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Muddy walk

Guide said that it was a 5 min walk into the forest, but it was more like 15 min walk. Place is a... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Caution! Bear alert!

Caution! Bear alert! Honestly, i expected more from this place but its quite dull, only a small... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Oct 23, 2018
“Muddy walk”
Jun 28, 2018
“Caution! Bear alert!”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Guide said that it was a 5 min walk into the forest, but it was more like 15 min walk. Place is a bit quiet and have to be careful when walking there. You can smell rotten eggs at times

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hawkuan
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Caution! Bear alert! Honestly, i expected more from this place but its quite dull, only a small area of land with smoke emitting from the grounds. However, when we were there, an adult deer stood from about 100 metres away, curiously watching us. We were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Imakelv
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

The walk to the mud bokke is very easy, the bokke itself is interesting but not really astonishing. I recommend the 1.5 km trail to return to the Eco center while having a nice and educative walk in the forest, arriving to a nice path...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bub_tokyo
Reviewed March 13, 2018

The walking path through the forest to Bokke was recently scraped and the latter part was a nice cleared path to view the mud volcano. It was different for me on this occasion only because it was in winter and the area was surrounded by...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

The mud volcano is in a hidden place that is quite hard to discover. But it is far more interesting than Akan-ko. Although the smell is terrible, it is a nice place to learn about earth geography.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Viviansheen
Reviewed October 2, 2016

It was a short walk/stroll in the forest/along the lake (2 routes) towards the mud volcano (Bokke). The mud didn't seem to be boiling like the ones seen in the photos. Akan lake is nicer.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank JollyRyoko
Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Since I have seen few time of mud pond in few country, quite normal to me. Beppu once more active than this once.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank hckok77
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Interesting place of interest but the lake is nicer. It is located in a park and need a short walk to reach.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Violetferrari
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Kelsey W
July 21, 2016|
Response from hckok77 | Reviewed this property |
A nature walk path beside Akankohan Eco Museum Center (阿寒湖畔エコミュージアムセンター), with geologic formation & nature. Further information, please check the museum website/Facebook.