HOA Hokkaido Outdoor Adventures, Hidaka base
Chisaka 132, Hidaka-Cho, Saru-gun, Hokkaido 055-2314 JAPAN
Tel: 01457-6-2668 ( from overseas +81-1457-6-2668)
Fax: 01457-6-2720 ( from Overseas +81-1457-6-2720)
<Travel by Car>
Follow route 274, which will take you through Yubari to Hidaka. If you are taking the Doto Expressway, from Sapporo Minami to Shimukappu, turn left at the Shimukappu IC, and take route 274 to Hidaka.
■From Asahikawa and Furano:
Follow route 237 to Hidaka.
Take route 235 to Tomikawa, Hidaka. From there, follow route 237 through Biratori to Hidaka. We recommend you take the Hidaka Expressway, since the section between Numanohata West and Tomikawa is toll-free.
■From central Hidaka:
Follow route 237 and head toward to Nissho Pass ( to Obihiro). Around 8 kilometers, you will reach Chiroro bridge (a bridge that crosses over Saru river). It should be the first bridge that you meet after Hidaka town center. After crossing the bridge, you will immediately see a sign for HOA on the right. Turn right, and you should be able to see HOA after another 100 meters. Please note, if you see a park golf course on the left-hand side, this means that you have already missed the turn for HOA.
Please take route 274, which will take you through the Nissho Pass. Right after the Pass, you will be able to see a large bear status on the right. From there, it is about 4 kilometers from the Chiroro bridge. Before the bridge, there will be a sign for HOA on the left. Please turn left when you see the sign, HOA is about 100 meters from there on the right.
<Travel by Trains>
For those taking JR from Sapporo (Note: There is only a limited numbers of trains per day). Take JR Sekishou line to Shimukappu, which is the closest station from Hidaka. From Shimukappu, you can take the Hidaka bus to Hidaka-Cho. From there, we will arrange transportation to pick you up.
Chubetsu River Rafting, Meeting Place
14, Nishimachi 2-chome, Higashikawa-Cho, Kamikawa-Gun, Hokkaido 071-1425 JAPAN
<Travel by Car>
■From Central Asahikawa:
Take route 1160 toward Higashikawa-Cho
■From Asahiyama Zoo:
Please take route 37 toward Higashikawa Chou. Make a left at the intersection of route 37 and 1160.
<Travel by Bus>
■for AM tour : From the bus stand no. 10 in front of Asahikawa station, take Number 67 (Higashikawa Higashikagura line) toward Higashikawa-Cho. The bus company should be Asahikawa Denkikidou.
■for PM tour : From the bus stand no. 10 in front of Asahikawa station, take Number 60 (Higashikawa line) toward Higashikawa-Cho. The bus company should be Asahikawa Denkikidou.