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【Winter Program】Japanese red-crowned crane observation tour! Let's get to know the Japanese crane!

  • Program
    fee
    Children (ages 6 to 12):7,500 yen
    Adults:8,500 yen
    Available
    time period
    2017-11-01 - 2018-02-28
    Required
    time
    Total time approx. 3 hours (9:30am-12:30)
    Language Japanese,English


Let's get to know the Japanese crane! This is an all season tour which provides the possibility to see the Kushiro wetlands and lets us realize the symbiosis of nature and humans while observing the Japanese crane.

Lots of people may only know Japanese cranes at feeding area.
How do they live in the nature? What's relation wtih nature environment and human beings? You will know more about Japanese Cranes in this program.
  • In May, Baby Japanese Cranes are born.

  • In August, baby cranes become as big as their parents.

  • In the severity of the winter, you may see Japanese cranes flying elegantly.


Program details
Program 【Winter Program】Japanese red-crowned crane observation tour! Let's get to know the Japanese crane!
Program fee

Children (ages 6 to 12):7,500 yen
Adults:8,500 yen

Booking benefits You'll receive an original postcard as a gift!
Available time period

2017-11-01 - 2018-02-28

Required time Total time approx. 3 hours (9:30am-12:30)
Requirements for participation Ages 6 and up
*Minimum 2 participants (in the case of less than 2 participants, we will inform and consult with you one day in advance).
Things to bring / required items Please bring warm clothes in the winter time (skiwear etc.), hat, gloves, warm winter boots, pocket warmers, sunglasses (it is almost always sunny in Kushiro and the reflection is quite strong!) etc.
Included in this fee Guide fee, insurance fee, taxes
Meeting location Toro Nature Center
Address of meeting location 86‐17 Toro-Genya,Shibecha-cho, Kawakami-gun, Hokkaido

*Toro Nature Center is located in the south side of Toro-ko lake. By car about 45 mins from JR Kushiro Station; about 1 hour from Kushiro Airport.
*Map-code: 576783561


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Pick Up Service free pick up available from Toro JR Train station
Payment method Please pay by cash (yen only) on site.
Language Japanese,English

Attention:

- The course will take place in a national park. Please follow the guide's instruction at all times for safety reasons and respect towards our natural surroundings.
- Usually this activity is not cancelled or changed due to drastic weather changes. However, if there is an alarm notice by the National Meteorological Agency (typhoon, flooding etc.) this activity may be cancelled.

Cancellation:

We believe that making a reservation is like making a promise between our guests and us. Therefore in the case of unavoidable circumstances there is no cancellation fee. However if you do not cancel at least 24 hours beforehand there will be a 100% cancellation fee, so please inform us as early as possible about any changes or cancellations.

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* The deadline for submission of request is 3 days before the desired date to allow for processing time. Therefore please send request early.

Operator Information
  • President
    SAITO, Teddy

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    Deep emotions, excitement and lasting impressions! Words can't describe the beauty of these spectacular natural wetlands. Come and feel for yourself the beauty and wonder of the natural surroundings found in the Kushiro wetlands!

    Comments

    It is often said that the Japanese crane can only be seen in the winter time, but actually you can meet him in all seasons.

    Company information

    Company:Toro Nature Center
    Address:86-17 Kita 7-sen, ToroShibecha-cho, Kawakami-gun Hokkaido

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