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◆Cruising on the sea of frozen ice! ◆Sail on the ice crusher "Garinkogo II" & Visit the lovely little seals in the Monbetsu Ocean Park! One day tour only in Winter! SPK0578 / Z0305

JPY 13,980
Departure Place
: Depart from Sapporo
Departure Period
: 2018.01.27 - 2018.03.11
Tour Length
: 1 day
: Japanese, English (Travel Guidelines), Chinese (Travel Guidelines),


  • Sail on the ice crusher "Garinkogo II" on the Sea of Okhotsk, which is the North-est sea in Japan. The cruise also has private rooms with adjustable temperature and other stores.
  • Visit the only marine park for raising seals in Japan. (Extra admission fee 200 Yen) and enjoy the world under the ice sea by sightseeing at the observation tower. (Extra admission fee 800 Yen)
  • Take you to Marukaichi Suisan and Dezuka Suisan for shopping seafood products. Fish plate and mayonnaise crab meat- ball will be given as a gift.
MOVIE:Sail on the ice crusher


Departure Place
Meal(s)Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 1 / Supper : 0
06:45Departure from ANA Hotel Sapporo
(Gathering at 06:35 am)
07:00Departure from Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu
(Gathering at 06:50 am)
08:15Sunagawa Service Area
(Resting/ Around 15 mins)
11:00Michi no Eki, Taki no Ue Service Area
(Resting/ Around 15 mins)
<Having Makunouchi lunch box on bus>
12:00Monbetsu "Garinkogo II"
(Sail on the ice crusher "Garinkogo II" on the Sea of Okhotsk, which is the North-est sea in Japan/ Around 60 mins)
13:15Monbetsu Ocean Park & Okhotsk Ice Sea Observation Tower
(Free time, extra admission fee for ocean park at 200 Yen & extra admission fee for observation tower at 800 Yen/ Around 60 mins)
14:30Marukaichi Suisan
(Shopping for different kinds of seafood/ Around 20 mins)
15:00Dezuka Suisan
(Shopping for different kinds of fish products, fish plate and mayonnaise crab meat-ball given as a gift./ Around 20 mins)
<Hokkaido Expressway>
(Will stop twice for resting on the way)
20:00Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu/ANA Hotel Sapporo /JR Sapporo Station North Exit
(19: 30~20: 00 ※Estimated arrival time)

Tour Plans

APer person


12 or above
JPY 13,980
3 to 11
JPY 12,980
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Garinkogo II

Equipped with Archimedes screw makes it strong in the cold ocean.
Tackled by drifting ice, Garinko bring in the thrill for the passengers.
Wrapped in excitement makes you forget the time and how cold you are.
Enjoy the one and only experience brought by Garinko.

Okhotsk Ice Sea Observation Tower

Located 1 km from the coast, the main purpose of the tower is for ice sea observation.
The panoramic view of the Okhotsk Sea can be seen 360 degrees from the third floor, which is about 38.5 metres high.
There is a mini aquarium on the underground floor. And the world under the ice sea can be observed through the windows from the seabed 7.5 metres below sea level.
In addition, there is an exhibition of photos and films about the tower construction and ice sea observation records on the first floor. And souvenir shops as well.

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Cancellation Policy

10day(s) before tour date20% of total
7day(s) before tour date30% of total
1day(s) before tour date40% of total
The day100% of total
Cancellation standard is based on our business hour (until 17:30 in Japan time).
※ Please be noted that we are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays and New Year Holidays (29Dec to 3Jan) .


Region(s) Hokkaido
Language Japanese, English (Travel Guidelines), Chinese (Travel Guidelines)
Range of language support
Though there is no language or translation support, we will prepare travel voucher in your language (English or Chinese) and send to you by e-mail.
Minimum number of participants for operation 1 person
  • Participant of this tour will ride with Japan local visitor.
  • Please be noted that you cannot change the scheduled return location after the tour.
  • In case of traffic congestion or any other uncontrollable reasons, may lead to changes on tour schedule or time shorten in each sightseeing spots, please be noted in advance.
  • This tour is organized by Sapporo Express Co., Ltd and it will be mixed riding with Japanese travelers
  • Depends on the weather and traffic conditions of the day, schedule may change, please be noted.
  • If there is no frozen ice can be seen on the sea, Okhotsk candy and "Garinkogo II" ball pen will be given as compensation.
  • If the cruise is not operating after bus arrival, refund will be made at 1700 Yen per adult and 800 Yen per child. And schedule will change to visit Okhotsk Sea Ice Museum of Hokkaido.
  • If the cruise is not operating or due to blockage of road the bus cannot arrive Mobetsu, refund will be made at 2700 Yen per adult and 1350 Yen per child. And schedule will change to visit Sounkyo Hyobaku Festival.
  • All items left in the tour bus will be disposed by our company.
  • No compensation for any time delay on bus.
  • No show without any notification in advance will cause you to pay in full with no refund.
  • Other Notes
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