Get ready for an epic adventure on our spring Minakami rafting tour, where you’ll dive into thrilling world-class rafting experiences! The white water rafting season runs from April to June, so mark your calendars!

Springtime in Minakami is where the Tone River swells with snowmelt water from Mt. Tanigawa, making it one of Japan’s top rafting destinations! Get ready for some serious fun as you tackle world-class rapids. Prepare for splashes and thrills galore as our expert guides lead you through the rapids, promising an extreme experience like no other. This tour is perfect for adrenaline junkies aged 13 and up who are up for the challenge, sports enthusiasts, and anyone seeking an unforgettable extreme adventure. And picture this: rowing through the rapids with Mt. Tanigawa’s snowy peaks as your backdrop – it’s not just Instagram-worthy, it’s guaranteed to leave a lasting impression on your heart and soul.

April – June

3.5 hours

Best for…
Individuals, groups
who want to enjoy the world class thrilling rafting.
Exciting and thrilling experience!
Spring Minakami White Water Rafting Adventure
Age 13 and above
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Tour Details

Set TimeMorning Tour: 8:50am
Afternoon Tour: 12:50pm

Please note that the set time will be changed during the “OBON” season. Please contact us for further information.
Tour End TimeMorning Tour: 12:00pm
Afternoon Tour: 4:00pm
Meeting Point169-1 Kanosawa,Minakami, Tone-gun, 379-1611, Gunma
・1 minute walk from Minakami Station
・15 minutes from Minakami I.C. by car

Check the location on Google Maps
Included the priceGuide fee / Insurance / Tour Equipments (drysuit or wet suit / life jacket / helmet / wet shoes
What to bringSwimsuit / Towel
Age13 years old and above

*Depending upon water level, the age limitation will be changed. Please ask staff.
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Tour Flow

  1. Check-in

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

  2. Get changed

    Getting changed into your wetsuit/drysuit and boots at the changing room, and equipped a lifejacket and a helmet.

    We have a safety box at the changing room.

  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 Rafting Adventure take place on the river, understanding the rule and obeying it will prevent any incidents.

  4. Getting Today’s Start Point

    Now that it’s time to move to the starting point. We are located the finest place, it won’t take time to get to the starting point.

  5. Start

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

  6. Back to the Base

    After getting changed, we 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 rafting 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 rafting fee also covers insurance fee for safety reasons.
Risk ManagementA rafting 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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