Ride the Rapids of Champions
This past October, the Miyoshi City gateway to the Yoshino River in western Tokushima Prefecture hosted the 2017 World Rafting Championships.
With its fast-moving torrents and scenic setting, Yoshino ranks as one of Japan’s three great rapids rivers and is a popular destination among rafting devotees.
Enjoy the Natural Beauty of Yoshino River Rafting
Aside from hosting this year’s world championships, Yoshino River is also a popular recreational rafting site for families and overseas visitors, with guidance provided in English.
Tours are available in the championship rafting areas of Oboke and the particularly challenging Koboke rapids. There are half-day and full day tours which run from late March to mid-November. The full day course takes rafters down the Koboke rapids, while the calmer waters of the half-day course are aimed at beginners. Both options take you through magnificent natural settings. And there are tours with guidance provided in English. Book a thrilling white water adventure today in the great outdoors!
Yoshino River Rafting Tours
Amidst the abundant nature of the Yoshino River basin and surrounding region, visitors can also enjoy mountain climbing, hiking, and hot springs. Renovated traditional Japanese houses offer guests a one-of-a-kind accommodation experience.