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“bagels”(12 reviews)
“the river”(18 reviews)
“great fun”(8 reviews)
Happy raft offers fun-seekers professionally operated rafting and canyoning adventures.The Yoshino river boasts the wildest and most beautiful whitewater in the country. Our guides can show you why the Yoshino river is rated as the number one...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
221-1 Ikadagi, Otoyo-cho, Nagaoka-gun 789-0157, Kochi Prefecture
+81 887-75-0500
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Reviewed 8 July 2012

Happy Raft is a tremendously well run and well executed adventure company. My wife and I stayed in one of their cozy guest houses for two nights, rafted a full day then did their canyonering half day trip. The rafting was fun with the guides...More

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happyraft, お客様担当マネージャー at Happy Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thank you for coming and your good review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the tour and staying here. Canyoning tour runs July to end of September. You came here good timing of season!! From now on, we would like all the guest...More

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All reviews bagels the river great fun half day rafting day trip iya valley white water rafting a lot of fun these guys professional and friendly staff an amazing view be honest thank you so much beautiful scenery rapids mountains guesthouse
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We actually got a spot in on the last day of the season. Really enjoyed the rafting trip even though it was the half day tour, it was still full of fun. The guide was very professional and fluent in english. Scenery was epic especially...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing 2hr experience with multiple rapids, swimming and jumping into the water from high rocks. Great tour guide/intructor who spoke english very well, 10/10

Thank jotunin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In general, a very pleasant experience. start off with very friendly staffs and they all speak good English. no communication problem plus good jokes all day long. route itself is good fun with challenging rapids. we had a chance to jump off a 8 meter...More

Thank Ming C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had great fun with Happyraft. We joined the full day rafting, the whole experience was fun and exciting although abit exhausting for myself (but in a good way). Our guide was very professional and the instructions were clear. We had good conversation along the...More

Thank Excursion825884
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome rafting tour! The guides and staff are nice and experienced. The staffs speak English very well and I have absolutely no problem understanding the commands of my guide during the ride. The scenery in Oboke and Kaboke is stunning too. I even swam in...More

Thank Ting Fung W
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We took the half day rafting experience and it was totally worth every penny spent! Not only they speak perfectly English, which is really convenient, but they are really kind and fun ! The trip was amazing, it was our first time rafting but it's...More

Thank Emilie J
happyraft, お客様担当マネージャー at Happy Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2018

Thank you for your good review! We all are glad to heat that you seem really enjoyed ;) We are looking forward to meeting you next time! Thanks.

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing! Definitely worth your money. They have the best guides who speak very good English. The Rapids are fun and they have a lot of games to play in the draft.

Thank Damaris L
happyraft, お客様担当マネージャー at Happy Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your good review. We all love Yoshino river! We want to share with everyone who come here about how amazing here is! See you next time!

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Well organized and executed! Did their rafting and canyoning combo, which was really fun! Would do it again in a heartbeat :)More

Thank Leanne T
happyraft, Owner at Happy Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hey Leanne! It sounds like you had a very fun day exploring the canyon and rafting on the Yoshino river! We are happy that you had a chance to join us and have a fun adventure! We hope to see you back again, maybe for...More

Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I had a great time rafting with Happy Raft! Our tour guide was knowledgeable and fun! She spoke English and Japanese well. The area is beautiful! This place is great!More

Thank Alice L
happyraft, Owner at Happy Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2018

Hi Alice! Thank you for coming on a rafting adventure with us! We are happy when you are happy! It`s a beautiful countryside in Shikoku and we are privileged to share it with you and your friends. Please come back for another rafting or canyoning...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

My two teenage daughters and I spent a couple of happy hours with our excellent guide, Chelsey, negotiating the iridescent rapids of the Iya Valley. Physically it’s pretty sedate affair, although there are plenty of games to ensure you end up in the river, including...More

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happyraft, お客様担当マネージャー at Happy Raft, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank you for coming the other day! We are so glad that you guys seem really enjoyed this trip ;) All staff loves Yoshino river and love living with this beautiful scenery. We hope you guys come and enjoy here again!

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