Experience "Kumanogawa" River on a "Sandanbo" sail boat 熊野川体感塾・三反帆

The route for pilgrimage to "Kumanokodo". The only world heritage that is a river.

In the old days, the abdicated Emperor and noblemen used river boats to travel between "Kumano-Hongu Taisha" Shrine and "Kumano-Hayatama Taisha" Shrine. Because of that very rare history, Kumanogawa River was registered for the first time in the world as the World Heritage in the form of the river itself.

Wouldn't you like to slowly cruise Kumanogawa River on a sail boat, "Sandanbo"?
You are sure to be able to have a valuable experience if you try the "Tour to experience the cruise of Kumanogawa" (reservation only).
The lunch which is the local food of each season is also the other enjoyment of this cruise.
Address
南牟婁郡紀宝町北檜杖203
Phone
0735-21-0314(Kumanogawa Taikanjuku)
Official website
Visit Website
Online reviews (TripAdvisor)
Visit Website
Business hours
Required time: Approx. 5 hours (requires consultation)
In case the actual number of passengers is below the minimum required (4), the operation is to discuss with the other passengers.
There may be a cancellation depending on the weather the river conditions.
Holidays
Operating all year (on reservation basis)
Price
Charge (experience trip): ¥5,000 (per person) including lunch
Charter the whole boat: ¥35,000
Access by public transportation
Approx. 30 minutes by car from JR Shingu Station.

Recommendations on seasonal best

  • We have been doing "Answer to Win! Mie Perk Smartphone Campaign" since 8th August 2019.

    Each time you answer a questionnaire on your smartphone at “Mie Travel Concierge”, you will get a perk on the spot.
    Each time you answer a questionnaire on your smartphone at “Mie Travel Information Office” or “Mie T...

    https://www.kankomie.or.jp/en/report/detail_63.html
  • The 6 most attractive points of Mie are these!

    Local Gourmet, such as Matsusaka beef (Matsusaka Ushi), Ise-ebi (lobster), buffet-style restaurants of oyster all-you-can-eat, souvenirs such as Mikimoto Pearl known as the most high quality in the world, the superb v...

    https://www.kankomie.or.jp/en/report/detail_19.html
  • Japanese Bliss: A Day in Kumano

    Kumano is a city in Southern Mie prefecture in the Higashi Kishu area that boasts a variety of attractions and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Within minutes, you are able to enjoy historic shrines, ancient pilgrimage ro...

    https://www.kankomie.or.jp/en/report/detail_61.html
  • The Spiritual Majesty of Ise Jingu: It’s the soul of Japan.

    Ise Jingu is the most important Jingu in Japan. It’s here, among gigantic, old trees that Amaterasu-Omikami, the greatest of the kami(Shinto-deities), ancestor of the Imperial family, is permanently enshrined. It is a...

    https://www.kankomie.or.jp/en/report/detail_41.html
  • Mie prefecture is home to some of the most famous Japanese sake breweries in Japan! Wakaebisu Brewery: Craft Sake Good Enough to be World Leaders

    Take a trip inside one of the most famous sake breweries in Japan! Wakaebis Brewery has more varieties than any other brewery in Japan and has served sake to world leaders during the G7 summit in Ise. Step inside a ...

    https://www.kankomie.or.jp/en/report/detail_42.html