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First in Hokkaido, our clear kayak tour in Lake Shikotsu, rated at number 1 for Japan's purest water for eight consecutive years !

  • Program
    fee
    Price per person : 5,500 yen
    (12 years and up)
    Child : 2,500 yen
    (4 years and up /
    from July to September only)
    Available
    time period
    All season program
    Required
    time
    Approx. 1 hour and half


Our clear glass-bottom kayak tour, the first in Hokkaido. Experience the clear, crisp clear waters of Lake Shikotsu with this amazing craft, only 20 of which have been imported to Japan!

Silence settles over the land as the leaves begin to change.
Ginkgo, Maple… Enjoy the variety of autumn leaves.
The Kokanee salmon also miraculously changes colors when they begin spawning in mid-October.

Lake Shikotsu slowly settles in for the long winter. Enjoy viewing the frosticles on the trees and other wild animals around the lake, which never freezes. Wintertime Lake Shikotsu is known to have the clearest water in Japan.

The great nature is waiting for you
  • Your tour starts from The Chitose River. 'Blue River' shines in a mysterious blue color invites you to the Lake. The lake becomes calm and quiet in Autumn. You may see the reflection of the mountain on the lake.

  • You don’t feel cold during the tour with wearing dry suit. Rainy day, snowy day… You feel comfortable in any weather condition. Clear Kayak in Hokkaido. Let’s make a winter memory in here.

  • It’s a clear glass-bottom kayak! It gives you a strange feeling, as if you're both in and above the water. Looking at the mountain covered with snow on a peaceful lake. Why don’t you spend such a luxurious moments?

Program details
Program First in Hokkaido, our clear kayak tour in Lake Shikotsu, rated at number 1 for Japan's purest water for eight consecutive years !
Program fee

Price per person(12 years and up):5,500 yen
Child (4 to 11 years / from July to September only):2,500 yen

Booking benefits ※Free gift CD-R (of pictures taken during your tour)
・We can't always guarantee that they will be of the best quality, so please feel free to bring your own camera!
※Half price (500 yen) Onsen ticket at the Marukoma Onsen, where we are currently celebrating its 100th year. For use before 3pm. Please let us know if you would like to buy a ticket.
Available time period

2016-11-01 - 2017-03-31

Available time period Detail All season program
Required time Approx.1 hour and half
(including preparation and wrap-up)
Schedule ① 9:00〜10:30
②11:00〜12:30
③13:00~14:30

An early morning or sunset tour is also available upon request if the schedule allows.
Please ask us first.
Requirements for participation - Ages 4 and up
- A parent must accompany the child
- Children 140cm and under can only participate during the July to September tours.
- This program is not recommended for those whose are pregnant.
Things to bring / required items (Autumn)
Hat
A change of clothes (just in case)
Towel

(Winter)
earmuffs or a knit hat to cover your ears/ snow gloves (ski/snowboard winter gloves)
A change of clothes
Towel
Included in this fee ・Photos taken during your tour
・Kayak activity fee/ Kayak/ guide fee/ wet suits for the winter season
・insurance fee
・tax
Meeting location Guest house Shikotsu Kamui
Meeting location Detail Please set the destination on your car navi system for Shikotsu Lake.
Guest house Shikotsu kamui is alongside the parking lot.
Address of meeting location Lake Shikotsu Onsen outdoor parking lot,Chitose, Hokkaido

(by car)
70 minutes from Sapporo
40 minutes from New Chitose Airport

(by train and bus)
45 minutes from Sapppro to New Chitose Airport.
Take the bus from the airport to Lake Shikotsu

From New Chitose Airport (Bus stop No.28) to Lake Shikotsu
 8:40 / 11:40 / 14:35 / 16:30 

Return to New Chitose Airport from Lake Shikotsu
 9:50 / 12:50 / 15:45 / 17:45


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Payment method Cash (yen) only, paid on site
Language Japanese,English

Attention:

※ We conduct tours even when it rains or snows. Tours may be cancelled only if the weather is deemed to be hazardous. In that event, we will contact you by phone as soon as possible.

※ An onsen half price ticket is available for those who would like to go after the tour. Please let us know.

※ Winter participants: Please let us know your height,weight and shoe size for the wet suits. A rental fee is included in the price.

Cancellation:

100% of the program fee (on the same day) 
50% (on the previous day)

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Operator Information
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    Takafumi Itaya

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    Comments

    Enjoy Autumn and Winter in Hokkaido. Lake Shikotsu awaits to remind you of how great nature is. Come here to refresh your body and mind.

    Company information

    Company:Ocean Days
    Address:Shikotsuko Onsen Guest House Shikotsu KamuiChitose Hokkaido

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