Niseko Rafting

The Shiribetsu river has various direct access points dotted around the Niseko area, including Niseko Hirafu. With NAC, you can take to the water with friends, colleagues, or family on a raft; or even charter your own personal expedition through Niseko's most famous waterways.

Niseko rafting is an addictive and adrenaline-packed whitewater ride taking place on the incredible Shiribetsu river! The white water difficulty ranges from an intermediate class 3.5 during peak snowmelt, to a calmer class 2 during the later summer months.

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CourseDatesDurationAgesGroup size
Spring8th April - 7th July3.5 hours13+ years4+
Summer8th July - 31st August3.5 hours6+ years2+

Adults: Around 6,000 JPY
Children (under 12s): Around 4,000 JPY
Seniors (over 60s): Around 5,000 JPY
(Prices include tax, gear rental, and insurance.)

Platinum Rafting

NAC's premium rafting tour is exclusively for your own group; offering private rafts, bus, skilled guides, and personal photographer. 

This incredible tour gives you and your friends and family the opportunity to explore the rapids on your terms, capture your experience on camera, choose your own start time, and enjoy a selection of refreshments when you need more energy!

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CourseDatesDurationAgesGroup size
Platinum8th April - 5th November3.5 hours6+ years / 13+ years1-7 per boat (4 boats max)
Family1st June - 3rd November3.5 hours3+1-7 per boat (4 boats max)

Price: Around 80,000 JPY per boat (includes tax, gear rental, insurance, private photographer and photo, lunch/refreshments.)

Family Rafting

NAC's Family rafting trip runs down a quiet and tranquil section of Japan's cleanest water river; the Shiribetsu. From toddlers to grandparents, everyone can take part in this delightful and exciting trip through nature.

The perfect way to immerse the kids in adventure, and learn to love and appreciate nature from an early age.

CourseDatesDurationAgesGroup size
Family8th July - 31st August2.5 hours3+ years2-21 people

Adults: Around 5,000 JPY
Children (under 12s): Around 3,000 JPY
Under 5s: Around 2,000 JPY

Around 36,000 JPY per boat.

(Prices include tax, gear rental, and insurance. Please note: Family rafting requires one supervising parent or guardian per participating child.)

Toyohira Rafting

The Toyohira river; located near the outskirts of Sapporo; provides some of Hokkaido's finest spring rafting. With a huge amount of snowmelt, Toyohira caters for action-packed class 4 rafting expeditions.

From heaving waves to bobbing holes and drops, you'll be left satisfied and hungry for more; and NAC finishes off the trip with Sapporo's best Indian curry at Houhei-kyo Onsen!

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CourseDatesDurationAgesGroup size
Toyohira22nd April - Mid June2.5 hours13+ years4+

Standard: Around 6,000 JPY
Curry & Onsen Pack: Around 7,000 JPY
(Prices include tax, gear rental, and insurance.)

If you are interested in joining NAC on one of their exciting and adventurous rafting expeditions, or you'd like to book your own private tour, simply contact the AYA concierge or reception team for more information.

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