[Program currently off season] Kayaking at Lake Otaki Ryujin

  • Program
    per adult (6 years old and over):7,000 JPY
    per child (less than 6 years old):6,000 JPY
    time period
    2018-05-01 - 2018-10-31
    Approx. 3hours 30 minutes.
    Language Japanese,English

Beginner-friendly! Kayaking Experience at Lake Otaki Ryujin.

Both children and adults can have a wonderful time!
Please do not worry even if you are a beginner at Kayaking.
Our experienced staff will provide you with a careful and complete orientation and safety preparation.
It is not very common to do Kayaking at lake at Kansai area. The location, Lake Otaki Ryujin, has beautiful nature and unruffled surface of a lake.
After the program, you can also enjoy and refresh at a local hot spring there.
  • Instructors Orientation.

  • Enjoy your ride!

  • If you get used to be kayaking, try going around the lake!

Program details
Program [Program currently off season] Kayaking at Lake Otaki Ryujin
Program fee

per adult (6 years old and over):7,000 JPY
per child (less than 6 years old):6,000 JPY

Available time period

2018-05-01 - 2018-10-31

Required time Approx. 3hours 30 minutes.
Start at 12:00
Schedule 12:00
Meeting at check in point
Instructors Orientation.
Start kayaking (2 hours)
Return to the check in point and go to the local hot spring
*The tour finish at hot spring entrance, please have a relax time there.
You may stay and go as you please.
group / party -Minimum: 2 participants
-Maximum: 10 participants
Requirements for participation -Participants need to be 4 years old and over.
*People under the age 20 need to participate with their parents. Please inform us if the group is composed of only participants under age.
Things to bring / required items -Quick dry cloths such as chemical fiber type of sportswear
-Shoes which you do not mind getting wet such as sandal with heels
-Rain gear
-A bottled water (500ml is preferable)
-Equipment for taking bath (towels)
-Changing clothes
-Travel Insurance certificate
-Sun protection such as sun cream, sunglasses
Included in this fee -Guide fee
-Equipment for kayaking (kayak, paddle, life jacket, waterproof bag)
-Photo taking by guide and send them by e-mail later.
-Admission fee for hot spring
-Insurance fee
Not included in fees -Personal expenses
Meeting location Parking lot in front of Kawakami village office
Address of meeting location 1335-7, Sako, Kawakami village , Kawakami-mura Yoshino-gun, Nara-prefecture, Kawakami-mura Yoshino-gun, Nara-prefecture

【By car】
-1 hour 10 minutes from Hari Interchange of Meihan Expressway.
-2 hours from Kouriyama Interchange of Nishi Meihan Expressway.
-1 hour 30 minutes from Kashiwara Interchange of Nishi Meihan Expressway
-1 hour 20 minutes from Katsuragi Interchange of Minami Hanna Road.
-2 hours from Wakayama city through Keinawa Expressway.

【By train】
-From Osaka-
Take limited express for Yoshino at Kintetsu Osaka Abenobashi Station and get off at Yamato kami-ichi Station. (1 hour 30 minutes)
-From Kyoto-
Take limited express for Kashihara jingumae at Kintetsu Kyoto Station , transfer trains for Yoshino at Kashihara jingu mae Station, and get off at Yamato kami-ichi Station. (2 hours)

【After arriving at Yamato kami-ichi Station】
-Take Yamabuki bus, Smile bus or Yuyu bus and get off at “Kawakami mura yakuba mae Bus stop”. (30~50 minutes)

*Times required are approximate.

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Payment method Please pay in cash on the spot
Language Japanese,English

The guide/instructor will explain in easy/simple English.
Guides' recommendations,
highlights in this area
Please feel easy to try Kayaking!


In case of cancellation due to bad weathers, we will contact you by 18:00 the previous day.


A cancellation fee shall be charged as following if you cancel booking or reduce the number of the group.
* 8 days before the tour: Free of charge
* 2-7 days before the tour: 30% of the tour fee
* 1 day before the tour: 50% of the tour fee
* On the day of the tour: 100% of the tour fee
* No show on the day: 100% of the tour fee
No fee will be charged if the cancellation is due to our reasons such as bad weather.

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Operator Information

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    We are the Eco tour guiding company offering unique explorations in Kawakami village.
    Find out the charms of Kawakami's nature, culture and history with us!


    Beginners are Welcome! Enjoy Kayaking at Lake Otaki Ryujin.

    Company information

    Address: Kawakami-mura Yoshino-gun Nara-prefecture

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