Enjoy boarding the famous icebreaker and Snowshoeing in Powder Snow
Abashiri is located at 44 degrees north latitude, and the shores of Okhotsk are the Southernmost point where the ocean freezes.
Come enjoy winter in Abashiri, during a one day trip with an English speaking guide.
The tour features a Cruise on the famous icebreaker ship from Abashiri, Sightseeing on the "road to heaven" to Utoro, and Snowshoeing hike in Furepe waterfall path.
Drift ice sightseeing icebreaking ship takes you for a safe and comfortable cruise amid the shocking brilliance whiteness of the ice that spreads South from the Amur river.
A variety of wild animals can be seen with the coming of drift ice season. As the drift ice arrives, so do the Clione, or Sea Angels. Seals and other marine wildlife and birds can also be seen resting on the ice.
Sightseeing on the "road to heaven" to Utoro, and Snowshoeing hike in Furepe waterfall path, observing drift ice from the cliff, and see animals like the Sea eagle, Red Fox and Deer.
I will pick you up and drop you at Abashiri train station
Sample of tour time itinerary:
8:15 - 8:45am Pick up at JR Abashiri Station (Town of Abashiri, Hokkaido)
Please contact us for the fees if you want to be picked up at another place.
9:00 - 9:30 Drift ice sightseeing
Tour lasts for approximately 1 hour. (Subject to change according to drift ice conditions. )
11:30 Oshinkoshin waterfall
12:00 Arrival at Utoro Shiretoko
13:00 Shiretoko nature Center ＆ Snowshoeing at Furepe waterfall path
16:00 JR Abashiri Station (Town of Abashiri, Hokkaido)
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Suggested by Guide: I will pick you up at Abashiri train station or Hotel located nearby Abashiri.
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel
Duration: 7 hours
Blizzard or heavy snowfall may affect the transport time.
I will take take care and drive you with my 4WD Mitsubishi Outlander A/C car.
- Icebreaker boat.
For a larger group, inquire for a quote, will send a customized tour.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
2000 Yen - Lunch
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
For tours exceeding car capacity, customized tour including hiring a larger car and driver may be needed.
Please contact me.