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Lake Kawaguchi Pleasure Boat

4034 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Pleasure boat ride in Lake Kawaguchiko is an alternative means to look around, particularly during... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Must go attraction at Kawaguchiko

There are many ways to view Mt Fuji but I found this way of taking a cruise might be the best in my... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
529dominicc
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4034 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 December 2017

Pleasure boat ride in Lake Kawaguchiko is an alternative means to look around, particularly during nice weather condition that you can see Mt. Fuji reflection on the lake's surface. Although the charge of some yen 900 for about 20 minutes ride is a bit short...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

There are many ways to view Mt Fuji but I found this way of taking a cruise might be the best in my opinion. Positives: 1) Quite a reasonable price at 930 Yen per adult. If you tend to visit the Kawaguchiko Ropeway, Package price...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

You can buy combination ticket of ropeway and boat ride and bus ride at kawaguchiko station. The boat leaves every 40 mins and take around 20 mins. Nice to see Mount Fuji from the boat. Though it can be really crowded.

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you visit Lake Kawaguchi you really have to take the boat ride to get the unique view of Mt Fuji across the water (if the weather and visibility is good that is). It is best to buy a combination ticket for the pleasure boat...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a must do at Fujikawaguchi. The boat is not costly and takes about 20 minutes around the lake. Very nice view and relaxing under the cooling weather. I went in October and remember to stand on a good spot in the boat for...More

Thank diwi66
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The cruise across Kawaguchi-ko is really beautiful. We got the first boat of the day at 9am and only had to share with five other people. We had plenty of room to walk around the top deck and see Fuji consistently on the whole cruise....More

Thank Natalie P
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Time Allowance: 30 mins. (20 mins for the actual ride + 10 min queuing) Budget: 900 for the boat ride but there are packages that can be bundled with it. Just ask the ticket counter person. Why Visit/Try It: A relaxing 20-minute boat ride with...More

Thank Patrick S
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome time enjoying the calm of the lake while being able to view Mount Fuji in such a different perspective. I didn't think I'd get to still enjoy Mount Fuji while on the boat since it's seen all over while we're there, but...More

Thank Ruth M
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This little sightseeing boat on the largest of the five lakes round Fuji-san, Lake Kawaguchi, takes you out to the just past the middle of the lake and back, all the while giving you great unobstructed views of Mt. Fuji. It is very worth the...More

Thank alans747
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

We hopped on the boat pretty quickly after visiting Iyashi no Sato and didn't run into a line. You just show them the pass bought at Kawaguchiko station or buy one there. The cruise itself is nothing special and lasts 20 minutes. It's just picture...More

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victoryeh1960
21 May 2018|
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Response from 529dominicc | Reviewed this property |
I traveled in Dec’18 and it operated.
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Seraphine J
17 August 2017|
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Response from 2005_4_For_Travel | Reviewed this property |
We took the boat as part of a whole tour. But the boat ride itself wasn't that expensive. It wasn't a speed boat but more like a small ferry.
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Yk L
22 March 2017|
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Response from MariusG1579 | Reviewed this property |
We booked thru TripAdvisor but due to bad weather the boat at Hakone was not available. Therefore the pleasure boat at lake Kawaguchi was free for us.
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