Here, we present Shimanto-Ashizuri activity plans,
including river and marine activities.

Nature Activities

Shimanto River Sightseeing Houseboat: Yakatabune “Nattoku”

  • 川岸がのりば
  • 四万十川の食材を活かしたお弁当(別途事前予約)
  • 中村駅から現地まではこのレンタカーが手軽で安い!
  • 四万十の自然の中にある憩いの空間
Fully unwind and relax as you glide down the river in a pleasure cruise houseboat. Look into the beautiful crystal-blue river, surrounded by leafy mountains, and hear the gentle sounds and voices of the natural world around you.
This is a very unique and relaxing experience designed with the sole purpose of bringing you calm and the healing touch of nature.

Submerse yourself in the blues and greens, in all their resplendent hues and tones. Nature’s palette swirls about you as you progress on this gentle journey on the  Shimanto River. Food service is also available, so consider taking time to refill both mind and body on the smooth surface of the water. The experience is one to be savored at the time, and treasured for a lifetime.

・Departure time: From April until September: Every hour on the hour between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
From October until March: Every hour on the hour between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

・Duration: Approximately 50 minutes
・Course: Boat pier – Takase Chinka (submersible) Bridge – around 3 kilometers’ upstream – boat pier (The cruising distance is subject to change more or less depending on the river volume)
・Meal service (bento box) also available. (* must be reserved)
Choice of meals at 1,080 yen, 1,620 yen or 2,160 yen

Plan contents

Acceptance period
Year-round
* Online reservations can be made from 3 months to 3 days before the date of the plan.
Fees
Adults (Junior high school students and older): 2,000 yen
Children (Elementary school students): 1,000 yen
※ Infants: Free of charge
Time required
Approximately 50 minutes
Number of participants
1 to 20 passengers
Meeting place
Parking lots: with a capacity of 30 cars and 5 motor-coaches
Activity time
・Departure time: From April until September: Every hour on the hour between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
From October until March: Every hour on the hour between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Information on the day

Transportation service
Not available
Precautions
Please note the tour is subject to cancelation due to bad weather or river conditions.
In that case, we will contact you via phone by the day before the tour.
※ If you have a Ryoma Passport, please present it at the time of check-in or payment.
Special notes for groups
If you are with a group of 20 or over, you may charter the whole boat. (subject to negotiation)
Payment method
Please pay via cash on site on the day of the tour.
Cancelation policies
If you cancel on the day of the tour or fail to show up, we will charge 100 percent of your tour fee. Cancelation fees are waived 50 percent provided you notify us by the day before.

Sponsorship

Nattoku
846-1 Tadenokawa, Shimanto-shi, Kochi 787-1229 
TEL:0880-38-2918  FAX:0880-38-2612
■ Business hours:
8:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
■ Holidays:
Open 7 days a week