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Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing (Canyoning)


Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing is a canyoning-like adventure that you can swim in rivers, dive into waterfall basins, and slide down natural water sliders! With all the gear provided by us, you can enjoy Hida-Osaka much more than you imagined!

This year’s shower-climbing tour starts and finishes at Osakana Riverbase, where you can order their original fish lunch after the tour.
You can also bring your own BBQ tools to use the camping site of the River Base. (Booking is required for the use of the camping site.)

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2022 Hida-Osaka Shower Climbing

Tour dates Friday, July 1, 2022 – Sunday, September 11, 2022
Everyday except Wednesdays, however, we operate tours on Wednesdays in August.
Price JPY 8,800 including tax
Where to meet Osakana River Base
→ Google Map
Free transportation from JR Hida-Osaka Station is available upon request at the time of booking.
(& Finish)
9:30 AM (1:30 PM)
Number of participants Mixed group tour of minimum 2 people and maximum 10 people.
Reservation due Please make a reservation at least 3 days before the tour date.
Payment Cash or credit card on the day of the tour.
  • Meetus at Osakana River BaseMeet us at Osakana River Base
  • Fully equipped.  Let’s go!Fully equipped. Let’s go!
  • Feels so nice, floating!Feels so nice, floating!
  • Frog says “Hi” to you!How fun getting wet!
  • No fearof the strong current?No fear of the strong current?
  • We made it to the goal, YES!We made it to the goal, YES!
  • Many dives on the way back.Many dives on the way back.
  • And a water slider.And a water slider.
  • The circle of friends.In the end, we are all friends.

Time Table

Time In detail
9:30 AM Meet at Osakana River Base.
Finish the sing-up, listen to the instructions, put on the wet suites and all gear.
Get on the car and leave for the river. (Approximately 15 minutes.)
11:00 AM Shower-climbing start
1:00 PM Shower-climbing finish. Head back to Osakana River Base.
1:30 PM Arrive at Osakana River Base.
Change clothes and the program is over.

※Time table is subject to change depending on the conditions of the river and number of participants.

Accommodations in Hida-Osaka.

There are variety types of accommodations in Hida-Osaka. Why don’t you stay in Hida-Osaka to make it easier to join the tour?
* Please make a reservation by yourself.


Name Price including tax
(Reference only)
TEL Access to the meeting point
Nopposanchi JPY 5,000~ 080-1581-1652 5 minutes by car
Sando JPY 3,850 0576-62-3201 10 minutes by car

Japanese style ryokan with onsen, hot spring bath

Name Price including tax
(Reference only)
TEL Access to the meeting point
Senyukan JPY 11,000~ 0576-62-3005 10 minutes by car
Okudaya JPY 11,000~ 0576-62-3006 5 minutes by car
Sengakukan JPY 16,500~ 0576-62-3010 5 minutes by car
Nikonikosou JPY 11,000~ 0576-62-3022 5 minutes by car

* Price (Reference use only) is per adult with dinner and breakfast, not including tax.


Name Price including tax
(Reference only)
TEL Access to the meeting point
Hida-Osaka Fureai-no-mori JPY 9,000~ 0576-62-2910 3 minutes by car

* Price (Reference use only) is per lodge for 4 people.

What To Bring

Item In detail
Mask Please wear your mask in the common area as the precautionary measure not to spread the infection.
Swimsuits Bathing suit to wear under the wet suit.
Normal underwear is fine if your bathing suit has some ornaments.
Rash guard If you have one, please bring yours.
Best that is with long sleeves and long pants, without a hoodie.
A towel A towel to be used when changing clothes after the tour.
Others Health Insurance Card for emergency.


Question Answer
Can children join? Yes, if they are taller than 140 cm (4’7”), and weigh more than 25 kg (55 lb), they can join the tour.
Can elderly people join? Yes, if they are 65 years old or younger, and if they are in shape to do all the movement during the tour with others, they can join.
I’m not good at swimming. As long as you don’t have a very strong phobia of water, there’s no problem.
Can beginners enjoy it? Beginners are very welcome!
Even if you’ve never hiked in the mountains, you can fully enjoy our tour.
I have some worries about my health condition. If you have gone through one of the followings, we recommend you seek advice to your personal doctor before signing up.
1. Asthma
2. Categorized as at higher risk for Covid-19.
3. Under treatment of Covid-19, or under quarantine because of having come into close contact with someone with COVID-19.
4. Suspicion for cold or Covid-19 with the body temperature higher than 37.5 C.
5. Circulatory diseases
6. Back problem
7. Dislocation
Do I fit the wet suit? The smallest size of the wet suit is 140 cm (4’7”), and weight 25 kg (55 lb).
The biggest is 190 cm (6’2”) and weight 90 kg (198 lb).

Please read through requirements and notice below.
・ Requirements
・ Important notice and weather policy


No.1 Our guide will take pictures during the tour. If you bring your own memory device such as USB flash, SD card etc. we will copy the data to your memory device right after the tour. Also, web album service for picture downloading is available.
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