an aristocratic tradition from a thousand years ago

Arashiyama cormorant fishing boat attraction

You can now enjoy watching from the viewing boats traditional cormorant fishing that have been around since the Heian period.

Witness a cormorant utilize its highly refined skills to fish right before your eyes as the Arashiyama cormorant fishing boat approaches with its bonfire lit and taiko drum beating.

Twice a day
From July 2 to August 31 : Departure at 19:00 or 20:00
From September 1 to September 23 : Departure at 18:30 or 19:30
  • The boat ride schedule may occasionally be cancelled by weather conditions.
Boarding Gate
Arashiyama yakata-bune North platform
  • We will guide you from the lobby. Please gather 15 minutes in advance.
Charter : ¥20,000 ~
Share : Adult:¥2,000 / Grade schooler:¥1,000 / Preschooler:¥0


Enjoy your "One and Only Experience" with the history and culture of ancient KYOTO.