Kayaking & Canoeing

Winter Canoeing in a Wild Bird Paradise in Hokkaido

Canoe on the Bibi River and the upper reaches of Lake Utonai, looking for white-tailed eagles, Steller's sea eagles, and whooper swans.


2 hours


December to March


Tomakomai City, Hokkaido

Group size

1 to 10 persons




7,000 - 10,000 JPY

Kammui Style:

Family Friendly


專齊 健太 Kenta Sensai

專齊 健太 Kenta Sensai

Director of Gateway Tours


Only 10 minutes by car from New Chitose Airport, the area around Lake Utonai is rich in nature. This tour allows visitors to experience and learn about the history of the Yufutsu Crossing, which was once conducted by the Ainu people to connect the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan. An interpreter may be added to this experience for an additional 10,000 yen.

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Start time is from either 10:00 or 13:30 Sample itinerary for 10:00 tour: 09:45 Gather and register 10:00 Move to the starting point 11:30 Tour ends * The time on the river is about 50 minutes.


Children over the age of one may participate. Please consult with us if you weigh more than 100 kg.


We will provide the necessary equipment (life jacket, paddle, waterproof bag) for the tour. What to bring: ・ Warm clothes such as a down jacket ・ Gloves (thin gloves that can hold a paddle are recommended) ・ Warm shoes Please contact us if you need to rent any of the above items.


If you have any questions about our facilities or nearby accommodations, please contact us.

Access info

By taxi: 10 min. From New Chitose Airport By bus: 15 min. From New Chitose Airport 1 minute walk from bus stop Uenae Ekimae Dori The nearest station is JR Uenae station, but there are no buses or taxis, so please come from New Chitose Airport. Pick-up service is available from New Chitose Airport. There is a parking lot at the meeting place, Bibigawa Tap Koppu Water Park.

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Nearest station

JR New Chitose Airport Station

Meeting place

Bibigawa Tap Koppu Water Park

If you come by car

10 minutes