About Reservation and Activities
Since you travelled all this way, why not do more than just walk the “Koka Kido (walkway).” Take a leisurely walk around the beautiful lake surrounded by pristine forest, looking for the animals and birds that inhabit in the forest.
|Period of Operation||Late April (park open) – Early November (park closed)|
|Required Time||Approximately 3 hours (walking distance ~3km)|
|Fees||Adults 4,500 yen, Elementary students 2,000 yen
* A separate lecture fee (250-500 yen) will be charged depending on the season.
|Minimum Number of People||1|
|Departure Times||9:00 a.m.
|Meeting Place||Shiretoko Goko Field House|
|Clothing||Clothes that provide easy movement (long sleeves, long pants), shoes for walking|
|Personal Gear||Please store your belongings in a backpack including a hat, outerwear, rainwear, bug spray, and etc.
* Convenient items to have: sunglasses, binoculars, camera
|The tour may be canceled partway due to bad weather conditions or the appearance of brown bears. Please note that refunds cannot be made once the tour has started.|
Much of the wildlife in Shiretoko is nocturnal. There are many signs of animals in the unlit national park at night. We will move around by car and search for animals using a light! If the weather is nice, you will also see a full, starry night sky.
|Period of Operation||Late April – End of October|
|Required Time||Approximately 1 hours and 30 mins|
|Fees||Adults 3,000 yen
Elementary students 1,500 yen
|Minimum Number of People||2|
|Departure Times||7:50 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.|
|Meeting Place||Accommodation in the Utoro area, roadside station, bus terminal, etc.|
|Clothing||The temperature can be low at night even in the summer. Be sure to bring a jacket as there will be occasions to exit the car such as when we look at the stars.|
|* Many brown bears make Shiretoko their home. We will not be walking through the forest because they are active even at night.|
|123-8 Utorokagawa, Shari-cho, Shari-gun, Hokkaido|
|0152-24-2077 FAX 0152-26-8800|