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Address: 6-27, Yunosawa, Menashi-gun, Rausu-cho, Hokkaido
Phone Number: (0153)87-2828
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Take a break here!

Right along the Shiretoko Cross Road (the road connecting Utoro and Rausu), this center is a nice place to take a break. You get to see lots of wildlife models, photoraphy and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2013
Hong Kong
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English first
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20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

There is a small geyser in the nature by the Rausu visitor centre. It is about 100-200m walk from the car park of the visitor centre to the left (seen from the road). Geyser burst about in every 50 min. The whole event only takes about one minute or so. Without any advance notice, the geyser just sprays hot water,... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Good place to map out your hikes. The local guides include some very experienced hikers who know the peninsula well. This place is all about nature - read about the World Heritage Site award.

Thank Derek Y
Hong Kong
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Right along the Shiretoko Cross Road (the road connecting Utoro and Rausu), this center is a nice place to take a break. You get to see lots of wildlife models, photoraphy and a large model of the Shiretoko peninsula landscape. You get to understand this World Heritage a bit more. Spend 20 minutes here.

Thank BrandonAshin
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Most visitors to Shiretoko National Park would go to Shiretoko National Park Visitor's Centre (for sure!). But many would miss this tourist centre and hence, miss many other less known but exciting travel options when visiting this area of Hokkaido. Give this tourist centre a visit, and get suggestions than usually only locals know about. There are many other stuff... More 

Thank Vincent C

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