5-star Hotel "Shiretoko Grand Hotel Kita Kobushi". Abashiri・Drift Ice Cruise by Icebreaker Ship "Aurora", 2 Days


Popular course! Early reservation is recommended. ○1N2D drift ice viewing tour! "Icebreaking Ship Aurora" cruise in Abashiri. ○Staying at "Shiretoko Grand Hotel Kita Kobushi" in Utoro hot spring resort. Enjoy buffet dinner and sweeping view of the Okhotsk Sea from the open-air bath! ○Optional drift ice walking tour is available (JPY5,000/person, separate cost) ! [※]Available only on Feb. 1st and after. (No optional walking tour on January) Attending the optional tour is available at separate cost (adult: JPY5,000, child at the age of 6~12: JPY2,500). Please order us by writing in remarks when booking or order us from contact form after booking. Early booking is recommended, we will not accept the order if the number of the participants reach to the capacity. Please pay to the tour staff on the spot. ○You will be asked your height・weight・gender・age for wearing a dry suit to participate the tour. Please note a figure with extreme feature, might not be fitted to the suits. Dry suits, gloves, hut are prepared. You will put in the hem of the trousers inside socks, wearing long socks is recommended. Please refrain from wearing skirts to participate the tour. *Participants need to have ability of self‐management, physical strength (hiking level). An expecting mother or person drinking alcohol cannot participate the tour. ○We will not bear any responsibility for the failure or submerged camera, bringing an instant camera is highly recommended. ○The tour will be cancelled when stormy weather of no drift ice around the shore. 【Example of the recommended wear】sweatshirt・trousers・long socks・A set of jogging suits --Box lunch on the 1st day--  1)Higuma no Zeitaku Onigiri Bento: JPY 680 (tax included) ※No tea 3 assorted rice balls of crab, salmon and scallop.  2)Hokkaido Shiretoko Torimeshi: JPY 900 (tax included) ※No tea Cooked rice with chicken broth, grilled Shiretoko Chicken, simmered vegetables and mountain vegetable. ※Lunch will be served in the bus. ※Please order us by writing in the Remarks of the tour reservation form, or inform us at least 3 business days before the tour departure date by inquiry email. ※Please pay cash to the tour staff on the tour date. ※If you do not order, please prepare lunch by yourself. [Important] Facility usage charge JPY2700/person at Shiretoko Grand Hotel Kita Kobushi is necessary for 2 years old infant. Please make sure to write in the Remarks if you accompany with 2 years old infant. [Items included in "Infant price"] Bus seat only [Notes] *◆Previous information of drift ice (Abashiri Local Meteorological Observatory)      In 2015 First observed date: January 12th/Last observed date: March 8th      In 2016 First observed date: February 2nd/Last observed date: March 18th   *◆Guest room is basically "non-smoking". (No request of smoking is accepted.) *◆Drift ice is the natural phenomenon and its view is not guaranteed, depending on the weather condition (tidal current, wind and others). Icebreaker ship operates regularly regardless of the presence of the drift ice. When the weather is bad, the cruise might be cancelled. In this case, the refund of the group fare will be made by the tour staff: JPY2,970/adult, JPY1,490/child. Any cancellation or change of the tour due to the above conditions, cancellation fee incurs from the designated date. *Wearing clothes and shoes that let you move easily and comfortably is strongly recommended. *Visiting spots might be very cold. Bringing thick winter clothes is strongly recommended. *According to traffic conditions etc, the order of the itinerary may have to be changed. *Please note that the tour is for Japanese citizens and basically operated in Japanese. The accompanied staff gives you the basic information (such as meeting place and time at each stop) in English or Chinese, however, she/he does not gives you the detailed information of visiting places. *Meal contents, especially seafood, are subject to change owing to availability on the day. *We will not be responsible for any delays, shortenings or omissions made to the itinerary due to traffic, weather or other circumstances that are beyond our control. *If we have to cancel the tour for typhoon, heavy snow, or other circumstances beyond our control, we decide the matter by 3pm Japan time one day before the departure and inform you about it by e-mail. *The place that the tour disbands may be different from the one that it meets. For the actual place, ask the tour conductor on the spot. *(Act on the Protection of Personal Information has been revised since May 30, 2017.) Customer information, such as name, age, gender and others may be forwarded to the hotels or necessary organizations for the tour arrangement. Completion of the tour reservation shall be deemed to agree upon above condition.


Day 1
  • Breakfast: 0
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 1
  • Light meal: 0
  • Sapporo station, North exit [Meet 7:50] Kamikawa (Rest / Approx. 20 min.) Abashiri・Irimaru Suisan (Shopping / Approx. 20 min.) Oshinkoshin Waterfall (Viewing / Approx. 20 min.) Utoro Onsen (Overnight) (Scheduled 17:30)

Day 2
  • Breakfast: 1
  • Lunch: 0
  • Dinner: 0
  • Light meal: 0
  • Utoro Onsen [Departure 9:00 / Optional: early morning drift ice walking (Separate cost JPY 5,000)] Abashiri port (Icebreaking Ship Aurora cruise / Approx. 60 min.) Sapporo station, North exit [Scheduled 19:30]

location Sapporo


Departure place


Meeting Time

07:50 AM



  • English

  • Chinese

Language Support

A tour conductor or staff of your preferred language will accompany the tour from the designated meeting place (at a designated airport in case of a tour with airplanes) and provides the participant with basic information necessary for the tour (such as meeting place and time at each stop etc) in your preferred language. Information on sightseeing in the areas of tour destinations will not be provided. However, brochures in your preferred language will be provided.

Minimum number of participants for operation

25 Person(s)

*When the participants does not reach the number above, the tour will not be operated. If this is the case, those who have made a reservation will be informed of the matter by 14 days prior to the scheduled departure date (by 4 days prior to the departure in case of a Day-tour).

Minimum number of participants for booking

1 Person(s)

Cancellation policy Tour Condition