Half Day Blue Cave Snorkeling and Bikuni Tour on the Shakotan Peninsula


Abundant nature and the beautiful shore line of Hokkaido create the beautiful Swim in a rare natural Blue Cave near the Shakotan Peninsula located right by Otaru.

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Elementary school
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USD 45.94
Groups of more than 15 participants are accepted!
  • Duration: 2.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking guide / Lecture fee / Equipment rental / Wetsuit / Shoe rental / Insurance
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 09:00 Meet at Shakotan Marine parking lot (2 - 2.5 hours)
  • Set out for the Blue Cave
    ao_d_0005 Snorkel swim is for about 45 min.
  • Shakotan Blue
    ao_d_0002 Shakotan Blue is welcoming you. Staff will take a picture under the water! If you can't swim, just hold on the rope, and the staff will support you.
  • Blue Cave Entrance
    ao_d_0003 Just follow the staff into the mythical cave. See the schools of fish that make it their home.
  • Blue Cave
    ao_d_0004 See the shining water surface! Forget about the time, listen to the sound of waves, and let stress wash away in the Blue Cave.
  • 11:30 Tour ends at Shakotan Marine
    • Elementary students and above may participate only in August and September, and must be at least 120 cm tall.
      As to other ages, participants must be over 140 cm tall and mentally and physically healthy to participate.
    • From April to mid June, single participants are unable to participate.
      As to other months, individual bookings are accepted.
      * If you don't mind being with other participates, it may be possible to join another tour.
    • Pregnant individuals may not participate in this activity.
    • Guests on their period may participate if they have appropriate sanitary items and do not have any restrictions to daily activities.
    • Please tell the staff about your condition on the day of the tour, truthfully.
      Even mild colds, hay fever, or cavities could affect you while diving.
    • JPY 500 will be charged for the usage of facility, such as rest room and shower.
    • Underage participants (under 20 years old) must obtain their parents' signature to participate.
    • Please note there may be cases where you need to submit a medical certificate by a doctor, or you cannot participate in the tour, if you experienced some disease in the past.
    • Take medicine against motion-sickness if you easily get sick in a car or ferry.
    • Let us know your size of wet suit, dry suit, boots, through application form.
      Tell us the # of women and man and everybody's ages.
      (rental fee is included in the activity fee)
    • If you need, wear contact lenses.
      * Disposable one would be suitable.
      With regular mask (goggle), will see as 1.5 times bigger than normal. There are some with prescription lens as well but not so many.
    • If you need to borrow a mask with prescription lens, let us know through application form. But there's no guarantee that they will suit you well.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Middle of Jun.- Oct.
      *Depending on every year's climate condition.
      Swim suit, beach sandals, bathing tools for shower, or dry suits not to get wet.
      In case you wear dry suits, bring warm sweatshirt clothes (top & bottom), and long socks.
      Let you know by email whether we will be wearing dry suits or wet suits.
Additional Note(s)
    • We will give you a CD-R of your picture data.
      * For water activity, camera might be out of order, please understand.
      It's OK to bring your camera, if it is waterproof.
      * During peak season, data may be sent by Giga File instead.
    • Tour might be changed depending on sea condition.
    • In case of changing schedule or cancellation, we will let you know by phone.
    • If you need transportation service, consult us. During the peak season, sometimes it may not be offered.
    • For groups of 10 or more, cancellations made after the tour is confirmed will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 18:00 local time, 2 business days to 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 55.13
USD 55.13

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 2.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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