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Meet the Japanese red-crowned crane! Listen to their echoing trumpet in the coldness.
Witness the beautiful Special Natural Monument, Japanese red-crowned crane!
Let's take a photo of this beautiful creature. We will try to take you to the best spot.
Feel the power of nature with watching them!

In winter you can see many Japanese cranes at the feeding grounds in eastern Hokkaido. Their trumpets echo in the coldness. We will guide you seeking for the cranes' nests to a feeding ground. Try the best views for observation and photography!

We could include a snowshoe hiking to this tour. Please request when you make a booking.
Why do they have red crests? How do they interact with humans? Where do they go in summer? Enjoy our lecture on site!

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Program details
Available time period

2019-12-15 - 2020-03-30

Required time
- Half Day
(Total time approx. 4 hours)
(1)9:00-13:00
(2)13:00-17:00

- Full Day
(Total time approx. 8 hours)
(1)9:00-17:00

Time adjustment to your schedule is also possible. Please inquire.
Program fee
[Half Day] 2 or more participants/ price per person:6,000 yen
[Half Day]Fee for 1 participants:8,000 yen
[Full Day] 2 or more participants/ price per person:9,000 yen
[Full Day] Fee for 1 participants:12,000 yen
Included in this fee
Guide fee, insurance fee
Payment method
Please pay by cash (yen only) on site.
Language
Japanese,English

Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
Requirements for participation
Ages 7 and up.
We will consider your physical condition carefully so that from a child to the elderly, you can fully enjoy this activity.
Meeting location
Kushiro city, Tsurui-mura, Shibecha-chou, Kushiro-chou, Teshikaga-chou.
Pick up available for those staying in hotels in the Kushiro wetlands area. Please inquire at your booking about exact pick up/drop off location and time.
Things to bring / required items
Warm clothes (ski wear etc.), hat, gloves
Warm socks (an extra pair would be good)
Long winter boots or trekking boots
Lunch (before the program starts, we will be stopping by a convenience store)
Attention:
Due to drastic weather changes this activity may be cancelled or changed.
To lesson our impact on the natural surroundings, please understand that this activity features only a small number of participants.
Please refrain from this activity if you are under the influence of alcohol.
We are closed on New Year's Eve (31th December) and New Year's Day (1st January).
Area
Kushiro Akan
Available time period
2019-12-15 - 2020-03-30
Required time
- Half Day
(Total time approx. 4 hours)
(1)9:00-13:00
(2)13:00-17:00

- Full Day
(Total time approx. 8 hours)
(1)9:00-17:00

Time adjustment to your schedule is also possible. Please inquire.
Program fee
[Half Day]
・2 or more participants:6,000 yen/per person
・Single participant:8,000yen

[Full Day]
・2 or more participants:9,000 yen/per person
・Single participant:12,000 yen
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Customer Reviews

great guide and experience
Karen
2020/02/13
Great guide for half day tour to see the cranes. Organized; on time; knowledgeable; pleasant company; great English. Brought a spotting scope t...
Lovely tour
Jasmine Bok
2015/03/14
Great tour to see the tanchou, especially sunset at Otowa Bridge. The tanchou are majestic birds, worth of being Japan's icon. Thank you f...
Operator Information
Operator Information
President
UJIHARA, Hidekazu

Profile

Founded in 1997, we always try lessen our impact on nature and our surroundings and so our guides walk with only a small number of participants as we tour the fields of the Kushiro wetlands.

Comments

When spreading its wings the Japanese red-crowned crane has a span of about 2m or more! Let's go and meet this big bird.

Company information

Company:R
Address:ShimohororoTsurui-mura, Akan-gun Hokkaido

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