This dolphin and whale watching tour is sponsored by the Choshi Ocean Research Institute. Depending on the season, it gives you the chance to view a variety of whales, dolphins, and fur seals that come in search of the abundant food off the Choshi coast. They also offer a cruise of the Byobugaura area.
  • Chibako Meguri
    6 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Chuoukou 1-20-1 Kays Harbor 1F
    This sightseeing boat boarded in Chiba City leaves from Chiba Central Wharf, and you can see Port Tower, the Chiba Container Terminal, food product complexes, fuel transport bases and the JFE Steel Corporation East Japan Works Chiba District. You can enjoy the boat ride around the factories while listening to the rules of the sea and work in the port.


  • Yagiri no Watashi
    Travel / Tourism
    Katsushika Ward, Tokyo, Matsudo-shi, Chiba Prefecture
    A small, manually-propelled ferry boat connecting Shibamata and Chiba Prefecture which has been operating since the early Edo period, the Yagiri no Watashi is the only such traditional ferry still in operation in Tokyo. In summer, the ferry operates daily; in winter, the ferry only operates on weekends, holidays, and the day of Koshin, the 57th of the sexagenary cycle.
  • Tateyama Underwater Sightseeing Boat
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Tateyama-shi Tateyama 1564-1
    Unlike a conventional glass-bottom boat, the tour ship is equipped with an air-conditioned viewing room situated below the waterline, giving riders the chance to enjoy a three dimensional tour of the ocean floor. The tour takes approximately 50 minutes. Focusing primarily on the sea bottom three to four meters down in Tateyama Bay, passengers can enjoy the wondrous ocean sights from the ship’s deck as well as the observation cabin.
  • Chiba Port Service
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Chibashi Chuou-ku Chuoukou 1-20-1 K's Harbor
    A tour boat service which can accommodate school field trips and which offers a variety of tour plans, including a 40 minute tour of the Port of Chiba, cool evening boat excursions, cruises for enjoying the peculiar beauty of industrial facilities lit up at night, and party boats during the Chiba Civic Fireworks Display. The Port of Chiba is an international trading destination and Chiba Port Service gives you the chance to enjoy the sights of the area from a different perspective than available on land.
  • The Little Edo Sawara Boat Tour
    31 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Sawara A) 1730-3
    This sightseeing tour boat operated by Burekimera Co. Ltd is located along the Onogawa River in Sawara, Katori City. The area was selected as Kanto’s first Important Preservation Districts for Groups of Traditional Buildings and visitors can enjoy the aesthetic townscape of Sawara, also known as Little Edo, from the boat.

    It cost ¥1,300 yen per person for a ride. The view was ok at the beginning but at the end of the river, some modern buildings can be seen at both side. Also there were a lot of trash on the river...

  • Tainoura Yuransen (Pleasure Boat)
    42 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Kamogawashi Kominato 183-8
    This sightseeing boat lets you get a good look at the tai red sea bream in “Tainoura Tai Habitat” —a Special Natural Monument. Open every day of the year. One fun trip is about 25 minutes. About five minutes southeast through the Uchiura Bay from the ferry port near Tanjo-ji Temple, there is a narrow region of water where the sea bream live in the shallows 10-30 meters down. You may even see them eating up the food that people throw in to them.

    遊覧船待合室二階の展示室や近くの誕生寺を参拝してから乗船すると「なるほど」と思う事が多く良いかと思います。 Pleasure boat waiting room I think that it is much better to think I see that when you board a ship after visiting the exhibition room on the...

  • Kadozu Junikyofunemeguri
    Travel / Tourism
    Chiba Pref. Katorishi Katouzu Chi-saki

Chiba Main Areas


The Boso Peninsula forms the main body of Chiba prefecture, and this is where you’ll find its endless warm water beaches and jagged mountains. Further inland, Naritaーmost famous as the home of Narita Airportーis a secret haven of tradition and history in the form of centuries-old Shinshoji Temple and quaint wooden Edo buildings. Chiba prefecture is also home to both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea.

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