No. 2 Akan → Mashu & Abashiri → MombetsuNo. 2 Akan → Mashu & Abashiri → Mombetsu

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Operation period

2024.1.27 (Sat) → 3.3 (Sun) service

Time table

Boarding / alighting place Arrival time Departure time Get on / off Sightseeing
Respective Hotels in Akanko Onsen ※1   8:00 Get on    
Lake Mashu 1st Observatory 9:25 9:45 No Sightseeing for
20 mins
Kawayu・Mt. Iou 10:20 10:35 No Sightseeing for
15 mins
Kawayu Onsen (Taiho Sumo Memorial Museum) 10:40 10:45 Get on Get off  
Aurora Terminal (Michi-no-Eki "Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri") 12:00     Get off Sightseeing for
105 mins
JR Abashiri Station (No. 1) 12:15     Get off  
Aurora Terminal (Michi-no-Eki "Ryuhyo Kaido Abashiri")   13:45 Get on    
Lake Saroma Tsuruga Resort 14:35 14:35 Get on Get off  
Mombetsu Garinko Station 15:55     Get off  
Hotels within Mombetsu ※2 16:00     Get off  
  • ※1 You can choose from Yuku no Sato Tsuruga, Tsuruga Wings, Gozensui, New Akan Hotel, Hinanoza, Hanayuuka, and Akankoso.
  • ※2 You can choose from Mombetsu Prince Hotel, Mombetsu Central Hotel, and Hotel Okhotsk Palace Mombetsu.

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Ride fare

Ride fare

Note: Dwarfs are in parentheses (applicable to one child per adult)

Each price includes a drift ice zero carbon cooperation fee of 187 yen.
The Drift Ice Zero Carbon Cooperation Fund will be used to protect drift ice and the natural environment around it.

Ice Breaker Garinko Ⅱ・Ⅲ

Ice Breaker Garinko Ⅱ・Ⅲ

Go into the Sea of Okhotsk by Icebreaker Garinko far and wide. The world's first sightseeing icebreaker will bring you a powerful and premium experience.


Route points

  • Aurora


    You have 105 mins of free time at the terminal of the icebreaker ship, Aurora. Go on a drift ice cruise!
    Note: Aurora is available in February and March. Advance booking is required.

  • Express Bus No. 1 to Utoro


    You can tranfer to Express Bus No. 1 to Utoro at Abashiri. (departing from Aurora Terminal at 3:15 p.m.)

  • Garinko III Sunset Cruise


    After arriving at Monbetsu Garinko Station, you can board the Garinko III Sunset Cruise (departing at 16:30). (Reservation required yourself)

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