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Get drenched by the river spray as you experience the ultimate buzz of rafting!

Nagatoro is one of the best places to go rafting in Japan.

The tour will take you down the river in a large inflatable boat.

The boat can fit seven to nine guests, so we welcome families, couples, and groups of friends!

Enjoy the rafting in so many different ways, such as visiting the piles of stones of the Nagatoro Valley, designated as one of the natural monuments of Japan, as well as diving in the river and viewing the waterfalls.

English-speaking staff will be available, so there will be no problems if you don’t understand Japanese.

It is located not far from Tokyo and if you are traveling by car, we have parking spaces free of charge. If you are traveling by train, it is located only three minutes by foot from the closest station!

We also rent out equipment so you don’t have to bring your own gear.

Conditions Ages 7 and above

Tour Prices

Prices range from 6,000 yen per person (tax included), including equipment and insurance fees

*Prices may vary depending on the day of the booking. Please check our booking calendar for detailed pricing.


We also offer barbecues after the tour for an additional 1,500 yen.

Click here for the booking calendar

You will need to bring

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  • swimsuit or t-shirt and shorts (clothes that can get wet)
  • shoes that can get wet and stay on your feet (Crocs, flip-flops, shoes with heels are not suitable)
  • a towel

Gear rental is also available (additional charges apply)

  • Shoes 300 yen
  • Towels 300 yen
  • Swimsuit 400 yen

*Charges will not apply if you bring your own swimsuit, towel, and shoes.
*Life jacket, helmet, paddle, and wetsuit hire fees are included in the tour price.

Photos taken during the tour can be downloaded for free

You tour guide will take photos with a waterproof camera during the tour. The photos taken can be downloaded from our website free of charge

Other Precautions

The tour will still operate during wet weather. However, it may be canceled during more extreme weather situations.

We do not allow guests on the boat if they have consumed alcohol

Tour Times

The tours are offered as below during the season.
Please select a time you prefer when you make your booking.
On the day of the tour, please be sure to arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts.

Meet up at 9:00 AM finishes at 11:30 AM
Meet up at 10:30 AM finishes at 1:00 PM
Meet up at 12:30 PM finishes at 3:00 PM
Meet up at 2:00 PM finishes at 4:30 PM
Meet up at 3:30 PM finishes at 6:00 PM

*Finishing time may vary depending on the level of water, etc.

Cancellation Fees

Please note that if you wish to cancel your booking, our standard cancellation fee will apply.
A cancellation fee will also apply for groups with less members than indicated on their booking.

Cancellation Fees
  • Cancellation notified three days prior to the day of tour: 30%
  • Cancellation notified two days prior to the day of tour: 20%
  • Cancellation notified on the day before the day of tour: 50%
  • Cancellation on the day of the tour: 100%

Assembly Point

Assembly Point Address Nagatoro 1429, Nagatoro-machi, Chichibu, Saitama
Post code 369-1305
Contact Number 0494-66-4165
Traveling by car

Departing Central Tokyo, enter the Kan-Etsu Expressway at Nerima Interchange, exit at Hanazono Interchange, drive 20km towards Chichibu/Nagatoro. Turn left at Kami-Nagatoro Station and in approx. 300m, you will arrive at Outdoor Center Nagatoro.

*Located next to the Saitama Museum of Natural History

*Approx. 2 hours from Nerima Interchange. Please note that your travel may be affected by traffic congestion, etc.