Cruising around Hakodate Bay Area (with grilled seafood at the seafood market)
- Duration: 50 Minutes (approx.)
- Location: Hakodate, Hokkaido
- Product code: EN-HKD-5013-50131
【OUTLINE】Take a cruise in the Hakodate Bay on an authentic compact cruiser!
Please enjoy a refreshing time while viewing the bay area from the sea.
After arriving back at the port, you can enjoy shopping and eating "Today's Grilled Seafood" at seafood markets.
- Enjoy the only full-blown cruise in Hakodate
- A 30-minute cruise in the Hakodate Bay! As the boat leaves and arrives at the bay area, you can easily plan sightseeing before and after cruising
- After leaving the boat, walk for 2 minutes to the Kaisen Ichiba seafood market and enjoy "Today's Grilled Seafood"
- Enjoy shopping at the Kaisen Ichiba, lined with local specialties from Hakodate and Hokkaido.
Departure → Day cruise (about 30 minutes) → Return to the port → Walk for about 2 minutes → Enjoy Grilles Seafood at the Kaisen Ichiba (about 20 minutes) * Seafood Grill is served from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kaisen Ichiba. Please come within that time.
"Bluemoon," a romantic white boat with the motif of the moon floating on the sea, is the only boat where you can enjoy an authentic cruising in Hakodate. The boat has two floors with a total length of 31 meters and a weight of 199 tons. Though it is small, the boat has the hull structure designed to suppress rolling. You can enjoy a comfortable cruise around the Hakodate Bay with modest waves.
In the main room of the boat, you can enjoy conversation sitting on the dining chair while feeling the warms of the wood. On the open deck on the second floor, there are chairs lined up facing the same way the boat is heading and a white round sofa you can sit on comfortably. Enjoy the ocean view while feeling a refreshing sea breeze.
The 30-minute cruising is full of attractions such as red brick warehouses, shipyards, and Mt. Hakodate. You may feel the time passes by in a blink of an eye.
After leaving the boat, go to the Kaisen Ichiba seafood market in about 2 minutes on foot. The market has over 2000 kinds of local specialties, best for souvenirs from Hakodate and Hokkaido. Then you will enjoy the Grilled Seafood on the day, such as scallops, shrimps, turban shells, oysters, squid, etc., all fresh from the sea. The ingredients may vary depending on the catch of the day. (Please present your voucher at the store.) Have a luxurious day when you can enjoy both the magnificent views and abundant seafood that the northern port town has to offer!
【THINGS TO NOTE】
- Time：50 minutes (cruising about 30 minutes, eating grilled seafood about 20 minutes)
- Meeting point：Bluemoon sightseeing boat boarding pier
14-17, Suehirocho, Hakodate-shi, Hokkaido 040-0053
About a 5-minute walk from Hakodate City Tram Jujigai Stop
About a 20-minute walk from JR Hakodate Station
- Language support：Basic Level English, Japanese
- Included ：Bluemoon boarding ticket, grilled seafood (up to one per person)
- Excluded： Food and drink not included in the plan, transportation, personal expenses
- Items to bring：There are days when the sea breeze blows strongly, so please bring a jacket if necessary.
- Other things to note：
・ Please show your voucher before boarding and receiving the grilled seafood.
・ You can exchange seafood grill for the voucher at the seafood grill corner in the "Kaisen Ichiba" seafood market.
・ The ingredients for the seafood grill may vary depending on the date of the tour.
・ Smoking is not allowed onboard or at the terminal.
・ For parents with small children, please be careful about the safety of your children.
・ It is not allowed to bring food and drinks from outside the boat.
・ Due to bad weather or rough waves, the cruise may be canceled.
・ Operation may be interrupted, or the route may be changed depending on the circumstances.
・ Do not feed seagulls as that will adversely affect environmental protection.
・ To ensure safety, be sure to follow the rules presented onboard and outside the boat and in announcements.
・You can take a day cruise at any time on the reserved day. (from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. boarding times, excluding night cruises) Please present your voucher at the boarding counter and tell us your preferred time on the day of the reservation.
・In the case of an event or charter, the operating time may be changed without notice.
・ Please understand the tour may be canceled in case a minimum number of participants (3 people) is not met. In that case, the full amount will be refunded.
・Please note that there is no refund for the chaging course of cruise, which would be shortened due to bad weather.
7 to 4 days before the tour date 40% of the tour price
3 to 2 days before the tour date 60% of the tour price
The day before the tour date, on the day of the tour 100% of the tour price
※Right after the online settlement is made, a cancellation fee of 10% will be incurred in case of cancellation.
※The cancellation fee includes handling charges.