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Half-day Lake Shikotsu kayaking tour in Hokkaido, Japan

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Join a guide from the Ohtaki Outdoor Adventures team for a great kayaking tour in Lake Shikotsu, in the Shikotsu-Toya National Park in Hokkaido.


1 Day

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Open To Everyone



* Enjoy a fun kayaking tour in a beautiful lake near Sapporo

* Spend a great day in a wild natural paradise

* Suitable for children from 5 years old


Come join our kayaking tour at Lake Shikotsu, in Hokkaido, and discover this wild-paradise only 80 minutes away from Sapporo, and just 50 minutes from New Chitose airport!

Lake Shikotsu is a caldera lake, formed  from collapses in the terrain after volcanic eruptions. It is part of the  Shikotsu-Toya National Park, located in south-west Hokkaido.

During this tour you will not only go on a great kayaking tour, but also enjoy some nature watching in a beautiful setting and a snack-tea time. You will enjoy a safe, fun and easy cruise with our “sit-on-top kayak”.

Once we finish with the kayaking experience, you can visit an Onsen, a natural hot spring, at Kitayuzawa or Shikotsu areas. We also have a local produce market and a restaurant nearby, so you can enjoy a great whole day at this beautiful national park site.

This tour runs from late April until mid-October, depending on the climate of the year. It lasts for about 3 hours and it is suitable for children from 5 years old onwards.Bear in mind we need a minimum of 2 people for this kayaking adventure.

Just send us a request if you want to spend a fun day in a beautiful lake in Hokkaido. Book your trip and get ready for a great kayaking adventure!


More info

*Tour Times Group 1: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 Group 2: 13:30 - 16:30 You need to bring a summer T-shirt, short pants and water shoes. In spring and fall, bring a long sleeve shirt and pants. If you are unsure about what to wear, please ask us.

Meeting point

Ootaki Kinokooukoku 637-1 Sangaitaki Ootaki, Date-city Hokkaido

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