Ukai (cormorant fishing) in Ōzu

大洲のうかい
Ride a boat downstream the river watching the traditional ukai fishing method, where handlers of trained cormorants use the birds to catch fish for them. The activity is open from June 1 to September 20.
Address 〒795-0012 愛媛県大洲市大洲
Phone 0893-57-6655
Business HoursEarly June ~ Late September
Conditions: May be halted due to rain or flooding (Please confirm)
Make a reservation before the day of visiting
Minimum number of participants: 2 (boat ride)
Please contact the office when requesting an exclusive boat ride.
Price[Activity Fee] [General Nighttime Cormorant Fishing Boat Ride (Ozu walk guide / boat meal included)] Adults (middle school and up) 7,000 Yen / Children (3 years and up) 4,500 Yen (tax not included)
※ A boat can also be fully rented out. Please contact us for pricing details.
ParkingAvailable (35 general parking spaces / 6 spaces for large vehicles)
Free
Notes※Lunch-time Cormorant Fishing has been suspended as of 2019
Location: Ozu Tourist General Information Office (Ozu Town Station Asamoya)
Contact: kita-management@kita-m.com
Reservation: Make a reservation before the day of visiting
Points of note:
※Meet at the Ozu Tourist General Information Office (Ozu Town Station Asamoya) by 18:00.
※The boat ride meal fee is separate (various plans available)
※Bringing on food and drink is not allowed