Shiretoko Hokkaido Goziraiwa Sightseeing, Shiretoko Sightseeing Boat, Utoro Shiretoko Hokkaido World Heratige Cruise, Rausu Shiretoko Hokkaido World Heratige Cruise,
Enjoy the Drift Ice of Utoro, Rausu Drift Ice Cruising, Godzilla Rock

Goziraiwa Sightseeing is centred on sight seeing cruises on the East and West of Utoro and Rausu on the world natural heratige site of the Shiretoko Peninsula.
We help you explore the natural beauty of Shiretoko. You can see brown bears on the Utoro cruise, and have a high chance of seeing whales on the Rausu cruise.

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Come Check Out the World Natural Heratige Site Shiretoko! Shiretoko Cruise

GOZIRAIWA
SIGHTSEEING

(Utoro, Rausu)

■Utoro
51 Utoro higashi, Shari-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido
TEL:+81-152-24-3060 FAX:+81-152-24-3061

■Rausu
30-2 Honcho, Rausu-cho, Menashi-gun, Hokkaido
TEL:+81-153-85-7575 FAX:+81-153-85-7576

■PENSION RAUSUKURU
74 Kaigan-cho, Rausu-cho, Menashi-gun, Hokkaido
TEL:+81-153-89-2036 FAX:+81-153-89-2077

Utoro Cruising, Brown Bear Utoro Drift Ice Walking Rausu Cruise, Whales Bed and Breakfast


Goziraiwa Sightseeing recommendation 8
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Utoro Brown Bear Cruise

Utoro Brown Bear Cruise
Limited to the period between mid April and around the end of October. 2 hours and 10 minutes time required (depending on sea conditions).
Headed to Rusha Bay where brown bears are often sighted. It is a breath taking sight to behold. Reservation required.

Utoro Cape Shiretoko Course

Utoro Cape Shiretoko Course
Limited to the period between mid April and around mid October. 3 hours and 15 minutes time required (depending on sea conditions).
Headed to the most eastern point of the shiretoko peninsula, a world natural heratige site. Reservation required.

Utoro Drift Ice Walking

Utoro Drift Ice Walking
Limited to the period between late January and around late March. Hugely popular. Play about on the drift ice gathered near the quay.
The sea lies below the ice. Climb onto the drift ice, and search for clione sea angels. The joy of Shiretoko Winter has drifted in. Reservation required.

Dry Suits

Dry Suits
These are worn over the top of clothing. Don't bring any gear as we have rubber boots and gloves available. This way, you can get into the cold sea without a problem.

Rausu Whale Watching

Rausu Whale Watching
Limited to the period between May and around the end of September. 2 hours and 30 minutes time required (depending on sea conditions).
Be astounded by the incredible whales, dolphins, killer whales and bird watching. Reservation required.

Rausu Drift Ice Cruise

Rausu Drift Ice Cruise
Limited to the period between late January and around late March. The ship advances through a sea covered in drift ice that seems to dance over its surface. As you spend time amongst the drift ice you will feel as though you have entered another world. Reservation required.

Kamuiwakka-gou

Kamuiwakka-gou
This is a small ship that has a total capacity of 55 to 82 passengers (complete with toilet facilities) so it is suitable for manuevering close along the coast. This allows for some amazing up-close coastal views, that you are bound to enjoy.

Rausu Bed and Breakfast

Rausu Bed and Breakfast
Rausukuru is a 12 room log-house. Deep in the heart of Rausu, it is roughly 10 minutes by car in the great outdoors of the coastal town. Operating year round.

Welcome

GOZIRAIWA

Get yourself out there to Shiretoko world natural heratige site, and see what it's all about.

Shiretoko is a name derived from the indigenous Ainu language meaning "Land's End". It is an untouched natural area in it's primative form. We, at Godzilla Rock Sightseeing, just in front of Godzilla rock, will guide you around the pecious nature of this area, making your mind and body one with nature.




(Summer) Shiretoko Peninsula Utoro Cruise

■Cape Shiretoko Cruise
TimeApproximately 3 hours and 15 minutes
※Time may be affected by sea conditions.
FaresAdults8,000yen elementary school students4,000yen
※10% Group discount available for groups of 15 and over
※Free to under elementary school age children
Departure9:00a.m. 1:15p.m.
Service PeriodGolden Week Extended Service: April 29th - May 7th
※minimum of 7 passengers. There is the possibility that you may ride with
 other passengers not in your group.
Normal Service: June-September
Extended Service: October 1st - October 9th (minimum of 10 passengers. )
■Brown Bear Watching Course
TimeApproximately 2 hours and 10 minutes
※Time may be affected by sea conditions.
FaresAdults5,500yen elementary school students2,750yen
※10% Group discount available for groups of 15 and over
※Free to under elementary school age children
Departure8:30a.m. 3:30p.m.
Departure times may change relating to sunset, service schedule etc.
Service Period Golden Week Extended Service: April 29th - May 7th
※minimum of 7 passengers. There is the possibility that you may ride with
 other passengers not in your group.
8:30 a.m. ship: June 1st - October 31th
3:30 p.m. ship: June 1st - September 25th (3:15 p.m. ship from September 15th)
■Mt.Iou Course
TimeApproximately 1 hours and 10 minutes
※Time may be affected by sea conditions.
FaresAdults3,300yen elementary school students1,650yen
※10% Group discount available for groups of 15 and over
※Free to under elementary school age children
Departure[Regular Service] 8:15a.m. 11:00a.m. 2:15p.m. 4:30p.m. ※In relation to sunset, the last service time may change depending on the season.
 September 16th - 25th Departing 4:15 p.m.
Service PeriodApril 26th - mid November

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(Winter) Utoro Drift Ice Walking

2016 Winter Season Service has Finished.
Midday■Regular Course
Operating Seasonfrom around early February to late March
※The season is subject to change depending on the conditions of the drift ice.
Time20 to 30 minutes for changing clothes prior to departure, approximately 1 hour walking about.
Time Required10:00a.m.departure 1:30p.m.departure
FaresAdults5,000yen elementary school students2,500yen
■Furepe Stroll Course (Drift Ice Walk & Furepe Stroll)
Strolling Area Furepe waterfall promenade (approximately 2 Km)
FaresAdults9,000yen elementary school students5,000yen
■Bear Hotspring Course (Drift Ice Walk & Hotspring "Kuma no Yu")
After completing a drift ice walk, our staff members will take you or guide you to each facility.
FaresAdults5,500yen elementary school students2,800yen
Afternoon■Regular Course
Operating Seasonfrom around early February to late March
※The season is subject to change depending on the conditions of the drift ice.
Time20 to 30 minutes for changing clothes prior to departure, approximately 1 hour walking about.
Time Required3:30p.m.departure
FaresAdults5,000yen elementary school students2,500yen
■Bear Hotspring Course (Drift Ice Walk & Hotspring "Kuma no Yu")
After completing a drift ice walk, our staff members will take you or guide you to each facility.
FaresAdults5,500yen elementary school students2,800yen



Regular Course

Furepe Stroll Course

Bear Hotspring Course

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(Summer) Shiretoko Peninsula Rausu Cruise

■Course for Whales, Dolphins and Bird Watching
Time Approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes
※Time may be affected by sea conditions.
FaresAdults8,000yen elementary school students4,000yen
※10% Group discount available for groups of 15 and over ※Free to under elementary school age children
Departure9:00a.m.、1:00p.m.
Service PeriodApril 29th - October 15th


(Winter) Rausu Drift Ice Cruising

2016 Winter Season Service has Finished.
■Photography Course
Target GroupThose using single-lens reflex cameras
TimeApproximately 3 hours - 3 hours and 30 minutes
FaresAdults10,000yen elementary school students5,000yen ※Free to under elementary school age children
Departure5:00a.m. (※Subject to change depending on time of sunrise.) , 9:00a.m.
Service Periodearly February to late March
※Depending on the conditions of the drift ice, the service period is subject to change.

■Sight Seeing Course
Target GroupOrdinary customers (Using cameras other than single‐lens reflex cameras)
TimeApproximately 1 hours - 1 hours and 30 minutes
FaresAdults4,000yen elementary school students2,000yen ※Free to under elementary school age children
Departure9:00a.m.、1:00p.m.
Service Periodearly February to late March
※Depending on the conditions of the drift ice, the service period is subject to change.


Cruise Ship Listing

Kamuiwakka-gou
Kamuiwakka-gou
Kamuiwakka55-gou
Kamuiwakka55-gou
Kamuiwakka88-gou
Kamuiwakka88-gou

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Map & Access

Access


[Flight]
  • Haneda - Memanbetsu airport Approximately 1 hours and 40 minutes
  • New Chitose - Memanbetsu airport Approximately 50 minutes
    Take the bus from the airport (airport liner) for Utoro hotspring (Requires confirmation of service period) takes approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes. Disembark at Utoro hotspring bus terminal.
[JR]
  • From Kushiro to Shari. Then take a regular bus to Utoro (approximately 50 minutes).
[Highway Express Bus]
  • Sapporo - Shiretoko Eagle Liner Approximately 7 hours

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