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

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.

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Program details
Available time period

2019-11-01 - 2020-02-28

Required time
Total time approx. 3 hours (9:30am-12:30)
Program fee
Children (ages 6 to 12):9,800 yen
Adults:11,500 yen
Booking benefits
You'll receive an original postcard as a gift!
Included in this fee
Guide fee, insurance fee, taxes
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

Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
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).
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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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.
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.
Area
Kushiro
Available time period
2019-11-01 - 2020-02-28
Required time
Total time approx. 3 hours (9:30am-12:30)
Program fee
Children (ages 6 to 12):9,800 yen
Adults:11,500 yen
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  • *Submission of this request form does not complete the reservation process.
  • *Applications are on first-come, first-serve basis. Therefore, even if the application was submitted successfully, there is a possibility that the activity has already been fully booked. If the guide cannot accept your request on your desired date, the guide/instructor may offer you other dates as an alternative.
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Operator Information
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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