Cycling, Sea kayaking and Standup Paddleboard in Southern Hokkaido

Hakodate has an exotic retro townscape that exude a refined harmony of Japan and the West where you can feel the historic romance of the end of the Edo Period. Experience with long histories of Matsumae, Esashi, and Hakodate, that having thrived since olden days as the gateway from the south.

In particular, Esashi (the terminus for Sea of Japan shipping routes) thrived so much that it was popularly said to be even busier than Edo in May. The herring meal fertilizer carried by Kitamaebune vessels was used for the cultivation of cotton and other plants, and thus contributed to Japan’s industrial development.  You can learn the history and culture of southern Hokkaido through the experience and interacting with locals.


  • Cycling along Donan-Oiwake scenic byway
  • Followed the route of Kitamae-bune trading ship by Sea kayaking and stand-up paddleboard
  • Squid fishing and interact with the locals

Tour Information

Location: Hakodate is a city and port located in Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido. It is the capital city of Oshima subprefecture with beautiful sceneries, historical buildings, you can feel this city abounds with both urban charm and natural beauty.

Main Activity: Cycling and Sea kayaking

Difficulty: 3

Availability: Recommended from June until September

Tour Duration: 4 Nights 5 Days

Pax: Minimum 4 Maximum 10

Price: JPY 300,000 ~ JPY 340,000

5 Days Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Warmly greeted in Hakodate and enjoy the local ingredients at Matsue ( D)

Day 02: 65 km cycling along scenic byway(B, L, D)

Day 03: Sea kayaking and stand-up paddleboard at Esashi - 6hrs/(B, L, D)

Day 04: Strolling around Inishie Streets and enjoy the night view of Hakodate(B, L, D)

Day 05: Squid fishing experience at Hakodate (B, L)

Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)


  • A well-experienced guide, and activity guides for cycling , sea kayaking and standup paddleboard
  • Necessary equipment for cycling, sea kayaking and standup paddleboard
  • Kimono dress up, squid fishing
  • Meals as described above
  • Transports
  • 4 nights accommodation

Reservation & More Information

ANA X Inc.

Address :Front Place Nihonbashi, 2-14-1, Nihonbashi, Tokyo 103-0027, Japan

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AddressMatsumae District, Hokkaido