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Lake Kawaguchiko Boat Rowing Course

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Olympic Sports

  • Rowing

A rowing course at the base of Mt. Fuji that has held international canoeing events in the past

  • POINT1

    ●It is located on Lake Kawaguchiko, at the northern area of Mt. Fuji, the World Cultural Heritage Site. Surrounded by rich green nature, it provides an ideal environment for training.
    ●This facility has previously held many 1000m matches in National Inter-High School Competitions (single scull, double scull, fours)
    ●This location is the base of boat race activities in Yamanashi.

  • POINT2

    ●There are three piers available for use during boat races, so it is possible to board boats safely.
    ●The lawn adjoining the facility can be used for rigging.

  • POINT3

    ●A splendid view of Mt. Fuji provides relaxing moments when not training.
    ●The road around Lake Kawaguchiko is suitable for jogging and bicycle practice.
    ●It is also a popular tourist area and many foreign tourists visit here every year.

  • IF standard(Rowing:Olympic)

    Major facilities

    ●1,000m, 6 lanes
    permanent buoys (distance marker placement available)
    ●In addition to the race courses (1,000m x 6 lanes), a straight 4,500m course for practice is available.
    ●Lake Kawaguchiko: area 5.70km², depth 14.6m, perimeter 20.94km, 830.5m above sea level

  • Additional facilities

    ●Boathouse: capacity 40, boat base, boat parking, boat parking, 5 life-boats, 4 piers, judge's stand
    ●Conference room, shower facilities


・By car: 10 minutes from Chuo Expressway Kawaguchiko IC or Higashifujigoko Expressway Fujiyoshida IC.
・By train: change trains at JR Chuo Line "Otsuki Station" for Fujikyuko Line "Kawaguchiko Station." It takes 5 minutes from "Kawaguchiko Station" by car.


3131 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko Town, Minamitsuru-gun, Yamanashi

Fujisan (Mt. Fuji) and Fujigoko (Fuji Five Lakes) Area

The Fujikawaguchiko area is located on the north side of the sacred Mt. Fuji and is blessed with stunning natural greenery and mountains, and is swathed in woodland, the most well-known being Aokigahara Forest, also called the ‘sea of trees’, and wilderness.