We will introduce the main cruise courses of the yakatabune and their highlights. If you go aboard Iwaiya's chartered yakatabune, you can freely choose a boarding pier and cruise course as you like. Please enjoy the beautiful scenery that varies according to season and time of day.
You can choose your favorite course from various food plans. In the charter plan with a number of people, you can combine a few menus. Please enjoy various foods including Japanese cuisine.
Chef’s special buffet
Special buffet perfect for a cruising party. Enjoy a gorgeous southern island buffet on a yakatabune.
Popular Italian menu for a corporate party or wedding reception. Unpredictable Italian dishes are women's favorite.
BBQ on the boat (only for the Cruiser)
You can enjoy authentic BBQ on the boat in this course. This plan is only for the cruiser.
Sushi course (by a sushi cook)
Enjoy typical Japanese cuisine, sushi, on a yakatabune. This is a luxurious course in which a sushi cook prepares sushi on the boat.
Traditional Japanese drum performance. Dynamic entertainment produced by drummers who play the drums with their entire bodies! It sounds nostalgic for Japanese passengers and sounds like "Samurai spirit!" for foreign passengers. You can feel this powerful Japanese art.
The yukata (simple summer kimono) is the best dress for passengers to enjoy the Japanese summer. You can rent a yukata at a reasonable price at our affiliated rental salon. How about enjoying an elegant summer night wearing a yukata on the boat?
Mochi-tsuki is a tradition in which people pound steamed rice in a mortar with a mallet. Mochi pounding is carried out with the harmony of two mochi pounders, one for pounding and the other for turning. Why don't you enjoy freshly-pounded mochi with its fine texture and smooth elasticity?
Professional Ninja performers who actively present their performance all over Japan. They will show you techniques of the Ninja, a well-known part of Japanese traditional culture, on the boat. Good for a charter plan for foreign guests, an event, or a festival.
Iwaiya will arrange a bus for transportation. The bus will take you to the boarding pier of the yakatabune safely and securely. We will arrange the most suitable bus for you according to the number of guests. We will support party organizers so that you can smoothly start the party.
Paper folding (origami)
A traditional Japanese craft, "origami" is the art of paper folding. You will enjoy the infinite potential and attraction produced out of a piece of square paper. How about providing this hands-on activity for foreign guests?
A limousine is a special and extraordinary means of transportation. A limousine will pick you up at any place you like and drive you to the spot nearest to a boarding pier in style. Get out of a limousine briskly and get into a yakatabune, and you will attract the attention of passersby!
Men and women of all ages can enjoy a fantastic show by an experienced magician. Various types of magic shows are available according to the number of people, from a table magic show which guests can watch up close to the magician, to a stage magic show.
The following are questions we are often asked by customers. Please use them when you make a plan. Please feel free to ask any questions other than the following.