Half-day Shower Climbing Family Tour in Norikura Kogen

Tackle 3 waterfalls! Taking you upstream, this long course is designed to bring you to the secluded heart of the stream. Try to scale the waterfalls as you are showered in the spray from head to toe, and dare to leap into the basins below…
Have a blast with the guides, each with their own colorful personalities, who love Norikura!
Goggle rentals are available upon request, so you can also enjoy looking for fish in the water.

Experience Provider 

Little Peaks

Tour Location

Norikura Highlands’ Ko-Onogawa River at an altitude of nearly 1,600 m

Available in

Mid-July to mid-September

Experience Length

2.5–3.5 hours


  • AM 9:00–12:00
  • PM 13:00–16:00

Price (with tax)

  • Junior high school student age and above: ¥6,300 / person
  • Younger than junior high school student age: ¥4,200 / person  (prices include tax)

Experience Details

Reservation terms

Same-day reservations accepted. Reservations may not be possible due to full tours, weather/environment conditions, or guide availability, but please do not hesitate to contact us.

Included in price

Tour guide fee, tour photo, equipment rental fees (life jacket, helmet, wetsuit top and bottoms, shower climbing shoes, knee-length shorts)

Additional Fees

Accident insurance fees for uninsured persons (not required but recommended; non-Japanese nationality: ¥400 per person / Japanese nationality: ¥100 per person). However, you will need to purchase the insurance before the tour, so all members need to provide their names, dates of birth, and e-mail addresses. (coin lockers available for ¥200 per person)

Guide Accompanied Tour



  • English
  • Japanese


Any person in good health can participate in this tour. There are no special skills or physical strength requirements.
*Note: You will need to bring your own swimsuit or undergarments that can get wet.


5th-grade elementary school students and above

Minimum Participants


Where to meet

Cafe Downhill
4264 Azumisuzuran, Matsumoto, Nagano


Pick-up and drop-off service available for those lodging at accommodations within the Norikura Highlands area.