One of Japan’s 100 best cherry blossom viewing spots “Sakura of Kaizu Osaki” Cherry blossom viewing boat cruise operation


“Sakura of Kaizu Osaki” has been selected as one of the “Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots in Japan”.
About 800 splendid Yoshino cherry trees, from old cherry trees that are over 80 years old to young trees that will be handed down to the next generation, create a cherry blossom tunnel that stretches 4 kilometers along the shore of Lake Biwa.
Enjoy the beautiful contrast between Lake Biwa and cherry blossoms and nature from the boat.

Overview of Kaizu Osaki Sakura Cruise 2023

Kaizu-Osaki as seen from the lake
Duration: March 25 (Sat) to April 16 (Sun), 2023
*Advance reservations required
Boarding fee: 3,600 yen for adults, 1,800 yen for elementary school students
2 flights limited meal set Adult 6,500 yen, Elementary school student 4,900 yen
(Boarding fee, cherry blossom viewing lunch “Hanami Bento” fee, tea fee)
*Round-trip fee

>Details and reservations here

Hanami Bento



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