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Akan Nature Center

Akan Nature Center
Akan Nature Center offers canoeing and hiking/trekking tours in the eastern Hokkaido area around Lake Akan and Onneto.

 

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As with any activity in nature, sudden changes in the planned course or cancelation may be required due to changes in natural conditions.


Lake Akan Canadian Canoe
Adventure course

Lake Akan Canadian Canoe
Onneto is located approx. 20 km away from the Lake Akan onsen hot spring. The area also offers a high chance to meet the Kumagera (woodpecker) – an animal designated as a natural monument.
Lake Akan Canadian Canoe

Period of Operation May 1 – October 31
Required Time 3 hours and 30 mins (including car travel time)
Walking distance Approx. 5 km (one lap around Onneto)
Fees Adults 6,500 yen *
Children 4,500 yen
Capacity 2-7 people
* Although bookings can be made for 1 person, there will be an extra charge of 3500 yen if only one person is attending.
Starting times (1)8:30 a.m. (2)0:30 p.m.
Meeting time 10 mins before departure
Meeting Place Akan Nature Center
Reservations Required
Clothing Clothes that are easy to walk in (long pants recommended) and trekking shoes or running shoes
Personal Gear A drink to stay hydrated during the activity (about one bottle), hat, insect repellent, and other things you might personally need

I will row the Kushiro river

Canadian canoe
Row down the Kushiro River on a two person Canadian canoe in this course. We will practice sitting in a canoe and rowing at Lake Toro before setting off.
Canadian canoe

Period of Operation May 1 – October 31 (excluding August)
Required Time Approx. 3 – 3.5 hours (including practice time at the lake)
Fees 13,000 yen per person *
(In the case of 2 participants)
Minimum number of participants 1 group (2 to 6 people) private charter
Starting times Please inquire
Meeting Place JR Hosooka station or Lake Toro Campground
Reservations Required
Clothing Clothes that are easy to move in, hat, sunglasses, and warm clothes depending on the season
Personal Gear Change of clothes (in case of fall-in), insect repellent, and other things you might personally need
* The price includes rental of the canoe, life vest, paddles, river shoes or boots, dry bag, and poncho

Onneto & Pristine Forest Trekking

Onneto
Onneto is located approx. 20 km away from the Lake Akan onsen hot spring. The area also offers a high chance to meet the Kumagera (woodpecker) – an animal designated as a natural monument.

Period of Operation May 1 – October 31
Required Time Approx. 2 hours
Rowing distance is about 2 km round trip
Fees Adults 5,500 yen *
Children 4,000 yen
Minimum Number of People 2
Starting times (1)9:00 a.m. (2)1:00 p.m.
Meeting time 10 mins before departure
Meeting Place Akan Nature Center
Reservations Required
Clothing Clothes that are easy to move in, hat, sunglasses, and warm clothes depending on the season
Personal Gear Insect repellent and other things you might personally need

Guide Introduction

Gaku Yasui
Guide : Gaku Yasui




Address5-3-3 Akancho Akankonsen, Kushiro, Hokkaido
Tel+81-154-67-2801
Other information

Insurance: available

Access

About 10 minutes from Lake Akan Bus Center on foot

About 1-15 minutes from Hotels in Lake Akan Onsen

Map of surrounding areas