Located in northern Nagano Prefecture, Shiga Highlands is designated as Joushinetsu National Park. The vast highland is a treasure trove of nature where you can enjoy sweet alpine plants, beautiful lakes, marshes, wetlands and more.
SUP is an activity anyone can easily enjoy. The activity simply involves standing on a board and paddling, and is gathering a lot of popularity. Those who don’t like sports can freely take a stroll above the water, enjoying themselves to the fullest.

Highlight Enjoy the SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) in Shiga Highlands
Experience content There are half-day courses on Biwa Pond in Shiga Highlands, as well as half-day course on Chikuma River and full-day course on Biwa Pond and Chikuma River. The tour will take you around the pond leisurely as you take in the mountains and the white birch trees of Shiga.
Tour style Guided
Price Biwa Pond Course: Adults: 6,000 yen (13 and over) Children: 4,000 yen (Age 6 to 12) Chikuma River Course: Adults: (13 and over) 8,000 yen Biwa Pond and Chikuma River Course: Adults: 13,000 yen (13 and over)
Payment Method Cash Credit card (Scheduled to be ready in summer of 2018)
Acceptable number / Program 10 people
Publication time Opening Hours Unscheduled / Varies
Time required for Stay , Exprerience Varies
Closed Unscheduled / Stormy weather (Rain)
Merchandise Availability / Food Availability Yes
Receiving target Individuals Groups Observation and training groups Schools
Pamphlet English
Wi-fi No
Barrier free correspondence No
Reservation(Need / No Needed) Advance reservation required by phone or Email
Reservation window TEL: +81-90-9359-6656 Email:
Traffic access Chuo Expressway [Okatani J.C.T.] to Nagano Expressway [Koshoku J.C.T.] to Joushinetsu Expressway [Shinshu Nakano I.C.] to R292 [Olympic Road] to [Shiga Kogen]
Postal code 381-0401
Contact address Biwa-Ike, Shiga Kogen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimo-takai County, Nagano Prefecture
Contact information TEL:+81-90-9359-6656
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