Rafting Tour Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting
  • Enjoy rafting with various form
    Enjoy rafting with various form
  • Glisten with the river water
    Glisten with the river water
  • Highly intense! That is Yoshino River Rafting!
    Highly intense! That is Yoshino River Rafting!
  • Extremely powerful!
    Extremely powerful!
  • Let's do some activities!
    Let's do some activities!
  • Try Yoshino River as a rafting fan!
    Try Yoshino River as a rafting fan!
  • Make a big smile after rafting torrents
    Make a big smile after rafting torrents
  • Have the best day ever!
    Have the best day ever!
  • We can do it as a team!
    We can do it as a team!
  • Not only rafting, try jumping!
    Not only rafting, try jumping!

The feature of Tokushima Rafting

Tokushima Yoshino River Rafting is the biggest rafting spots in Japan. High adrenaline the Half-day course rafting.

Rafting Fee

Various credit cards can be used

Fee

from the last ten days of April to the last ten days of October.
3.980yen (including tax-8%)~
3.686yen (excluding tax-8%)~
the charge after reservation discount on the website
including wet jacket and accident insurance

Meeting Time

  • start9:00 finish12:30
  • start13:00 finish16:30
Finish time depends on the condition of the river.

Age Limit

Minimum age is 13, upper age limit of 65 years.
※ 13-15 years must join with a parent or a guardian

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Introduction Tokushima Raft

Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Tour Guide
Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Tour Guide,
Shunpei
High adrenaline rafting! The biggest torrents in Japan, Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting. The charm of this Half-day Rafting course is handy. Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting is something you can do only here! It takes 20 minutes by car from Igawa-Ikeda I.C of Tokushima Expressway, and 1 minute walk from Awa-Kawaguchi Station of JR Dosan Line. [continued from here] It is the best rafting for you with your friends and family. Our educated kind tour guides show the way of rafting, as the leader in Japan. We highly recommend you to try rafting. You should come here!

Tour Schedule

Meeting at Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting Base♪


BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi base
Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting Base of Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting is located 1 minute walk from JR Awa-Kawaguchi Station, 20 minutes by car from Igawa-Ikeda I.C of Tokushima Expressway. You can park your car near our free parking lots. In the changing room, there are coin lockers and air conditioners. We have enough of free wet suit and variety of sizes(XS~4XL)
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Receptionist
Before the meeting time, you fill in the participation application form. And after that,change for the wet suit in the clean and comfortable room with air conditioners.
Bus movement
After you changed, put on a life jacket and helmet.
Go to the starting point by our passenger's bus.
The starting point
At the starting point, tour guide explains about safety. Now it is time to go rafting! (sometimes at the meeting place before movement)

Let's go rafting!


Rafting start
After rowing practice, we will go down the river. Enjoy the greatest scenery from start to goal, 4 kilometers about 1 hour or 1 hour and 20 minutes.
One point advice
Listen closely
In the Koboke adrenaline course, there are the biggest torrents in Japan. Listen closely and carefully about the explains from our tour guides. Let's go down the river safely!
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Let's board the boat
Tokushima Yoshino Adrenaline River rafting being prepared a boat of at most 7 seats of basis. We will board a boat right away. It's the moment tension rises most.
Rowing practice
At first, rowing a boat practice. Of a BIGSMILE, friendly tour guides teach you it kind politeness gently.
Let's get down
Let's go rafting after practicing to row the boat! We aim for the first torrent. You guys ready? Here we come!

Try the big torrent!


Torrent!
Large and small variety torrents wait you! Enjoy the Tokushima Yoshino Adrenaline River rafting. It makes you thrilling and refresh!
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Challenge torrent
Splash! The feeling is like down into the river. We cannot see anything! Let's go down the river together!
Very long torrent!
We are in the longest torrent of this river! Let's all work together!
Adrenaline full throttle
Our boat seems to run into the river. Please get the biggest thrill in Japan.

Jumping and some activities


Dive from the rocky field
On the way to the goal, we do some activities. Jumping from the rock(free-for-all)and floating with life jackets. Do some more fun activities!
One point advice
Sharing boat is OK
We sometimes share the boat with another group. Don't worry about it, because our tour guide liven you and your friends. After the rafting, we will be good friends!
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Jump!
Jumping from the rock, it makes you refresh! (free-for-all).
The swimming point
Let's swim in the swimming point (free-for-all). Whenever you are not good at swimming, it is OK! The life jacket is floated you on the river water.
Photography with various poses
On the river beach, we take some pictures. Let's enjoy some activities!
Titanic game
We do some activities "The TITANIC" and "Seesaw". What kind of activities would you like to play today?
We sometimes cancel these activities by the quantity of water of the river or the crowded condition of the day

After finish rafting


It's a goal
When we go rafting all of rapids, it is the goal. We will go back to the meeting base by our passenger's bus. Finally, screenings of photographs taken today.
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Goal spot
Here we are! If even the person who doesn't know each other, and after rafting together, our relationship becomes very good.
Bus
In the morning course, we go back to Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Meeting base from the goal point, by our passenger's bus(about 5 minutes ride) . In the afternoon course, about 3 minutes on foot to Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Meeting base.
Dissolution
At the meeting base, we change into clothes and break up. If you have a time,please check some photographs we took you today.
Koboke full-day Adrenaline Rafting Daily update!
We update every day, the movement situations of the river

What you need?

  • Spring rafting clothes
  • Early summer rafting clothes
  • Summer rafting clothes
  • Winter early fall rafting clothes
  • Autumn rafting clothes
  • helmet, life jacket ,paddle and so on are prepared by BIGSMILE for free
  • It depends on the weather situation of the day, we prepare another wears.

You need to prepare for Koboke Full-day Rafting

  • bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Shoes for rafting (It will get wet)

who wear glasses and contact lenses

  • glasses band goggles
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We prepare for you

wear

wear

paddling jacket(on the left)

We have paddling jackets for windy and rainy weather for protect you from cold climate. You are not strong to the cold, you wear it.

wet suits (in the middle)

The wet suits, we prepared is made of neoprene material. You can enjoy rafting with this wet suit even in the cold weather. Enough to wet suit and variety of sizes(XS~4XL) But we don't have enough 4XL size, please contact us beforehand.

wet jacket(on the right)

In the cold day or you are not strong to the cold, we are ready wet jackets for you. There are a lot of situations idle at a river for a child, so the child wears a wet jacket for all seasons.

gear

gear

helmet

In the river, there are many rocks and drift wood. You need to wear a helmet to protect your head. We have various sizes.

life jacket

For your safety, you have to wear a life jacket one by one. Whenever you are not good at swimming, you can float on the water with the life jacket.

paddle

Paddles are an essential element of rafting. We row the boat with the paddle. We have a small size paddle for a child.

You need to bring yourself

necessary belongings

bathing suits

bathing suits

You wear your bathing suits under the wet suits. Underwear is substitute for bathing suits. the underwear get wet in the river water, bring your one more underwear for changing.

towel

After the rafting, you use your towel in the changing room for dry your body. You don't bring it to the river.

Paid rented

shoes for rafting

shoes for rafting

Please bring your sport sandal or sneakers. CROCS are not good, because heels should be firmly fixed. You can rental our shoes for 300yen/ for each pair.

other belongings

sunscreen

sunscreen

Cause of reflection of ultraviolet rays is strong, it's very easy to get a tan in the river. You should bring sunscreen, waterproofing sunscreen is more good to protect you.

disposable contact lens

We don't recommend the type of hard contact lenses. Even if you wear soft contact lenses, contact lens often come off in the water. You can rent our goggles for 100yen/ for each. And also we are ready for you who wear glasses rent glasses band for 100 yen/ for each.

Access to Tokushima Rafting

Tokushima Yoshino river Adrenaline Rafting Access Map
Meeting Place
BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi base
direct phone line
080-9161-8959
Address
ZIP-code: 779-5304
574 Okawamochi, Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima
  • By car
  • By train
  • Access to Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting by car
    Osaka area→Tarumi I.C → (Kobe Awaji -Naruto Expressway) → Naruto JCT → (Tokushima Expressway) → Aizumi I.C → Igawa-Ikeda JCT → Route 32 to Kochi area about 20 minutes → BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base
    Free parking lots in the same area

  • Access to Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting by train
    Okayama Station → (JR Seto-Ohashi Line) → Awa-Ikeda Station(JR Dosan Line) → Awa-Kawaguchi Station → 1 minute walk → BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base
    Please check the time table of trains.

Halfday Rafting Course Map

Map of Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting

Feel adrenaline rush and flow dopamine!

Japan's fastest stream Yoshino river
Yoshino River has the biggest torrents in Japan. Row hard and go down the river together! Our tour guides are waiting for your challenge!

Splash! Why don't you try it?

Yoshino river of super power
Wow! We are plunged into the river, and we cannot see anything. Enjoy the Half-day Rafting in Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline.
Our feeling is like a adventurer with the biggest torrents! We do some activities,jumping from rocks and swimming in the river. If you are a beginner or non-good at swimming, our friendly tour guides teach you it kind politeness gently. Please make good memories of Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting with your friends and family.
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Info Inn Tokushima area

Kominka-Yado Yamaya

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The guest house takes 30 seconds walk, from BIGSMILE Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base. You also enjoy the meal and bal(Spanish-style restaurant) at their restaurant.
The owner repaired an old house was built before more than 80 years, the guest house became nice atmosphere.
You feel the dear atmosphere there.
The guest house has one dormitory style room, up to at most 10 people.
We sleep in the same room with futon(Japanese style bedding, non Western bed-style).
Small group stay with another group, and you can charter for 10 people of your big group.
☆lunch☆
open 11:30-14:00
main dish, salad, soup, coffee 880yen
☆bal(Spanish-style restaurant)☆
17:15-22:30
They has many kinds of menu, Japanese food, Western-style food and so on.
Contact
address : 573 Okawamochi, Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima
direct phone : 0883-86-1898
hotel fee : staying over without meals 4.000yen
      staying over with breakfast 4.800yen
URL : https://www.yamayakominka.com/

BBQ Spot,Hot Spa&restaurants

San-Riba Oboke

San-Riba Oboke
The Hot Spa takes 15 minutes by car from Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base.
You can see beautiful scenery of Yoshino river and mountains from their open-air bath.
Why don't you go there after rafting?
Contact
address : 1259-1 Nishiu, Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima
direct phone : 0883-84-2111
a day Hot Spa open 11:00~22:00
a day Hot Spa fee : adult 700yen child 350yen

Amego-Tei

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The restaurant takes 10 minutes by car from Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base.
The restaurant is run with husband and wife. And they are the very quiet atmosphere.
They recommend you "Amego cuisine". Amego is river fish, a kind of trout. You can eat grilled Amego and Amego sushi.
When you come to Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting, try Amego of Yoshino River!
And you can try Japanese noodles of local food in Iya area.
Contact
address : Hakuchi-Honmyo, Ikeda-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima
direct phone :0883-74-1596
open 10:00~20:00(last time you can order 19:30)
Thursday is closed
URL : http://amego-tei.com/

Convenience store Yutopia Fumiya

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The convenience store takes 8 minutes by car from Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base.
It is popular among locals and our tour guides.
We recommend you garlic flavored fried chicken and boxed lunch.
You can buy some beverages almost 100 yen or less.
Contact
address : 55-2 Shimokawa, Yamashiro-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima
direct phone :0883-86-1169
open 7:00~23:00

Don

Don
The restaurant is in the town in a mountain. They have "Kaisen-Don(a bowl of rice with raw seafood on top)".
The owner was a fishmonger, so you can eat fresh Kaisen-Don.
In addition, you can try some kinds of bowls, fried chicken Don, pork cutlet Don and Armaged Don.
Do you want to know what Armaged Don is ? You should go there!
The owner is into rafting, have a nice chat with him!
Contact
address : 2185-1 Machi, Ikada-cho, Miyoshi-shi, Tokushima
direct phone :0883-72-0436
open 12:00~14:00 17:00~22:00
irregular days off

Let's Enjoy Together

recommendation
Adrenaline goes out as Koboke adrenaline course and the name, and an intense course is charm. It fits the person who likes intense, the person who would like to do half day goes down torrents, and that the half day is different and the person who would like to go down and return for handy. There are outdoor facilities, BBQ facilities and tourist attraction in the distance within 1 hour by car from Adrenaline Rafting Awa-Kawaguchi Meeting base in Koboke adrenaline course There are some sightseeing spots around here, so you can also enjoy after rafting. Please come to make a nice memory by all means!

Impressions of Tokushima Raft

Experience1
Nicknamed "Mistuki-san" enjoyed Tokushima Yoshino River Adrenaline Rafting .
Experience2
She was participated with her friends in June. It was her first rafting, so she was nervous because Yoshino River has the biggest torrents in Japan. With the members of my group was the first experience, but our tour guide made us relaxed.
Experience3
Our tour guide was Nepali. he could speak Japanese well. He said a gag in Japanese! We did some activities.
Experience4
All the torrents were so excited!
Experience5
After rafting, we went to Hot Spa and Udon(Japanese noodles) shop, the guide Joe recommended. Thanks for the recommendations, we had a wonderful time in Tokushima.
Experience6
That was my first rafting, but I am really into rafting now! I want to try Full-day Rafting next time! I hope I will come back soon.

FAQ Tokushima Rafting

Q. Are they the same places Koboke Adrenaline Rafting Meeting base and Koboke Full-day Rafting Meeting base?
No, they are different places Koboke Adrenaline Rafting Meeting base and Koboke Full-day Rafting Meeting base. Koboke Adrenaline Rafting Meeting base is BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi base, takes about 1 minutes walk from JR Awa-Kawaguchi Station. Please look up "BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi base" on Google Map. Two meeting base are close,so you may make a mistake. The meeting place also mentions a map on our website, so please check it.
Q. Do you have a parking lot?
Yes, we have free parking lots, takes 2 minutes walk from BIGSMILE Awa-Kawaguchi base near the river. If you cannot find them, please come to BIGSMILE Koboke Adrenaline Awa-Kawaguchi base.
Q. Can a sightseeing bus be parked?
No, we don't have enough places for sightseeing buses and minibuses. A bus is in a roadside area around here, and has walk from there to the meeting place in the distance of 1 minute on foot. Our tour guides will induce tightly, so please be relieved. Please wait for a bus a moment at roadside areas or the stations on the way around here.
Q. May I bring my camera or a GoPro?
To take your camera or a GoPro to a river has a high possibility that it's lost, so we don't recommend you so much. It is up to you for bringing them, self-responsibility. Our tour guide takes pictures and you can see the pictures. If you like them, you can buy CD-R(about 30 pictures / 1.990yen post-tax price) for each one.

Comment from CEO

The president
A point in the Koboke adrenaline course I'll recommend is to be able to enjoy rafting in the beautiful nature.
After rafting, the feeling which joined the forces by everyone, and got over a torrent is best!
After rafting, please heal a body at Hot Spa by all means.
There are some hot spa hotels around here, and many places where a day bathing can also be done as well as guests.
How about asking our tour guides on the way back?

Limits for Rafting

Age Limit
Minimum age is 13, upper age limit of 65 years. (13-15 years must join with a parent or a guardian)
Health conditions
Participation is sometimes declined by the day's health.
Decline to accept for be drunk.
We decline a drunken person. And the case's repayment can't refund a fee.
During pregnancy
A pregnant woman can't participate in rafting.
An epileptic fit
Doctor's medical certificate is needed, mentioning of participation permission of rafting.
Handicapped person
here is dangerous risk in rafting. There are acceptance pros and cons by a case. Please consult us beforehand.

River Condition

The movement situations of the river  
Tokushima Yoshino Adrenaline Rafting
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