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Gojiraiwa Kanko - Day Tours (West Shiretoko)

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Address: 51 Utorohigashi, Shari-gun, Shari-cho 099-4355, Hokkaido
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An excellent way to experience the peninsula when on limited time

We went on the small boat operator who I believe was Utoro Cruise: Kamuiwakka cruises. We paid the 円8000 on the advice that this would get us closer to the shore and the boat... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We went on the small boat operator who I believe was Utoro Cruise: Kamuiwakka cruises. We paid the 円8000 on the advice that this would get us closer to the shore and the boat travelled quicker which allowed more time at each site. I have nothing to compare it to but the tour was excellent. We saw bears and a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We took the 2 hour long brown bear course (went end of June) from Utoro -- we saw an eagle and 4 bears (one lone bear, and a mother with two cubs!!!!). As the boat is still kind of big (45 person max), we couldn't get that close to shore. I'm very happy we got to see bears! My one... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We knew there was no sea ice near Rausu but wanted to get close to the Steller's and White-tailed Sea Eagles. We managed to book this trip ¥7000 each for birder and photographer the night before going, other boat was full. The photographer big DSLR pays more if there is ice. Everything went perfectly, we were met at the harbour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

Seasonal program, please check official website for more detail. Purposely come to Utoro onsen for this drift ice walk, weather condition no good this few day, big wave, less drift ice, but still ok for experience. Drift ice walk location are public area, if you have the equipment or you dont need them, you can go on your own. This... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

Took the morning nature viewing trip from Shari. Boat is large, modern, and easily accommodates all passengers. The trip is interesting, with an excellent view of the peninsula. We were fortunate to spot a mother bear with two cubs in tow walking on the rocky shore. Amazing opportunity! Trips seems rather long, as the return leg is viewing the same... More 

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