Churui Island

It is an island floating in Lake Akan.
In Akan Lake, a special natural Monuments of Japan, Marimo.
There is Marimo exhibition observation center on this island.



Address4 Chome−7−20, Akankoonsen, Akancho, Kushiro, Hokkaido
Business hours15th April 〜 30th November
(85 minutes including marimo appreciation 15 minutes)
Correspondence languageJapanese 
Other information
Pleasure boat (1900 yen / adult)

Map of surrounding areas


  • Ainu villageAinu village
  • AkanAkan A famous sightseeing spot of Eastern Hokkaido centered around Lake Akan.
  • Lake AkanLake Akan The whole area is included in Akan National Park, and the lake moss balls that are a natural treasure are famous.
  • Kushiro KobunkanKushiro Kobunkan It is on the other side of Kushiro Fisherman's Wharf MOO across the Kushiro River.
  • Mt. O’akan-dakeMt. O’akan-dake About 6 hours back and forth to the top of the mountain. Altitude 1370 m
  • Lake Taro and JiroLake Taro and Jiro A beautiful landscape. 10 minutes to climb Taro Lake, and even 10 minutes to Jiro Lake.
  • Itsukushima ShrineItsukushima Shrine An example festival held three days on 2nd Friday, Saturday and Sunday in July every year.
  • Lake Akan Pleasure BoatLake Akan Pleasure Boat To truly appreciate Lake Akan, try a "stroll across the lake surface" on a cruise boat. Available daily from May to November, boats depart about every hour in summer.
  • Kushiro Airport (Bus)Kushiro Airport (Bus)
  • Tancho Kushiro AirportTancho Kushiro Airport It takes about 50 minutes by bus to Kushiro city center and about 70 minutes by bus to Akan Onsen.