Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing (Canyoning)
Dive into the mineral water river at the closest location to Hida-Takayama! What an experience!
Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing is a canyoning-like adventure that you can swim in rivers, dive into waterfall basins, and enjoy the natural water sliders! With all the gear provided by us, you can enjoy Hida-Osaka much more than you imagined!
Riding on a train south from Hida-Takayama for 30 minutes, or north from Gero Hot Spring for 20 minutes. Hida-Osaka spreads at the foot of Mt. Ontake of 3,067m / 10,000ft. The river water of Hida-Osaka is very clear due to the huge amount of spring water and deep forests of the mountain. On this tour, you can enjoy not only the latest popular canyoning activity, but also the new summer trend in Japan, "shower-climbing."
<Start and finish>
9:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Hida-Osaka Visitor Center
Duration of the tour: 4 hours
Free transportation from JR Hida-Osaka Station is available upon request at the time of booking. In that case, please meet us at Hida-Osaka station at 8:30 AM. (From Takayama / Gero, please arrive at HO Station by JR train at 8:26 AM)
- Meet us at Hida-Osaka Visitor Center at 9:30 AM.
- Finish the sing-up, listen to the instructions, and get dressed.
- Get in the car and leave for the river. (Approximately 15 minutes.)
- Enjoy shower-climbing and canyoning tour for 2 hours.
- Head back to the Visitor Center at 1:10 PM.
- Change clothes and the whole program is over.
*The above itinerary is subject to change depending on the conditions of the river and number of participants.
<What to bring>
- Swimsuits to wear under the wetsuit
- Changing clothes
- Rash guard (if you have one)
- A towel
- Health insurance card or equivalent information (Not necessary to submit)
* All equipment including wetsuits, wading shoes, helmets and gloves are prepared by 216WORKS.
- JPY8,250 per person including the guide fee and gear rental.
- Payment method: Cash, credit card or Paypal
- A discount ticket for the local hot spring bath is available. (Closed on Wednesdays)
- U-22 Discount
22 years and younger are eligible for a discount of JPY 500. Below two conditions are required to receive this discount.
1. Born on or after January 1, 1998.
2. Reservations are to be made via official web site or telephone.
Multiple discounts may not be applied. U-22 discount is NOT applied from August 1 to August 23.
Anyone who has ever joined the Hida-Osaka Waterfall Trekking tour is eligible for a discount of JPY 500.
Multiple discounts may not be applied. This discount is applied on any day during the tour period.
- Booking due is 3 days before the tour date
- Please book through the contact form indicating your name and your contact info, Please make sure to indicate the desired tour name and the tour date.