Canyoning

Minakami Canyoning - Japan´s Top Outdoor Adventure Resort

About 2 hours drive from Tokyo, the town of Minakami is situated right on the banks of the Tone River. The town is rich in natural onsens, has Mount Tanigawa in its backyard and all this surrounded by beautiful Japanese countryside. It has become one of Japan´s prime outdoor sports destinations.
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Arrive in April or May when the spring melt from all that snow swells the Tone River running through Minakami, creating ideal conditions for a number of river sports such as whitewater rafting, kayaking and canyoning. Also offered during the warmer months are bungee jumping, mountain biking and hiking, as well as new adventure sports that are continuously being added in the Minakami area.

Minakami has the most canyoning courses in Japan. Canyons are located at the foot of the mountains with the river right outside. It is also the home of Fox Canyon the most popular course with a 20 meters waterfall slide.

The abundance of mountain rivers and streams offer almost every feature a canyon enthusiast could imagine. From large number of waterfalls to crystal clear mountain pools, Minakami has it all. Most activities are only available as either half day or full day guided tours, and during specific seasons. English speaking guides are available for most tours and activities.

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