This sightseeing boat will show you around the Shiretoko Peninsula, designated as a World Heritage Site, You may be able to encounter rare wildlife there that you cannot see anywhere else. Shiretoko Peninsula is a unique place even in Japan having various sceneries with odd rocks, sea cliffs, volcanic landform created by plate motion, volcanic activity, and coastal erosion. In this course, the boat goes all over the Utoro side of the Shiretoko Peninsula. It is perfect for those who like to enjoy Shiretoko to the full as they come all the way. Thanks to the boat's ability to turn in a small radius, you can see up close small inlets and shores with precipitous cliffs within your reach, inaccessible by a large sightseeing ship. Expand your sensibilities and look at the grand Shiretoko mountain range. You will be overwhelmed by the magnificent nature.
It is striking that you may be able to see wild brown bears at a high probability of 96%. Nearly 500 brown bears are estimated to live in the Shiretoko Peninsula, approximately 70 kilometers long and 20 kilometers wide. It is one of the main habitats of brown bears in the world. If you are lucky, you can see a child bear playing with its mother. What is more, you may be able to encounter various wild creatures such as white-tailed sea eagles flying elegantly, Japanese Cormorants drying their wet wings on the rocks, rare spectacle guillemot with red legs, dolphins, and salmons breaking the surface of the sea, sea lions resting on the rocks, and killer whales swimming dynamically, and so on.
The superb views in Shiretoko will give you an impression that you will never forget.
Duration: 180 minutes
Cruise timing: 10 am
Please arrive at 9.30 am to register
Cruise around Shiretoko Peninsula
Adult: 13 years old and above
Child: 6 to 12 years old
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.
Shiretoko Pleasure Cruiser Ticket Office
53, Utoro Higashi Sharicho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido