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Kinugawa River Boat

115 reviews
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
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Nikko, Tochigi Prefecture
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

It was a pleasant and relaxing boat ride down the river. Despite not able to understand the boatman's introduction of the scenery along the river. We had truly enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stephen_C_SG
Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Pretty. Only 30 min or so. Good experience. Salted fish cooking at end. Walked to Edo Wonderland but may need to ask vendors for directions as it is obscure.

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed October 21, 2014

The scenary of the river is breath taking. The boat rider is very enthustic although we don't know what he is talking. We have 5 boats on the day even during weekdays. It is the peak season for red leaves. I recommend to do a...More

Date of experience: October 2014
6  Thank TShiu123
Reviewed May 6, 2014

Rowing along the white water river,viewing the natural. You can take the first ride at 0900 and request for bus service to Edo Wonderland rather than back to Kinugawa Onsen station. Sitting in-front could get wet but can easily asked the rower to help take...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Desapro
Reviewed September 9, 2013

for 2500 yen, you can enjoy the river sights and see some interesting landmarks. The boats are safe and the boat liders can be quite funny. If it rains they handle plastic raincoats to every passenger. At the end you can buy a group picture...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Rodrigo C
Reviewed August 18, 2013

The departure point is an easy ten minute walk from Kinugawa Onsen Station towards your right, just behind the Kanaya Hotel. There are enough signboards to lead you there after crossing the road. Plan your time properly as there are only 2 departures every hour....More

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank llydzzi
Reviewed July 18, 2013

We got our tickets, they were around 2000 yen each, and descended the stairs the riverbank where about 5 large boats and over a hundred Japanese were waiting for us. I was travelling with friends who could speak Japanese, which was lucky because this tour...More

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank mrpres461
Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is quite an enjoyable 30-40 minute boat ride down the Kinugawa river. You go through some mild rapids, and there's some chance of getting wet, but nothing too scary. The gorge scenery, however is quite nice, and if you speak any Japanese, the guide...More

3  Thank Asterix135
Reviewed September 22, 2009

White-water rafting it isn’t! It is a pleasant 30min trip down a river taking in some great scenery. The boat has about 30 people and you sit on the floor or kneel down, so you need to take your shoes off. If you go peak...More

2  Thank Tabasco-san
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