Otaru and Shiroi Koibito Park Tour from Sapporo

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Otaru Canal

Departing from Sapporo, visit the retro town of Otaru and then explore the famous Shiroi Koibito Park. A great introduction to the best sights near Sapporo.

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Otaru, a small port town 25 minutes away from Sapporo, is now famous for its beautiful Meiji-era buildings, romantic canals and wonderful sweets. The first stop will be at the historical Kitaichi Glass Museum and Shop built in 1891. Along the same street, you will find the famous timber-framed Otaru Music Box Museum built in the Meiji Era. You will also visit the Shiroi Koibito Park, where the representative sweet of Hokkaido is made.

Satisfy your appetite and aesthetic sense in this short but fulfilling tour!
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 43.44
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 23.69
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 43.44
USD 43.44
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 23.69
USD 23.69
Children under 6 who do not require seats ride free (1 Child x 1 Adult)
  • Duration: 7 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Japanese-speaking guide / Entrance fee to Shiroi Koibito Park
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 11:10 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 11:25 Departure from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 12:20 Kitaichi Glass Museum, Venezia Museum and Kitakaro Shop (120 mins)
    stsg_wnt_i_2 Enjoy the colorful glass artwork lined up in the shop and the fresh aroma of coffee in the cafe, lit up by locally made lamps.

    Feel free to have a quick bite or a proper meal in the vicinity.
  • 14:35 Former Central Branch of Hokkaido Bank (Otaru Bine Winery) (15 mins)
    clocktower Enjoy wine tasting at Otaru Bine Winery, which is housed in the former central branch of Hokkaido Bank.
  • 14:55 Otaru Canal (40 mins)
    Shiroi Koibito factory cropped Otaru Canal played a significant role in the city's development as a port town in early 20th century. As the canal slowly became obsolete, the warehouses became museums and restaurants, transforming the area into a charming place for a nostalgic stroll.
  • 16:10 Shiroi Koibito Park (65 mins)
    Shiroi Koibito factory cropped Shiroi Koibito, literally meaning white lovers, is the name of a cookie that is made up of two thin butter cookies with white chocolate in between.The Shiroi Koibito Park has Euopean-style buildings, gardens, and lots of yummy sweets to try.
  • 17:20 Nishimachi Kita 20 cho-me(Miyanosawa Subway Station)(Drop-off point)
  • 17:35 Kita 1 jo Nishi 12 cho-me(Drop-off point)
  • 17:50 Sapporo Clock Tower (Drop-off point)
  • 17:55 Tour ends at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Package detail / Schedule
    • For children under the age of 6 who require seats, please book as 'Child 6-11'.
Additional Note(s)
    • At Kitakaro, show your bus ticket stub to receive 2 Hanamasu no Koi cookies for free.
    • The duration of sightseeing may be changed due to traffic and the number of passengers.
    • Due to holidays the tour may be cut short.
    • Tours may be cancelled due to a disaster (road closure due to marathon race) etc. Please contact us and check the situation with the tour in the event of abnormal weather.
    • Depending on traffic or bad weather, the return bus to Sapporo Station may be delayed. Please allow enough time to make connecting transfers.
    • Discount vouchers for Kitano-Ryoba shop at Otaru Canal Branch, Otaru 5 Go Branch and Otaru Canal Branch Annex will be distributed. (10% discount for art crafts and meals; 5% discount for snacks) However, this excludes Chuo Bus Original Donburi, drinks and alcohol.
    • Show your bus ticket stub to receive meal discounts at Otaru Canal Shokudo (excluding Kuraya) or at Hanagokoro Otaru Branch.
    • After dropping customer's off at the Kitaichi Glass Museum Bus stop, the bus will return to pick-up customer's at the same stop 5-minutes before the departure time.
    • You can enjoy the Chuo Bus Original Seafood Donburi rice bowl, exclusive for tour members at JPY1,598.
      Chuo Bus Original Seafood Donburi includes salmon, salmon roe, tuna, scallop, shrimp, flying fish roe, squid, and egg, plus a bowl of miso soup.
      - Lamb Jingiskhan grill (at Otaru branch): JPY 1,274
      - Sashimi meal (at Otaru branch): JPY 1,382
      - Sirloin Steak Set (at Otaru branch): JPY 2,786
    • Participants who are not able to visit the Shiroi Koibito Park by 17:00 due to traffic conditions will not be able to enter the exhibit.
    • This tour is operated entirely in Japanese.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between the booking confirmation date to 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of JPY 100 per participant.
  • Any cancellations made after 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 43.44
USD 43.44

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Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 7 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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