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Outdoor Activities in Hokkaido
Hokkaido is a paradise for adventurous travelers! Even near the capital of Sapporo it is possible to find great skiing, ice fishing, snowshoeing and other wintry activities in stunning natural surroundings. Check out some popular outdoor activities across the island, and have a blast experiencing Hokkaido's landscape on these tours.
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  1. Snowshoe through ice covered trees in the Orofure Forest, where snow and wind combine to make Juhyo, the ice monster trees, large and beautiful natural works of art.
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  2. Ice Floe and Bird Watching Cruise from Rausu Shiretoko/ Abashiri
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    Take a cruise through the ice floes of Shiretoko, and see animals that spend the winter in Hokkaido! Enjoy the view of the dramatic views of nature on an icebreaker cruise.

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    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. 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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    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Snow Field Play Set for Adults and Children near Shin Chitose Airport Sapporo Area
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    Located only 10 minutes by car from Chitose Station, get out and play with the powder snow of Hokkaido. Try riding a snow mobile or 4-wheeled buggy, snow rafting, horseback riding and much more.

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  5. 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!
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    USD98.88

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  6. Walking Tour of the Kushiro Wetlands from Toro Kushiro/ Akan/ Mashu
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    You can enjoy the wild nature of Kushiro in each season. Go snowshoeing in winter or explore the fields in spring and autumn. Let us show you the beauty of Hokkaido.
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    USD242.69

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    7 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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.
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    USD62.92

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    4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  8. Experience the wintry beauty of Lake Shikotsu during the Ice Festival and have fun in the snow at SnowLand Rurumap. Ride banana boards, sleds and more. Drop-off at Shin-Chitose Airport available.
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  9. Trek snow covered paths around Lake Mashu and enjoy the sight of the placid lake in the crisp winter air. Warm up on the return with a hot spring bath.
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    USD134.83

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    9.5 hour(s) (morning)