Southern of Hida Maze River Tourist Association

  • Address: 1508-1, Nishimura, Maze, Gero-city, Gifu 509-2615, Japan
  • TEL: +81 576-47-2841
  • FAX: +81 576-47-2333
  • E-mail:
  • Website: (Only in Japanese)

Ayu fishing experience

As Ayu is a territorial fish, we catch it with a live decoy, which is a very unique way of fishing. A local trained angler will teach you the method step by step.

  • Period: Jul-Oct
  • Rate: 8,000 JPY
  • Minimum participant: None

Hana-mochi making

Hana-mochi is a traditional art in Hida area which we usually make on New Year’s Day. It’s so interesting to decorate a maple tree with small pieces of red and white mochi like flowers.

  • Period: All year
  • Rate: 2,500 JPY
  • Minimum participant: 2 persons

Stream fish catching by hands

Feeling the coolness of water from feet bottom, not only children but adults can enjoy catching stream fish by their own hands.

  • Period: May-Oct
  • Rate: 2,000 JPY
  • Minimum participant: None

Gohei-mochi making

Gohei-mochi is a traditional food in Hida area and you will make it with local friendly mothers. The special sauce mixed with walnut, miso and soy sauce will make you hungry.

  • Period: All year
  • Rate: 1,500 JPY
  • Minimum participant: 5 persons

Hiburiryo (Ayu fishing with a fire)

Hiburiryo is a traditional fishing at Maze river. We catch spawning Ayu by surrounding with a net and surprising by torch, balefire and voice.

  • Period: Aug-Sep
  • Rate: 8,100 JPY
  • Minimum participant: 20 persons

Mountain Life Hida

  • Address: 1450, Nishimura, Maze, Gero-city, Gifu 509-2615, Japan
  • TEL: +81 50-3579-5871
  • E-mail:
  • Website:


Completely submerging yourself in clear stream, you can feel the amazing freshness of water. You must become one with nature.

  • Period: Jun-Oct
  • Rate: 6,000 JPY
  • Minimum participant: 2 persons

Ninja Forest

Ninja Forest is an obstacle course on trees. It’s really exciting and feel a luxuriant forest in the south of Hida in the air.

  • Period: Apr-Nov
  • Rate: 3,500 JPY
  • Minimum participant: 2 persons

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