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Shiretoko National Park

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Rausu-cho, Menashi-gun, Hokkaido
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Deers and Red Foxes

Shiretoko National Park is a World Heritage. Drove round here and you can chance upon spotted deers... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Khaykid
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Melbourne, Australia
Lush forests, snow-capped mountains - a natural wonder.

We were enchanted with the guided walking tour around the five lakes in Shiretoko. We needed the... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Davo742
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Adelaide, Australia
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“national park” (6 reviews)
“the cliff” (2 reviews)
“spot bears” (2 reviews)
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Rausu-cho, Menashi-gun, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Khaykid
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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

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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

1  Thank Eugene_Sim
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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

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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

1  Thank Istvan Z
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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

1  Thank Trunkix4
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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!

1  Thank HarTeeuw
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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

Thank Zahid U
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We travelledto the Shiretoko Peninsula National Park for our guided walk as part of a tour group. Having a guide would be essential, to spot all the great things that there are to see. The weather was fairly average, with the rain closing in by...More

2  Thank AussieTraveller3204
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Shiretoko National Park is gorgeous. The lengthy nature walk is something you will never forget. We visited here as part of a bus tour to Hokkaido. Stupendous

1  Thank warren D
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