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Address: 221-1 Ikadagi, Nagaoka-gun, Otoyo-cho 789-0157, Kochi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 887-75-0500
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Description: Happy raft offers fun-seekers professionally operated rafting and...
Happy raft offers fun-seekers professionally operated rafting and canyoning adventures.The Yoshino river boasts the wildest and most beautiful whitewater in the country. Our guides can show you why the Yoshino river is rated as the number one whitewater rafting destination in Japan. The Happy Raft canyoning adventures let you explore deeper into the mountains of Shikoku discovering hidden valleys and waterfalls. Enjoy spectacular wilderness scenery on all of our adventures and take home special memories of your trip to Japan.
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Great fun, great people!

Had a great afternoon rafting with these guys! We had the luck to get a small raft and a great instructor, so the fun was even bigger! Next to the rafting their base has the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Martijn710
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
31 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had a great afternoon rafting with these guys! We had the luck to get a small raft and a great instructor, so the fun was even bigger! Next to the rafting their base has the perfect atmosphere and the bagels are magnificent! Best crew ever, they even picked us up and brought us back to Oboke station!

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singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Refreshing waters. Great view. Friendly staff. I had a great experience here at happyraft. But if you are looking for lots of the adrenaline rush white waters, here has only shot rapids followed by calm waters. It depends on what you are looking for and your expectations for this river rafting experience. To share my experience, i decided to cool... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We had a very nice rafting experience! The rafting was exiting and we had a lot of fun with the funny good English speaking guide!

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

If you don't do anything else on Shikoku - do this! We loved it and should have stayed another few days and done some more rafting with this fun loving bunch on the beautiful Yoshino river. We will be back with company - especially since they've seen the photos. Well done guys - you rock!

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Hiroshima, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

Happy Raft is a tremendously well run and well executed adventure company. My wife and I stayed in one of their cozy guest houses for two nights, rafted a full day then did their canyonering half day trip. The rafting was fun with the guides providing an atmosphere of good hearted fun. The canyonering was a fun surprise. Great location!... More 

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Iwakuni, Japan
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

My husband and I recently went down the Yoshino River with the HappyRaft team. Having been white water rafting for years I was excited to see what Japan would offer. We were not disappointed! The river runs through some of the most beautiful areas I have seen in Japan. The white water (up to class 4 on the day we... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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110 reviews 110 reviews
39 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

This was probably one of my favourite group experiences in Japan! We stayed the night in the guest house Happy Raft offers, and ended up meeting another group of Canadians there. The guest house is older and the washroom facilities are a little cramped, but certainly what you'd expect for a guest house on a mountain in a tiny little... More 

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Takahashi, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

A group of us came down for a half day white water rafting tour. There were no more accommodations available, so instead we chose (since we live relatively close) to split up between a couple cars and drive down. It's a long, but gorgeous drive, though anyone traveling through Japan via car knows that Expressways are expensive and Bridges, moreso.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

I was lucky enough to have some friends take me to Shikoku and we did a half day rafting trip with Happy Raft. The guides were excellent and there is no doubt Happy Raft is a well run operation with a high level of safety and professionalism but still know how to have fun. The guides speak both Japanese and... More 

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Dominical, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

I have been rafting all over the world but, never experinced such a profesinal company that packs in so much fun!!! If you are in Japan you must get your stoke on with Happyraft!!

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