One of Japan's Largest Restaurant Cruise Ships Luminous Kobe 2

Luminous Kobe 2 is one of Japan's largest restaurant cruise ships at 4,778 tons gross and total length of 106 meters. Its day cruise will impress you with Kobe's cityscape and the view of Kobe Airport and the scenic Rokko mountains, and the night cruise will steal your hearts with the illuminated Akashi Kaikyo Bridge and Kobe's million dollar view of its night skyline.
We offer the chef's special Mediterranean-style French cuisine using ample seasonal ingredients as well as a steak buffet grilled by the chef right in front of your eyes.
Please enjoy a fine dining and cruising experience.

Schedule Route Boarding Fare
Adult Child
Voyage No.1
Daily 12:00-14:00 Osaka Bay Cruise 3,240 yen 1,620 yen
Voyage No.2
Weekends & Holidays 16:00-18:00 Osaka Bay Cruise 3,240 yen 1,620 yen
Weekdays 17:00-18:20 Kobe Airport Cruise 2,160 yen 1,080 yen
Voyage No.3
Daily 19:00-21:20 Akashi Strait Cruise 3,240 yen 1,620 yen

- Adult (12 years old or over), children (6 to 11 years old). Up to one infant may board free per one adult.

- Service will be suspended between late December to mid January due to routine inspection.

Akashi Strait Cruise

Meriken Park - Kobe Airport - Akash Kaikyo Bridge - Harima Nada - Akashi Kaikyo Bridge - Meriken Park

Osaka Bay Cruise

Meriken Park - Kobe Airport - Osaka bay- Suma Coast / Tarumi - Meriken Park

Kobe Airport Cruise

Meriken Park - Kobe Airport - Meriken Park

Course map

- Depending on the weather and maritime conditions of the day, the course may be changed or suspended.
Further, since the ship may become full due to group bookings etc., please confirm the operation status before boarding.

- Various credit cards are accepted.

List of Menu & Pricing
(Sales tax and service charge included. Boarding fare not included)

*2A - Weekends & Holidays

*2B - Weekdays

Menu Voyage No. Price
1 2A* 2B* 3
Luminous Lunch Course - 4,320 yen
French Kaiseki Course 6,480 yen
Luminous Course 8,640 yen
Deluxe Course 10,800 yen
Special Course 16,200 yen
Kobe Beef Course - 36,000 yen
(Boarding fare included)
Kid's Meal 1,620 yen
Kid's Meal Course 2,700 yen
Cake Set - - 1,080 yen
Beer or Wine Set - - 2,160 yen

Steak Buffet
(Boarding fare, meal price, sales tax and service charge included)

  Voyage No.
1&2 3
Adult (12 years old or over) 6,480 yen 8,640 yen
Child (6 to 11 years old) 4,860 yen 7,020 yen
Infant (3 to 5 years old) 1,620 yen 1,620 yen


Access map

- Approx. 20-minute walk or 5-minute taxi ride from JR Motomachi Station, Hanshin Motomachi Station and Hankyu Hanakuma Station.

- Approx. 10-minute taxi ride from JR Sannomiya Station, Hankyu Kobe-Sannomiya Station and Hanshin Kobe-Sannomiya Station. Approx. 5-minute walk after getting off at Nakatottei on #90 Kobe City Bus.

There is a City Loop Bus depot in front of Kobe Port Tower.

- Approx. 15-minute taxi ride from Shin-Kobe Station on Shinkansen Line.

- Approx. 8-minute walk from Minato Motomachi Station on Subway Kaigan Line.

- Approx. 20-minute walk or 5-minute taxi ride from JR Kobe Station.

For guests flying into Kobe

- Approx. 15-minute taxi ride from Kobe Airport.

- Approx. 16-minute ride on Port Liner from Kobe Airport Station to Sannomiya Station.

- Approx. 70-minute bus ride from Kansai International Airport(KIX) to JR Sannomiya Station.

Ticket Office / Terminals

- Please board after purchasing the boarding fare at the ticket counter in Nakatottei Passenger Terminal (Kobe Meriken Park Oriental Hotel 2F).


5-6 Hatoba-cho, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0042