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La Santa Maria

1-1-10 Kaigandori Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 570-045-551
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Very stable sight-seeing cruise, no worries about sea sickness

The cruise is not excited, it's relaxing and very stable cruise. No worries about sea sickness... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China

Some decent sights but the city is the main attraction. Stick to a boat trip on the river in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen E
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1-1-10 Kaigandori Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 570-045-551

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cruise is not excited, it's relaxing and very stable cruise. No worries about sea sickness. The La Santa Maria is a good place for a 45 minutes break at Tempozan Harbor Village area. Complimentary admission with the Osaka Amazing Pass and no need to...More

Thank summer_khleung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some decent sights but the city is the main attraction. Stick to a boat trip on the river in the city

Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not authentic, but still a good way to see Osaka waterfront. Go with your Osaka Amazing Pass for a free 40 min cruise in Osaka Bay port. Popular with high school kids, good energy.

Thank roast_pigeon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to ride the Santa Maria as we had the Amazing Osaka Pass. The total time for the boat ride itself is around 50 mins. The ride itself was not particularly exciting and the views were just okay. I usually get sea sick and...More

Thank millzorz
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Spent an hour or so on the cruise and the Ferris Wheel - both free using the Osaka Amazing Pass. We timed it around sunset for the best views. The cruise was relaxing and comfortable enough, though it can get windy on the upper deck....More

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Santa Maria is a 45 minute excursion cruise around the bay of Osaka. The pirate style ship houses indoors restaurant and also an exhibition below. Plenty of chairs on the topside. Fare is free for amazing pass holder.

Thank fajaradiartha
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Cruise seems safe, crew very good, no issues with this aspect. However this cruse is a total waste of your time if you are visiting Osaka/Japan from overseas. Its extremely boring, despite the audio commentary. If you've been on a ship of any sort, then...More

1  Thank LPig12
Reviewed 14 November 2016

You can buy a ticket for this along with the Osaka aquarium tickets. The boarding area is clearly marked, people tend to queue up around 15 minutes before departure. The ship itself is a replica of Columbus' famous ship, can't say why but it does...More

Thank iamapizza
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I was wondering around after visiting the Osaka aquarium (another great place to visit), and decided to do the cruise (can be part of the aquarium ticket). It was a gray, cloudy day, but that didn't affect my enjoyment of the cruise. I spent most...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A visually breathtaking ship said to be an exact replica of the one that Columbus discovered America in, but twice the size. The ship was beautifully lit up at night and was very spacious and comfortable inside with a nice snack bar (coffee, soft drinks,...More

2  Thank Bruce T
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榮聰 林
Is this open on December 20 to 25 2016 ? On day cruise.
12 December 2016|
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I would like to know if is possible to ride this cruise from universal city port? or is it only depart from Kaiyukan area? thanks :)
9 April 2015|
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I would like to know about reservations of the night cruise with dinner. Can reservation done online or via email? Thanks to advise.
26 March 2015|
Response from GPS828 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. I don't think I can help you much. The only thing I can help you is to google suijo bus japan (can't post link here). Hope it helps!