Here are the best Adventure Activities in Tokyo and Surroundings, with travel tips and more, according to LIVE JAPAN, a top-class travel website for visitors to Japan. Our ranking is based on the most popular pages viewed by foreign visitors in a given category.
For instance, Tokyo Japan Fishing, Hakone Ropeway, Hato Bus Tours and other related spots will be listed. Be sure to check them out during your visit to Tokyo and Surroundings!
1.Tokyo Japan Fishing
The pier is near Asakusa and Tsukiji Fish Market. Both are a 2-minute walk from the nearest station. Easy access! Fishing is a fun activity in Tokyo!Head for the fishing sites enjoying close-up views of famous Tokyo sites such as Skytree and Tsukiji. Boats are private rentals so you can board at the time you desire as well as select a course. One fish we target in particular is Japanese sea bass.
Our boats primarily fish with lures and avoid bait, so no need to worry about the smell. Many overseas visitors join us year-round. We rent out a complete set of fishing equipment so there is no need to bring anything! Our boats are limited to a maximum of four customers and have toilets, so beginners and women can also enjoy without worries.
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The Hakone Ropeway operates for about 4km from Tougendai station, facing Lake Ashi via Ubako and Owakudani stations, to Sounzan station. Opened in 1959, currently over 2 million people ride it each year. On the route going through Hakone mountains, you can view the nature which changes by seasons, such as cherry blossoms, azaleas, hydrangeas, and red and yellow leaves, as well as allowing you to view Mount Fuji in the distance on a sunny day. From Sounzan Station, the terminal station, you can change trains to Hakone Tozan cable cars and go to Gora Onsen (hot springs) and further down to the Hakone Open-Air Museum by Hakone Tozan Railway.
3.Hato Bus Tours
Since our establishment in 1948, we have been providing guided sightseeing tours that delight Japanese and overseas visitors alike. You will be accompanied by our guides, who are all accredited guide-interpreters with seasoned knowledge of Japanese history and culture. First time visitors will soon gain a deeper understanding of the cities of Tokyo as they receive an explanation in addition to a view.
We offer over 30 recommended tours, including a quick tour of Tokyo's main tourist sites that takes as little as one hour without getting off a bus, a trip around the World Heritage sites of Nikko Toshogu Shrine, and a one-day Hakone round trip that gives you a leisurely tour of the sites and lets you indulge in open-air hot spring baths. This great selection ensures that you can choose courses as you wish based on what you want to do, where you want to go, or your schedule. Our charming bus tours will enhance your Tokyo sightseeing opportunities more through special experiences, allowing you to create fabulous memories.
*Reservations required. Please book by phone or by using the official website below.
*Customers arriving via JR lines, please check the ””Access from JR Hamamatsucho Station to the reception counter”” section.
4.Tokyo Water ways Co.,Ltd
Tokyo Waterways offers cruising tours in the city of water Tokyo, around Sumida River, Kanda River and the bay area. Our most popular cruises are the flower viewing cruise that passes the famous cherry blossom areas, and the fireworks cruise where you can watch fireworks from the boat. Our city cruises are free of traffic and are an efficient way to see the city. Participants are able to see traces of Edo and the ever-changing shape of Tokyo that can only be witnessed from on a boat. There is so much to see, both old and new. It's also possible to have a barbecue party on the boat, or ride with your dog. In addition, our experienced staff are able to plan the perfect trip based on the customer's needs, such as providing tour guides on board (we can cater to foreigners), catering arrangements (halal, vegans, etc.), as well as surprises. Our boats are very sturdy catamaran river cruise boats, can accommodate up to 44 people, are equipped with restrooms and offer 360 degree views. Enjoy the extraordinary and make some unforgettable memories of your trip in Tokyo with us.
Tokyo Water ways Co.,Ltd東京ウォータウェイズ
2-10-6 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku, Tokyo Lawrence Noda 2F, 130-0026
Ryogoku Station （Toei Oedo Line / JR Sobu Line）
5 minutes on foot
- Phone Number 03-6659-2580
- Address 2-10-6 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku, Tokyo Lawrence Noda 2F, 130-0026
5.Tokai Kisen Tokyo Takeshiba Terminal
Tokai Kisen is a shipping company that operates ferries connecting Tokyo to the Izu Islands and other destinations. We offer tours and other packages that are accessible for even those new to maritime and island travel. All our vessels are equipped with a free Wi-Fi service which can be used by anyone.
In summer, we offer a special seasonal tour. On our Tokyo Bay Summer Night Cruise, you can enjoy the Tokyo nightscape in a traditional Japanese yukata. Passengers are invited on a dreamlike experience in an extraordinary space.
■ Vessel guide
High-speed jet ferry (Oshima, Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima, and Kozushima route)
Large passenger ship (Oshima, Toshima, Niijima, Shikinejima, and Kozushima route/Miyakejima, Mikurashima, and Hachijojima route)
■ Regular terminals: Takeshiba, Tokyo; and Atami
■ High-speed jet ferry seasonal routes: Kurihama, Tateyama, Ito, Inatori (terminal)
* Depending on the season, some large passenger ship tours may depart from and arrive at Yokohama International Passenger Terminal .
We also operate a beverage sales business, a restaurant business, a hotel business and a passenger transportation business.
Omoshiro Rental Car is the number one company for sports car rentals in Japan, with six shops nationwide. With over 50 sports cars including the Skyline GT-R (BNR34), Civic Type R (FK2), Toyota AE86, Porsche, Lancer Evo, Impreza, RX7, and more, as well as convertibles. Rentals are available from Narita Airport, and the main shop is in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture. People from all over the world come to rent here when they visit Japan. Drivers must be 23 years of age or older, have had their driver’s license for at least 3 years, and have a driver’s license valid for use in Japan. Please make an application via the official website.
7.SYMPHONY TOKYO BAY CRUISE
The Tokyo Bay cruise ship Symphony offers a lunch cruise, sunset cruise, and dinner cruise, and guests can enjoy the great scenery of the Tokyo Bay area, such as Odaiba, Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Gate Bridge, Haneda Airport, and Oi Wharf. Since going into service in 1989, many guests have enjoyed the Tokyo Bay cruises for celebrating special days such as birthdays and anniversaries, or as a memory of their trip to Tokyo. Guests can enjoy French cuisine, Italian cuisine, buffets, etc., while viewing Tokyo's scenery, which is sure to be a wonderful time and memory of your Tokyo sightseeing. We also have staff members who can provide assistance in English and Chinese; we await your visit with meticulous hospitality. Please enjoy a Tokyo Bay cruise as a wonderful memory of your Tokyo sightseeing trip.
Seasonal recommended cruises are also available. Please check Event Information for further details.
※Bilingual staff may be unavailable depending on their schedule.
Take a tour of Tokyo's sights on a double-decker open-top bus.
The route is such that you can see Tokyo's famous landmarks while on board the bus.
As well as the year-round courses, there are also special seasonal tours, so you can ride many times over.
Mitsubishi Building 1F, 2-5-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005
Tokyo Station （Tokaido Shinkansen Line / Hokkaido Shinkansen Line / Tohoku Shinkansen Line / Akita Shinkansen Line / Yamagata Shinkansen Line / Joetsu Shinkansen Line / Hokuriku Shinkansen Line / JR Tokaido Main Line / JR Yokosuka Line / JR Sobu Main Line / JR Sobu Main Line (Rapid) / JR Keihin-Tohoku Line / JR Yamanote Line / JR Chuo Main Line / JR Keiyo Line / JR Ueno Tokyo Line / Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line）
3 minutes on foot
- Phone Number 03-3215-0008
- Address Mitsubishi Building 1F, 2-5-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005
9.AKIBA KART AKIHABARA
Akibakart is a rental shop for carts popular in Japan, allowing customers to drive on public roads.
Individual customers are welcome! It’s also a good idea to use for corporate promotions. Riding for tourism is of course welcome too!
These trendy Akibakarts are considered “mini cars,” so anyone who has an ordinary driver’s license can drive them casually on public roads.
While these carts are small, their presence is huge, so you’ll have no problem standing out on public roads! Carts provide greatly differing perspective compared to typical cars. So get a fresh look at the surrounding scenery from a low angle.
When you come to Tokyo for sightseeing why not try zooming through the streets in this cart?
When large groups drive our carts, everyone can enjoy an electrifying festival-like atmosphere! Rentals for events and promotions are more than welcome! Feel free to utilize our rental service for anything you’re planning.
Recently this is a popular activity for international visitors, who are becoming a big part of our clientele. Be sure to try us out when you come to Akihabara, Tokyo for sightseeing!
10.KURUMAYA -Guided tour-
Rickshaw tours are an immensely popular attraction in Asakusa.
Tourists from overseas love riding in rickshaws as well, with over 30,000 international visitors taking rickshaw rides each year.
The rickshaw is a traditional vehicle invented in Japan with no engine, pulled only by the power of the driver, who does all the work on foot. These days rickshaw are mainly used to enjoy sightseeing.
[3 Reasons to go by Rickshaw]
(1) Enjoy chatting with the knowledgeable and experienced driver!!
(2) Includes a commemorative photo! (Take photos with your own camera with famous sightseeing spots in the background)
(3) Pricing to fit your needs
- 20 min…3,500 JPY
- 40 min…6,000 JPY
- 60 min…8,000 JPY
- 80 min…10,000 JPY
* Price is per passenger
* Passengers age 5 and under ride free
＜How to Use＞
1. Go directly to the rickshaw shop
2. Talk to staff and decide your pricing plan and course
4. Hop in the rickshaw and explore Asakusa!
KURUMAYA -Guided tour-観光人力車 くるま屋
2-7-11 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034
Asakusa Station （Tokyo Metro Ginza Line / Toei Asakusa Line / Tobu Isesaki Line (Tobu Sky Tree Line) / Tsukuba Express）
1 minute on foot
- Phone Number 03-6802-7794
- Address 2-7-11 Kaminarimon, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-0034
*Prices and options mentioned are subject to change.
*Unless stated otherwise, all prices include tax.
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