Lady of the sea, Kaiwo Maru II is staying in the Ishikari harbor

Kaiou Maru II
Kaiou Maru II

Beautiful white body called Lady of the sea, Kaiwo Maru II came to the Ishikari harbor. Staying a couple of days, she is about to sail for Hakodate at Aug, 26. Tomorrow, Aug 23, from 13:00 to 16:00, raising and lowering sails, called ‘Sail drill’ are opened to the public at the harbor. All the white sailing ship, Kaiwo Maru II is the largest sailing ship in the world. This is the training ship for young sailers, so at this time, the sailing is one of the training. She is lighted up at night until 22:00.   Also there is the fireworks event at the venue of Ishikari Marugoto Festival, Ishikari City. The Shuttle buses are available from venue of this event to Kaiwo Maru II. You will get more fun! Why don’t you go there?

Events

Aug, 23

  • 13:00-16:00 Sail drill
  • sunset to 22:00 light up

Aug, 24

  • 10:00-12:00 / 13:00-15:00 inside ship observation

Access

By car, long long traffic jam you keep in mind. But 300 + 4,000 car parking available in the venue of Ishikari Marugoto Festival.

Kaiwo Maru
Kaiwo Maru

Shuttle buses are available from the venue of Ishikari Marugoto Festival, see Google map below.

From Sapporo station bus terminal(札幌駅バスターミナル)

  • Take a Chuo bus #14(花川南団地線) to Hanakawa minami 9 jo 3 chome(花川南9条3丁目). It takes 40 min and adults fare is ¥330.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to Sun Village Ishikari(サンビレッジ石狩). It takes 23 min.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to the west pier/Nishi Futou(西埠頭).It takes 10 min.

or

  • Take a Chuo bus #16(花畔団地線) to Ishikari Minami High School(石狩南高校前). It takes 40 min and adults fare is ¥330.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to Sun Village Ishikari(サンビレッジ石狩). It takes 23 min.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to the west pier/Nishi Futou(西埠頭).It takes 10 min.

From Subway Sapporo Station

  • Take a Nanboku line to Asabu. It takes 12 min.
  • Transfer a Chuo bus #13(花畔団地線) to Hanakawa minami 9 jo 3 chome(花川南9条3丁目). It takes 13 min and adults fare is ¥250.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to Sun Village Ishikari(サンビレッジ石狩). It takes 23 min.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to the west pier/Nishi Futou(西埠頭).It takes 10 min.

or

  • Take a Nanboku line to Asabu. It takes 12 min.
  • Transfer a Chuo bus #15(花畔団地線) to Ishikari Minami High School(石狩南高校前). It takes 14 min and adults fare is ¥250.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to Sun Village Ishikari(サンビレッジ石狩). It takes 23 min.
  • Transfer a Free Shuttle Bus to the west pier/Nishi Futou(西埠頭).It takes 10 min.

see Web page of Ishikari Marugoto Festival(in Japanese)

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