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Shiretoko Penisula Sightseeing Cruise

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Shiretoko Penisula Sightseeing Cruise

Hi,

I realised there are several companies offering the sightseeing cruise for shiretoko penisula.

May I know what are the pros and cons of each type of sightseeing cruise ships?

Has anyone here tried the cruise ship owned by Iruka Hotel (a.k.a Dolphin Hotel)?

Thank you.

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1. Re: Shiretoko Penisula Sightseeing Cruise

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e6852.html

I didn't take one but you can find many shops in Utoro town that offer the boat trip. Rather I wanted to soak in the Kamuiwakka river onsen.

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2. Re: Shiretoko Penisula Sightseeing Cruise

All the tours go to the same area...so not much difference.

Late afternoon is best bear on the beach viewing time...

Smaller boats can go closer to the shore.

Larger boats are full of tour groups.

Iruka Pension owner is a wildlife photographer, so he knows what he is talking about - and he speaks a little English!

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