Port

Kushiro

Japan

Nature's splendor is on full display in this vibrant fishing port on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Among its most famous natural attractions is Kushiro Marsh, an expansive wetlands area where you might spot deer, sea eagles and red-crowned cranes. Along the coast, a host of eateries at Fisherman's Wharf offers the chance to savor freshly caught seafood. For an appreciation of the works of local artists and photographers, check out the Kushiro City Museum of Art.


  • Voyages
  • Excursions 9

Excursions

Excursions shown below are a sample of those offered in this Port.

Private Half-Day Car & English-Speaking Guide
Activity Level

Soft

Duration

4 Hours

For guests wishing to explore independently, or who wish to privately duplicate any Crystal Adventure shore excursion found in this port, Crystal Cruises is pleased to offer this private vehicle service and includes an English-speaking guide ashore. Read MoreRead Less

Private Full-Day Car & English-Speaking Guide
Activity Level

Soft

Duration

8 Hours

For guests wishing to explore independently, or who wish to privately duplicate any Crystal Adventure shore excursion found in this port, Crystal Cruises is pleased to offer this private vehicle service and includes an English-speaking guide ashore. Read MoreRead Less

Private Half-Day Van & English-Speaking Guide
Activity Level

Soft

Duration

4 Hours

For guests wishing to explore independently, or who wish to privately duplicate any Crystal Adventure shore excursion found in this port, Crystal Cruises is pleased to offer this private vehicle service and includes an English-speaking guide ashore. Read MoreRead Less

Private Full-Day Van & English-Speaking Guide
Activity Level

Soft

Duration

8 Hours

For guests wishing to explore independently, or who wish to privately duplicate any Crystal Adventure shore excursion found in this port, Crystal Cruises is pleased to offer this private vehicle service and includes an English-speaking guide ashore. Read MoreRead Less

Kushiro Crane Reserve & Kushiro City Museum
Activity Level

Moderate

Duration

3 1/2 Hours

Observe the slim and beautiful Japanese red-crowned crane, the second rarest crane in the world, and survey exhibits honoring the island’s natural history and local lore.

Kushiro Crane Reserve & Kushiro Shitsugen Wetlands
Activity Level

Moderate

Duration

4 Hours

Nature lovers will enjoy this visit to the Kushiro Crane Reserve, established to protect the endangered Japanese red-crowned crane, and to Kushiro Shitsugen National Park, the largest preserved wetlands in Japan.

Kushiro Shitsugen Wetlands Nature Trek
Activity Level

High

Duration

4 Hours

Experience the natural beauty of Japan with a walk through the country’s largest and most significant marshland.

Hosooka Observatory & Wetlands Canoe Paddle
Activity Level

Moderate

Duration

5 Hours

Head to Kushiro Shitsugen National Park, the largest preserved wetlands in Japan, where you will admire the sights from the lofty heights of the Hosooka Observatory and the intimate realm of the river’s surface.

Kushiro Shitsugen Wetlands & Akan Lake Cruise
Activity Level

Moderate

Duration

8 1/2 Hours

A full-day outing focuses on Japan’s natural wonders, including the fauna and flora of the country’s largest preserved wetlands and the scenery of a millennia-old crater lake.