Abashiri Ice Fishing and Drift ice sightseeing Ship Trip

Come enjoy winter in Abashiri, during a one day trip with an English speaking guide. 

Available for small groups from 2 to 4 people. 

The tour includes a journey on the famous icebreaker ship from Abashiri, Sightseeing drift ice from Cape Notoro, and Icefishing activity on the frozen Abashiri Lake.

We will of course take care of the reservation of the tickets, and the organization of the tour. So that all you have to do is to enjoy this unique experience in Japan.

*Access to the ship/boarding time may be subject to changes due to crowd conditions. 


☆ Season January 20 - March 15(Depending on ice condition, it might end earlier.) 



8:15 - 8:45am Pick up at JR Abashiri Station (Town of Abashiri, Hokkaido) 

Please contact us for the fees if you want to be picked up at another place. 

Drift ice sightseeing

Tour lasts for approximately 1 hour. (Subject to change according to drift ice conditions.)

Arrival at Cape Notoro


Smelt ice fishing 

16:00 Drop-off at Abashiri Station 


【Tour Price】 Private trip tour
Guide fee

20,000 Yen per person for 2 persons group

15,000 Yen per person for 3-4 persons group 



 ・English speaking local guide

 ・Pick-up and drop-off

 ・Private transportation in 4wd vehicle 

 ・All taxes 



 ・6000 Yen per person for the fishing at private spot. (license, tent, fishing gear and Lunch eating the fish in Tempura fry)

 ・4000 Yen per person for the cruise tickets

 Please bring 10000 Yen / person in cash.

(Cruise and fishing may be affected by weather and ice conditions, so please bring cash to pay the cruise ticket and fishing license locally.)


【What to bring】 

・Season appropriate clothing, Snow boots, drinks



 Additional Information 

  • Transfers area, please consult.
  • Trips can be modified to match your preferences and travel needs.

  • Please feel free to ask us if you have any questions!