Updated:March 31, 2020


Rafting   ラフティング

Experience the Excitement of Rafting on the Hozugawa River

River rafting has gained popularity in recent years as not just a leisure sport providing the opportunity to commune with nature, but also as a form of active tourism. Its close proximity to Kyoto City (only 20 minutes away by train) and the swift currents flowing through Hozu Canyon make the Hozu River a perfect location for rafting.

Rafters can enjoy the changing scenery of the four seasons and searching for the abundant wildlife living in the surrounding mountains while floating down the river. Traditional boats carrying passengers on the Hozu River boat ride share the river and visitors on the Torokko Ressha Romantic Train often wave excitedly at the passing rafters. These experiences make rafting on the Hozu River unique and unforgettable.

Access アクセス

Rafting services are located near JR Umahori Station (馬堀駅 umahori eki) or Torokko Kameoka Station (トロッコ亀岡駅 torokko kameoka eki). Different companies offer different plans and rafters can choose from half day plans that end at Hozukyo or full day plans that travel all the way to Arashiyama.  

Rafting Companies   ラフティング運営会社

Hozugawa Yūsen Kigyō Kumiai Rafting Jigyōbu   (保津川遊船企業組合ラフティング事業部)


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TEL: 0771-22-5846



River Adventure Club (リバーアドベンチャークラブ)

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TEL: 072-840-5644


Big Smile Rafting (ビックスマイルラフティング)


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TEL: 0771-29-5370


Tom Sawyer Adventures (トムソーヤアドベンチャーズ)


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TEL: 0771-55-9655


英語でのお問い合わせは、亀岡市役所の 文化国際課の 国際交流員(CIR)へ
English Contact: CIR (kokusai koryuin)
Office: Bunka Kokusai Ka (文化国際課), Kameoka City Hall, 5F
TEL: 0771-55-9655
E-Mail: bunka-kokusai@city.kameoka.lg.jp

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