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SUP experience in Nikko Chuzenji Lake

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 9 reviews.Nikko, Japan

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Experience hosted by Daisuke

90 mins
Includes drinks, equipment
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English, Japanese

What you'll do

We have the experience for one in the morning and one in the afternoon for 2 hours. We start at 10:00 am, and finish at 11:30 pm for the morning session. For the afternoon session we start at 1:30pm and finish at 15:00pm. Wether or not, you have SUP experience, I will customize the guidance in order to fit your level. So it will be helpful if you can write about the SUP experience at the time of booking.

I will explain the safety instructions of Lake Chuzenji, how to use tools, how to cope with the case of falling water, etc., You can take a look at where I am actually riding on SUP, and have an image of how to use body and tools. Then, depending on your level, you will be taught how to enjoy SUP, take a picture, and if you have a lot of SUP experience, you will be taken to a more distant spot! I will take photos of you as well.

After the experience is over, relax with a cup of hot tea along the lakeside. If we see the lakeside friends, we can mingle with the locals!


You can sit on the board in any position, so you can sit, or stand and sing, you can enjoy a walk on the water as well.

SUP is a sport that requires the muscles of the whole body. In fact, it is very deep in the way of rowing, and if you put in such a force, you may not get away sooner, or you may talk with your own body as if this part of the body to find out your best move. There is also an element of doing something similar to yoga. It is difficult to tell from the beginning, but you can do good exercises while being healed!
We have the experience for one in the morning and one in the afternoon for 2 hours. We start at 10:00 am, and finish at 11:30 pm for the morning session. For the afternoon session we start at 1:30pm and finish at 15:00pm. Wether or not, you have SUP experience, I will customize the guidance in order to fit your level. So it will be helpful if you can write about the SUP experience at the time of booking.

I will explain the safety instr…

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What's included

  • Drinks
    Mugi-cha.
    Japanese roasted-grain-based tea. Served cold in summer, hot...
  • Equipment
    SUP board, paddles, wetsuit, life jacket, Leash strap, Tent for changing cl...
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Wed, 21 Oct
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
₹4,656 per person
₹4,656 per person
Fri, 23 Oct
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
₹4,656 per person
₹4,656 per person
Mon, 26 Oct
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
₹4,656 per person
₹4,656 per person

Meet your host, Daisuke

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 9 Reviews
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Hi, it's Daisuke from Nikko.
I used to snowboard and skateboard, and it led me to start SUP at the beach side. I realized that there was a lake endowed with nature in my hometown, and I bought a board and started enjoying SUP as a hobby.
It brought me a passion of showing the beautiful side of Lake Chuzenji through SUP to the people from all over the world!
After completing JSCA certified SUP Basic Instructor Guide qualifications and CPR, I always strive for safety management.

There is also a long story about why SUP which was my hobbies, came to have you experience it, why it is Lake Chuzenji, etc. I will explain that when we meet!
Hi, it's Daisuke from Nikko.
I used to snowboard and skateboard, and it led me to start SUP at the beach side. I realized that there was a lake endowed with nature in my hometown, and I bought a board and started enjoying SUP as a hobby.
It brought me a passion of showing the beautiful side of Lake Chuzenji through SUP to the people from all over the world!
After completing JSCA certified SUP Basic Instructor Guide qualifications and CPR, I always strive for safety management…
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Where you'll be


Lake Chuzenji has beautiful nature, beautiful water, and a history view from the lake side.
For a long time in Lake Chuzenji, there were very few people who played such water activities, so it was just for boating or fishing.

In Nikko, shrines and temples such as "Nikko Toshogu Shrine" is very famous, but in fact there is a national park designated by the country, and Lake Chuzenji is one of them. I think that you can find new interests if you get to know the history rooted in the mountain gods, how this lake was made, and the mystery of "Kageno Falls", one of the three most famous Japanese shrines.

If you are new to SUP, you can enjoy it safely because the area around the boathouse is a bay.
See the historic boathouse from the lake side and practice turns and small tricks where the flow is quiet.

If you have SUP experience and would like to extend your time, we can explore the more distant beaches, great rocks with great attractions, huge rocks that would have flew off in an eruption, and remote islands!

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

Yorma
September 2020
This was the first time I tried SUP and Daisuke patiently and thoroughly explained how to do it and get the most enjoyment out of it. He was very friendly and we shared stories about our backgrounds and how we found ourselves doing what we do currently. He also gave me some recommendations what to do for the rest of the day and they were spot on. The scenery was spectacular and was a relaxing and refreshing day, something I needed. Will definitely do it again next time I’m in Nikko
This was the first time I tried SUP and Daisuke patiently and thoroughly explained how to do it and get the most enjoyment out of it. He was very friendly and we shared stories abo…
Kelly
August 2019
The activity was super great, we genuinely had a great time ! We were a group of 4 and it was our first time doing SUP. Daisuke was super kind, nice and fun. He also took pictures of us during the activity and gave us tea at the end.
Carl
August 2019
Absolutely brilliant experience on Lake Chuzenji! SUP is fun and allows you to get on and in the lake - up close and personal! Tripled our enjoyment of the lake itself. As a visitor from out of town tourist boats are the other option, and for active types this is so much better. Daisuke provided all the kit, and was the perfect friendly host! We recommend without hesitation!
Absolutely brilliant experience on Lake Chuzenji! SUP is fun and allows you to get on and in the lake - up close and personal! Tripled our enjoyment of the lake itself. As a visito…
Amanda
August 2019
Daisuke was a super interesting and friendly person! I was lucky enough to be the only one on the experience along with Daisuke and his friend, so we had great chats about our lives while paddling along the lake, and he was able to tailor the level of difficulty to suit my experience. It was a rainy day but it made it extra beautiful in my opinion! The clouds were low over the lake making for misty and dramatic scenery. The water was beautiful and the perfect temperature for a swim! We managed about 5ks in 2 hours, it wasn't too hard or too easy and it was nice of Daisuke to frequently ask how I was doing. I love paddle boarding as you can sit, kneel, or stand (or do Yoga poses like Daisuke!) It was a really awesome experience and I'll definitely be back again next time I'm in Nikko! :)
Daisuke was a super interesting and friendly person! I was lucky enough to be the only one on the experience along with Daisuke and his friend, so we had great chats about our live…
Shiori
August 2019
友人たちと利用しましたが 非常に楽しい体験でした。 着替えもテントを貸し出していただき問題ありませんでした。
Toraya
June 2019
Absolutely stunning scenery! This is my first time to try stand up paddling and very enjoyable. Daisuke told us his recommend local restaurant for lunch!

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

● Dress
We recommend the clothes that is made of quick-drying materials. (A quick dry t-shirt, rash guard, shorts, surf pants, etc.)
● Sandals and shoes
Please prepare a type of sandals with heel guard or shoes that may be wet. Crocs-type sandals are not recommended because they are easily to be removed and very slippery.
● Drink

What to bring

Hat

Sunglass