Take the boat cruise around ‘gourd-shaped’ Hyōtan-jima (Hyōtan Island) in central Tokushima. The tours leave from Ryōgoku-bashi (両国橋; Ryōgoku Bridge) on the Shinmachi-gawa every 40 minutes from 1pm to 4pm Monday through Friday from mid-March to mid-October, and daily from 20 July to 31 August. In July and August there are additional departures every 40 minutes from 5pm to 8pm.