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Barato River Smelt Ice Fishing Experience with Free Transfers from Sapporo

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Enjoy ice fishing for tasty little wakasagi (smelt) just 30 minutes from Sapporo, and sample the freshest fish tempura with your lunch!

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Try this popular local pastime, ice fishing on the famous Barato River. No need for special equipment, as warm pants and thick boots are provided.

Experience drilling the ice, get fishing tips and guidance from the experienced instructor. On sunny days you can fish outside the tent too! There are clean bathrooms and a rest area available for guests.

After fishing, stop by a famous restaurant and store to sample some of Hokkaido's tastiest delicacies or have a warming lunch and fish tempura!
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Price
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 75.00
USD 75.00
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 56.25
USD 56.25
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 75.00
USD 75.00
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 56.25
USD 56.25
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: You can choose either Pick-up or Check-in (free).
  • Inclusion: Equipment rental / Fishing equipment / Warm clothing / Insurance / English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • 09:00 Pick-up at Select Hotels or JR Sapporo Station North Exit (by Family Mart)
  • 09:40 Preparation
    IMG_4543 Take a drive out to Barato river from Sapporo and get prepared for your exciting fishing experience. Upon arrival, change into warm overalls and boots inside the tent.
  • 10:20 Wakasagi Fishing Experience
    20141212005405_420885125_10234_9 Make way to the tent and shield yourself from the frigid winds as you test your fishing skills. Your experienced guide will give you helpful tips to get your catch!
  • 12:20 End of Fishing
  • 13:00 Lunch
    20150118155628_147317280_10234_9 Your guide will take you to a famous local restaurant, where you can try famous local delicacies including smelt tempura!
    (Lunch price is not included in the tour fare.)
  • 15:00-15:30 Tour Ends on Site or Drop-off at JR Sapporo Station North Exit
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • Please note that pick-ups are limited to hotels in Sapporo only. Private residences and Airbnb's are not available.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Participants in middle school and below must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Long pants
    • Warm hat or jacket with a hood
    • Warm winter jacket and comfortable clothing
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Rental Boots and Warm pants
      If you need rental boots and warm pants, please let us know the size in advance.
Additional Note(s)
    • The tour dates may be changed depending on ice conditions.
    • English guides may be available.
    • The tour may be cancelled in case of heavy snow or bad weather.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 23:59 local time, 2 business days to 23:59 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 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 75.00
USD 75.00

Taxes & fees included

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(5.00/5.00) 5.00 / 5
(6 reviews)
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 6 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

Everyone had a great time!! Both the guys made it very easy and extremely enjoyable. Was definitely a highlight of the trip for everyone and will 100% consider doing again next time we come. Thanks a ...more
by: Gavab
Junjiro and Jin were our tour guides. They were very friendly and they set everything up for you! Prompt pick up, and they drop you off too. They also drive you to a small but great mom and pop restau...more
by: Gift
The children enjoy it very much. The staffs are very friendly and kind. This is really the great experience to my family. Thank you.
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Barato River Smelt Ice Fishing Experience with Free Transfers from Sapporo