spring full-day rafting in Japan

Over 25kms of whitewater bliss
   
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Season Apr - May
Duration 6-7 Hours
Price ¥16,000
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Awesome Staff!

This was the first time my wife and I tried rafting. What a rush and what an amazing experience. The staff there were so cool and helpful. I think all of them spoke English as well. I absolutely recommend this place. I will definitely go back for a second trip before leaving Japan. A MUST!!!

Serg A., USA
Great day of rafting

This is a great place, the staff were friendly and very helpful and the day of rafting was excellent. The place is over crowed with kiwis but they have a heap of knowledge and experience. I stayed for 2 nights, in a room that normally would hold 6 people....the beds are bunks and basic, but if you were part of a group that could make your own fun, with a few beers and something to snack on the place would be fine. I did the 1 day rafting and the day was great, water was clear and cold and the guides made sure you had a good time. Lunch was by the side of the river and was just the thing after a bit of paddling. Highly recommend this day

Mackay, Australia
  • 1. World-class white water rafting Momiji Canyon offers one of the best whitewater sections in Japan with continuous grade 4 rapids through this deep and scenic gorge
  • 2. BIG water As we descend further down river the volume and power of the rapids increases. A natural roller coaster!
  • 3. Wall of water We make sure to keep you hydrated along the trip by blasting into walls of whitewater

Tour Details

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Parking
Free parking
Changing room
Mens/Womens
Personal effects
* Please bring your own swimwear and towels 
* If you wear glasses, please bring a strap (also available at Canyons) If you wear glasses we recommend using disposable contact lenses

Cancellation
Cancellations made by customers (includes decreasing of booked numbers)
15 - 7 days before: 20% 6 - 2 days before: 30% Day before: 50% On the day: 100%
Caution
* Minimum age for participants is 13 years old
* Pregnant ladies cannot participate on this tour
* Tours will still run if it is raining though excessively high water may cause the tour to be cancelled 
* No alcohol is permitted prior to the tour. Furthermore, anyone who cannot participate on the tour due to having consumed alcohol will be liable for cancellation charges

Tour Flow

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  • 1. Welcome to Canyons Minakami Arrive at our base by car or shuttle bus and meet our reception staff. Once you have checked in using our ipad system and paid for your adventure you will meet your guide
  • 2. Tour briefing Your guide for the day will give a tour brief, then it's off to get changed into your wetsuit, lifejacket, helmet and grab a paddle. Let's get into the bus for a short ride and start your rafting adventure!
  • 3. Safety talk Please listen carefully to your guide. At the start point, guides will give a safety explanation. After a gear check, you are ready to start!
  • 4. Start We start slowly with some paddling practice on the river
  • 5. Tour And then fun begins as we start heading down the river
  • 6. Lunch time Rest by the riverside and refuel with a delicious lunch. Then its back to the boat where the adventure continues...
  • 7. Tour Enjoy the sights, sounds and sensations of this awesome tour!
  • 8. Goal To refresh your mind, body and soul. After refreshing on the river smiley faces are all around
  • 9. Back to base Change out of you rafting gear and meet up with your guide and teammates. Kick back and relax with drinks or BBQ then look back at a great day on the river!

Tour Information

Spring Whitewater Full-Day Rafting

If you are a rafting fan or love adventure then this tour is NOT to be missed! Over 25 km of world class whitewater ranging from grade 2-4 with a delicious riverside lunch included. A great river trip that takes you through some amazing areas and gives you a different perspective of Japan. 

Minakami area info

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Stats

Apr - May

Location: Minakami

Ease of access: Easy

Special point: World-class full-day whitewater rafting

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Minakami

Canyons Minakami Base/Canyons Alpine lodge 45 Yubiso Minakami-machi Tone-gun Gunma JAPAN 〒379-1728

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