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SUNRISE TOURS JTB

PLAN

10% Discount! Drift Ice Sightseeing on the Aurora Icebreaker from Abashiri (Cruise No. 3) (13:00 Departure in Jan.; 12:30 Departure in Feb.; 13:30 Departure in Mar.)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Aurora Icebreaker Ship (Photo for illustrative purposes only)

  • Experience plan Details

1. Participants on this tour will experience a cruise aboard the Aurora icebreaker ship and enjoy seeing the drift ice floating on the water.
2. Normally priced at JPY 3,500 per adult, this tour is available at JPY 3,150, so save JPY 350 compared to purchasing on site!
3. Ride atop drift ice at the bow of the ship, pushing forward as the ship breaks through the drift ice. You will be thrilled being able to see drift ice up close!
4. The drift ice shows its true, beautiful, light-blue color when it is flipped over in the water. Come experience the magnificent world and beautiful colors created by Mother Nature.

  • Experience plan Overview
Req. to Run Tour
1guest(s)
Req. per Booking
1guest(s)
Departs
Hokkaido
Guide Service
Not Available
Tour Guide/Conductor Language
Not Available
Audio Guide
Not Available
Tangential multilingual assistant or multilingual reception accepted
English
Included
Aurora boarding charge
Not Included
Transportation expenses to the location
  • Remarks
Conducting Company:
Doutou Kankou Kaihatsu Co., Ltd.
Address: 2-2 Minami 6(roku)-Jo Nishi, Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido
[Reception Method]
At reception, please show the printed copy of the reservation confirmation sheet or a printout of the reservation confirmation e-mail. Simply showing the confirmation on a mobile device screen will not be accepted. Customers who forget to bring the sheet will be unable to board.
[Operation Conditions/Tour Conditions]
This is an unguided plan, so please go to the meeting location on your own.
Depending on operational circumstances, certain tour dates may be canceled, or tour operation may cease entirely.
[Exemptions/Itinerary Guarantee: Itinerary/Destinations]
The cruise may be canceled depending on weather conditions. In this case, customers will be notified through the contact information specified by the customer at the time of booking.
When booking, please be sure to enter correctly an email address or phone number at which you can be reached during your trip.
In case of inclement weather, customers may contact the conducting company themselves directly via the official website or by phone to inquire about operation status.
 Conducting Company: Doutou Kankou Kaihatsu Co., Ltd. 
 Tel: 0152-43-6000 9:00-17:00 English OK 
 https://www.ms-aurora.com/abashiri/ (Available in English and Chinese)
If the cruise is canceled due to inclement weather, a full refund will be issued if customers do not request a switch to another cruise. Please contact the agent that handled your tour booking within 7 days of the planned tour date.
For customers that would like a switch, it is possible to switch to another cruise on the same day or the following day. Please handle switch procedures on your own on site. In this event, reception will be possible with the original voucher. Also, please note that in the event that other cruises are canceled or already have full seating, accommodation may not be possible.
However, please note that if a customer is unable to attend the tour owing to their own circumstances no refunds will be issued.
Even in case of cancellation, please note that transportation expenses to the location will not be refunded.
As drift ice is a natural phenomenon, you may be unable to see it in some cases.
If there is no drift ice along the route, the cruise will be for sightseeing only. In this case, a partial refund of JPY 720 per adult and JPY 360 per child will be issued.
For cancellations owing to absence of drift ice, the designated cancellation fee will apply.
The cruise will last around 60 minutes depending on drift ice conditions.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location]
Meeting Time: 15 minutes before departure time
Meeting Location: Aurora Departure Ticket Counter at Ryuhyo-Kaido Abashiri Roadside Station
         4-5-1 Minami 3(san)-Jo Higashi, Abashiri-shi, Hokkaido
         Access: 10 min by bus or 8 min by taxi from JR Abashiri Station
Make sure to check in advance the transportation method from your previous night's accommodation and travel time for the tour day, and make a reservation that will allow you to arrive on time.
As the roads are frozen, customers who will be arriving by car are advised to leave plenty of time to reach the location.
Please note that refunds cannot be issued in the event that a customer did not make it on time due to their own circumstances.
*If customers will be driving a car, on winter roads it will take about 150 minutes from Utoro, about 90 minutes from Shari, about 180 minutes from Akanko (Lake Akan), about 120 minutes from Kawayu Onsen district, about 300 minutes from Kushiro City, and about 280 minutes from the Sounkyo Onsen district. Roads may also be closed due to a snowstorm, etc., so please be careful when booking your previous night's accommodation.
[Important Notes/Supplements: Accommodation Information]
Customers on this tour are recommended to have prior night's accommodations in Abashiri City.
[Important Notes/Supplements: What to Wear/Bring]
This experience will be in the harsh winter. Please prepare your own thick coat, hat, gloves, and other warm clothing before participating.
  • Itinerary

The information displayed for this tour is valid for the next possible departure date.
This date was automatically selected. Please select a departure date to show the most accurate information for that date.

12:45 -

[Jan. 20 - 31] Meet at Aurora Terminal (13:00 Dep.)

The ship will depart at 13:00. For details, please check [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location].

12:15 -

[Feb. 1 - 28] Meet at Aurora Terminal (12:30 Dep.)

The ship will depart at 12:30. For details, please check [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location].

13:15 -

[Mar. 1 - 14] Meet at Aurora Terminal (13:30 Dep.)

The ship will depart at 13:30. For details, please check [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location].

(60minutes)

 

Board the ship at Aurora Terminal

Enjoy a cruise aboard the drift-ice sightseeing icebreaker ship, "Aurora." Ride atop drift ice at the bow of the ship, pushing forward as the ship breaks through the drift ice. You will be thrilled being able to see drift ice up close! When the drift ice is broken and the side that was facing into the sea becomes visible, you will see a beautiful light blue that will leave you speechless. Come and experience a magnificent, pure white world and the beauty of colors created by Mother Nature for yourself. If there is no drift ice along the route, the cruise will be for sightseeing only. In this case, a partial refund of JPY 720 per adult and JPY 360 per child will be issued. For cancellations owing to absence of drift ice, the designated cancellation fee will apply. The cruise will last around 60 minutes depending on drift ice conditions.

船
13:30 -14:30

Tour ends at Aurora Terminal

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    2020
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  • Itinerary

The information displayed for this tour is valid for the next possible departure date.
This date was automatically selected. Please select a departure date to show the most accurate information for that date.

12:45 -

[Jan. 20 - 31] Meet at Aurora Terminal (13:00 Dep.)

The ship will depart at 13:00. For details, please check [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location].

12:15 -

[Feb. 1 - 28] Meet at Aurora Terminal (12:30 Dep.)

The ship will depart at 12:30. For details, please check [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location].

13:15 -

[Mar. 1 - 14] Meet at Aurora Terminal (13:30 Dep.)

The ship will depart at 13:30. For details, please check [Important Notes/Supplements: Meeting/Pick-up/Pick-up Location].

(60minutes)

 

Board the ship at Aurora Terminal

Enjoy a cruise aboard the drift-ice sightseeing icebreaker ship, "Aurora." Ride atop drift ice at the bow of the ship, pushing forward as the ship breaks through the drift ice. You will be thrilled being able to see drift ice up close! When the drift ice is broken and the side that was facing into the sea becomes visible, you will see a beautiful light blue that will leave you speechless. Come and experience a magnificent, pure white world and the beauty of colors created by Mother Nature for yourself. If there is no drift ice along the route, the cruise will be for sightseeing only. In this case, a partial refund of JPY 720 per adult and JPY 360 per child will be issued. For cancellations owing to absence of drift ice, the designated cancellation fee will apply. The cruise will last around 60 minutes depending on drift ice conditions.

船
13:30 -14:30

Tour ends at Aurora Terminal

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