A thrilling boat ride with the boatmen
Japan’s oldest river boating, originated in 1606. From Kameoka to Arashiyama, enjoy the natural beauty of the seasons, while boating down the approximately 16-kilometer-long Hozugawa river. There are around 10 rapid points and exotic rock spots included in the course, which the boatmen will row and guide through.
Hozugawa River Boat Ride
20-minute ride from Kameoka Torokko Station by Keihan Kyoto Kotsu Bus to the Hozugawa River Boat Ride boarding location (last stop). Or, 6-minute walk from JR Kameoka Station Kitaguchi (north exit)
Boat ride 4100 yen
March 10th ~ November 10th: Once every hour between 9:00AM~2:00PM and 3:30PM (irregular operation schedule on Sat., Sun. and holidays)
December 1st ~ December 8th: Once every hour between 9:00AM ~ 1:00PM and 2:30PM.
December 9th ~ March 9th: Once every 90 minutes between 10:00AM ~ 2:30PM
(Boat departs as soon as all seats are full)
Closing dates : December 29th ~ January 4th, boat riding service will be suspended on safety inspection days during in February and September.
WEBSITE : https://www.hozugawakudari.jp/