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Drift ice kayak tour / Abashiri

Original price ₩196,000 - Original price ₩196,000
Original price
₩196,000 - ₩196,000
Current price ₩196,000
 Abashiri, Hokkaido    
 Safety measures    
 2.5 hours (Approx.)      
 Offered in: English
What you will do
This tour is a tour where you can enjoy the wild experience of kayaking through drift ice in Abashiri, eastern Hokkaido. If you are looking for a special adventure in Hokkaido in winter, this is the perfect experience for you.
Drift ice from the Amur River in Russia covers the Sea of Okhotsk in eastern Hokkaido. This drift ice can only be seen in Abashiri for two months from mid-January to mid-March.
Don't miss the Hokkaido winter experience limited to these two months and try drift ice kayaking. Local guides who are familiar with the area will guide you through the tour, so anyone can enjoy the tour with peace of mind.

Duration mid Feb- begin Mar
Price 22,000 yen/person (2 person+)
42,000 yen/person (1 person)
Age 10 yrs+
Schedule 10:00-12:30

What's Included
 Equipment (Kayak, paddle, dry suit)
 English-speaking tour guide
 Digital photos data (if you can download them)
 All taxes
 Insurance fee
 Pickup and Dropoff service

Departure & Return

Departure Point
Location: Abashiri Base of Connectrip
Address: 821-2 Yobito, Abashiri City, Hokkaido
How to get there: 
-10 minutes from Abashiri Station by car
-On National Route 39 along Lake Abashiri, 300 meters from "Hotel Abashirikoso" toward Abashiri city, on the left side

Return Details:
Location: Abashiri Base of Connectrip
Address: 821-2 Yobito, Abashiri City, Hokkaido
How to get there: 
-10 minutes to Abashiri Station by car
Things to know
1. Guest requirements 
  -Children 10-12 yrs must be accompanied by a guardian
-No wheelchair accessible
-No recommended for pregnant travelers
-No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
-Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival required
-Self-management of your belongings
-We may cancel the tour due to the bad weather condition before the tour starts. We will let you know about the cancelation as soon as possible and don’t worry we promise you a full refund.
-In the case of drift ice conditions and stormy weather, it may be canceled. Even after the start of the tour, it may be turned back, interrupted, or canceled due to sudden changes in weather. In that case, we will not refund you.
 The level is beginner or middle 

2. What to bring
-Free rental of the dry suit is included in this tour. The clothes in the dry suit are preferably made of insulating material.
-Thick socks
-Bottom: It is preferable to use a material that is easy to move around in, such as a sweatshirt, rather than jeans.
-Snow boots: If you don't have any, we have snow boots for free rental.
-Gloves: Please prepare gloves that can get wet. If you do not have one, there is a free rental.
-Hats or earmuffs: · The outside temperature makes your ears very cold. Please bring a hat or earmuffs that cover your ears.

4. Cancellation policy 

[Cancellation charges]
‐7 days before the tour start time: 50%
‐2 days before the tour start time: 75%
‐On the day of the tour: 100%
-You can cancel up to 7 days in advance of the experience for a full refund.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 7 days before the experience’s start time.
‐If you cancel less than 7 days before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
‐Any changes made less than 7 days before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
‐Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
‐This tour requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
‐This tour requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.