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Rafting / Boat Tour Spots in Kumamoto Area

  • Kuma River Boat Cruise
    35 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Shimoshinmachi 333-1
    "It is located an approximately 10-minute drive from the Hitoyoshi Interchange on the Kyushu Expressway. This popular activity lets you descend the Kuma River, one of Japan's three most fast-flowing rivers along with the Mogami River and Fujigawa River, in a wooden boat that the boatman skillfully maneuvers. You can feel the exhilaration of passing through huge rocks you come very close to and rough waves. The approximately 50-minute ""Seiryu course"" from the Hitoyoshi departure dock to the hot spring town of Hitoyoshi is available from March to November. Between December and February, it becomes relaxing boat with kotatsu (tables heated underneath), offering a different way of enjoyment than the rough rafting in the summer."

    Must do activity while in Hitoyoshi. Made reservation at the Hitoyoshi tour information center and enjoyed a very nice tour.

  • Kumagawa Rafting Happy Surprise
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Shimoharadamachi 830
  • Rafting Heart
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Shimoharadamachi 1433-1
  • Kumagawa Rafting Again
    Travel / Tourism
    Kumamoto Pref. Hitoyoshishi Shimoharadamachi Uryuda 839-4

Kumamoto Main Areas


Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.

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