Double-Decker Bus Tour of Sapporo to Okurayama Ski Jump and Hitsujigaoka Hill

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Hop on-board a double-decker bus to see Sapporo's best spots. Take in the view from your seat of beautiful places like Hokkaido Shrine. Then Enjoy Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill and Okurayama Ski Jump.

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Enjoy the winter landscape of Sapporo by climbing aboard the double-decker bus. Avoid language barriers with your multi-lingual audio-guide and enjoy the opportunity to see some of the best photo spots in all of Japan!

Head over to the Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill, and take in the view. Not only will you be able to see the grazing sheep, but a view of the Ishikari Plain and even the Sapporo Dome in the distance. This area is also famous for its statue of Dr. William S. Clark with the phrase, "Boys, be ambitious!" on his pedestal.
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Standard Plan (December 1 - March 31)
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You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 40.
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Child (Age 6-11)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Child (Age 6-11)
USD 11.83
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Children under 6 may ride for free. One child under 6 is free per adult.
Duration: Approximately 3 hours 35 minutes.
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Bus fare / English audio guide / Japanese-speaking guide / Chinese audio guide / Admission to Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill / Korean audio guide
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 13:45 Check-in at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 14:00 Depart Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
    We will pass:
    Former Hokkaido Government Office Building
    Odori Park
    Former Sapporo Court House
    Hokkaido Governor's House
    Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art
    Hokkaido Shrine
  • 14:35 Okurayama Ski Jump Site (60 min)
    Visit the Ski Jump Site from the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics. Take a cable car to the top and enjoy fantastic views of Sapporo city.
  • Pass by Moiwa Mountain Road and Toyohira Munich Bridge
  • 16:10 Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill (50 min)
    A contrast of the rural and urban in Hokkaido, this area is a popular overlook spot for tourists in a grazing area for sheep. This spot offers fantastic views of the Ishikari Plain and the Sapporo Dome!
  • Pass by Sapporo Dome
  • 17:00 Fukuzumi Subway Station
  • 17:25 Susukino
    A former red-light district, this area is now famous for its wide variety of Sapporo ramen restaurants!
  • 17:30 Sapporo Clock Tower
    The oldest building in Sapporo, it was built in 1878 and is one of the last surviving Western-style structures from the Meiji era.
  • 17:35 Tour ends at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
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Additional Note(s)
    • The museum and footbath at Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill are both free of charge. A hand towel to wipe off your feet is available for 100 JPY at the footbath.
    • On 12/7, 1/22, and 3/4-3/7, the double-decker bus will be undergoing regularly scheduled mechanical checks and inspections. During these days various chartered sightseeing buses will be offered.
    • The bus can take a maximum of 40 passengers per tour.
    • In the case of a breakdown or scheduled maintenance a regular sightseeing bus may be offered with no multilingual audio system.
    • The time spent at each stop may be altered due to traffic or the size of the group.
    • The tour may end early due to holidays or other closures.
    • Depending on traffic or bad weather, the return bus to Sapporo Station may be delayed. Please allow enough time to make connecting transfers.
    • Tours may be cancelled due to bad weather or road closures. Please contact the tour operator to confirm that the bus will be operating in the event of inclement weather.
    • The double-decker bus is customized for a multilingual audio system (Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean).
    • Participants may show their ticket stub and receive a 10% discount for the Sports Museum and the chair lift as well as a discount on soft serve ice cream (down from ¥350 to ¥300.)
    • Due to inspection and maintenance, the chair lifts will be unavailable between April. 7th - 18th.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 40.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 2 hours prior to the activity start time will be subject to a charge of 100 yen.
USD 23.67
USD 23.67

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Language English, Japanese, Chinese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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