Hakodate Shore Excursions, Day Trips & Tours from Hakodate Cruise Port
Was formerly the first city in Japan open for international trading, Hakodate then rapidly became the largest city in Hokkaido. Since the Great Fire in 1934 destroyed the city dramatically, but then locals rebuilt and be a must-visit destination nowadays. With notable influence from oversea countries revealed in Western-style fort, the view from Mount Hakodate overlooking the bay is breathtaking. Especially, this charming city is famous for its sparkling night views with thousands of lights contrasting with a dark blue sea. Together with beautiful scenery, Hakodate is an abundant source of fresh seafood providing a scrumptious cuisine. The most popular dishes are sushi, shio ramen, and dancing squid which even has an annual festival about it. For overall, Hakodate shore excursions cover all the city’ highlights.
- Goryokaku Park & Tower – a scenic park to stroll and admire cherry blossoms
- Hakodate Morning Market – the best place to find fresh seafood
- Mt. Hakodate – provides a stunning view over Hakodate Bay, especially at night
- Hachiman-zaka Slope – the picturesque hilly road
- Kanemori Red Brick Warehouse – the old-fashion storehouse street
- Hakodate Botanical Garden – hot springs where monkeys soaking in to avoid snow
There are many itineraries of Hakodate shore excursions that we present below on our website. We have specially designed for cruise passengers docking at Hakodate port to explore highlights of the city. If you want to design your own tours from Hakodate cruise port, please fill the contact form. Share what you need for a perfect shore excursion and let our experts do their work.
Hakodate, located in Oshima Subprefecture, is the third largest city in Hokkaido. Hakodate is known as one of the most famous tourist destinations in Hokkaido for its panoramic sceneries, historical sites, delicious food, and various interesting events. As one of only a few Japanese harbor cities to be opened to foreign trade after the country’s era of isolation, Hakodate Port still plays an important role in trading and especially tourism. Hakodate Shore Excursions is here to offer the best opportunity for cruise passengers who stop at the port of Hakodate to enjoy both its charming urban life and natural beauty. Come here and experience the diverse culture of Hakodate as well as some of the most popular tourist spots in Japan: