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Shower Climbing

Ever heard of shower climbing? Essentially the Japanese version of canyoning, participants wade, swim and scramble as they follow a mountain stream from lower to higher elevations. Shower climbing gives you the chance to immerse yourself in pristine natural surroundings and fresh forest air as you swim, slide, float and dive into the cool, crystal clear waters filtering down from the mountains above. A range of courses are available for elementary school age children to adults, and our experienced guides will select an area that suits your experience and ability level, including bypass routes for children when necessary. Come and enjoy a relaxing & refreshing escape from the summer heat!

Shower Climbing Details

Season From mid-July to late September
Morning Session: 9:00 – 12:00, Afternoon Session: 12:30 – 15:30
Location Several streams in Otari Village
*The exact course will depend on the weather, water-flow, and the age, ability and number of participants.
Fees ¥6,500 per person
*Taxes as well as rental fees (wetsuit, life jacket, shoes, helmet and gloves) are included in the price.
Minimum number of participants 1 (Maximum number of participants is 20)
Reservations Please submit a reservation form at least 1 day in advance.
What to bring A bathing suit and towel
*Contact lenses are not recommended. Instead, it is advisable to wear glasses secured with a band, or swimming goggles.
Accommodation Please inquire when making your reservation.
Inquiries Tsugaike Kogen Tourist Association
TEL: +81 (0)261-83-2515 / FAX: +81 (0)261-83-2558
Click here to download the application form(PDF).
*Reservations submitted by fax will be regarded as temporary reservations.
*Please note that tours may be fully booked or unavailable for your requested date(s).