Central Area Ishikari Bay Snowshoe Experience

  • Ishikari Bay Snowshoe Experience


In this activity, participants put on snowshoes and walk through the snow fields around the Ishikari Lighthouse and along the snowy shores of the Ishikari River. Huge pieces of driftwood that fall near the lighthouse look like "winter monsters" covered in icicles, creating a magical ambiance. You may even spot white-tailed eagles, an endangered species. Enjoy the frigid, dynamic scenery where Hokkaido's longest river, the Ishikari River, meets the Sea of Japan.

Course schedule

1Depart Ishikari Hachiman Shrine (9:00)
2Hamanasunooka Park
3Ishikari River Mouth
4Hamanasunooka Park (separate route from Step 2)
5Return to Ishikari Hachiman Shrine (13:00)

・Approx. 5km in total.
・Please note that the course conditions and scenery will vary depending on snow and weather.

Basic information

Early January to late January, early March to mid March
*Depending on snow conditions.
Time required
About 4 hours
Implementation time
Japanese language support: Up to 2 people 13,000 yen (plus tax), 1 additional person 5,500 yen (plus tax).
English speaking guests: up to 2 people 16,000 yen (plus tax), 1 additional person 6,000 yen (plus tax).
Japanese, English

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