Encounter local animals and watch them hunt, play and relax in their natural habitat. Choose from day or night tours, and keep your eyes open to spot the wildlife. Great for photographers, kids and animal-lovers alike.
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  1. See Japan's iconic bird, the red-crowned crane, in various parts of the Hokkaido landscape on this bus tour. Visit the crane park take in the view at both Kushiro Onsen and Hosooka Observatories.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD35.68

    Daily
    7 - 7.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Capture the sight of wild birds and animals hiding within the snow covered forest. Use your binoculars and hike around or take a car to comfortably find areas to spot the wildlife.

    USD26.76

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Set off around the pristine forests near Lake Akan and keep your eyes open for signs of the deer and other animals that make their home in the region.

    USD31.22

    Daily
    (morning)
  4. Open Nature Watching Tour in Nemuro Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu
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    Step into the vast and open wilderness of Hokkaido's Nemuro region, with the huge Lake Furen and seemingly never-ending swathes of wetlands, forest, and more. Half and Full Day courses available.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USDFree

    100%
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    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  5. Bird Watching Tour in Nemuro Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu
    Enjoy wild bird watching in Nemuro, an area famous for having over 360 kinds of birds, about two thirds of Japan's wild birds! From summer to winter, you can see them in all seasons.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD49.06

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  6. Enjoy the great nature of eastern Hokkaido with a private guide to show you the special beauty of winter in Hokkaido in safety and comfort.
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    From USD379.07

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening, night)
  7. Get a look at the dynamic sights of nature as you trek near the ice floes and make your way to a frozen waterfall. If you get lucky, you may see eagles overhead.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD44.60

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Spend time experiencing some smelt fishing on the icy lake of Abashiri. After savoring your freshly caught fish, select from either bird watching or snow shoeing for a fun winter day.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD62.44

    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. Enjoy a fun fishing adventure out on the frozen lake to catch some fresh smelt. Savor this special winter delicacy as a hot tempura on the spot for a tasty meal in Hokkaido.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD35.68

    Daily
  10. Spend half day snow shoe trekking toward the magnificent frozen waterfall. After your time outdoors, select from either smelt fishing or bird watching for a full day of winter fun!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD98.11

    Daily
  11. Set out to see Steller's sea eagle and the white-tailed sea eagle in an easy tour. The guide will drive you by car, making this perfect for a wide age range.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD26.76

    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  12. Feel the wonders of the winter with a nature tour of Kushiro. Try snowshoe walking if there is enough snow, and keep an eye out for wild animals in the area.

    USD53.52

    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Find the rare Japanese Crane, a must see sight of winter in the Kushiro Marsh. Explore outdoors then ride the retro steam locomotive on your way back.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD53.52

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Set off aboard ship into the ice floes and watch for white-tailed sea eagles, Steller's sea-eagles and seals in the chill winter. See them swim and climb the drifting ice.

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    Daily
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  15. Using snowshoes, trek out to see a scenic waterfall that pours out from a cliff. Many wild deer, birds, and other animals native to the Hokkaido region can often be seen while walking.

    From USD35.68

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  16. Take this rare opportunity to witness the Japanese Tancho cranes up close. Bring your camera and capture the sights of the beautiful cranes in the snow covered land of Kushiro.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD66.90

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Discover one of Noboribetsu Onsen's hidden spots, the Ooyunuma river, a forest footbath. Soak your feet in the world's only foot bath that flows in a river!
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    From USD12.49

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    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  18. Kushiro is famous for the local red-crested white cranes in the Tanchozuru Natural Park. If you are lucky, you may catch a sight of them being fed or see them fight off hawks and eagles.
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    From USD60.87

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    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  19. Kushiro River Canoe Expedition with Red Crowned Crane Watching Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu
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    Visit the Kottaro Marsh on the Arekinai River, a branch of the Kushiro River. This beautiful location is home to a "town" of red-crowned cranes. Enjoy the wildlife and gorgeous winter-only scenery.

    USD80.27

    Daily
    (morning)
  20. Visit Akan's 3 biggest lakes by taxi and marvel at the clarity of Lake Mashu, Lake Kussharo and Lake Akan. You can also check out the Japanese Crane Nature Park!
    Pick-up Provided

    USD340.90

    Daily
    (morning)