1 Day Otaru Bay Story Bus Tour


Enjoy a guided bus tour of charming Otaru

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  • 1 Day(s) Duration
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  • Meet Up With Guide
  • See Otaru's main sites and discover one of Japan's best preserved merchant streets
  • Take a stop at the famous Sakaimachi Street and see some fine examples of ancient Japanese architecture
  • Enjoy a break at lunchtime with an all-you-can-eat buffet included
  • Choose from English, Chinese or Korean on your own personal headset to accompany the tour and learn more about the city
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  • 15 Feb 2015
    We visited many beautiful places and bought a ton of stuff, highly recommended tour

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What To Expect

Consider this the most exciting and practical way to see the sights of quaint Otaru. With a quality buffet lunch included, go on to discover the charms of this quiet corner of Hokkaido with a trip up the famed Tenguyama Ropeway included in your ticket giving you splendid views over the whole city. Visit the Otaru glass studio and see the incredible works on show in a city renowned for it's quality glass-making industry, then stroll down Sakaimachi Street; an ancient preserved merchants area with some fine examples of 19th century Japanese architecture.

Otaru Merchant Docks
Stroll through Otaru's old merchant docks
Otaru Merchant Docks
Stroll through Otaru's old merchant docks
Otaru Old Street
Take in some of Hokkaido's finest examples of old Japanese architecture
Otaru Ropeway
Take a trip up the ropeway for the best views of town
Otaru Ropeway View
Enjoy the 360 degree view of the entire bay from the top
Activity Information


  • You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. Once confirmed, we will send you the voucher via email
Inclusive Of

Inclusive Of:

  • Multilingual audio guides
  • All-you-can-eat buffet lunch
  • Round trip Tenguyama Ropeway fare
Not Inclusive Of

Not Inclusive Of:

  • Okurayama Ski Jump Stadium lift fare
  • Sports museum admission fee


  • 9:00am meet up at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
  • 10:10am Former Hokkaido Bank Head Office
  • 10:30am Otaru Canal Terminal
  • 11:50am lunch at Grand Park Otaru Hotel (all-you-can-eat)
  • 1:55pm Sakaimachi Street (Kitaichi Glass, Otaru Music Box Museum, Kitakaro)
  • 3:45pm Tenguyama Ropeway (round-trip), The Glass Studio in Otaru
  • 6:10pm drop off at Sapporo Grand Hotel
  • 6:20pm drop off at Sapporo Clock Tower
  • 6:25pm drop off at Sapporo Station Bus Terminal
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: Age 6-11
  • Young children (0-5 years old) may ride for free if they do not require a seat. However, only 1 child per adult may ride for free.
  • The guide on this tour provides guidance in Japanese only. Sightseeing information will be provided by a multilingual audio guide in English, Chinese and Korean.
  • The time length of the destination tours may be extended or shortened due to road conditions, number of participants, etc.
  • Unfortunately no vegetarian option can be provide
How To Use
  • You must present a printed voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the tour date and time specified
  • Meet up point: 1-3 Odori-higashi, Chuo-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido (Hokkaido Chuo Bus Sapporo Terminal)
  • Meet up time: 9:00am
  • Please check in at the 2nd floor regular sightseeing bus window at least 20 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Please give the name your tour was booked under at check-in. The bus will depart at the scheduled time regardless of latecomers, so please be sure to follow these guidelines
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 72 hours prior to the activity
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Reviews (9) 5.0
  • dong 15 Feb 2015
    We visited many beautiful places and bought a ton of stuff, highly recommended tour
  • dong 13 Feb 2015
    Loved the city and the introductions were great. Will book with klook again
  • dong 24 Jan 2015
    I highly recommend booking from Klook. It's cheaper, the tours are great, and the customer service is top notch.
  • dong 1 Jan 2015
    The staff were so incredibly polite, the buffet was fantastic, excellent experience
  • WAI MING 24 Jan 2017
    Stroke itinerary, arrange it and enjoy a relaxing trip! Value for money! The next opportunity to participate in klook local tour!
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  • dong 24 Feb 2015
    Staff are very friendly, we encountered problems KLOOK also have efforts to help, with friends recommend this platform
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  • dong 20 Feb 2015
    Family like this experience, yes
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  • moon 3 Feb 2015
    Japanese team is very professional, full of smiling greetings no words, the new vehicle, visit the local test drink food, rewarding experience!
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  • dong 2 Feb 2015
    Very nice activity. Able to understand the city history in a short time
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