Climbing the Kamuiwakka Hot Falls, Kamuiwakka-Yu-no-taki

Climbing the Kamuiwakka Hot Falls, Kamuiwakka-Yu-no-taki

Kamuiwakka hot falls, called Kamuiwakka-yu-no-taki(カムイワッカ湯の滝) is located in the center of Shiretoko national park. The falls comes from the mountainside of Mt.Iouzan which is an active volcano. The river is as hot as a spring, approximately 30 centi degree, not...
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Shiretoko Cruising

Shiretoko Cruising

Foods, Wild Nature, Mount Climbing, Treking etc,. There are many things to enjoy Shiretoko. But there is a thing I want to do, Shiretoko Cruising. It is a tour to see Shiretoko peninsula by a small cruiser. I want to...
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Shiretoko Goko Lakes

Shiretoko Goko Lakes

Shiretoko Goko Lakes is one of the wildest and untouched lakes in Japan. Goko means five lakes, so Shiretoko Goko Lakes contains five lakes, which is located in Shiretoko National Park, which is designated World Natural heritage in 2005. Shiretoko Goko Lake....
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Frepe Waterfall in Shiretoko

Frepe Waterfall in Shiretoko

There is no river with this fall. Melting snow becomes water flowing underground from Shiretoko mountain range, which is flowing from cracks of 100 height cliff. It looks like tears, so that people call the fall 'Tears of young girl'.
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Shiretoko Museum

Shiretoko Museum

Shiretoko Museum(知床博物館) presents large collections of records and documents relating to the wild animals, plants and insects such as Higuma, Hokkaido bear, and Steller’s sea eagle.  Also the museum shows many documents of local history about...
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Cape Puyuni

Cape Puyuni

Cape Puyuni, refering to a place of a hole in Ainu, is located the north-ward of Shiretoko Peninsula. Thi is in the area of The Shiretoko National Park and well known as the first place of the drift-ice comig.
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Shiretoko Pass(知床峠)

Shiretoko Pass(知床峠)

Route 334 is called Shiretoko connection road between Rausu and Utoro. Shiretoko Pass is located the middle of the road on the south-ward of Mt.Rausu-dake. Its height is 738 merters.
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Kamuiwakka Hot Spring Falls(カムイワッカ湯の滝)

Kamuiwakka Hot Spring Falls(カムイワッカ湯の滝)

Hot spring water comes from Mt.Shiretoko-Iwozan, an active volcano, flowing into the Kamui-wakka River, so that it is the hot spring river.
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Oronkoiwa Rock

Oronkoiwa Rock

This rock derives from the Oronko people who are indigenous people in the area long time ago. It is a huge rock, 60 meters height located near the Utoro harbor.
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Oshinkoshin-no-taki Waterfall in Shiretoko

Oshinkoshin-no-taki Waterfall in Shiretoko

This is well known as 'the twin beauties' fall', due to folking into two parts on the half-way down. You'll see the exciting waterfall at the side-step of the fall.
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Shiretoko World Heritage Center

Shiretoko World Heritage Center

The Shiretoko World Heritage Center shows you life-size photos of brown bears, deer and other animals living in Shiretoko. Also there are some replicas of scratch by animals such as bears which makes you learn about rules and manners when you explorer the grea...
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Shiretoko National Park Nature Center

Shiretoko National Park Nature Center

The Shiretoko Nature Center is the gateway to Shiretoko National Park which is located at the fork to the Shiretoko Goko Lake and the Shiretoko Pass. The Center makes you find everything about Shiretoko.
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