Amazing Hokkaido, Japan, February 2025

15 – 25 February 2025 – Hokkaido, Japan

Steller’s Sea and White-tailed Eagles, Red-crowned Cranes, Whooper Swan, Blakiston’s Fish Owl, Red Fox, Ezo Sika Deer, Sable….

5750,00 6760,00 

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Ochiisi seabird cruise

Additional seabird cruise in Ochiisi. During this 2,5 hours private cruise we might see e.g. Ancient Murrelet, Spectacled Guillemot and Sea Otter. Please notice this is a seabird cruise and birds might be far a way. Limited number of participants max 11 clients!

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15 – 25 February 2025 – Hokkaido, Japan


Experience the magic of Hokkaido

Hokkaido – beautiful wintery island that offers great photography opportunities. Amazing numbers of very approachable birds can be found. It is almost unbelievable how many Steller’s Sea Eagles and White-tailed Eagles you can see at the same time or how close to Whooper Swans you can get!

Birds are the main target of this tour but also the landscapes in north Japan are like a fairytail. Imagine Whooper Swans in the misty lake, mountains in morning light or simple Japanese trees in the middle of the fields. All this makes Hokkaido a very popular destination amongst photographers.

Experience also Japanese culture with extremely polite people, wonderful food and onsens (Japanese bath). Something you will never forget!

This will be our 12th photography tour to the northernmost island of Japan – Hokkaido!

Group size: 7 – 14 photographers

Landcost price: 5750 € / person, single supplement 915 €

Price includes: Accommodation in Japanese hotels and lodges, Japanese breakfast and dinner, transportation in Hokkaido, boat trips mentioned in the itinerary, and admission fees to Crane feeding and Blakiston’s Fish Owl sites.

If you wish to have a bit more, book also seabird cruise in Ochiisi!

Please note – only limited number of single rooms available!

Guide Jari Peltomäki, with bigger groups also Kaisa Peltomäki

Please check the tour itinerary here: Amazing Hokkaido, Japan

Possible extension: Bathing Snow Monkeys of Jigokudani and Cranes of Izumi

Please have a look at our Flickr gallery: 

Steller´s Sea Eagle by Jari Peltomäki


Reviews & Experiences

"Many thanks for an enjoyable tour and all your hard work to provide an amazing experience. Photographing Eagles, Sparrowhawks, Grouse and the odd Jay or two!!, the warm comfortable accommodation, the food (thanks Sunna) and all the attention to detail, which have given me unforgettable memories.

Jari and Kaisa, thanks for all your input and company, the time was over all too quickly. Looking forward to the next visit, in the not-too-distant future!"

Dave, UK
Autumn Bird Photo Safari, 2022

"As the name of the tour was indicating, this tour was really amazing! Beyond any expectation! So many photo opportunities, unbelievable! Well balanced, with the focus towards the different species. As well the hotel selection was great, sometimes just a pity that we did not have the chance to enjoy the hotels even more.

Both of our guides, Jari and Kaisa, were great guides, safe drivers and very much focused to the clients! Thanks for guiding this tour!"

Klaus Schwind, Germany
Amazing Hokkaido, 2020

"I would like to thank you and your staff for the great organization of the last 4 days at Villa Finnature. I enjoyed it very much.

Not only your tangible love for the nature of Finland and its bird life – but also your professionalism and dedication in the implementation of the ‘Golden Eagle Tour’ has inspired me very much. The care of us guests was perfect.

Special thanks to Sunna, who cooked during the 4 days extremely tasty and lovingly cooked for all. It was fantastic! "

Ulrich, Germany
Golden Eagles in Action, 2023

"We did a spring photography tour to Finland with Finnature last week. Week was great although very cold - -28 degrees on some mornings was not normal for this time of the year! So Black Grouse were not active. But instead, the group visited Finnature’s Forest feeder hides for Goshawk and Eagle Owl. The group told that Finnature’s Forest feeder is the best place in the world to photograph Goshawks!"

Photography tour with Natures Images, UK
March 2023

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