Kushiro All Must-Sees Full Day Private Tour with Government-Licensed Guide
This value-packed trip with a government-licensed and experienced multilingual tour guide is a fantastic and efficient way to explore Kushiro!
The world greatest Kushiro Marsh is right there in Kushiro, in which the real wildlife of Hokkaido can be found. Here in this marsh land of international importance is where the Ramsar Convention was formed. This was the first marsh land protection act in Japan. This allows for the viewing of beautiful landscape, lovely wildlife and other nature.
Your guide will start your day with a morning pickup at your hotel. Let us know what special requests you have for the day and we will customize your itinerary in advance!
Note*1: Please select your must-see spots from a list in the tour information to create your customized itinerary.
Note*2: National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter certification is issued by the Japanese government requires a good knowledge and understanding of Japanese culture and history.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Kushiroshitsugen National Park, Hokkaido
Here in this marsh land of international importance is where the Ramsar Convention was formed. This was the first marsh land protection act in Japan. You may be amazed to know that approximately 60 percent of Japanese land is marshy.
This allows for the viewing of beautiful landscape, lovely wildlife and other nature.You may not step into the marsh area for protection purposes but you may view it from the viewing areas or by canoe.
The summer and winter have drastically different yet equally beautiful sceneries to be seen. Enjoy this park from the vantage point of your choice here. During the winter you may be able to view the red-crowned cranes.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
The Kushiro City Museum, 1-7 Shunkodai, Kushiro 085-0822 Hokkaido
The outside of this building is made to represent a crane flying. The first floor is where information on the nature of Kushiro is displayed.
On the 2nd floor is displayed the history of Kushiro and on the 4th floor is a display on the Ainu people. Here you can learn in-depth about the history and nature of this land.
There is also Harutoriko lake in town to be enjoyed. Another lake that contains fresh and salt water is also here. It is where the Hibuna fish can be found. You can also see the Hibuna variety of fish in the nature center.
We recommend visiting the Kushiro City Museum and the Harutoriko Nature Center at the same time for the full experience.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf Moo, 2-4 Nishikicho Fisherman's Wharf Moo, Kushiro 085-0016 Hokkaido
At Kushiro Fisherman’s Wharf MOO, you can enjoy shopping with a beautiful view or a beautiful view with wonderful shopping. Within the facilities you will find souvenirs, food, and other shops perfect for destination shopping.
On the 2nd floor you can find the “Kishoro Port Stands” with many different varieties of seafood, specialty Hokkaido fried chicken, Chinese cuisine, yakitori and other delicious foods. There are tables in the center so you can choose your favorites and enjoy them all in one location.
There are also other restaurants with patios, beer halls, and dessert shops. This is a great place to enjoy the food and shopping unique to Kushiro! You will not be bored after a whole day here so come and enjoy!
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Kushiro Kobunkan, 2-1-12 Omachi, Kushiro 085-0847 Hokkaido
Koubunkan is located on the opposite shore from Kushiro Fisherman’s Wharf MOO. It is the renovated location of the old Kushiro Newspaper opened in 1908.
The singer Takuboku Ishikawa spent 76 days working with this newspaper so you will also find much information on him here. There is also a café located inside so come explore, relax, and enjoy.
Here you will find special events held on occasion as well. These include different photo or art galleries.
Duration: 1 hourPass By:
Nusamai Bridge, Kushiro 085-0000 Hokkaido
This is the shop that connects the fisherman’s wharf and Koubunkan. It is particularly beautiful during sunset. The 4 rock pillars, two on each side, include carvings that are especially beautiful in the golden sun of sunset.
You will wish to take a picture to enjoy this view forever. The view here will make you feel that you are in a different world. The beautiful Pacific Ocean and red sky in the background creates a view you will fully enjoy.
This is said to be one of the top 3 sunsets in all of Japan so why miss the opportunity!
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Infant seats available"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
Duration: 6 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
This private tour is a walking day tour. A private vehicle is not included. Public transportation or local taxis maybe used to transfer between sites. Exact transportation costs can be discussed with the guide after a reservation is finalized. Please have Japanese Yen on hand for your transportation costs. If you wish to arrange for a private vehicle, please contact us directly. Private vehicles must be booked 2 days before the tour date.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.