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Address: Yoshino-gun, Totsukawa-mura 637-1551, Nara Prefecture
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Very pleasant boat trip through interesting gorge

This tour can be taken using a taxi from the nearby town of Shingu. It is a pleasant 40+ minute power boat ride along a fast flowing river to get into the gorge, you then have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Freshwater, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This tour can be taken using a taxi from the nearby town of Shingu. It is a pleasant 40+ minute power boat ride along a fast flowing river to get into the gorge, you then have some time cruising slowly through the gorge looking at rocks that purport to look like animals, a stop at the top and then return... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

2 hours cruising down the stream of Oku-Kumano was very pleasant and scenic. there are 8 rocks to look out for, but its hard to understand when you reach them since the announcements are made in Japanese, so best to go with a Guide who can point them out to you. There is one stop the boat makes where you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

The driver of Kawasemi tour boat throttled the engine back and watched as the boat approached a rapid. We couldn't see what lay in store for us on the rapid but the susurration of the river grew louder every moment. Just as the rapid came into review revealing a tongue of quick water, the driver gunned the engine and we... More 

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