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Toyohira River Canoe & North Safari Zoo

Dates of Operation

May 7-Nov 4


Canoe : 1 hour

Age Range

3 years +

Requires a minimum

2 people +

Adult ¥5,300
Child ¥3,300
Preschooler ¥2,000

Enjoy Sapporo in a super wild way. This plan includes canoeing through the beautiful Jozankei valley and an admission ticket to North Safari Zoo, where you can get up close and personal with many animals.
Have a blast canoeing in the Jozankei Valley surrounded by nature as far as the eye can see. After that, please go to North Safari Zoo on your own and enjoy the uniqueness of that park, which has been featured on Japanese TV nationwide and in the media.
This tour is popular not only among children, but also with couples and students!

Dates of Operation

May 7, 2024 – November 4, 2024 *End date to be determined

Starting Times

[1]10:00 a.m. [2]12:30 p.m.

North Safari Zoo Opening Hours
[May-June / September-November]
Weekdays/10:00 a.m.~5:00 p.m. (Last entry 4:00 p.m.)
Saturday, Sunday, Holidays/9:00 a.m.~5:00 p.m. (Last entry 4:00 p.m.)
[July – August]
9:00 a.m.~5:00 p.m. (Last entry 4:00 p.m.)

*North Safari Zoo will be available after the main activity (not before), and move to North Safari Zoo on your own.

Meeting Place

Jozankei View Hotel Parking [Tamagawa Bridge side]
Address: 1cho-me Jozankei Onsen Nishi, Minami-ku, Sapporo
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Shuttle Services

Available (free of charge)
Hotels at Jozankei onsen area ⇔ Jozankei View Hotel Parking

Course Distance

About 1km

Age Range

age 3+
*Participants under 18 y/o must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Adult(age 13+) ¥5,500
Child(age 6+) ¥3,300
Preschooler(age 3+) ¥2,000

*The above rates include consumption tax.
*Life jacket rentals, insurance, and North Safari Zoo entrance fee (for adults down to elementary school students) is included in the above fee.
*Admission fee of JPY600 (tax inclusive) to North Safari Zoo will be charged separately for infants only.

Time Schedule

Example of a 10:00 a.m. start

9:50 a.m.
Meet at the Jozankei View Hotel Parking
9:55 a.m.
Move to the starting point and registration.
10:00 a.m.
Experience Lecture *Don’t worry, our guides will teach you carefully…
10:10 a.m.
Let’s get going! Once you get the hang of it, it’s time to enjoy the scenery!
11:00 a.m.
End of tour.
11:10 a.m.
Move to North Safari Zoo on your own (10 min. by car)
11:20 a.m.
Reception forNorth Safari Zoo, dismissal. *Please enjoy the rest of the day on your own.

What to Wear / Prepare

  • Wear clothes that are easy to move in and can get a little dirty.
  • If you want to jump in and play in the water during summer, wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet and bring a change of clothes./li>
  • Free raincoat rental available on rainy days.


  • Canoeing will come first, then North Safari Zoo (travel on your own).
  • You will go to North Safari Zoo by yourself (10 min. by car).
  • Please safely keep the ticket for North Safari Zoo (which will be provided at canoeing) until you enter the park.
  • The tour may be canceled if the staff deems it dangerous due to weather or water conditions (rain or shine).
  • The guide will not be in the same canoe, but will accompany you in a staff boat (please contact us if you wish to have a guide on board).
  • Please remove all jewelry and watches (insurance does not cover them in case of damage or loss).
  • Safety is the guide’s priority, but please be aware that this is a nature experience and you are ultimately responsible for your own safety.
  • You will not be sharing a canoe with other groups.
  • Groups of up to 100 people can be accommodated (inquire in advance).
  • Minors must apply with the consent of a parent or guardian.


Payment for online booking is by credit card only.


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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received 2 days prior to the booking will incur no cancellation fee.
Cancellations received 1 day prior to the booking will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations received on the day of the tour will incur a full 100% cancellation fee.

*No cancellation fee will be charged if the tour is cancelled due to bad weather conditions.
*Please contact us as soon as possible in case of cancellation. This is because our staff is preparing on site.

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