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Shiretoko National Park

#2 of 19 things to do in Rausu-cho Features Animals
Menashi-gun, Rausu-cho, Hokkaido
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Just beautiful... very much worth a visit!

Now here is a gorgeous looking park at Hokkaido. Beautiful nature and wildlife, waterfalls forests... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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The Shiretoko National Park is great

Did the trekking in July, saw some bear scat here and there and some evidence of bears in the area... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2017
Zahid U
Singapore, Singapore
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Menashi-gun, Rausu-cho, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Now here is a gorgeous looking park at Hokkaido. Beautiful nature and wildlife, waterfalls forests lakes and the great looking seaside. Just go there it is very much worth it!

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

Did the trekking in July, saw some bear scat here and there and some evidence of bears in the area (luckily or unluckily we didnt had to encounter them nearby ) Bears are not to be trifled with in my opinion. Anyway the trekking was...More

Thank Zahid U
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We travelledto the Shiretoko Peninsula National Park for our guided walk as part of a tour group. Having a guide would be essential, to spot all the great things that there are to see. The weather was fairly average, with the rain closing in by...More

1  Thank AussieTraveller3204
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Shiretoko National Park is gorgeous. The lengthy nature walk is something you will never forget. We visited here as part of a bus tour to Hokkaido. Stupendous

1  Thank warren D
Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is a must visit if you are near the area. The nature walk led by the ranger is a must do. It was kind of expensive, but worth it. The walk was 3km and took about 3 hours. We walk alone the Shretoko 5...More

2  Thank Bonnie T
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

The scenery at the national park around the five lakes is absolutely beautiful. The walking tour is enhanced by our professional, friendly and humorous guide, Mr Kohki Suganuma (菅沼 宏基). Be prepared for pleasant surprises along the way with Mr Suganuma! The tour is certainly...More

2  Thank regleo
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Breathtakingly beautiful. The walkway around the lakes was all my young kids could manage but it was still worth doing for the wild scenery. If you can get up here it's a must see

1  Thank rg100
Reviewed May 9, 2016

We arrived and to learn that the campsites were still closed. However due to some relaxed laws about camping in public areas we were able to find a site on the eastern coast that served as our base site for the next few days. We...More

3  Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Last September, I went to Japan to visit my boyfriend. We went to places such as Kyoto, Hiroshima and many more. From all of the places that I we visited, I was really amazed with Hokkaido. We took flight from Haneda to Memanbetsu and took...More

8  Thank Carlitta Amanda E
Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

This UNESCO heritage site requires you to take either an hour trip (almost every 1-1.5 hours starting from 9am) or a 2 hour trip (2pm) or 3 hours trip (10am) to appreciate its beauty, especially the waterfalls and cliffs. You will see plenty of foxes...More

3  Thank KopiMocha
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