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Otaru Rickshaw Tour

Highlights
  • Explore the coastal town of Otaru by rickshaw
  • Check out highlights like Meiji-era architecture, the first railway in Hokkaido, and a scenic canal
  • Choose between 30-minute, 45-minute, one-hour, and two-hour trip options
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Otaru Rickshaw Tour
From USD 40.90
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45-Minute TourMost Popular
Enjoy a tour of Otaru, starting from train station, over to the scenic canal view, along the canal and its warehouses and then through the little, idyllic port town.
USD 61.36
1 Hour Tour
Enjoy a tour of Otaru, starting from train station, to the scenic canal view, along the canal and its warehouses, through the idyllic port town, returning along the first train tracks in Hokkaido.
USD 79.53
2 Hour Tour
Enjoy a tour of Otaru, starting from train station, to the scenic canal view, along the canal and its warehouses, through the idyllic port town, returning along the first train tracks in Hokkaido.
USD 147.71
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Overview
Discover the seaside city of Otaru at a laid-back pace during this flexible-length excursion aboard an authentic Japanese-style rickshaw. Explore the city’s hidden charms, historic buildings, and beautiful scenery, stopping at landmarks like the Asakusa Bridge, Taisho-era warehouses, the first railway in Hokkaido, and much more.
What to Expect
Pick a tour length that suits your schedule and then meet your rickshaw driver-guide at either the Asakusa Bridge or Otaru JR Train Station. Your exact itinerary will depend on whether you’ve selected a 30-minute, 45-minute, one-hour, two-hour excursion. Though each trip is customizable based on your interests, you’re likely to get a taste for the beautiful scenery and historic charm of this seaside Hokkaido town. Among the highlights you might see are Meiji-era architecture, the first railway in Hokkaido, Taisho-era warehouses, a scenic canal, and much more.

For a full run-down of potential trip itineraries, please review the details below.
Reviews (33)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile
Amazing Way to Tour Otaru

We did a 2 hour Rickshaw Tour Of Otaru with Ebisuya. This is our second Rickshaw Tour, first one was last year in Arashiyama in April during Sakura Blossoms. As with our first tour our guide, “Toshi” was amazing. We went around in Otaru in...More

1  Thank oesca
ebisuyaotaru, お客様担当マネージャー at Ebisuya Otaru, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

oesca様 Thank you for riding Ebisuya rickshaw. read your impressions, Toshi is really glad it made you happy. we make an effort from now on to be able to be pleased to make more studies to everybody. we are looking forward to seeing you next...More

Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile
An amazing way to see the city with a friendly guide.

Our super friendly guide (Gucci) took us on a tour of the canal area for half an hour. Even with snowy weather we wrapped up warm and were taken on a 30 min tour of Otaru with our English speaking guide. A great experience and...More

Thank Drew N
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile
The best way to see the old side of Otaru!!!

I an travelling with a friend on a one day trip to Otaru and we highly recommend the rickshaw tour activities to do. Our rickshaw guide, Shota is the best. Although his English is limited, but his explanation about the area is well enough for...More

Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed 18 August 2017
Great Rickshaw ride

I would recommend this fun and informative guided tour. We arrived in Otura aboard a princess cruise and were met by the guides at the pier. We had booked two rickshaws before we left Australia and they were waiting just a we got off the...More

Thank Danbur
Reviewed 15 August 2017
Rickshaw Ride along the Otaru Canal

We (couple) were lured to have a ride on a rickshaw near the Chuo Bridge over the Otaru Canal. A young boy took us around for about fifteen minutes with some sketchy explanations. Frankly speaking, it wasn’t worth the price. It was too short, guiding...More

Thank Chuzaa
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