For those seeking adrenaline on their visit to Hokkaido, adventure activities are for you. On offer are whitewater rafting, river and sea kayaking, bridge swinging, canyoning and stand-up paddle boarding and more, with transportation to/from Sapporo included.
We work with licensed professional operators who maintain the highest safety standards in their industry. Contact us for more information on how to include adventure activities in your tour.
The end of winter and arrival of spring signals the start of the whitewater rafting season in Hokkaido. Rivers swell with large amounts of melting snow that raise water levels to create fantastic rapids. There are river runs suitable for all levels, from adrenaline seekers to family-safe outings.
Below are the primary whitewater rafting locations in Hokkaido:
There is a variety of organized kayaking to be done in Hokkaido, including river, lake, whitewater and sea kayaking tours. Participants of all levels can find trips suitable to their abilities and interests, from an hour long lake paddle to full-day coastline tours.
Below are the primary kayaking options available in Hokkaido:
Rappel, climb, float, swim, scramble and jump down waterfalls, creeks and rivers during a hot summer day. This activity will push you to your limit as you navigate the whims of a river system with only a life vest and helmet for protection. Canyoning tours are half-day tours for participants of all levels and run from late June to mid-September.
Other Adventure Activities