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HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures

Hidaka-cho, Japan
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About HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures
HOA - Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures - is based in the fertile hills of Hidaka, some two hours from Sapporo and just one and a half from New Chitose Airport. Rafting trips run every day of the season Rafting is of all levels - from easy whitewater for family groups, to exciting rapids for more experienced groups. Kayaking and canyoning are also possible.
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Thanks to Pat we had the best day. Pat even took photos for us which proved how good it was for the team back home. Very impressed with professional service from pickup to drop off. Book early and have the perfect Pow day in japan....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 473rodneyb
HOA h, Owner at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thankyou Both For coming out with me for a great day of skiing and laughs ! Its a pleasure to ski with great people who a really sharing the stoke ! See you again! Pat

Reviewed October 8, 2018

We signed up for 2 activities, rafting and kayak school. Naomi is very helpful, she always replied our email quickly, and all our queries about the activities and autumn clothes requirements were answered clearly. Rafting went so fun with Chrish, Bidur and Prem. We were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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HOA h, Manager at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

dear Traveler172875, thank you very much for joining our tours and your kind review. We had a lot of fun together for 3 days ! It was a great effort to try to learn kayaking ! We are also glad you stayed in Hidaka town...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We deliberately chose Furano and it’s surrounding mountains over Niseko to get a more authentic Japanese off piste /powder skiing experience away from the crowds. The big difficulty is finding a guide you trust who will pick the best place to go each day, isn’t...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Yvonne C
HOA h, Owner at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thanks Yvonne It was a pleasure to have you come along with me Although the weather wasnt always on our side we did get some good stashes . Glad you enjoyed the rest of your trip and hope to see you again out there in...More

Reviewed March 29, 2018

We skied/snowboarded for 2 days with Pat at the beginning of February this year. One day on Asahidake, where he immediately found the best lines and snow we had experienced in Japan up til that moment. You could tell he knew what he was on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Yves V
HOA h, Owner at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2018

Thanks Yves Hope you got some more fresh lines before you had to go home it was the weather pattern. Good fun good lines and a great onsen there is always some thing great to share. And its always great to be doing it with...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018

Pat guided us around Mt Asahidake for a day. Pat was a great guide and showed us places that we would have never found without him. Asahidake is a definitely a mountain where a good guide is essential. There had been some pretty savage winds...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Pat was very accommodating as I emailed him last minute to organize a trip to Asahidake. It was late in the season and Pat had a small trip planned for the Monday which I was fortunate enough to join. Pat picked me up from Furano...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jason W
HOA h, Owner at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Hi Jason Thanks , Glad you had a great time it was such fun hanging out with you and hope you got some more turns the next day. Good luck in the future and hope to meet up with you again . It really was...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Pat was our private guide for 2 consecutive days, 1 day on Asahidake and 1 day on Furanodake. I was on skis, my friend is a snowboarder, like Pat. The first day on Asahidake was probably one of the best ski days of our life....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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HOA h, Owner at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks Very much for the review it was great to have you both for some fun turns and good times. Glad you got some more powder stashes before you went home. Thanks again !

Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

I skied with Pat for a day up Asahidake along with my mate who’s a snowboarder as a private day. Best. Day. Ever. Being humble New Zealanders we aren’t super accustomed to good snow and Pat’s frank disclosure in the car park (that he thought...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Naomi O, お客様担当マネージャー at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Hi Skikiwi22, Thanks for coming out with me after some weird weather we got the lucky break and got some great runs in . It was a pleasure skiing with both you and J and glad we got some good turns . Hope the rest...More

Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

We spent 3 days with Pat and can say, hands down he is the best guide in the area! He took us to the deepest, best powder in the area. He was extremely patient as we navigated our skins and back country gear. I would...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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HOA h, Owner at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded January 14, 2018

Thanks Allison and Josh For being awesome people and having such good times in all the places we went . Hope to meet again and safe travels Cheers Pat

Reviewed August 27, 2017

We joined a half day water rafting tour in Asahikawa. All equipment provided, including water shoes. The tour was a small group of 8 and we were led by Ganesh. He was fluent in both English and Japanese and did a great job giving instructions...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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shortyOK, Guest Relations Manager at HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

dear Simplyko, thank you very much for joining HOA's rafting trip and the kind review ! We are glad to hear that you had a good time with us :) All of our guides tries to give the clients the best on any condition of...More

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Response from Naomi O | Property representative |
Thank you for the inquiry. The temperature will be around 25 degrees (depends on weather) and it's nice to get wet. If you have, please bring rashguards and shorts with swimsuits, we will supply splash jackets. You will get... More
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