Osaka, Japan Luxury Cruises

Situated on Japan's main island of Honshu, Osaka is a bustling city in the Kansai region of the country. As the third largest city in Japan, Osaka is a hub of activity, where bright neon lights illuminate the night sky and a wide range of wonderful shops, bars and restaurants can be found all over the city. The region is also famous for its historic and religious buildings and monuments, displaying the culture and heritage of this intriguing and lively city. A variety of other notable attraction can also be found across the many districts of Osaka, including informative museums, tranquil park and gardens as well as a selection of brilliant attractions such as aquariums and theme parks. The vibrant atmosphere and welcoming local population of Osaka generate a fascinating and exciting cruise destination.

Sightseeing in Osaka

Osaka is a huge city, full of fantastic sightseeing opportunities at attractions including museums, historic buildings and theme parks. Popular museums in the city are the Osaka Science Museum, Museum of History, Maritime Museum and the surprisingly informative Momofuko Ando Instant Ramen Museum. The city is also home to several important shrines, including the Sumyoshi Shrine and the Shitennoji Temple. A host of other fabulous tourist hotspots are located throughout the city.

Universal Studios Japan

Japan's Universal Studios theme park is situated in the city of Osaka and is recognised as one of the best theme parks in the country, alongside Tokyo's Disney Land amusement park. An incredible variety of thrilling rides, rollercoasters and shows can be enjoyed within the park, guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained all day long.

Kaiyukan

Kaiyukan is one of Osaka's most popular attractions and renowned as one of the biggest aquariums in the world. This colossal aquarium houses a variety of spectacular exhibits including a huge whale shark tank as well as display of marine species from regions including the Great Barrier Reef, Panama Bay, the Ecuadorian jungle and Antarctica amongst many others.

Osaka Castle

Perhaps Osaka's most famous landmark, the Osaka Castle dates back 1583 and displays stunning Japanese architecture.  Nowadays, the castle is also a museum celebrating the history and culture of the city. This beautiful building is built on two raised platforms and overlooks a surrounding moat. The grounds of the castle cover around 60,000 square metres and contain a number of other historically significant structures.

Shopping in Osaka

One of the city's most fashionable and famous shopping districts is Shinsaibashi, home to a plethora of large shopping malls, reputable retailers and family-run boutiques selling a range of fashionable products. Tenjinbashi-suji, a long, covered street lined with shops, is another great area to pick up gifts and souvenirs. For authentic local products, head down to Horie street, where a number of local Japanese retailers and brands are located.

Eating Out in Osaka

Downtown Osaka boasts a wide range of excellent restaurant and cafes, mostly concentrated around the Umeda and Dotombori areas of the city. Many restaurants specialise in traditional sushi dishes, especially in the Hozenji-yokocho and Soemon-cho districts. For people who do not enjoy sushi, a host of other eateries serving familiar international cuisine are also available.

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1 Far East Explorations - Tokyo to Beijing
06 September 2019 - 28 nights

Tokyo | Tokyo | Shimizu | Shimizu | Osaka | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Busan | Nagasaki | Kagoshima, Japan | Taipei (Keelung) | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Ishigaki, Japan | Okinawa | Shanghai | Shanghai | Qingdao | Dalian | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) more

Fly Cruise£12080pp
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2 Tokyo to Tokyo
27 September 2019 - 14 nights

Tokyo | Tokyo | Osaka | Osaka | Cruise Seto Inland Sea | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Karatsu (Kyushu Island), Japan | Busan | Niigata | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£7999pp
Cruise Only£8129pp
3 Far East Explorations - Beijing to Tokyo
04 October 2019 - 28 nights

Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Dalian | Qingdao | Shanghai | Shanghai | Okinawa | Ishigaki, Japan | Xiamen | Xiamen | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£11780pp
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4 Delights of Japan
11 October 2019 - 10 nights

Tokyo | Osaka | Osaka | Aburatsu | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Shimizu | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£7399pp
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5 Far East Horizons - Hongkong to Tokyo
18 October 2019 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£5990pp
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6 Tokyo to Hong Kong
21 October 2019 - 14 nights

Tokyo | Osaka | Osaka | Hososhima | Tianjin, China | Tianjin, China | Shanghai | Shanghai | Hong Kong more

Fly Cruise£5899pp
Cruise Only£5969pp
7 Auckland to Tokyo
21 January 2020 - 52 nights

Auckland, New Zealand | Tauranga, New Zealand | Gisborne | Napier, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Nelson | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Airlie Beach, Australia | Cairns | Cooktown | Darwin | Komodo | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Semarang | Singapore | Ko Samui | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Nha Trang | Da Nang, Vietnam | Da Nang, Vietnam | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki, Japan | Naha, Okinawa | Kagoshima, Japan | Miyazaki, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£26829pp
Cruise Only£25019pp
8 Hong Kong to Bangkok
01 March 2020 - 26 nights

Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Ishigaki, Japan | Naha, Okinawa | Kagoshima, Japan | Miyazaki, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Ishigaki, Japan | Hong Kong | Ha Long Bay | Chan May | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) more

Fly Cruise£12929pp
Cruise Only£11839pp
9 Grand Pacific Explorer - Auckland to Vancouver
06 March 2020 - 92 nights

Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Christchurch | Dunedin, New Zealand | Hobart, Tasmania | Melbourne, Australia | Cruise The Gippsland Coast | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | New Castle (Australia) | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday Island | Townsville, Australia | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Darwin | Komodo | Lombok | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Subaraya, Java | Semarang | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Bangkok | Bangkok | Bangkok | Sihanoukville | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Tokyo | Sapporo | Sapporo | Korsakov | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Dutch Harbor (Aleutian Islands) | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Valdez, United States | Icy Strait Point | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver more

Fly Cruise£36040pp
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10 Australia, Asia & Alaska - Sydney to Vancouver
20 March 2020 - 78 nights

Sydney, Australia | New Castle (Australia) | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday Island | Townsville, Australia | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Darwin | Komodo | Lombok | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Subaraya, Java | Semarang | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Bangkok | Bangkok | Bangkok | Sihanoukville | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay | Ha Long Bay | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Tokyo | Tsugaru Strait | Sapporo | Sapporo | Korsakov | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Dutch Harbor (Aleutian Islands) | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Valdez, United States | Yakutat Bay | Icy Strait Point | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver more

Fly Cruise£26950pp
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11 Eastern Revelations - Tokyo to Singapore
13 April 2020 - 18 nights

Tokyo | Tokyo | Shimizu | Osaka | Hiroshima | Shanghai | Shanghai | Ishigaki, Japan | Taipei (Keelung) | Hong Kong | Nha Trang | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Singapore more

Fly Cruise£5779pp
Cruise Only£4629pp
12 Southeast Asia Horizons - Bangkok to Tokyo
17 April 2020 - 28 nights

Bangkok | Bangkok | Sihanoukville | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay | Ha Long Bay | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£11880pp
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13 Far East & Alaska - Hong Kong to Vancouver
01 May 2020 - 36 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Tokyo | Sapporo | Sapporo | Korsakov | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Dutch Harbor (Aleutian Islands) | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Valdez, United States | Icy Strait Point | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver more

Fly Cruise£12980pp
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14 Far East Horizons - Hongkong to Tokyo
01 May 2020 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£6190pp
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15 Soul Of Japan
13 September 2020 - 16 nights

Tokyo | Shingu | Osaka | Osaka | Himeji | Tamano | Himeji | Uwajima | Kagoshima, Japan | Anbo, Yakushima Island | Amami, Japan | Yoronjima | Motobu | Motobu | Naha, Okinawa | Kerama-shoto Islands | Naha, Okinawa | Miyakojima, Japan | Irimote Island, Japan | Taipei (Keelung) | Taipei (Keelung) more

Fly Cruise£14199pp
Cruise Only£12799pp
16 Ancient Dynasties & World Wonders
05 January 2021 - 139 nights

Miami | Cartagena, Colombia | Panama Canal | Panama Canal | Puerto Caldera | Acajutla, El Salvador | Puerto Vallarta | San Diego, California | Los Angeles | Honololu, Hawaii | Honololu, Hawaii | Maui (Lahaina) | Tabuaeran (Fanning Island), Kiribati | Mystery Island | Noumea | Brisbane, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Airlie Beach | Townsville, Australia | Port Douglas | Banda Neira | Ambon | Kota Kinabalu | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Manila | Manila | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki, Japan | Hososhima | Hiroshima | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Incheon | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Shanghai | Shanghai | Shanghai | Okinawa | Taipei (Keelung) | Hanoi | Hanoi | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Singapore | Singapore | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Chennai (Madras), India | Colombo | Mumbai | Dubai | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Muscat | Santorini, Greece | Amalfi, Positano | Rome, (Civitavecchia) | Sardinia (Alghero) | Ibiza | Tangier | Lisbon | Lisbon | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Dover, England more

Fly Cruise£41039pp
Cruise Only£38989pp
17 Ancient Dynasties & World Wonders
05 January 2021 - 127 nights

Miami | Cartagena, Colombia | Panama Canal | Panama Canal | Puerto Caldera | Acajutla, El Salvador | Puerto Vallarta | San Diego, California | Los Angeles | Honololu, Hawaii | Honololu, Hawaii | Maui (Lahaina) | Tabuaeran (Fanning Island), Kiribati | Mystery Island | Noumea | Brisbane, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Airlie Beach | Townsville, Australia | Port Douglas | Banda Neira | Ambon | Kota Kinabalu | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Manila | Manila | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki, Japan | Hososhima | Hiroshima | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Incheon | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Shanghai | Shanghai | Shanghai | Okinawa | Taipei (Keelung) | Hanoi | Hanoi | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Singapore | Singapore | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Chennai (Madras), India | Colombo | Mumbai | Dubai | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Muscat | Santorini, Greece | Amalfi, Positano | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

Fly Cruise£41339pp
Cruise Only£39159pp
18 Ancient Dynasties & World Wonders
21 January 2021 - 111 nights

Los Angeles | Honololu, Hawaii | Honololu, Hawaii | Maui (Lahaina) | Tabuaeran (Fanning Island), Kiribati | Mystery Island | Noumea | Brisbane, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Airlie Beach | Townsville, Australia | Port Douglas | Banda Neira | Ambon | Kota Kinabalu | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Manila | Manila | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki, Japan | Hososhima | Hiroshima | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Incheon | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Shanghai | Shanghai | Shanghai | Okinawa | Taipei (Keelung) | Hanoi | Hanoi | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Singapore | Singapore | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Chennai (Madras), India | Colombo | Mumbai | Dubai | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Muscat | Santorini, Greece | Amalfi, Positano | Rome, (Civitavecchia) more

Fly Cruise£38429pp
Cruise Only£34999pp
19 Los Angels to London
21 January 2021 - 123 nights

Los Angeles | Honololu, Hawaii | Honololu, Hawaii | Maui (Lahaina) | Tabuaeran (Fanning Island), Kiribati | Mystery Island | Noumea | Brisbane, Australia | Brisbane, Australia | Airlie Beach | Townsville, Australia | Port Douglas | Banda Neira | Ambon | Kota Kinabalu | Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara) | Manila | Manila | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki, Japan | Hososhima | Hiroshima | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Incheon | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Beijing (Tianjin) | Shanghai | Shanghai | Shanghai | Okinawa | Taipei (Keelung) | Hanoi | Hanoi | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Singapore | Singapore | Yangon | Yangon | Yangon | Chennai (Madras), India | Colombo | Mumbai | Dubai | Dubai | Abu Dhabi | Muscat | Santorini, Greece | Amalfi, Positano | Rome, (Civitavecchia) | Sardinia (Alghero) | Ibiza | Tangier | Lisbon | Lisbon | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Bordeaux | Dover, England more

Fly Cruise£40339pp
Cruise Only£38829pp
20 Grand Pacific Explorer - Auckland to Vancouver
17 February 2021 - 92 nights

Auckland, New Zealand | Auckland, New Zealand | Rotorua, New Zealand | Napier, New Zealand | Wellington, New Zealand | Christchurch | Dunedin, New Zealand | Hobart, Tasmania | Melbourne, Australia | Cruise The Gippsland Coast | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | New Castle (Australia) | Brisbane, Australia | Whitsunday Island | Townsville, Australia | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Darwin | Komodo | Lombok | Bali (Benoa) | Bali (Benoa) | Subaraya, Java | Semarang | Jakarta | Jakarta | Singapore, Singapore | Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang) | Bangkok | Bangkok | Bangkok | Sihanoukville | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang, Vietnam | Ha Long Bay | Haikou, China | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Tokyo | Sapporo | Sapporo | Korsakov | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia | Dutch Harbor (Aleutian Islands) | Kodiak | Seward (Anchorage) | Valdez, United States | Icy Strait Point | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver more

Fly Cruise£37690pp
Cruise Only£36490pp
21 Treasures of the Orient
01 March 2021 - 12 nights

Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki, Japan | Hososhima | Hiroshima | Kochi, Japan | Osaka | Osaka | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£5899pp
Cruise Only£4359pp
22 Far East Horizons - Hongkong to Tokyo
14 April 2021 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Taipei (Keelung) | Kagoshima, Japan | Nagasaki | Busan | Hiroshima | Hiroshima | Osaka | Shimizu | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£6490pp
Cruise Only£6290pp
23 Tokyo to Tokyo
19 April 2021 - 14 nights

Tokyo | Shimizu | Osaka | Osaka | Hiroshima | Yeosu | Kanazawa | Niigata | Sakata | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£5899pp
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24 Hong Kong to Tokyo
01 May 2021 - 14 nights

Hong Kong | Hualien | Ishigaki, Japan | Naha, Okinawa | Shanghai | Shanghai | Moji | Miyakojima, Japan | Tamano | Osaka | Tokyo more

Fly Cruise£14099pp
Cruise Only£12659pp
25 Japan's Island Immersive
15 May 2021 - 14 nights

Tokyo | Muroran | Hakodate | Sado Island | Kanazawa | Kanazawa | Kanazawa | Sakaiminato, Japan | Sakaiminato, Japan | Pohang, Republic Of Korea | Hamada, Japan | Hiroshima | Tamano | Osaka | Osaka more

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Cruise Only£12889pp
26 Japan Island & Nature Discovery
29 May 2021 - 14 nights

Osaka | Toba | Shimizu | Tokyo | Tokyo | Hakodate | Kushiro | Nemuro Strait & Shiretoko Peninsula | Abashiri | Korsakov | Korsakov | Wakayama (Shimotsu), Japan | Otaru | Otaru more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£12889pp
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