Action & Adventure
Oboke Gorge River Cruises 大歩危峡観光遊覧船
A slow cruise through the gorge
Small riverboats cruise through some of the calmer waters in the Oboke canyon, giving passengers a chance to appreciate the natural beauty of the scenic river valley.
The gentle cruise takes around 30 minutes
The boats have tatami-style seating
Sightseeing rides are offered year-round, weather and river conditions permitting
How to Get There
You can purchase tickets for the boat ride at the Oboke Yuransen (ravine pleasure boat) terminal, approximately 30 minutes on foot or five minutes by car from Oboke Station on the JR Dosan Line.
A gorge-ous view
Appreciate the splendor of Tokushima's Oboke Gorge on a 30-minute sightseeing boat. After boarding the boat, take off your shoes and relax on tatami mats as you ride the current down the river, allowing plenty of time to admire the emerald-colored water and rock walls towering above.
Beauty in all four seasons
There are beautiful sights to appreciate in all four seasons, with snow-capped mountains in the winter, wild cherry trees coloring the hillside in spring, the fresh new green leaves in summer, and the colored leaves of autumn. You may even catch glimpses of wildlife, including birds of prey, wild deer, and monkeys.
The boat will return upstream to take you back to the dock.