ROUTE C: Intro Canal Tour – Canals to Nihombashi bridge


・ Paddle under highway through financial area
・ Nihombashi, Japan bridge, kilometer zero point for Japan’s national highway network
・ Scenic Sumida river and Chuo bridge


1. Meeting and tour starting place Tokyo Great Kayaking Tour office

(The start and finish time for tours differ depending on the tidal level)

2. Boarding on our kayaks from Kamejima river

3. Passing through Nihombashi watergate, then paddle on Nihonbashi river

4. Paddle under Shutoko highways which were built in 1963.

5. Nihombashi bridge, the current bridge was built in 1911 as the 20th. generation counting from the first bridge built in 1603.

6. Passing under Nihombashi bridge then make U-turn to Sumida river.

7. Paddle down (or up. depending on the tidal condition) Sumida.
Tokyo Sky Tree view over Eitaibashi bridge. Let’s take a picture!

8. Back to Kamejima river, then back to our shop.

9. Goal!

Available on

On irregular dates. Please check our tour calendar or send us an email for the availability.
(Basically weekend only)
The start and finish time for tours differ depending on the tidal level.

Price & Difficulty

Adults (13 and older): 9,000 Japanese Yen
Children (12 and under): 5,000 Japanese Yen
(Including rental kayak, PFD, guide)


1.5 hours (5 Km)

Meeting point

Our office : 1-3-2, Shinkawa, Chuo-ku
3 min. walk from Kayabacho station


Capacity :
Maximum 10 persons (Minimum 2 persons)

Reservation :
Prior reservation is needed

Cancellation :
[Cancellation Fee]
The day before your tour : 0%
The day your tour : 50%
No Show : 100%  

If you’d like to cancel the tour, please let us know in advance, there are some guests who are on the waiting list. Thank you for your cooperation!

・Routes are changeable depending on participants, climate, seasonal events etc.
・Further questions, please see ‘FAQ‘ page