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Address: 221-1 Ikadagi, Nagaoka-gun, Otoyo-cho 789-0157, Kochi Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 887-75-0500
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Happy raft offers fun-seekers professionally operated rafting and canyoning...

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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A must see if you have the time!

It was my first time ever rafting, but this place was awesome. They have an awesome mix of English speaking and Japanese staff, so don't worry if you don't know Japanese. The area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
MackRichardson
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Okayama, Japan
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Okayama, Japan
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time ever rafting, but this place was awesome. They have an awesome mix of English speaking and Japanese staff, so don't worry if you don't know Japanese. The area is beautiful! You cannot beat the atmosphere of the mountains and river. Our guide was amazing. He knew a lot of good information about the river and... More 

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Ube, Japan
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Mark is a really fun guide and made the day special. The river was a bit low, so was pretty sedate aside from a few big rapids, but the fun was full on.

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1 Thank tes108
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Friendly guides who looked after me, as I was the only one who couldn't speak Japanese. Went on a warm day in late September. The water was cool, clean and refreshing. Rapids were fun but nothing too extreme and plenty of tranquil sections. Go with a small group of friends. Beautiful mountain gorge. Kazura Bashi (vine bridge and waterfall) is... More 

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1 Thank James_Yaita
Onna-son, Japan
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I went with my 8 year old daughter on this course and she loved it she want's to do more now with even more waves but has to get a bit older before that, the staff was nice too and everyone had fun. Would do it again in a heartbeat if I get back there. greetings from Okinawa

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1 Thank jan-japan
Itami, Japan
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is the first time for me to challenge the rafting, but I really enjoy rafting with the great guides and friendly other guests. Especially Otaki surfin trial is one of the best activity, so exciting! If you need, the staff provide reasonable and cozy guesthouse, you can also enjoy after rafting.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

Mark as Teru are champs and really make rafting a fun experience. It is worth the money. Stop reading and book now. Everything is included just turn up and they look after you. I reckon everyone from beginners to experienced river rats would have fun. We stayed two nights in the guesthouse which has an amazing view and is very... More 

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3 Thank Tom W
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My wife, 1.5 year old daughter and myself stayed 3 nights at the Happyraft Guesthouse and enjoyed a number of great runs on the river in a kayak with the super friendly crew at Happyraft. Being experienced kayakers we loved the clear water of the Yosiho river with some excellent rapids. The mostly english speaking crew gave us a safe... More 

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2 Thank Erik B
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We did the rafting day trip and stayed at their guesthouse. It was a great experience front to back! We'd been rafting a few other places and thought the rapids here were some of the best we've gone through. It also helped that it had poured the two nights before, so water levels were nice and high. If you let... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

We have had a thrilling invigorating experience of a life time. Thank you so much Mark and crew at Happy Raft for looking after us it was brilliant

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1 Thank kileko
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

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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1 Thank Martijn710

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