The magnificent whirlpools in the Naruto Straits can be enjoyed from several vantages. One option is the observatory built below the Naruto Bridge, offering a variety of views through glass viewing panels from a height of 45m above the sea. For an up-close and personal view of the whirlpools, why not try taking a ride on one of the regular sightseeing boat trips available?
8:00 - 16:30 (departing every 30 minutes)
Open year round
Adult: 1,550 yen, Child: 780 yen
About 20 minutes
Take the Naruto City Bus "Narutokoen-iki (for Narutokoen)" at JR Naruto Sta. (approx. 25 mins). Get off at the bus stop "Naruto kameura-guchi" then it is a short walk.