Get ready for an unforgettable journey with our Minakami full-day canoe and kayak tour, a delightful lake exploration adventure suitable for everyone from 3-year-olds to seniors. No matter your age, you’re in for a leisurely experience that’ll leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

Ideal for school outings, English conversation clubs, corporate team-building, or any group seeking outdoor fun, our tour caters to a variety of occasions, from summer camps to day trips and everything in between. Located at Dogen Lake, just a scenic 30-minute drive from Minakami Station along the Yukemuri Road, you’ll find yourself surrounded by nature’s wonders, with each season bringing its own unique charm.

With our Minakami full-day canoe and kayak tour, the fun never ends! Spend the entire day soaking up the beauty of nature, letting go of all worries and simply going with the flow. Glide across the water like a graceful water strider, indulge in some water play, and embark on mini adventures along the way. And when hunger strikes, we’ve got a treat for you – a mouthwatering hamburger lunch featuring our Aussie owner’s secret recipe. Trust us, there’s no better way to satisfy your appetite after a day of outdoor excitement!

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature’s extraordinary landscapes, breathe in the crisp, fresh air, and revel in the company of our cheerful guides. It’s time to make memories that’ll last a lifetime – join us on this magical journey today!

May – October
5.5 – 6 hours
Best for
Large Group (15+ participants)
Minakami Canoeing & Kayaking 1 Day Group Tour
12,500 yen
Kid: 11,000 yen / Toddler: 9,000 yen
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Tour Details

Set Time9:45am

Please note that the set time will be changed during the “OBON” season. Please contact us for further information.
End Time3pm
Meeting PointThe Dogen Lake
Fujiwara, Minakami, Tone-gun Gunma Japan

■45 minutes from Minakami I.C. by car
■If you travel using public transportations, we can make arrangement to pick you up at the station. Please let us know when booking your adventure.

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Included the priceGuide fee / Insurance / Tour Equipments / Lunch/ Snacks
What to bringSwimsuit, towel
Hat, beverage, sunglasses, rain jacket, jacket, water shoes or water sandals, clothes suitable for canoeing and kayaking
We recommend bringing sunscreen and insect repellent spray.
Age3 years old and above
NoteThis is a custom tour for a large group (15+ participants)
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Tour Flow

  1. 【9:45】Check-in

    Arrive at our base beside the lake, check in and fill in the document for your adventure.

  2. 【10:00〜10:20】Tour Briefing and Safety Talk

    Your guide will explain tour brief and give a safety explanation. Please listen carefully and follow the rules. Minakami Canoeing & Kayaking Adventure take place on the lake, understanding the rule and obeying it will prevent any incidents.

  3. 【10:20〜10:50】Start

    Practice paddling together on the lake and then it’s time to set off your adventure!

  4. 【10:50〜11:50】Heading to a secret beach

  5. 【11:50〜13:15】Lunch Break

  6. 【13:15〜13:45】Heading to a waterfall

  7. 【13:45〜14:00】Landing on a secret island

    If you are lucky, we can land on a secret island.

  8. 【14:00〜14:15】Snack Time

  9. 14:15〜14:45】End of the Tour

    Your guide will explain how to download your tour photos for free. You can download them at your convenience.

    Enjoy our special lunch or snacks at I LOVE OUTDOORS cafe and have a relax and lovely time with your friends.

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Booking Policy

Payment MethodPlease pay your tour fee by cash on the tour day or bank transfer beforehand.
If you prefer to transfer money for payment, please ensure that you will complete payment 4 days before your tour.

Please also ensure that you fill your full name and date of tour when transfering.
Bank Account Detail is as follows.

Name of Bank: Gunma Bank
Branch: Minakami(213)
Account Number: (Futsu)0352906
Account Name:  Kabushiki Kaisha I Love Outdoors Japan
Cancelation FeeA cancelation fee will be charged if you canceled a booked tour. Please note we will not charge a cancelation fee if cancelation was caused due to bad weather or high water level assessed by I Love Outdoors.

7 days before a tour:30% of the fee
3 days before〜the day before:50% of the fee
On the day:100% of the fee
InsuranceA tour is conducted in the nature. As an outdoor sports, there are inherent risks with weather and environmental factors.

Our professional guides are all trained in their given fields and in rescue techniques to pre see the worse possible outcomes and to make the right possible choices to show our customers the best possible tour and the safest possible tour in the outdoors of Japan.

The given tour fee also covers insurance fee for safety reasons.
Risk ManagementA tour is conducted in the nature. Therefore, our tours might not be carried out as planned influenced by weather and environmental factors.

Primarily, water level in the river and weather is a crucial factor to conduct our tour safely. If our guide made a decision of a cancelation, a full refund will be given.

No alcohol and no drugs before your tour.
Please do not participate if you are pregnant.

Please let us know if you have any injuries. We will let you know if you are suitable to participate a tour.
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