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Naruto Tour: Enjoy a Whirlpool cruise and the Otsuka Museum of Art -TOUR No.12-

What makes this tour unique

  • Naruto, a city located in the northern part of Tokushima, is very famous for huge whirlpools and the Otsuka Museum of Art.
    Actually, Naruto Strait has one of the world’s three greatest tidal currents, and this tidal range creates huge whirlpools.? In this tour, you can enjoy a cruise to view whirlpools from a sightseeing boat.
    Another highlight of this tour is a visit to the Otsuka Museum of Art, which has over 1,000 amazing ceramic reproductions of treasured Western artworks.

What’s included

  • Take a local bus to the port for the whirlpool sightseeing boat
  • Enjoy a boat cruise to see the whirlpools up close.
  • Visit the Otsuka Museum of Art, which has received numerous compliments from all over the world
  • A guide accompanies you during the entire tour.

Taking a JR train to Naruto, and bus to the port for the Whirlpool sightseeing boats, and enjoy a cruise.

Going to a resort hotel, Aoawo Naruto Resort, to have a wonderful buffet style lunch.

Also, visit the Otsuka Museum of Art and see life-size art ceramic reproductions of the world’s famous artworks, including a full-scale replica of the Sistine Chapel.

Taking a bus to return to JR Tokushima Station.

*The schedule for the whirlpool tour depends on the time at which the tide changes, and it may be done in the morning or afternoon.? The itinerary might have to be changed to accommodate this.

Meeting Point
JR Tokushima Station (in front of Starbucks)
Weekdays (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday)
Implementation time
8:45 AM
Required time
About 8 hours
Price(For per person)JPY
JPY 28,000 *Including fees for transportation, the sightseeing boat, museum admission, and lunch. Not including any drinks.
Minimum number of participants
How to reserve
On the website
Reservation deadline
A reservation should be made at least 1 day before the tour.
●Please understand that we must start the tour on time to ensure the best experience for everyone. You will not be able to join the tour, get a refund or reschedule if you are late for the tour.
●The tour will be carried out even if it rains.
●The tour might be canceled in the case of typhoon or heavy rain, so please give us your contact information (an email address we can reach at you during your trip).
●You might not be able to see whirlpools depending on the condition of tidal stream and the time of day.
●You might get wet while watching the whirlpools on the boat.
●The Otsuka Museum of Art is huge, and the amount of artwork is enormous. Please note that you cannot see entire collections on this tour.
●This is a request-based planned tour, that can be adjusted to suit customer requests and accept arrangements of services.
Reservations, payment and cancellation policy
●Your reservation will be fixed after we confirm the day and time at which you would like to participate. Please wait for the email informing you that "your reservation is accepted and fixed."
●The payment should be done with cash or credit card only.
●You will have to a pay cancellation charge equivalent to the full cost of the tour if you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour's starting time.
Guide's profile
A friendly guide, fluent in English, will accompany you on the tour!
Let's enjoy a trip in Tokushima and have fun together.
・The guide may change due to circumstances.