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Lake Toyako

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Address: /Toyako-cho, Usu-gun, Sobetsu-cho, Hokkaido
Phone Number: +81 112522111
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Beautiful View

Extremely breathtaking view for someone who doesn't get to experience natural lakes/ scenery back in my own country. I'd highly recommend the Lake Toya cruise as well. Good to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Angel H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Extremely breathtaking view for someone who doesn't get to experience natural lakes/ scenery back in my own country. I'd highly recommend the Lake Toya cruise as well. Good to bring an extra coat along. The wind gets slightly strong further out in the Lake. A camera is a must as well. Don't wanna miss out the beautiful shots!!

Thank Angel H
Hirakata, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Want to chill-out? Want to see/experience some great scenery? Don't mind getting a bit wet? Don't mind having to work for your experience? Well, if your answer yes to the above, then canoeing on Lake Toya is just for you. Your guide, Yuji, after taking you through the basics of canoeing, will guide along the northern shores of the lake,... More 

Thank TheOutdoorholic
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

This lake is one of my favorite places in Hokkaido, after Lake Mashu. It is one of the very rare places that impressed me in Hokkaido. Visit the volcanoes and craters, look for the trail or road damaged by the eruption in Year 2000. The lake is huge and is a pleasant place to walk around and enjoy the scenery.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The lake is quite beautiful and it is a typical Japanese resort with resorts and hotels and some are quite tacky. The walk along the lake is good but one street back it deteriorates sadly. The mountains around are good but worth a visit but there is not much here other than a lake

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Took the boat trip out to the island, where we spent about an hour enjoying the scenery, wildlife, and peace. Some of us strolled through the edge of the woods and some simply sat and enjoyed watching the beautiful scenery, the coming and going of boats, the wildlife, and reading. The trips were calm in both directions, so very manageable... More 

Thank taffandhubby
Sendai, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

There is a railway station in Niseko and an Onsen opposite with shops selling some things and local produce very cheap. The Onsen is modern and serves the local people as a place to have meetings , you can relax and wash your clothes but takes a 90 minutes. From there you can set out on your bike , not... More 

Thank Andrew W
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Very scenic lake. We took a cruise to the island and return. At night around 8:45PM there is fireworks. Nice to walk along the shore

Thank Mikuracing
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Toya lake is a marvel of nature and demands you to stop and take it all in. Beautiful scenery and very apt for active groups and families. In summer people were cycling, canoeing, running, etc. We also went for a swim, but didn't see anyone else get in the lake!!! Recommended.

Thank Travellinglight2011
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great place for a day trip especially if you have kids. Bicycle ride along the lake is about 36.5km. Appears to be easier if you go anti-clockwise otherwise there's more uphill! Pleasant and peaceful.

Thank Nisekoite
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This is a beautiful lake with deep blue water that never freeze even in the coldest winter. Coming from a small country with hardly any vast nature scene, I really appreciate the seemingly serene sight this lake offers, not forgetting it is a volcanic crater lake.

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