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Natural thrills canyoning in Minakami

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Experience this dynamic sport in Japan's adventure capital

Minakami Tourism Association




Minakami is a nature-rich, outdoor adventure playground in Gunma Prefecture, less than two hours by train from Tokyo. Source of the Tone River, it has ideal conditions for river sports such as whitewater rafting, kayaking and canyoning.


Slide, jump, rappel, climb, swim as you navigate down the pristine waters of Minakami's canyons over 3-4 hours with professional guides. All levels are catered for, from beginners to experts and groups of varying abilities and ages (minimum age is 6 years old). With a season running from April – October, why not add an outdoor adventure to your Japan holiday?


How to get there


5 minutes from Minakami Station, 30 minutes from Jomo Kogen Station (pick up services available)



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