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Spring and Autumn Shakotan and Nikka Whisky Brewery Tour from Sapporo or Otaru


Enjoy the coastal scenery of the Shakotan Peninsula, considered one of the most beautiful coastlines in Japan. Sample fresh seafood and try the world-famous Nikka whiskey on this fun day trip!

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With dramatic sea cliffs jutting out into the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, the Shakotan Peninsula is one of the most remarkable sights in Hokkaido. Surrounded on three sides by the teeming waters of the mighty Pacific, seafood is a prominent part of life in this area. Enjoy a lunch of fresh local favorites!

Along the way stop at one of the world’s top whisky distilleries, Nikka Whisky Yoichi, and see why year after year the pure malt whisky from this region wins international accolades. Experience a different side of Hokkaido on this full-day adventure.
Pick-ups available in Sapporo and Otaru.
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Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • 08:15 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 08:30 Departure from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 09:20 Pick-up at Otaru Station Bus Terminal
    Guests staying in Otaru may join the tour too!
  • 09:50 Yoichi Rest Stop (25 min)
  • 11:10 Shimamui Coastline (25 min)
    Facing the grand Sea of Japan, make your way to the observatory deck extending from the steep cliffs.
  • 11:40 Lunch at Irika Rinkou-Sou (40 min)
    shakotan restaurant Sample the famous local seafood and traditional dishes!
  • 12:45 Cape Kamui (1 hour)
    shakotan cape kamui 2 One of the highlights of the Shakotan Peninsula, with stunning views of the sea. Explore this wild area and see the unusual rock formations by Kamui Rock. Local legend has it that any ship which had women on board would sink if it tried to sail past Cape Kamui.
  • 14:05 Misaki-no-Yu Shakotan (1 hour 15 min)
    shakotan onsen Experience a traditional rotemburo (open-air hot springs bath) with fantastic views of the sea. Relax in the steaming waters.
  • 16:10 Yoichi Nikka Whisky Distillery (50 min)
    shakotan clear skies Visit one of Japan's top whisky makers in this location blessed with clear water and rich peat. Nikka whiskies have won international accolades, so come find out why by tasting their famous whiskies!
  • 17:30 Otaru Station Bus Terminal (drop-off point)
  • 18:05 Nishimachi Kita 20 and Miyanosawa Station (drop-off point)
  • 18:20 Kita 1 Nishi 12 (drop-off point)
  • 18:35 Sapporo Clock Tower (drop-off point)
  • 18:40 Check-out at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
    • Please arrive at the check in counter with your printed voucher at least 15 minutes before the tour departure time.
    • For children under the age of 6 who require a seat, please book as 'Child 6-11'.
    • Those boarding from Otaru Station Bus Terminal, boarding will be from stop number 6.
Additional Note(s)
    • The duration of sightseeing may be changed due to traffic and the number of passengers.
    • Tours may be cancelled due to natural disasters and 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.
    • At the hot springs towels are for sale only. Hand towel 300 JPY, bath towel 400JPY, bath and hand towel set 600 JPY.
    • The Distillery will be a self-guided tour. In the case of delays due to traffic or other incidents, you may not have enough time to tour around the area or sample drinks. Factory tour is not included.
    • Participants with physical or mental disabilities are entitled to special discounts. Please show your Disability Certification to qualify.
    • Lunch menu will be:
      Crab stew, preserved shrimp, sweetened fish, salmon roe in soy sauce, fried Hokke white fish, cooked jellyfish and seaweed, pickles, herring, salmon/conch/shrimp sashimi, rice
    • This tour is operated entirely in Japanese.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 00:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Language Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 10.5 hour(s)
Meal Lunch
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