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Combine with a visit to the Hell Valley

If you are visiting the Hell Valley and buy a parking ticket, you can also use the parking area at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boil and bubble! Toil and trouble.

It’s impressive, in a very dangerous and smelly sort of way. If you are making the effort to come... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dandenong, Australia
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Noboribetsuonsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting the Hell Valley and buy a parking ticket, you can also use the parking area at Oyunuma for free on the same day. If you are done enjoying Hell Valley, I recommend checking out this pond too. You won't need much...More

Thank L123V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s impressive, in a very dangerous and smelly sort of way. If you are making the effort to come to these parts go the extra distance and have a look at this lake. It’s very impressive the natural forces that are at play to make...More

Thank NathalieAndAndrew
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth seeing, very pretty views. Worth the hike but they do have parking for those wanting to drive.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Short on time - and have a car - you can drive to the Hell Valley, the footpath and here. All worth seeing. But we did a circular walk encompassing these and more - see my comments for Jigoku-Dani with our very leisurely two and...More

1  Thank ianmacd44
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The minute you head off on the trail to this lake, you lose about 90% of the crowd. The views from above are terrific, and we saw deer in the shrubbery. From here, I'd recommend Funamiyama path with its jizo statues - it follows the...More

Thank Geoviki
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

From our hotel we took the long walk to the site. Paved road and then on to a walking path and walked to where the fresh mountain water mixed with the sulfur springs water. Then a little further up to a hot springs lake. Then...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed January 11, 2018

Splendid view of the lake... understand that this is a thermal lake where you can see bubbling of thick mud. Usually driving is possible as we saw a carpark but was closed during winter.

Thank Ash L
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Whilst the main attraction has to be Jigokudani, it's a steady walk up over the hill to Oyunuma which is well worth the 45-60mins it will take you for the round trip from Jigokudai on well marked paths through the wooded hills. Persons with accessibility...More

2  Thank plunet
Reviewed October 22, 2017

- Oyunuma is a boiling lake with a circumference of one kilometer up the roadabout 1.5 kilometers from Jigokudani. Parking is 500 yen, and the ticket can also be used to park at Jiokudani. The lake has a strong hot spring at the bottom close...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

大湯沼,顅名思義,既像大湯又似大沼澤。滿佈煙霧,頗有雲深不知處又有點仙境般的意境. The smog got blown away by the wind. Thus the scenes are so changeable even just seconds apart. I like the natural view and feel so relaxed being here. It is a must visit spot.

Thank David H
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June 8, 2016|
Response from lchan289 | Reviewed this property |
We hiked up here from Hell,Valley where we paid Yen500 for parking.