From Sapporo to See the Frozen Ice Sea& Visit Monbetsu Ocean Park! Bento Lunch Included. SC0027

JPY 15,980
Departure Place
Depart from Sapporo
Departure Period
- 2021.03.07
Tour Length
1 day
English, Japanese,


  • Make a refreshing cool experience on the awe-inspiring Sea of Okhotsk and watch the huge chunks of drift ice only in this season!
  • Ice Crusher "Garinkogo II" is specially designed for sightseeing. With a total weight of 150 tons, it can accommodate maximum 195 people. Air-conditioning, heating, vending machines etc. are equipped on board, providing a comfortable sail experience.
  • Visit Seal Center, Okhotsk Tower and Seal Sea Paradise! There will be chance to see lovely seal, clione (also known as naked sea butterfly), and to witness the water zone world under floating ice. (Admission fees are not included. Seal Center is 200JPY; Okhotsk Tower is 800JPY; Seal Sea Paradise is 500JPY).
  • Direct transportation from Sapporo to Monbetsu is your time-saving choice! There is also shopping stop for buying local seafood souvenirs.
  • Lunch is provided with Makunouchi bento to have on the bus.


Departure Place
Meal(s)Breakfast : 0 / Lunch : 1 / Supper : 0
07:00Departure from ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Sapporo (Gathering at 06:20 am. Departing at 06:30 am)
Departure from View Hotels Odori Park (Gathering at 06:35 am. Departing at 06:45 am)
Departure from Premier Hotel Nakajima Park Sapporo (Gathering at 06:50 am. Departing at 07:00 am)
<Hokkaido Expressway>
(Take a rest at Sunagawa Highway Oasis/ Takinoue/ Around 30mins)
12:00Ice Crusher "Garinkogo II"
(Take the cruise to see overwhelming floating ice/ Around 60mins)
13:20Visit Seal Center, Okhotsk Tower and Seal Sea Paradise
(Free time/ Around 60mins ※Admission is not included.)
14:00Marukaichi Suisan
(Shop for local seafood souvenirs / Around 20mins)
14:30Dezuka Suisan
(Shop for local seafood souvenirs / Around 20mins)
Rest twice on returning trip
19:30Arrival at Premier Hotel Nakajima Park Sapporo = View Hotels Odori Park =ANA Crown Plaza Hotel Sapporo (Between 19:30 and 20:00)

Tour Plans

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12 or above
JPY 15,980
3 to 11
JPY 15,480
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Garinkogo II

Ice Flow


Destination Hokkaido
Language English, Japanese
Language Support
Minimum number of participants for operation 15 persons
There is a minimum number of participants to confirm tour departure. If tour is not operated, we will make notification 14days ahead of tour and make full refund to participants.
  • Local Japanese travelers may join the tour together.
  • Return location cannot be changed.
  • Schedule may be changed or cut due to actual traffic condition or other uncontrollable incidents. Please kindly be noted.
  • This tour is operated on the basis of Japanese tourist industry regulation.
  • Joining this tour on your last day in Hokkaido is not recommended. As there is a possibility of traffic congestion or other delay during the tour. In this case, no compensation will be made.
  • There is a possibility that arrival is delayed due to traffic conditions. When meeting with adverse weather or other uncontrollable factors, the tour may be changed or delayed. In this case, if there is cancelation on the departure day, no refund will be made. Please kindly be noted.
  • 3-12 years old will be regarded as children price. For kids under 2 years old to join this tour, please make the booking through phone but not online. The tour fee is 3000JPY per person.
  • There is a possibilty that floating ice may not be seen on the departure day. In this case, please refer to the following remarks: 1) If there is no floating ice due to climatic reason, presents will be given to participants. 2) If "Garinkogo II" cruise is not operated, presents will be given to participants and adult 1700JPY/ child 800JPY will be refunded. Alternative will be offered to visit OKHOTSK SEA ICE MUSEUM OF HOKKAIDO. 3) If "Garinkogo II" cruise is not operated, and Monbetsu is not reached, adult 2700JPY/ child 1350JPY will be refunded. Alternative will be offered to visit Sounkyo Ice Sculpture Festival.
  • Please write down in the remark column to let us know which place you would like to depart and dismiss.

Cancellation Policy

10th day prior to the tour date20% of the tour fee
7th day prior to the tour date30% of the tour fee
1th day prior to the tour date40% of the tour fee
On the day the tour starts50% of the tour fee
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