Lake Kasumigaura Sightseeing Boat (Tsuchiura City)
A sightseeing boat trip is the perfect way to experience the scale of Japan’s second largest lake.
There are two sightseeing boats to choose from; ‘The White Iris’ and ‘Jet Wheel The Tsukuba’.
The White Iris
Departures: 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30
Route: Tsuchiura Port, Kasumigaura City lakeshore, Mount Tsukuba viewpoint, Tsuchiura Port (30 min)
Price: Adults ￥1540, Children ￥770
Holidays: does not operate on Wednesdays between January – March. Will operate on Wednesday instead of Thursday if the Wednesday is a National Holiday. Closed over the New Year period. Some services may be reserved for group bookings.
Operator: Lacus Marina (029-822-2437)
Jet Wheel The Tsukuba
Departure: 09:25, 10:25,11:25, 12:25, 13:25, 14:25, 16:05, 16:50
Route: Tsuchiura Port, Miho Town lakeshore, Kasumigaura lakeshore, Tsuchiura Port (40 minutes)
Price: Adults￥1680, Children ￥850
Holidays: please inquire for details. Some services may be reserved for group bookings.
Operator: Joyo Sightseeing (029-823-9708/090-3313-5684
2 chome, Kawaguchi, Tsuchiura City
Tsuchiura Tourism Association
By public transport: around 10 minutes from Tsuchiura Station on the JR Joban Line
By car: 15 minutes' drive from either Tsuchiura IC or Sakura-Tsuchiura IC on the Joban Expressway