[Hokkaido drift ice tour] Nature's mystery! Shiretoko / Abashiri area popular experience tour plan & held shop information

Winter limited experience in Hokkaido
Drift ice x Activity

圧倒的に広大な敷地面積のなかに海・山・川・草原など雄大な大自然を有し、四季折々に全く異なる魅力を放つ国内随一の人気旅行地《北海道》。道内を道央・道南・道北・道東の大きく4つの地域にエリア分けされたそのそれぞれに有名観光スポットが点在する"北の大地"へ冬休みを利用したご旅行を計画されている方も多いのではないでしょうか?

日本最北端に位置する《北海道》は、寒さ厳しい冬にこそその魅力を最大限に楽しめる場所。豊富な積雪量によりパウダースノーを満喫できるウインタースポーツをはじめ冬に旬を迎える海産物等のグルメを堪能するには最も最適なシーズンと言えます。そこでこのページでは冬の北海道『知床』エリア限定の自然現象体験《流氷》にフォーカスします・:*




Lottery for this article



What is the World Natural Heritage “Shiretoko”?
Check popular winter leisure

Japan was registered as a World Natural Heritage Site by the 29th UNESCO World Heritage Committee held on July 17th, 2005 Year, following “ Yakushima ” and “Shirakami Sanchi” Shiretoko ]. area, recognized as a World Heritage Site, covers a wide range from the Shiretoko Peninsula to the coastal waters, and is home to unique ecosystems that are closely related to the sea and land, and animals that are rare in the world. The reason for the certification is that

" Shiretoko ”And the adjacent“ Abashiri In the vicinity, sightseeing tours to enjoy the beautiful nature and flora and fauna and outdoor Activity experience tours are actively held, making it a classic sightseeing course for Hokkaido trips. First of all, let's check out the popular winter events based on the number of reservations Activity Japan last season (2018 Dec. to 2019 March).



Synonymous with winter sightseeing in Shiretoko
What is the supernatural phenomenon “Drift Ice”?

Also," Shiretoko The keyword that is absolutely indispensable for enjoying the surrounding nature is a lump of ice drifting over the sea << Drift ice "is. Seawater flowing from Mongolia to China, Russia and the Amur River to the Sea of Okhotsk as it crosses the Eurasian Continent contains a lot of “iron”, and it is said that the seawater freezes due to the influence of cold air from Siberia at -40 ℃ Will be broken.

The frozen ice mass << Drift ice "Is for each flow through the Sea of Okhotsk Year Shiretoko and Monbetsu over the mid-March to early mid-February, and then drifted to the sea around Abashiri. You can experience the dynamic drift ice group created by nature up close. Icebreaker Sightseeing cruise tour of "and the like in this period Hokkaido popularity is high as a staple content of the travel Japan have been enjoyed by many travelers, regardless outside.




Hokkaido drift ice experience tour recommended plan

Current Activity Japan in 2019-2020 is accepting Internet reservation of season 《Drift Ice × Activity Experience Tour Popularity Ranking》 Introducing Synonyms for drift ice experience such as “Aurora” and “Garinko II” Icebreaker '', And many plans to watch the white-tailed eagle, steller's sea eagle, etc. coming to around Shiretoko during the drift ice season are ranked in ♪

In addition, examples Year get a lot of reservations " Drift ice walking Or Snowshoes Or Drift ice Diving ”, Etc., and events that allow you to experience drift ice directly through outdoor Activity have started Reservation reception this season. Please enjoy the super premium nature experience that is held only in the northern Hokkaido area in Japan only in the winter season in Japan ◎

POINT!
Many reservations and inquiries are expected during weekends and holidays during the period, and winter holidays are recommended, so we recommend making early arrangements after confirming the Availability schedule! Use the Review and reviews in the plan details to help you choose a plan ◎

    Popularity first place
    Abashiri Drift Ice Tourism Icebreaker Ohrara

    【 Hokkaido · Abashiri】 【 February 】 Ice breaker experience at Abashiri in Hokkaido

    網走流氷観光砕氷船おーろら
    知床・網走・北見
    3,150円~(税込)

    Abashiri Drift Ice Tourism icebreaker Oorori is seeing the "drift ice" that covers the Sea of ​​Okhotsk in white more closely. When traveling while crashing ice, the vibration and sound when crashing on ice floes are experiences that you can enjoy only with Mororama. You can move to various places on the ship while operating. On the side deck / rear deck on the first floor, you can see the drift ice closer. On the 2nd Floor Side Deck, Rear Deck and Observation Deck, you can see the sea covered entirely by area around Shiretoko Mountain Range. Also, we have a chair seat on board and we have a store and toilet which sells "Oorara goods" to memories of the trip. Please enjoy the ice pack experiences slowly on board the ship. 【Clothes belongings】 · Warm clothes · · · Although the inside of the ship is comfortable, the deck is very cold when hitting the sea breeze. · Camera · Binoculars 【notes】 ※ We will operate to the drift ice of offshore area. ※ If you do not have drift ice or are off the coast off the coast, it will be a sea tour to Noge Cape.

    Included in price
    Experience fee / consumption tax
    Participating age
    0 to 99 years old
    Duration
    The operation time will change depending on the month.
    meeting time
    Please come 15 minutes before each departure time.
    The meeting place
    Aurora reception counter in Abashiri Station "Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri"
    〒093-0003 Hokkaido Abashiri City Minamisanjo Higashi 4-chome 5-1
    Clothing and belongings
    Winter clothing (Outdoor observation decks and side decks are recommended for viewing drift ice)
    * Equipped with onboard heating.



    Popularity second place
    Shiretoko Nature Office (Shiretoko Nature Office)

    [Hokkaido Shiretoko] Winter Shiretoko nature experience 1 day course "Snowshoes, Drift ice walking, winter animal watching"

    知床ネイチャーオフィス(Shiretoko Nature Office)
    知床・網走・北見
    12,000円~(税込)

    The winter nature experience 1-day course will guide you throughout the day with a lot of contents combining ``Snowshoes Hiking '', ``Drift ice walking'', `` Winter Animal Watching '' to go searching for Steller's Eagles and White-tailed Eagles and winter Activity The Recommended for those who want to enjoy the winter of Shiretoko in various ways! ! * Tour contents and period may change depending on the drift ice condition and weather.

    Included in price
    Guide fee, insurance premium, consumption tax
    Participating age
    6 years old ~
    Duration
    Jan. 25 - March 29
    meeting time
    9:00
    The meeting place
    Meeting our office (Shiretoko Nature Office)
    If you are staying in the Utoro area, you will be picked up at each hotel.
    Clothing and belongings
    【Baggage】
    Zac (both hands)
    [Apparel]
    Outer wear (top and bottom, ski wear, etc.), warm hat that hides the ears, waterproof and cold gloves, thick socks (can be worn in layers)
    [Other things that should be better]
    Sunglasses, water bottle (plastic bottles are also acceptable), sunscreen
    [About clothing and belongings during the Drift ice walking experience (reference)]
    ● Wear a special suit (one with shoes) on top of your normal clothes. It is recommended to wear warm socks or doubles as the toes cool down.
    * Cannot be worn with a skirt.
    * There are no Changing room(private rooms).
    Please come in a dress where you can change clothes in the same room as other people.
    ● During Drift ice walking, up to one camera per group (family, group), only compact cameras can be left at the staff. You can hold it in a waterproof bag, but it cannot be damaged. Please leave at your own risk. Cell phones and smartphones are basically not allowed.



    Popular third place
    Abashiri Drift Ice Tourism Icebreaker Ohrara

    【Hokkaido · Abashiri】 【March】 Ice breaker experience at Abashiri in Hokkaido

    網走流氷観光砕氷船おーろら
    知床・網走・北見
    3,150円~(税込)

    Abashiri drift ice sightseeing icebreaker Aurora is watching "Drift Ice" that covers the Sea of Okhotsk in white. The vibrations and sounds when riding on the drift ice when traveling while breaking ice are an experience that can only be enjoyed by Aurora. During operation, you can move to various locations on the ship. The drift ice can be seen more closely on the side deck and rear deck on the first floor. On the 2nd floor side deck, rear deck, and observation deck, you can see the white sea covered with the background of the Shiretoko mountain range. In addition, there are chair seats in the ship, and there are a store and toilet that sell “Aurora goods” for memories of travel. Please enjoy the drift ice experience slowly on a spacious ship. [Clothing belongings]-Cold clothes ... The inside of the ship is comfortable, but the deck is very cold when hit by sea breeze.・ Binoculars [Notes] * Operate to the offshore drift ice zone. * If there is no drift ice or it is far offshore, it will be a sea excursion to Cape Notori. * After 3/15, if the number of reservations up to the previous day is 15 or less for each flight, it may be suspended. * Depending on the drift ice condition, the flight may take up to 1 hour 30 minutes.

    Included in price
    Experience fee / consumption tax
    Participating age
    0 to 99 years old
    Duration
    The operation time will change depending on the month.
    meeting time
    Please come 15 minutes before each departure time.
    The meeting place
    〒093-0003 Hokkaido Abashiri City Minamisanjo Higashi 4-chome 5-1
    Aurora reception counter in Abashiri Station "Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri"
    Clothing and belongings
    Winter clothing (Outdoor observation decks and side decks are recommended for viewing drift ice)
    * Equipped with onboard heating.



    Popularity 4th

    Included in price
    Guide fee, insurance fee, Snowshoes Rental fee, pick-up service
    Participating age
    10 to 70 years old
    Duration
    Jan. early January to mid-March * Depends on snow and freezing conditions
    meeting time
    < a.m. > 8:30
    < afternoon > 13:00
    *Time required: about 3 hours * Time including movement
    ・ Start and end times vary slightly depending on the pick-up location. Please feel free to consult us about the schedule before and after the tour.
    The meeting place
    We will pick you up at accommodations in Abashiri city (almost the all areas), JR Abashiri Station, Road Station, etc. If you have already decided, please let us know your pick-up location at the time of booking.
    ・ Pick-up area/ Road station Aurora terminal, JR Abashiri station, hotels near Lake Abashiri, hotels around JR Abashiri station, hotels in the center of Abashiri, etc.
    ・ Pick-up disabled area/ Abashiri Kashiharaai area, Kitahama area, Kajiura area, etc.
    Clothing and belongings
    ▼ Warm clothes as much as possible
    ・ Outer with cold protection and waterproofness
    ・ Inners such as fleece
    ・ Waterproof gloves
    ·hat



    Popularity 5th
    Shiretoko Nature Cruise

    [Hokkaido Shiretoko] Meet the best scenery in winter in Shiretoko! Drift ice Cruising& bird watching (shooting course)

    知床ネイチャークルーズ
    知床・網走・北見
    8,800円~(税込)

    Cruising drift ice with Evergreen while searching for animals and birds that have wintered in Shiretoko. About 700 white-tailed sea eagles and sea eagles that come only during the drift ice season can be seen with a 90% probability. Early morning cruises can also be taken from Kunigo Island. This is a 2.5 hour cruise with plenty of shooting time. Departure time is 2 flights a day, early morning and 9am. 5:30 departure (only on 2 / 1-3 / 5) 9:00 departure (1 / 25-3 / 15 operation)

    Included in price
    Experience fee, boarding fee, guide fee
    Participating age
    0 years old ~
    Duration
    Late Jan. to March
    meeting time
    Until 30 minutes before departure.
    * For early morning flights, the departure time will be determined the day before boarding, as it will depart at sunrise.
    The meeting place
    27-1 Honmachi, Rausu-cho, Meri-gun, Hokkaido
    Shiretoko Nature Cruise Office
    Clothing and belongings
    The temperature is below freezing. Please board the board after taking sufficient cold protection measures such as a jumper for midwinter. It is possible to warm up in the cabin.
    ・ Winter outerwear such as ski wear
    -Layered down with warmth
    -Keep your feet warm with warm boots
    ・ Cold hat, ear pads, gloves
    ・ It is safe to have a warmer



    6th most popular
    Shiretoko Nature Cruise

    [Hokkaido Shiretoko] Feel free to experience! Drift ice Cruising& bird watching (13:00 departure / 1 hour course)

    知床ネイチャークルーズ
    知床・網走・北見
    4,400円~(税込)

    While wade through the sea ice in Evergreen, cruising while looking for a such as the winter to have the animals and birds in Shiretoko. About 700 birds of white-tailed eagles that come only in time drift ice, Steller's sea eagle, you can see the figure at 90% probability. This good-cruise to experience the winter wilderness of Shiretoko in a short period of time.

    Popularity # 7
    First ascent Shiretoko (First Ascent Shiretoko)

    [Hokkaido/ Abashiri] Chartered by 2 more people! Every Year Kori瀑to change the figure is a masterpiece! Abashiri Ice Floating Drift Ice Snowshoes Tour (With a shuttle bus)

    ファーストアセント知床(First Ascent Shiretoko)
    知床・網走・北見
    5,000円~(税込)

    Icefall that are not well known to local people, only at a time when drift ice comes, you will not be able to see the ice 瀑. Each year, I will guide you to the ice 瀑 to change the appearance.

    Popularity # 8
    Shiretoko Kiyosatocho geniusaru Midori

    【北海道・知床】流氷で飲もう!!知床ウトロ・サンセット流氷ウオッチ オンザロック 【無料送迎付き】

    知床清里町ウエネウサルみどり
    知床・網走・北見
    4,000円~(税込)

    Russia Safety drift ice watch and drift ice on the roof of the Sekihoku Sea Shiretoko Guide on the Okhotsk Sea called the southern limit where the drift ice that has traveled from the Amur is attached. ___ ___ 0 ___ ___ 0 Alcohol will be offered to you] Please enjoy the ice of the glass and sunset sunk on the ice of the Sea of ​​Okhotsk while watching Ogiri eagle coming to Shiretoko in winter, Steller's sea eagle ※ This plan is not an ice floe walk

    Popularity ninth place
    Abashiri Drift Ice Tourism Icebreaker Ohrara

    【Hokkaido · Abashiri】 【January】 Ice breaker experience at Abashiri in Hokkaido

    網走流氷観光砕氷船おーろら
    知床・網走・北見
    3,150円~(税込)

    Abashiri Drift Ice Tourism icebreaker Oorori is seeing the "drift ice" that covers the Sea of ​​Okhotsk in white more closely. When traveling while crashing ice, the vibration and sound when crashing on ice floes are experiences that you can enjoy only with Mororama. You can move to various places on the ship while operating. On the side deck / rear deck on the first floor, you can see the drift ice closer. On the 2nd Floor Side Deck, Rear Deck and Observation Deck, you can see the sea covered entirely by area around Shiretoko Mountain Range. Also, we have a chair seat on board and we have a store and toilet which sells "Oorara goods" to memories of the trip. Please enjoy the ice pack experiences slowly on board the ship. 【Clothes belongings】 · Warm clothes · · · Although the inside of the ship is comfortable, the deck is very cold when hitting the sea breeze. · Camera · Binoculars 【notes】 ※ We will operate to the drift ice of offshore area. ※ If you do not have drift ice or are off the coast off the coast, it will be a sea tour to Noge Cape.

    Popularity # 10


Hokkaido and drift ice tour holding shop information

Finally, now that you introduce the experience plan on this page Activity Japan And articles of "Hokkaido Drift Ice Experience Tour Plan " Held Shop Partner The store information will introduce in the list. Business hours and regular holiday, Hotel Address-Address Of so Information Including, experience leisure and Activity-Sightseeing tour etc ... the lineup of other handling events ♪ Please check the link below


Abashiri Drift Ice Tourism Icebreaker Ohrara
Address北海道網走市南三条東4丁目5-1
business hours 8:00 to 18:00
Regular holidayNone (suspended during stormy weather)
Shiretoko Nature Office (Shiretoko Nature Office)
Address北海道斜里郡斜里町ウトロ東365
business hours
Regular holiday
Okhotsk Nature Hall (Okhotsk Jinendo)
Address北海道網走市中園267-14
business hours 8:00 to 20:00
Regular holiday During the season it is seven days a week, otherwise Irregular
Shiretoko Nature Cruise
Address北海道目梨郡羅臼町本町27-1
business hours 7:00 to 20:00
Regular holiday No scheduled holidays
First ascent Shiretoko (First Ascent Shiretoko)
Address北海道網走市藻琴211-112
business hours Monday - Friday 8:30 AM to 17:00 PM Saturday - Sunday 9:00 AM to 17:00 PM
Regular holiday
Shiretoko Kiyosatocho geniusaru Midori
Address北海道斜里郡清里町緑町71-11
営業時間8:00~20:00
Regular holiday No scheduled holidays
札幌通運クラブゲッツ
Address北海道札幌市中央区大通西8丁目2番地6
business hours10: 00-12: 00/13: 00-17: 00
Regular holiday Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays


Search Activity experience plans in Hokkaido

アクティビティジャパンではレジャー・アクティビティ・文化体験・もの作り・観光ツアーなど北は北海道、南は沖縄まで日本全国で遊べる様々な体験プランのご予約を受け付けております。割引プランやポイント付与などお得にご予約頂けますので旅先やご自宅近くの"遊び"をお探しの際は是非ともご利用ください。


Search by region / area
Hokkaido / Tohoku / Kanto / Koushinetsu / Tokai / Hokuriku / Kansai / Chugoku / Shikoku / Kyushu / Okinawa