Take the Kanetsu Highway to the Minakami interchange. After passing through the toll gates, turn left at the first stoplights. Then, after about 3 minutes of following the road, you will come to a large bridge. Cross the bridge, past the bungy jump platform and you will see our reception office on the right.
If there is no traffic, it takes about 90 minutes from Nerima interchange. Please be aware that if you are late for your booking, it is possible that you might not be able to jump that day. With this in mind, please allow yourself a little extra time to reach Minakami.
If coming by car, simply exit off of the Kanetsu Expressway at the Tsukiyono I.C. (月夜野I.C.) and take Route 17 to Sarugakyo Onsen (猿ヶ京温泉). After arriving in Sarugakyo, you will pass a Lawson convenience store on your left-hand side. Look for the entrance to Bungy Japan’s driveway on the right-hand side about 300 m past Lawson. It is directly opposite the Kokyo Ryokan ( 湖 郷 ).
Access (by car): Take the Joban Expressway from Misato IC to Naka IC (80 min) and then continue along Highway 349 until you reach Ryujin Otsuribashi (40min). Alternatively, take the Joban Expressway from Misato IC to Hitachi Minami Ota IC (80 min) and then continue along Highway 349 Bypass until you reach Ryujin Otsuribashi (40min).
Take the Kyushu Highway to the Hitoshi Interchange then take route 445 for approximately 45 minutes.
Kaiun Bungy Reception is beside the Shigisan Kankou I Centre
If coming by car, exit off of the Kinki Expressway at the Higashi Osaka JCT (東大阪JCT) and take the toll road (Route 308) about 10km to Ichibu exit (壱分IC). Head south on Route 168 for about 8km until you reach the Seino intersection (勢野). Turn right onto Route 236 and continue on for 3.9km until you arrive at the Shigisan neighborhood where the road crosses the river. Do not head left across the river, but proceed straight ahead into the parking area.
・25 minutes drive from Tomei highway Ashitaka Parking Area Smart-IC(ETC only)
・25 minutes drive from Tomei highway Fuji IC
・20 minutes drive from bypass Fuji west (Fuji higashi) IC Route 1
Take the Kanetsu Expresseway from Nerima IC to Shibukawaikaho IC (75 minutes) and take Route 35 and Route 377 in Naganoharamachi (60 minutes)
By bullet train: From Tokyo Station, take the Joestsu Shinkansen Line [上越新幹線] to Jomo Kogen Station [上毛高原駅] (90 minutes). From the bus stop in front of the station, board a bus bound for Minakami Station [水上駅] and get off at the Suwa Jinja Mae bus stop [諏訪神社前] in front of the Komeri hardware store (20 minutes). Walk across the big bridge to the Bungy Japan office (2 minutes).
By local train: From Shinjuku, take the JR Takasaki Line [高崎線] to Takasaki Station [高崎駅] (90 minutes). Transfer to the JR Joetsu Line [上越線] and take it to Minakami Station [水上駅] (60 minutes). From Minakami Station, you can take a local bus (10 minutes), a taxi (5 minutes) or walk (30 minutes) to the Bungy Japan office.
Please note that the local trains and buses run infrequently and there can be up to an hour wait for a connection if not timed properly, therefore it is highly recommended to carefully check all required schedules.
By bullet train: Ride the Joetsu Shinkansen Line (上越新幹線) to the Jomo Kogen Station (上毛高原駅). At the station, board a bus headed for Sarugakyo Onsen (猿ヶ京温泉行). After riding the bus for about 30 minutes, disembark at the bus stop in front of the Lawson convenience store (Gakko Iriguchi Stop) and continue on foot, in the same direction as the bus was travelling, for about 300 m (5 minutes). Look for the entrance to Bungy Japan’s driveway on the right-hand side, directly opposite the Kokyo Ryokan ( 湖 郷 ).
By local train: You must first get to Takasaki Station [高崎駅] in Gunma and then take the JR Joetsu Line [上越線] to Gokan Station [後閑駅] . At the station, board a bus headed for Sarugakyo Onsen (猿ヶ京温泉行). After riding the bus for about 40 minutes, disembark at the bus stop in front of the Lawson convenience store and continue on foot (in the same direction as the bus was travelling) for about 300 m (5 minutes). Look for the entrance to Bungy Japan’s driveway on the right-hand side, directly opposite the Kokyo Ryokan ( 湖 郷 ).
Access (by train): Take the JR Joban Line (Super Hitachi) from Ueno Stn. to Mito Stn. (70 min) where you will change to the JR Suigun Line and continue on to Hitachi Ota Stn. (50 min). At the station, board an Ibaraki Kotsu bus that is headed for either Shimo Takakura (下高倉行) or Shimo Takakura Daigo ( 下高倉・大子行) and get off at the Ryujin Otsuribashi Iriguchi bus stop (40 min). From the bus stop, it is about a 20-minute walk up to the bridge.For more information on the Ibaraki Kotsu bus schedule, please click on the link below and choose “English”:
From Fukuoka Station take the Kyushu Shinkansen to Shin-Yatsushiro Station then switch to the Kagaoshima Honsen to Yatsushiro Station then switch to the Hiatusen to Hitoyoshi Station. From there take the Sanko Rosen Bus (approx 60min)
The closest station is Oji Station (Kintetsu Ikoma Line. JR Sakurai Line. JR Yamatoji Line) From Oji station, take the Nara Kotsu Bus to Shigioohashi Bus Stop for approximately 20 mintutes.
90 minutes walk from Sudo station (Gakunan Line).
From Tokyo station, take the bullet train (60 minutes) or local train (90 minutes) to Takasaki station. Change to the Agatsuma Line and continue on to Kawarayu Onsen station (75 minutes). From Kawarayu Onsen station, you can walk (40 mitutes) to Yamba Bungy or take a taxi (10 minutes).
2. Sarugakyo: Parking is avilalble in the designated Bungy Japan parking lot near Route 17. After arriving in Sarugakyo, you will pass a Lawson convenience store on your left-hand side. Look for the entrance to Bungy Japan’s driveway on the right-hand side about 300 m past Lawson. It is directly opposite the Kokyo Ryokan ( 湖 郷 ).
3. Ryujin: After exiting Route 33 there are four parking lots available. Please note the top lots tend to fill during peak seasons.
4. Itsukimura: Parking is available at reception.
5. Nara: Parking is available. Cost is ¥500
6. Fuji: Parking is available.
7. Yamba: Parking is available. Cost is ¥500
High Blood Pressure,
Asthma, Bone Disorders,
Recent or Recurring Dislocations,
Recent Eye Surgery,
Prosthetic limbs Any other recent surgery,
Low bone density, Weak bone and/or Osteoporosis,
Pregnant women will not be allowed to bungy jump.
If you have any other general concerns or concerns regarding recent injuries, please do not hesitate to ask our staff. As a general rule though, if you are active at the moment and can partake in sporting activities (such as jogging, skiing or extreme train-spotting), then bungy jumping should be fine.
If you want to use a drone at Ryujin, please contact the following at least 10 days before the desired date of shooting. Hitachi Ota construction office River maintenance section (weekdays 8: 30-17: 15) TEL 0294-80-3364
Other objects must be light-weight and not have any sharp points or edges. Our customers’ safety is our number one concern and ultimately, the jump master reserves the right to disallow any object from being used during a jump. We thank you for your understanding.