Wildlife Watching Tours

Shiretoko Winter Combination tours

We made combination tours for the guests who would like to experience many activities in one day
or who visit Shiretoko first time and do not know what to experience.
The combination tours are not only to get full of satisfaction but also affordable tours.
Please confirm the detail below!!

Line up of combination tours.

1) Wild life watching tours

2) Shiretoko best of winter tours

3)High lighted tours of Shiretoko


  1. Wild life watching tours
  2. Shiretoko best of winter tours
  3. High lighted tours of Shiretoko

Wild life observation tours

Tour information
This is the tour who want to encounter wild life which living harsh winter environment in Shiretoko.
In the morning, we will guides you through forest to one of Shiretoko's main attraction spots,
Furepe Waterfall, using snowshoes.
When the snow covers the forest, the footprints of animals are remain.
It is wonderful experience to trace those footprints and searching for remaining traces of animals.
In the afternoon, we will searching for wild Eagles.
You will never forget the spectacular moment of seeing such a massive eagle with over a meter body
length and two-meter wingspan as it soars overhead.

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Period
Dec 1st, 2022 - Mar 31st, 2023

*If there is not enough snow, we will use Rubber boots instead of using snowshoe in the tour.
(*Especially during December and end of March.)
In that case, the tour will be the same tour as spring/summer tour
and the tour fee is change to 6,600yen(Adult) and 4600yen(Children).

*It gets difficult to find the eagles in late March as they migrate to the further north.

Schedule
9:00 am - 12:00 am (-3h) Furepe Waterfall Snowshoe&Wildlife Watching Tour

Lunch on your own(We will pick you up at restaurants in the Utoro area.)

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm (-2.5h) Eagle and Wildlife Watching Tour
*From Feb 1st to Mar 31st, the tour time will be 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

Price
Adults (13 years old or older) – 8,100 JPY
Children (6 to 12 years old) – 4,700 JPY

*In the case of snowless season
Adults (13 years old or older) – 6,600 JPY
Children (6 to 12 years old) – 4,600 JPY

Requirement
6 years or older.

Meeting place
You can choose ether at the lobby of your accommodation(Utoro area only)
or Driving station, Utoro Shirietoku.

Pick up time
The meeting time is different depends on the meeting place you requested.
For detailed meeting time, please confirm below.

Detailed Meeting Time

-People who chose "Your Accommodation"-

*Yuhino Ataru Ie ONSEN HOSTEL/KIKI Shiretoko Natural Resort/Shiretoko Dai-ichi Hotel/Hotel Shiretoko/
20min before the starting time of the tour

*Shiretoko Village/Shiretoko Hostel Hanare/ Bon's Home/ Shiretoko Pereke/ Kiraku / Shiretoko Lantern/ Ishiyama/ Iruka Hotel/ Shiretoko Noble Hotel/ Shyutyo no Ie/
15min before the starting time of the tour

*Kitakobushi Shiretoko Hotel& Resort/Hotel Kifuu club Shiretoko/
10min before the starting time of the tour

-People who chose "Drive Resting Area, Utoro-Shirietoku"-
15min before the starting time of the tour

*We might be late due to other guests' situations.
*Please come to the agreed place on time. If late, you might be cancelled.

Booking
Please book by 9:00 pm of the day before the tour day you would like to join.

Shiretoko best of winter tours

Tour information
This is a set of three tours recommended for those who want to fully enjoy the charm of Shiretoko in winter in one day.
In the morning, you will experience exciting drift ice walking. Drift ice is indispensable for the wildlife living in Shiretoko. By wearing dry suits, we can enter into this spectacle world where wildlife live hand-in-hand with the ice.
In the afternoon, we will searching for wild Eagles.
You will never forget the spectacular moment of seeing such a massive eagle with over a meter body
length and two-meter wingspan as it soars overhead.
In the nigh time, we will guides you to the night forest with using snowshoes.
The only lights which leads you to the forest are snow light or star lights.
Enjoy the night forest with your five senses while feeling the presence of animals lurking in the forest.

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Period
February 1 to March 31, 2023.
*Depending on the conditions of the drift ice, we might cancel the tour.

Schedule
9:00 am - 11:00 am (-2h) Drift Ice Walking 360°

Lunch on your own(We will pick you up at restaurants in the Utoro area.)

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm (-2.5h) Eagle and Wildlife Watching Tour

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm (-2h) Night-time Forest Snowshoe Tour

Price
Adults (13 years old or older) – 12,500 JPY
Children (6 to 12 years old) – 11,600 JPY

Requirement
You need to meet all the requirements below.

  • 6 years or older.
  • Height:140cm-185cm
  • Weight: up to 96kg
  • Must be able to follow our instructions and take self-safety-control.

Meeting place
You can choose ether at the lobby of your accommodation(Utoro area only)
or Driving station, Utoro Shirietoku.

Pick up time
The meeting time is different depends on the meeting place you requested.
For detailed meeting time, please confirm below.

Detailed Meeting Time

-People who chose "Your Accommodation"-

*Yuhino Ataru Ie ONSEN HOSTEL/KIKI Shiretoko Natural Resort/Shiretoko Dai-ichi Hotel/Hotel Shiretoko/
20min before the starting time of the tour

*Shiretoko Village/Shiretoko Hostel Hanare/ Bon's Home/ Shiretoko Pereke/ Kiraku / Shiretoko Lantern/ Ishiyama/ Iruka Hotel/ Shiretoko Noble Hotel/ Shyutyo no Ie/
15min before the starting time of the tour

*Kitakobushi Shiretoko Hotel& Resort/Hotel Kifuu club Shiretoko/
10min before the starting time of the tour

-People who chose "Drive Resting Area, Utoro-Shirietoku"-
15min before the starting time of the tour

*We might be late due to other guests' situations.
*Please come to the agreed place on time. If late, you might be cancelled.

Booking
Please book by 9:00 pm of the day before the tour day you would like to join.

High lighted tours of Shiretoko

Tour information
This is the tour who want to casually enjoy the charms of winter in Shiretoko.
In the morning, you will experience the drift ice walking activity which is symbolic feature of winter in  Shiretoko.
With wearing a dry suit, you are protected by cold and you could also float in the water thanks to the function of quality suit. Float between the drift ice, lie down on the ice, enjoy the world of ice!
In the afternoon, We will guide you to the primeval forests of Shiretoko and the hidden waterfalls, which freezes in winter. The primeval forest, which has been untouched by humans since ancient times, and the waterfalls that comes out from the cliffs creates a spectacular sight that speaks to the magnificence of Shiretoko. Also, you have highly chance to encounter various kinds of wildlife and that makes this tour more special.

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Period
February 1 to March 31, 2023.
*Depending on the conditions of the drift ice, we may cancel the tour.

Schedule
9:00 am - 11:00 am (-2h) Drift Ice Walking 360°

Lunch on your own(We will pick you up at restaurants in the Utoro area.)

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm (-3.5h) Primeval Forest Snowshoe & Wildlife Watching Tour

Price
Adults (13 years old or older) – 12,000 JPY
Children (6 to 12 years old) – 9,000 JPY

Requirement
You need to meet all the requirements below.

  • 6 years or older.
  • Height:140cm-185cm
  • Weight: up to 96kg
  • Must be able to follow our instructions and take self-safety-control.

Meeting place
You can choose ether at the lobby of your accommodation(Utoro area only)
or Driving station, Utoro Shirietoku.

Pick up time
The meeting time is different depends on the meeting place you requested.
For detailed meeting time, please confirm below.

Detailed Meeting Time

-People who chose "Your Accommodation"-

*Yuhino Ataru Ie ONSEN HOSTEL/KIKI Shiretoko Natural Resort/Shiretoko Dai-ichi Hotel/Hotel Shiretoko/
20min before the starting time of the tour

*Shiretoko Village/Shiretoko Hostel Hanare/ Bon's Home/ Shiretoko Pereke/ Kiraku / Shiretoko Lantern/ Ishiyama/ Iruka Hotel/ Shiretoko Noble Hotel/ Shyutyo no Ie/
15min before the starting time of the tour

*Kitakobushi Shiretoko Hotel& Resort/Hotel Kifuu club Shiretoko/
10min before the starting time of the tour

-People who chose "Drive Resting Area, Utoro-Shirietoku"-
15min before the starting time of the tour

*We might be late due to other guests' situations.
*Please come to the agreed place on time. If late, you might be cancelled.

Booking
Please book by 9:00 pm of the day before the tour day you would like to join.

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