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Himeji Castle Inner Moat Sightseeing Learning Boat

Operates on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from March 20th (Wed) to December 1(Sun).

*Operations are suspended on the following dates. ↓


September 1(Sun),6th (Fri),7th (Sat) and 8th (Sun).

However, from March 20th (Wed) to May 6th (Mon), it will operate every day.

*Schedules and flights may change due to weather and other factors.

Guidance of boarding experience

Contact TEL: 079-280-3371 (Himeji Washen Culture Council)

Reception: Only on-site reservations from 9:00 am on the day .

When boarding, we ask for your cooperation in preventing the spread of coronavirus infections, such as wearing a mask, temperature measurement, and alcohol disinfection.

*Please note that advance reservations and phone reservations are not possible.

Boarding fee: 1,500 yen for adults, 500 yen for children (3 years old to elementary school students)

*Free for children under 3 years old. However, there are conditions, so please contact us for details.

*Children must be accompanied by a guardian when boarding.

estimated time of operation:①9:30~ ②10:10~ ③10:50~ ④11:30~ ⑤12:10~ ⑥12:50~ ⑦13:30~ ⑧14:10~ ⑨14:50~ ⑩15:30~   

*Sails every 40 minutes, but every 20 minutes when extra services are available.

*The boat may be cancelled due to time of year, poor weather conditions or water levels in the moat.

*It is not possible to change the time or cancel a ticket after it has been purchased.

The tents are set up during the flight, so you can easily spot them.