This boat tour takes visitors around Shiga prefecture. The Omihachiman Riverside Tour allows visitors an opportunity to glimpse Japan’s history and learn about the prefecture. The boats are available twice a day: from 10am and from 3pm. Visitors can choose to buy walk-in tickets (no reservation necessary) or to reserve tickets in advance. Advance reservation tickets offer three different courses: 60 minutes, 80 minutes (recommended) and 120 minutes for 6-person or 8-person boats.