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Very pleasant boat trip through interesting gorge

This tour can be taken using a taxi from the nearby town of Shingu. It is a pleasant 40+ minute... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2016
jrandsk
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Freshwater, Australia
Relaxing and scenic 2 hour cruise

2 hours cruising down the stream of Oku-Kumano was very pleasant and scenic. there are 8 rocks to... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2015
TravelLoverXOXO
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Oct 22, 2016
“Very pleasant boat trip through interesting gorge”
Nov 22, 2015
“Relaxing and scenic 2 hour cruise”
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Reviewed October 22, 2016

This tour can be taken using a taxi from the nearby town of Shingu. It is a pleasant 40+ minute power boat ride along a fast flowing river to get into the gorge, you then have some time cruising slowly through the gorge looking at...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 22, 2015

2 hours cruising down the stream of Oku-Kumano was very pleasant and scenic. there are 8 rocks to look out for, but its hard to understand when you reach them since the announcements are made in Japanese, so best to go with a Guide who...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed October 5, 2015

The driver of Kawasemi tour boat throttled the engine back and watched as the boat approached a rapid. We couldn't see what lay in store for us on the rapid but the susurration of the river grew louder every moment. Just as the rapid came...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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familyoz_10
Melbourne, Australia
Day trip drive from Wakayama - any suggestions? (1 Replies)
Hi, I am thinking of staying in Wakayama for 2 nights and hiring a car for 1 day and spending the day driving around with my family sight seeing. I've never driven in Japan before but am a confident driver. Firstly, what do people think about the level of challenge driving around that area? Also, I've been trying to work out what to see. I thought it might be nice to see the rice fields in Aridagawa and the suspension bridge along that route. After that we will be staying in Katsuura and will...More
April 28, 2018|
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By the way, I am Australian so I usually drive on the left hand side of the road.