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Kamuiwakka Hot Falls

Onnebetsumura, Shari-gun, Shari-cho 099-4100, Hokkaido
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Worth the drive, to see something different.

Its not far from the 5-lakes/Furepe falls. So might as well swing by. Although its only 11km, its... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeremy_C_MH
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Singapore, Singapore
Rare river as hot springs is flowing

8月1日~自家用車でここまで行けないので、ウトロバスターミナルからバスで行きました。裸足で川に使ってみると、温かい。流れる足湯です。裸足で川登り。癒されました。登れる範囲は短いので、次のバスまでの間... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ririconico
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Tokyo, Japan
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18 Aug 2016
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yesterday
“Worth the drive, to see something different.”
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Onnebetsumura, Shari-gun, Shari-cho 099-4100, Hokkaido
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Reviewed yesterday

Its not far from the 5-lakes/Furepe falls. So might as well swing by. Although its only 11km, its a 'slow' drive as it off-road, although its quite smooth; as it well used and frequented. Many cars going-up and down, and parked at the falls, so...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

8月1日~自家用車でここまで行けないので、ウトロバスターミナルからバスで行きました。裸足で川に使ってみると、温かい。流れる足湯です。裸足で川登り。癒されました。登れる範囲は短いので、次のバスまでの間、1時間あれば十分に楽しめます。 From August 1 to 25 - can not go by a private car. I went by bus from Utoro bus terminal. It was warm when I put my foot in the river. It is a footbath. Climb the river with barefoot. I was healed....More

Thank Ririconico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a huge waterfalls. Driving to the waterfalls is on pebble road. Your clean car will became dusty and dirty. Can walk upstream on bear foot to hve an experience.

Thank J Y
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a fascinating place in that the falls are fed from a spring with hot water. The temperature is a comfortable warmth. People are free to wander up the falls and many swim in the different water holes that are along the stream.

Thank markelshout
Reviewed 10 July 2016

from that waterfall you can do the hike to mount Io or follow the coastline. Very hot at noon in summer. best early morning or afternoon. Make sure you try the natural hot springs above the waterfall. Most people do miss it as you have...More

Thank topkapitan
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Interesting waterfall with warm mountain water temperature even in cold times. Natural onsen somewhere is pumping big volumes of volcanic water into mountain river thus the nice warm, say 20 C temperature. You can walk the fall some hundred meters up and then you are...More

Thank hanyoupei
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The bus service only runs for a few weeks in August and one week in mid September. You can easily hitch hike from / to the 5 Lakes but it is not really worth it. I passes there after hiking the Shiretoko traverse and Io...More

2  Thank Pierre W
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

These shallow lukewarm waterfalls flow gently over smooth rock and it is fairly easy to walk up them. The leaflet from the tourist office said no private cars in summer, but we drove there without problem. The road was closed beyond the falls, though. There...More

Thank HappyFamily0f3
Reviewed 18 July 2015

These are relatively flat and shallow falls which visitors can walk in. The water is lukewarm, no doubt from a nearby hotspring. The route there is quite long (11km one way) on gravel roads, somewhat long for a single attraction.

1  Thank hkgmatt
Reviewed 20 July 2014

After one hundred hot onsens all around, this is good to go, walk on the rocks (not so much danger if you take care) and then swim in the little places which are warm but of course less hot than the onsen.

1  Thank Jérémy B
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