Abashiri Tour: Drift Ice Cruise on Icebreaker Ship Aurora - 1 Day

Abashiri Tour: Drift Ice Cruise on Icebreaker Ship Aurora

With our 1-Day Japan Tour from Sapporo, view the drift ice and winter scenery at the Sea of Okhotsk.

Highlights
• Cruise around on the Icebreaker ship Aurora on this day trip to Abashiri from Sapporo.
• Lunch is a specialty of Abashiri called ‘Okhotsk Abashiri Zangi Don.’

Abashiri Tour: Drift Ice Cruise on Icebreaker Ship Aurora

Sapporo station, North exit, Kane-no-Hiroba (Meet at 7:50 am)
↓ Bus
Roadside Station Maruseppu (Shopping/20 mins)
↓ Bus
Okhotsk Bazaar, Abashiri (Okhotsk Abashiri Zangi Don lunch / 60mins. A slightly late time of 13:30)
– Lunch is a specialty of Abashiri called ‘Okhotsk Abashiri Zangi Don’ consisting of Okhotsk pink salmon marinated in natural Shirauo soy sauce and then deep-fried with the ‘zangi’ placed on top of the rice.
↓ Bus
Aurora Icebreaker Ship boarding point, Roadside Station Ryuho Kaido Abashiri (Board the ship/60 mins)
-Cruise around on the Icebreaker ship Aurora on this day trip to Abashiri from Sapporo. View the drift ice and winter scenery at the Sea of Okhotsk. This is a must-do activity at least once!
↓ Bus
Roadside Station Maruseppu (Rest/20 mins)
↓ Bus
Sapporo North Exit (Schedule 22:30)

Drift ice season in last two years (source: Abashiri Local Meteorological Observatory)
2017: January 31 (first day), February 2 (first day approaching shore) and April 24 (last day)
2018: January 28 (first day), February 2 (first day approaching shore) and March 31 (last day)

We have Extra Meal Options for You:
1. Lunch upgrade
Okhotsk Seafood Rice Bowl: JPY1,300 (inc. tax)
– Sushi rice topped with seafood including crab, shrimp, salmon roe, salmon, and scallops.
2. Dinner Bento
Crab Rice Bento (no tea): JPY1,200 (inc. tax)
If interested in either of these options, please click the options when booking. Please pay a member of staff on the day in cash.

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