On the Minakami Lake Rafting Tour, you’ll be treated to a serene ride on the tranquil waters of a calm lake. Our spot, “Dogen Lake,” nestled about 30 minutes deeper into the mountains from Minakami Station, is a hidden gem. Wrapped in ancient beech forests, this lake is a hotspot for canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts alike. Our stable rafts are just the ticket for families or groups with little ones who want to soak up nature’s beauty. And if you’re not keen on getting too wet, no worries – our tours offer minimal splashing.

But that’s not all! On our Minakami Lake Rafting Tour, you’re in for a jungle cruise adventure. Depending on the day’s weather, you might even get to explore secret waterfalls and islands along the way.

July – August
3 hours
Best for
Families and groups, including toddlers or those who want to enjoy easy nature exploration without getting wet.
A Child-friendly Adventure
Minakami Lake Rafting
4,500 yen
Child: 3,500 yen
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Tour Details

Set TimeMorning tour: 9:20am
Afternoon tour 1: 11:50am
Afternoon tour 2: 2:20pm

Please note that the set time will be changed during the “OBON” season. Please contact us for further information.
Tour End TimeMorning tour: 11:00am
Afternoon tour 1: 1:30pm
Afternoon tour 2: 4:00pm
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
What to bringSwimsuit, towel, hat, sunglasses, water shoes or water sandals
We recommend bringing sunscreen and insect repellent spray.
Age2years old and above
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Tour Flow

  1. Check-in

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

  2. Getting Changed

    Our changing room is limited.

  3. Tour Briefing and Safety Talk

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

  4. Start of the Tour!

  5. 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
InsuranceThis 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 ManagementThis 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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