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Abashiri Down river kayak

Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city!

Paddle from Lake Abashiri to Abashiri River!

Come on a kayak tour of Abashiri and view the city from a unique angle, that is, from the water.

The sit on kayaks are easy to use and stable, good for the beginners and even children.

Stop for good photo shots, and have a chat to your fellow kayakers.

Our local kayak guide will provide you interesting local stories and keep you safe on the water.


Meet up at Connectrip
Launch your kayak into the calm waters of Lake Abashiri
Paddle your way to Abashiri River.
Feel the extreme change of the scenery from the bush to the modern city.
Stroll along the stream of the river to Kagami Bridge.
View a beautiful red brick wall of Abashiri prison just right beside of you!
Get off the kayak and we will drive you back to Connectrip


As the prevention measures against the spread of covid-19, we will carry on the tour on a private basis, one guide only for your group.



May – December


Tour starts

9:00 am – 1:30 pm( Slots into any schedule)



JPY 15,000 / per person for more than 2 participants

JPY 20,000 for solo participant

Child price (under12 yrs) JPY 10,000 / per person (must be accompanied by an adult)

What to bring

-extra clothes (you may get wet)

-insect repellant

-sense of adventure


-full equipment for kayaking and safety gears

-rain boots and raincoats when needed

-Digital photos of your tour available for download after tour


More info

-not wheelchair accessible

-not recommended for pregnant travelers

-no heart problems or other serious medical conditions

-Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival

-Secure storage for your belongings

We may cancel the tour due to the bad weather condition before the tour starts.  We will let you know about the cancelation as soon as possible, and don’t worry, we promise you a full refund.

This experience requires good weather. We may change the course or cancel the tour due to poor weather after departure. In this case, we won’t refund.

Please let us know before departure if you want to change the course or cancel experience.



812-2 Aza Yobito Abashiri city, Hokkaido





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