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Shiretoko National Park

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Really unspoiled and beautiful. Not overwhelmed with tourist, mostly Hong Kong people and some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PAmericanXX
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Beijing, China
This park has many nature exhibits

Shiretoko National Park is Japan’s easternmost national park. It is the northern part of... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
JohnD209
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really unspoiled and beautiful. Not overwhelmed with tourist, mostly Hong Kong people and some Europeans here and there. Lots of wild animals.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Shiretoko National Park is Japan’s easternmost national park. It is the northern part of Hokkaido’s Shiretoko peninsula and points like a finger up to Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula. The park is the closest land point you can get to large disputed islands called the Northern Territories...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JohnD209
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Shiretoko National Park is a World Heritage. Drove round here and you can chance upon spotted deers and red foxes on the road. Apparently, there has also been sightings of the brown bears. All of these are native to Shiretoko. Take the cruise to have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Khaykid
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We were enchanted with the guided walking tour around the five lakes in Shiretoko. We needed the guide because the brown bears had just emerged from hibernation. We didn't see any in the Park, but there were breath-taking views at every turn, and plenty of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Davo742
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Reached there before sunset and took many beautiful pictures. Only 2 lakes could be visited as the others were closed due to the season. Follow the trails and it’ll lead you to beautiful views of the lakes and mountains. A worthwhile place to visit if...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Eugene_Sim
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited early June in the morning- weather was wet and cold but walkable - walked the trail to the edge of the cliff observatory point from the visitor entrance. A few trails through the forest. There were not many people at the time probably too...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited here with my fiance for a few days. Shiretoko is nature unharmed. Flowers, trees, animals all flourish here. A wonderful place, no matter your age, gender, interests. You will be able to connect with what the country must have looked like a 100-200...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Istvan Z
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We spent three nights in Shiretoko and visited the National Park every day, either by car, boat or on foot. Although the weather could have been better, it really was beautiful. The boardwalk at the Five Lakes was a great introduction to the area, but...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Trunkix4
Reviewed 18 July 2017 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!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank HarTeeuw
Reviewed 20 March 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

Date of experience: July 2016
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I’ve never been there before, but you may be able to get there by bus.
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