Winter Tancho Crane Liner
One -Day Tour to observe Red-crowned crane and National Park, Kushiro Marshland.
This tour is a perfect fit for travelers who would like to see and learn about Red-crowned cranes and explore the natural beautify of National Park, Kushiro Marshland in just one way without worrying about driving on icy and snowy road by yourself.
Red-crowned cranes, designated and protected as a Special Natural Monument, which trade mark is the red color on the head can be observed both at Japanese Crane Reserve and Akan International Crane Center.
Japanese Crane Reserve was established with the aim of protecting this endangered species in 1958.
The Akan International Crane center is a museum and breeding facility where you can see not only Red-crowned cranes, but also learn about the biology of cranes through the use of audio-visuals and exhibits.
After lunch at Yamahana hot spring Refre, the bus will take you to Kushiro Marshland Observatory. Kushiro Marshland is a huge marsh with an overall area of 183 square kilometers and it was the first Japanese registered marshland under the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands in 1980. In the marshland, there are about 600 kinds of plants and flowers, 30 kinds of mammals, 9 kinds of amphibians and reptiles, about 170 kinds of birds, 38 kinds of fish and over 1,130 different kinds of insects. Kushiro Marshland Observatory offers incredible views of Marshland and this will be one of the unforgettable experiences.
Operation Period
26 January -3 March, 2019
6 hours 50 minutes 
Bus fare, Japanese-speaking guide, Lunch& Entrance fees 
Kushiro Station, Fisherman’s wharf Moo& Kushiro Prince Hotel
Adult(Age 12& Over)
JPY 5,000 
Child(Age 6-12)
JPY 3,500
Adult(Age 12& Over)
JPY 4,300
Child(Age 6-12)
JPY 3,150
Depart 8:50 AM
Kushiro Station
Depart 8:55 AM
Fisherman’s Wharf Moo
Depart 8:58 AM
Kushiro Prince Hotel
9:45-10:05 AM
Kushiro Japanese Crane Reserve
10:25-11:25 AM
Akan International Crane Center
11:50AM-12:45 PM
Yamahana hot spring Refre(Lunch time)
1:05PM-1:25 PM
Kushiro Marshland Observatory
Arrive 2:20
Toro Station 
2:25-2:45 PM
Lake Toro 
Arrive 3:35 PM
Kushiro Station
Arrive 3:39 PM
Fisherman’s Wharf Moo
Arrive 3:40 PM
Kushiro Prince Hotel
Special Notice
Adult and child tickets include entrance fees for facilities visited on this tour.

Cancellation Fee
JPY 100 per person. Note: If you don't show up for a service and fail to cancel the reservation prior to scheduled departure, you are considered a no-show and all money associated with the reservation is forfeited.

Operating bus company
Akan Bus Co., Ltd.  TEL: +81 0154-37-2221  E-mail :
Business Hours: 9:00AM to 5:00PM JST, We can be contacted only in Japanese.
Please make an inquiry to, customer support center, KOBO Co., Ltd relating to reservations and payment of tickets.
Red-crowned cranes
Kushiro Marshland Observatory
Red-crowned cranes
Kushiro Marshland Observatory
Red-crowned cranes