Canyoning at Nikko National Park in Tochigi Prefecture


Put your endurance to the test on this challenging but fun activity: explore the canyons and valleys of Nikko National Park with an experienced, licensed guide! Hike and climb your way through the area, then jump into the waters beneath Urami Falls.


  • A challenging but safe and beginner-friendly activity — you'll get the hang of canyoning in no time!
  • Enjoy canyoning with an experienced guide with a license from World Canyoning Association
  • Admire the natural wonders of Nikko National Park, including Urami Falls, considered one of Nikko's three best waterfalls
  • Spend an action-packed day in Nikko as you hike, climb, jump, and swim
  • Receive photos of your adventure after the activity — preserve the memories of a day well spent

Key Information

Important Information

- This tour will push through in the event of light rain, but it may be canceled due to inclement weather, rising water levels along the valley, or other conditions. In this case, we will contact you by 19:00 a day before, or the morning of your activity date, to refund or reschedule - For those who wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, we recommend bringing an eyewear strap or replacement contacts, as you might drop your glasses or contacts during this activity. If you do not have an eyewear strap, we can make a simple one for you - For guests bringing medication such as inhalers or insulin pens, we can store them in waterproof cases for you during this activity - Storage lockers for valuables, showers, changing rooms, toilets, and hair dryers are available at the meeting point Activity Rules - Participants must be aged 13 or older and in good physical condition - This activity requires at least two participants; solo guests may book by paying the two-person price - Please understand that in booking this activity, we may share your booking information (but without individually identifiable data) to the Ministry of the Environment, with which this activity is affiliated. By making a booking, you signify that you agree to these terms.


Canyoning is the sport of exploring canyons using a variety of techniques: climbing, descending, cascading, jumping into waters, swimming, and more. Try canyoning at Nikko National Park with an experienced, licensed guide! This activity is available from late April to mid-October. It lasts for about 3 ½ hours, has two available start times, and roughly follows this itinerary: 08:45 / 13:15 — Gather at the meeting point; orientation and preparations ※Please assemble 5 mins before the meeting time 09:30 / 14:00 — Depart from the meeting point 09:45 / 14:15 — Arrive at the starting point for the canyoning experience 10:00 / 14:30 — Begin canyoning 11:30 / 16:00 — End canyoning; return to meeting point to shower and change 12:15 / 16:45 — Activity ends

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