Canyons have been exploring the Kii Peninsula for over 20 years and as of 2022, we opened a base in Kiho!
The small town of Kiho in southern Mie Prefecture and the surrounding mountains of Wakayama and Nara boasts the best canyoning in the Kansai region. Beautifully carved bedrock canyons, great water flows and lush native bush create the perfect recipe for some AMAZING adventures!
Our canyoning tours include Level 2-3 half-day courses which have an awesome combination of ropework, jumps and some of the BIGGEST slides in Japan! If you have experience let us know and we can organise a higher level private tour.
Nearby is one of the best campsites in the country, great seafood and a range of excellent hiking and river activities. Canyoning and camp packages are also available. All this is around 3 hours on the incredibly scenic Kuroshio Line from Osaka or the Kii Line from Nagoya.
A pioneer of canyoning in Japan
Canyons has been leading the canyoning industry as a pioneer of canyoning tours in Japan.
Small group tour
The maximum number of participants in one tour is limited to 12 people so that each customer can enjoy a high-quality tour. We believe the size of the tour is very important because it means all participants can enjoy nature and the canyoning experience.
Canyons offer a variety of canyoning tours. We are actively working on developing new courses so that everyone from beginners to repeaters can enjoy stepping up according to the levels set by Canyons.
Internationally certified guide
Canyons have internationally certified guides. During the period when there is no tour, we train repeatedly and train ourselves so that we can conduct better tours.
The equipment we use at Canyons is the best in the world.
If you would like to learn more about Canyons, the pioneers of canyoning in Japan, check out the link below.
Fergus (canyoning guide) and Nana (guest service) are always welcome!!
Nana： Kiho Town is located on the border between Wakayama and Mie prefectures, and the water is very clean, and the atmosphere of the town is very calm and soothing.
Fergus： Kiho Town has friendly locals, canyons, mountain trails, world heritage sites and really cool beaches. I still have so much to explore.
The main course in Kiho is Kiri Canyon.
At Canyons, we use a level system to define the challenge level of the course.
Kiho has a level 2 "Hisetsu Canyoning" course , level 3 “Kiri Canyoning” course and a level 4 “Mega Kiri Canyoning” course.
Level 2 "Hisetsu Canyoning" and level 3 "Kiri Canyoning" course can be participated even by first-timers.
Also, If you want to fun full day activities you can join combo tour "Kiri + Hisetsu"!!!
"Mega Kiri Canyoning" course can be reserved for those who have participated in Kiri Canyoning Course or other Canyons courses before.
|Hisetsu Canyon Lv.2||Kiri Canyon Lv.3||Mega Kiri Canyon Lv.4|
|遊ぶ時間 Time in Canyon||60 mins||90 mins||5 hours|
|滝の最大高さ Biggest waterfall||30m||18m||40m|
|ジャンプの最大高さ Biggest Jump||2m||8m||8m|
|ハイキング Hiking||行き in to canyon 10 mins 帰り out of canyon 1 mins||行き in to canyon 5 mins 帰り out of canyon 15 mins||行き in to canyon 45 mins 帰り out of canyon 15 mins|
2022/July/17 Female: “It was scary but super fun!!”
2022/July/23 Male: “Mega slider was so huge! Share the attractions of this with the world.”
2022/August/6 Female: “Nothing bad to say, It was wonderful!”
2022/August/11 Male: “It was fun and great even on the way to Canyon ^_^ ”
If you need help deciding which canyoning course is right for you, check the link below: