Whitewater Rafting and Okutama Fireworks Festival

2017 August 12 (Saturday)

Mitake/Okutama, Tokyo

Another amazing day enjoying the river and the outdoors!

Watch the Okutama Fireworks Festival to finish the day!

This trip features:

  • Whitewater rafting in the clean and cool Tamagawa river (1:30pm-4)
  • Okutama Festival (4:30pm-7)
  • Onsen (Optional)
  • Okutama fireworks display (7:30pm-8:15)

Come join the fun and adventure!

Trip Itinerary

  • Meet at JR Shinjuku station (Platform 12, infront of Car No. 2) at 11:15am
  • Get on the 11:22am Chuo line express train bound for Ome
  • Chat with other TG members and get excited
  • Transfer at Ome station on the Ome line train bound for Okutama
  • Arrive at Mitake station at 12:36pm
  • Meet the rest of the group
  • Short walk to the Rafting Base Center
  • Get the gear on
  • Safety talk and learn the basic paddling technique
  • Rafting (1:30pm-4)
  • Take a hot shower/enjoy a coffee or some beers
  • Get on the local train to Okutama
  • Enjoy the local festival
  • Try the local onsen (Optional)
  • Watch the Okutama Fireworks Festival
  • Take the train back to Tokyo with your new friends

Trip Inclusion - Extras - Discounts

Price includes;

  • Half-day rafting
  • All gear required for rafting (raft, paddle, wetsuit, life jacket, helmet, shoes, etc.)
  • Rafting guides/instructors
  • Accident insurance
  • 8% consumption tax
  • Chance to meet a lot of people and make new friends

Not Included;

  • Train transportation

Discount;

  • Group of 4 or more (500yen/person)
Price: 8,900Yen
Space left: 3 out of 24

Important Notes

  • Itinerary may vary due to the weather, and other unavoidable circumstances.
  • You MUST have your own insurance (health, social, company, etc.) to be able to join.
  • Meeting the group at Mitake station at 12:40pm is totally fine.
  • Rafting first-timers and beginners are totally welcome!
  • All rafting gear and equipment are provided.
  • The trip will proceed on time with or without you so please don't be late. Check your train times beforehand and spare some time as train connections can be complicated.
  • You can go back to Tokyo after rafting if you like if you have other plans on that evening.
  • Final details will be sent to the participants two days before the event.

What to wear/bring

  • Clothes appropriate to the weather
  • Change of clothes
  • Slippers or flip-flops
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Smartphone
  • Cash

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