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Hakodate, Japan Luxury Cruises

The port city of Hakodate is located in the north of Japan and is the largest city on the country's Hokkaido Island, situated on the region's southern tip. In its role as an international port, Hakodate has been influenced by a number of different foreign cultures, which can be observed most of all in the city's stunning variety of intriguing architecture. The area combines aspects of its rich Japanese culture, history and heritage with a number of impressive modern developments to create a unique and enchanting atmosphere. The region was also recently voted as the Japanese town that most people wanted to visit. Hakodate's majestic landmarks and stunning areas of natural beauty instil lasting memories upon visitors to the city, creating a truly unforgettable cruise destination.

Sightseeing in Hakodate

Hakodate is home to a number of interesting historical structures, superb modern attractions and areas of incredible natural beauty. The city's culture has been influenced by foreign travellers over the centuries, during its time as an international port.

Motomachi

Motomachi is Hakodate's historic district, boasting a number of impressive buildings constructed over the previous centuries. One of the most significant structures in this historic district is the Old Public Hall, which displays an classic European-style architecture and was used to house the Hakodate's government in the early 20th century. Various old religious structures are also located in this part of town, including the Higashi Honganji Temple, Russian Orthodox Church, Episcopal Chruch and Roman Catholic Church. Motomachi is also home to the Gokoku Shrine, which holds the remains of those who lost their lives in the Battle of Hakodate.

Mount Hakodate

A climb to the summit of Mount Hakodate may be a tiring experience, but the spectacular views from the top are well worth the trek, especially at night. The mountain stands at a height of 334 metres and the top can be reached by walking, car, bus or ropeway. Facilities at the peak of the mountain include observation platforms, souvenirs shops and a restaurant.

Fort Goryokaku

Goryokaku is a magnificent star shaped fort, designed in 1885 by Takeda Hisaburo to be the main fortress of the ephemeral Republic of Ezo. The fort was designed in a distinctive star shape to allow for a greater number of gun placements and a reduction in the amount of blind spots around the structure. Nowadays, the fort is a park and has been named as a special historical site.

Shopping in Hakodate

A bustling morning market is located in several buildings along the city's bay front, where visitors and locals can purchase a variety of seafood including the region's renowned crabs. Many supermarkets, shopping malls and speciality stores are also distributed throughout downtown Hakodate, selling a variety of gifts, souvenirs and general necessities.

Eating out in Hakodate

The city's local delicacy is squid, alongside a range of other locally caught seafood dishes. Seafood can be found in eateries all over the city, many of which also serve a delicious range of international cuisine, allowing everyone to find something that they can enjoy at meal times. 

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1 Circle Japan Intensive Voyage
14 April 2019 - 13 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Hakodate | Akita, Japan | Kanazawa | Sakaiminato | Busan | Kitakyushu | Hiroshima, Japan | Takamatsu, Japan | Kobe, Japan | Kobe, Japan | Shimizu | Yokohama, Japan more

Fly Cruise£5029pp
Cruise Only£2489pp
2 Japan Intensive
27 April 2019 - 15 nights

Yokohama, Japan | Hakodate | Aomori, Japan | Akita, Japan | Kanazawa | Sakaiminato | Busan | Kitakyushu | Hiroshima, Japan | Takamatsu, Japan | Kobe, Japan | Kobe, Japan | Shimizu | Yokohama, Japan | Yokohama, Japan more

Fly Cruise£4679pp
Cruise Only£3249pp
3 Tokyo to Seward ( Anchorage)
12 May 2019 - 16 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Kushiro | Petropavlovsk | International Date Line | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Homer, Alaska | Seward more

Fly Cruise£6459pp
Cruise Only£6369pp
4 Alaska & the Aleutian Islands-Tokyo-San Francisco
26 May 2019 - 22 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Skagway | Sitka | Ketchikan | Victoria | Vancouver, WA | San Francisco | San Francisco more

Fly Cruise£6239pp
Cruise Only£5189pp
5 Alaska to Japan
07 August 2019 - 13 nights

Seward | Kodiak, United States | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Petropavlovsk | Kushiro | Hakodate | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£3759pp
Cruise Only£1789pp
6 Night Circle Japan Intensive Voyage
04 September 2019 - 14 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Hakodate | Akita, Japan | Kanazawa | Sakaiminato | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Kochi, India | Kobe, Japan | Kobe, Japan | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£5159pp
Cruise Only£3559pp
7 Seward to Tokyo
12 September 2019 - 14 nights

Seward | Kodiak, United States | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | International Date Line | Petropavlovsk | Kushiro | Hakodate | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£4299pp
Cruise Only£4159pp
8 Grand Expedition
08 January 2020 - 195 nights

Miami | Key West | Havana | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Manzanillo | Puerto Vallarta | Los Angeles | San Francisco | San Francisco | Santa Barbara | San Diego | Cabo San Lucas | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Acapulco | Puerto Chiapas | Puerto Quetzal | Acajutla, El Salvador | Manta | Salaverry | Lima | Pisco | Coquimbo | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Ushuaia | Port Stanley, Falkland Isl. | Puerto Madryn | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Montevideo | Punta De Este | Rio Grande | Porto Belo | Sao Paulo (Santos) | Parati | Ilha Grande | Buzios | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Natal | Fortaleza | Mindelo (Sao Vicente) | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Lome | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique | Pointe Des Galets, Reunion | Port Louis, Mauritius | Male, Maldives | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket, Thailand | Penang | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Hue | Hanoi | Hanoi | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Beijing | Beijing | Jeju Island, South Korea | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Kyoto (Osaka) | Kyoto (Osaka) | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Oarai, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Juneau | Sitka | Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada | Victoria | Astoria, Oregon | San Francisco | San Francisco | Cabo San Lucas | Acapulco | Puerto Quetzal | Corinto | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Miami more

Fly Cruise£38789pp
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9 Around the World in 180 Days
08 January 2020 - 180 nights

Miami | Key West | Havana | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Manzanillo | Puerto Vallarta | Los Angeles | San Francisco | San Francisco | Santa Barbara | San Diego | Cabo San Lucas | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Acapulco | Puerto Chiapas | Puerto Quetzal | Acajutla, El Salvador | Manta | Salaverry | Lima | Pisco | Coquimbo | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Ushuaia | Port Stanley, Falkland Isl. | Puerto Madryn | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Montevideo | Punta De Este | Rio Grande | Porto Belo | Sao Paulo (Santos) | Parati | Ilha Grande | Buzios | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Natal | Fortaleza | Mindelo (Sao Vicente) | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Lome | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique | Pointe Des Galets, Reunion | Port Louis, Mauritius | Male, Maldives | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket, Thailand | Penang | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Hue | Hanoi | Hanoi | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Beijing | Beijing | Jeju Island, South Korea | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Kyoto (Osaka) | Kyoto (Osaka) | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Oarai, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Aleutian Basin | Aleutian Basin | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Juneau | Sitka | Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada | Victoria | Astoria, Oregon | San Francisco | San Francisco more

Fly Cruise£35179pp
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10 Global Quest
08 January 2020 - 200 nights

Miami | Key West | Havana | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Panama Canal, Panama | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Corinto | Manzanillo | Puerto Vallarta | Los Angeles | San Francisco | San Francisco | Santa Barbara | San Diego | Cabo San Lucas | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Acapulco | Puerto Chiapas | Puerto Quetzal | Acajutla, El Salvador | Manta | Salaverry | Lima | Pisco | Coquimbo | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Ushuaia | Port Stanley, Falkland Isl. | Puerto Madryn | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Montevideo | Punta De Este | Rio Grande | Porto Belo | Sao Paulo (Santos) | Parati | Ilha Grande | Buzios | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Natal | Fortaleza | Mindelo (Sao Vicente) | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Lome | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique | Pointe Des Galets, Reunion | Port Louis, Mauritius | Male, Maldives | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket, Thailand | Penang | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Hue | Hanoi | Hanoi | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Beijing | Beijing | Jeju Island, South Korea | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Kyoto (Osaka) | Kyoto (Osaka) | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Oarai, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Juneau | Sitka | Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada | Victoria | Astoria, Oregon | San Francisco | San Francisco | Cabo San Lucas | Acapulco | Puerto Quetzal | Corinto | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Miami | Port Canaveral, Florida | Charleston | Charleston | New York more

Fly Cruise£38749pp
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11 Connoisseur's Collection
26 January 2020 - 182 nights

San Francisco | Santa Barbara | San Diego | Cabo San Lucas | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Acapulco | Puerto Chiapas | Puerto Quetzal | Acajutla, El Salvador | Manta | Salaverry | Lima | Pisco | Coquimbo | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Cape Horn | Ushuaia | Port Stanley, Falkland Isl. | Puerto Madryn | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Montevideo | Punta De Este | Rio Grande | Porto Belo | Sao Paulo (Santos) | Parati | Ilha Grande | Buzios | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Natal | Fortaleza | Mindelo (Sao Vicente) | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Lome | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique | Pointe Des Galets, Reunion | Port Louis, Mauritius | Male, Maldives | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket, Thailand | Penang | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Hue | Ha Long Bay | Ha Long Bay | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Tianjin, China | Tianjin, China | Jeju Island, South Korea | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Kyoto (Osaka) | Kyoto (Osaka) | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Oarai, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Aleutian Basin | Aleutian Basin | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Juneau | Sitka | Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada | Victoria | Astoria, Oregon | San Francisco | San Francisco | Cabo San Lucas | Acapulco | Puerto Quetzal | Corinto | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Miami | Charleston | Port Canaveral, Florida | Charleston | New York more

Fly Cruise£35889pp
Cruise OnlyCall
12 Bridgeway to Exploration
26 January 2020 - 162 nights

San Francisco | Santa Barbara | San Diego | Cabo San Lucas | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Acapulco | Puerto Chiapas | Puerto Quetzal | Acajutla, El Salvador | Manta | Salaverry | Lima | Pisco | Coquimbo | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Cape Horn | Ushuaia | Port Stanley, Falkland Isl. | Puerto Madryn | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Montevideo | Punta De Este | Rio Grande | Porto Belo | Sao Paulo (Santos) | Parati | Ilha Grande | Buzios | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Natal | Fortaleza | Mindelo (Sao Vicente) | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Lome | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique | Pointe Des Galets, Reunion | Port Louis, Mauritius | Male, Maldives | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket, Thailand | Penang | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang | Hanoi | Hanoi | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Beijing | Beijing | Jeju Island, South Korea | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Kyoto (Osaka) | Kyoto (Osaka) | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Oarai, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Aleutian Basin | Aleutian Basin | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Juneau | Sitka | Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada | Victoria | Astoria, Oregon | San Francisco | San Francisco more

Fly Cruise£46599pp
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13 Continental Passage
26 January 2020 - 177 nights

San Francisco | Santa Barbara | San Diego | Cabo San Lucas | Zihuatanejo (Ixtapa), Mexico | Acapulco | Puerto Chiapas | Puerto Quetzal | Acajutla, El Salvador | Manta | Salaverry | Lima | Pisco | Coquimbo | Santiago De Chile | Puerto Montt | Puerto Chacabuco | Laguna San Rafael | Punta Arenas, Chile | Cape Horn | Ushuaia | Port Stanley, Falkland Isl. | Puerto Madryn | Buenos Aires, Argentina | Montevideo | Punta De Este | Rio Grande | Porto Belo | Sao Paulo (Santos) | Parati | Ilha Grande | Buzios | Rio De Janeiro | Rio De Janeiro | Recife | Natal | Fortaleza | Mindelo (Sao Vicente) | Dakar, Senegal | Banjul, The Gambia | Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire | Takoradi | Lome | Walvis Bay, Namibia | Cape Town, South Africa | Cape Town, South Africa | Mossel Bay | Durban | Richards Bay, South Africa | Maputo, Mozambique | Pointe Des Galets, Reunion | Port Louis, Mauritius | Male, Maldives | Kochi (Cochin) | Colombo | Rangoon | Rangoon | Rangoon | Phuket, Thailand | Penang | Kuala Lumpur | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Bangkok/Laem Chabang, Thailand | Sihanoukville, Cambodia | Ho Chi Minh City | Ho Chi Minh City | Da Nang | Hanoi | Hanoi | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Beijing | Beijing | Jeju Island, South Korea | Busan | Nagasaki, Japan | Kagoshima, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Kyoto (Osaka) | Kyoto (Osaka) | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Oarai, Japan | Aomori, Japan | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Aleutian Basin | Aleutian Basin | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Juneau | Sitka | Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada | Victoria | Astoria, Oregon | San Francisco | San Francisco | Cabo San Lucas | Acapulco | Puerto Quetzal | Corinto | Puntarenas, Costa Rica | Cartagena De Indias, Colombia | Miami more

Fly Cruise£35929pp
Cruise OnlyCall
14 Yokohama to Vancouver
04 May 2020 - 18 nights

Tokyo (Yokohama) | Hakodate | Kushiro | Petropavlovsk | International Date Line | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Sitka | Juneau | Ketchikan | Vancouver, WA more

Fly Cruise£5459pp
Cruise Only£5179pp
15 Kobe to Otaru
07 June 2020 - 11 nights

Kobe, Japan | Okayama | Takamatsu, Japan | Miyajima | Hiroshima, Japan | Hagi, Japan | Busan | Sakaiminato | Kanazawa | Hakodate | Otaru more

Fly Cruise£5549pp
Cruise Only£5549pp
16 Russian Far East
10 August 2020 - 17 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Hakodate | Rishiri Island, Japan | Korsakov | Tyuleniy Island, Russia | Yankicha Island, Russia | Paramushir And Atlasova Islands, Russia | Russkaya/Tikhirka Bay And Cape Kekurny | Chirpoy Islands, Russia | Chirpoy Islands, Russia | Otaru | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£22099pp
Cruise Only£19569pp
17 Seward (Anchorage) to Tokyo
10 September 2020 - 13 nights

Seward | Seward | Kodiak, United States | Kodiak, United States | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | International Date Line | International Date Line | Petropavlovsk | Petropavlovsk | Kushiro | Kushiro | Hakodate | Tokyo, Japan more

Fly Cruise£4429pp
Cruise Only£4179pp
18 Bering Sea & Japan Transpacific
25 September 2020 - 15 nights

Vancouver, WA | Sitka | Sapporo (Muroran) | Hakodate | Tokyo (Yokohama) | Tokyo (Yokohama)

Fly Cruise£4639pp
Cruise Only£3029pp
19 Tokyo to Vancouver
20 April 2021 - 19 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Hitachinaka | Sendai | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Sitka | Skagway | Juneau | Ketchikan | Vancouver, WA more

Fly Cruise£8899pp
Cruise Only£7739pp
20 Japan's Island Immersive
15 May 2021 - 14 nights

Tokyo, Japan | Sapporo (Muroran) | Hakodate | Sado Island | Kanazawa | Kanazawa | Sakaiminato | Pohang | Hamada, Japan | Hiroshima, Japan | Tamano | Osaka | Osaka more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£12889pp
21 Japan Island & Nature Discovery
29 May 2021 - 14 nights

Osaka | Toba | Shimizu | Tokyo, Japan | Tokyo, Japan | Hakodate | Kushiro | Abashiri | Korsakov | Korsakov | Wakayama (Shimotsu), Japan | Otaru | Otaru more

Fly CruiseCall
Cruise Only£12889pp
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