The Rekifune River was once the scene of a gold rush. Gold dust still lies in the river, and visitors can experience gold prospecting using the traditional tools, "kaccha" or "yuriita", at the upper reaches of the Rekifune River.
Both adults and children can enjoy this exciting experience of gold prospecting, which is like a treasure hunt. Forget about time for a while and enjoy gold prospecting.
You can rent the tools at "Michi-no-Eki Cosmall Taiki".
Yuriita(shaking board)・・・1,500 yen/ board
Katcha (shovel)(one for about 5 people)・・・500 yen /shovel
■Group use (10 or more people)
Please apply in advance to the Tourist Association.
*Application forms can be downloaded from Taiki-town website.
Rental of Yuriita or Katcha:
Elementary, junior high and high school students: 300 yen each (both Yuriita and Katcha)
Adult: 400 yen each (both Yuriita and Katcha)
■Instructor・・・3,000 yen *Advance reservation required (up to 3 days in advance)
Each instructor can accommodate 5-6 people.
If you experience the gold prospecting for the first time, we recommend to reserve instructor.