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Canyons Outdoor Adventures
Escape the city for a refreshing outdoor adventure experience. World class adventure tours in 4 locations, within 2 hours access from Tokyo & Osaka. Canyons provides a variety of quality adventures with a range of courses available to suit all thrill levels. Each tour can be customized to your needs for maximum satisfaction. Our international team of highly skilled and experienced professional guides will ensure you a safe and entertaining adventure. Canyons has four locations around Japan. For the Kanto area there are three bases; two in Gunma Prefecture, in the famous onsen mountain resorts of Minakami and Kusatsu, one in Nagano Prefecture in the olympic resort of Hakuba . For the Kansai and Shikoku area, Canyons has a base located on the picturesque Koboke Gorge on the Yoshino River. See Access for more details.
Details
  • Company NameCanyons Outdoor Adventures
  • Company TypeCanyoning Specialists / General Outdoors
    • Activities Available
      • Backcountry Tours
      • Bungy Jumping
      • Canyoning
      • Cycling / MTB
      • General Outdoors
      • Hiking & Camping
      • Kayaking
      • Onsen
      • Paragliding
      • Rafting
      • Rock Climbing
      • Skiing
      • Snowboarding
      • Snowshoeing
      • Tree Climbing
      • Trekking
      • White Water Sports
      • Winter Sports
  • English Speaking Staff?Yes,If you can understand Kiwi accents (New Zealanders).
  • Other Languages SpokenJapanese, Spanish, Portuguese
Location Information
  • RegionKanto
  • PrefectureGunma
  • City / AreaGunma
  • Nearest Train StationMinakami>>Minakami Stn (normal train) OR JomoKogen Stn (Bullet train) Kusatsu>>Naganohara Kusatsuguchi Stn Hakuba>> Hakuba Stn Shikoku>> Iwahara Stn
  • Minutes from StationMinakami Stn 5 mins, JomoKogen Stn 20 mins, Nagano
  • Pick up service available?Yes
  • Nearest Expressway / Interchange / InterchangeMinakami - Minakami IC, Kusatsu - Shibukawa IC, Hakuba - Toyoshina OR Nagano IC, Shikoku - Otoyo
  • Nearest National RouteMinakami - R17, Kusatsu - R405
  • Getting ThereTo Minakami from Tokyo: Take the Kanetsu Expressway to Minakami I.C. ( Approx. 3 hours and 4000 yen in tolls.) From Niigata Take the Kanetsu Expressway to Minakami I.C. ( Approx. 2.5 hours and 4000 yen in tolls.) Kusatsu : From Tokyo Take the Kanetsu Expressway to Shibukawa I.C. then take route 145 towards Kusatsu. When you get to Naganohara Kusatsuguchi Station follow the map to the base ( Approx. 4 hours and 3000 yen in tolls.) From Niigata Take the Kanetsu Expressway to Shibukawa I.C. ( Approx. 3 hours and 4500 yen in tolls.) From Nagano Take the Joshinetsu Expressway to Shinshu Nakano I.C. and follow signs onto the Shiga Nakano toll road for Shiga Kogen. The toll road runs into Rte 292 for Shiga Kogen. Continue over Mt Shirane to Kusatsu. Hakuba From Tokyo There are two options from Tokyo to get to Hakuba by car 1. Take the Chuo Expressway to the Okaya J.C.T and head towards Nagano on the Nagano Expressway. Exit at the Toyoshina Interchange and follow Rte 147 &148 through Omachi and onto Hakuba. 4hrs 2. Take the Kanetsu Expressway to the Fujioka J.C.T and head towards Nagano on the Joshinetsu Expressway. Exit at the Nagano Interchange and follow the Hakuba Nagano Olympic Road to Hakuba. 4hrs From Nagoya Take the Chuo Expressway to the Okaya J.C.T and head towards Nagano on the Nagano Expressway. Exit at the Toyoshina Interchange and follow Rte 147 &148 through Omachi and onto Hakuba. 3.30hrs From Osaka or Kyoto Take the Meishin Expressway to the Komki J.C.T, head up the Chuo Expressway to the Okaya J.C.T and head towards Nagano on the Nagano Expressway. Exit at the Toyoshina Interchange and follow Rte 147 & 148 through Omachi and onto Hakuba. 5.30hrs Shikoku From Osaka Kansai Go towards and past Kobe.Take Hanshin Expressway 3 to Akashi bridge . Follow the Expressway across Awaji, and onto Shikoku. After that head onto the Takamatsu Expressway then get off at Itano. Take the road towards Aizumi then get on the Kochi Expressway, headed for Kochi. Exit at Ikawa-Ikeda. Turn Left off the expressway and follow route 32 towards Kochi for about 35 minutes.Look for an orange bridge on your left and a sign for Tosa-Iwahara Station. After crossing the bridge turn left. Just past the station,(its a small building) is a driveway leading down to the river and our base. Come on down. From Okayama-Chugoku Take the Sanyo Expressway over the Seto bridge then follow the Takamatsu Expressway towards Kochi. Get off at Otoyo then follow route 32 towards Ikeda for about 25 minutes. Look for an orange bridge and a sign for Tosa-Iwahara Station as your turn-off on the right. Cross the bridge, take a left then just past the station is a driveway down to the river and our base. Come on down. From Hiroshima Kyushu Take the Shimanami-kaido across to Shikoku. Follow the Expressway towards Kochi and exit at Otoyo. Then follow route 32 towards Ikeda for about 25 minutes. Look for an orange bridge and a sign for Tosa-Iwahara Station as your turn-off on the right. Cross the bridge, take a left then just past the station is a driveway down to the river and our base.
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Contact Information
  • Address45 Yubiso, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma-ken, 379-1727 JAPAN
  • Telephone0278-72-2811
  • Fax0278-72-2812
  • EmailSend email messages, questions or bookings through the Online Booking Request Form below.
  • Web sitehttp://www.canyons.jp
  • Contact NameMike Harris