Happy Raft (ハッピーラフト), Japan, 筏木221-4 長岡郡大豊町 高知県 789-0158 (Near Tosaiwahara Station), ☎ +81 887-75-0500, . Founded by an Australian, you'll have no trouble planning your rafting trip down the Yoshino River with Happy Raft. Half-day (￥5000) and Full-day (￥10000) trips are available. Full day trips include a bagel lunch. Wet suits, shoes and gear are provided. They also run guest houses in the area. Accessible by car or by train. edit
Awa-Ikeda Youth Hostel, tel. 0883-72-5277, . Located over 5 km from the station in a temple area on the top (several minutes drive) of a hill. Overnight fare is ¥3000+1000 non-member fee. It is staffed by a lone caretaker who seems rather suprised to actually have a visitor. Arrange your travel so that you arrive before 6pm at the station so they pick you up (a day's advance notice required), otherwise taxi costs ¥1800.
Business Hotel Yamashiro, tel. 0883-72-0277. From the railway station, go into Ekimae road, take the second side street towards the left, the hotel is near the beginning on the right-hand side. Single room with ensuite bathroom ¥5000 per night.
Sushi-Roku, tel. 0883-72-0205, . Located on the left-hand side of Ekimae road. Rooms are Japanese-style and the owners apparently cannot speak English. ¥3500 per night, (English) breakfast ¥500.