Shiretoko Nature Experience


Snow Trekking

We prepare snowshoes fit for shoes from 14 cm to 28 cm.

Please use footwear with very low heel. 

Costs:  2 hours     Adult     JPY 4,000      Child (11 and under) JPY 2,000

             3 hours    Adult      JPY 5,000      Child (11 and under) JPY 2,500

Dates: December to April

Meeting Place: Shiretoko  Nature Center (10 minutes from Utoro by car)
                      Free parking.

 


Shiretoko-Goko Five Lakes Hiking.

Dates: May to December(until the traffic road is closed)

This is a 3 km loop course around the five lakes; taking about 3 hours on average.

The track includes hiking along an elevated wooden path.

Costs:  Adult                       JPY5,000
           Child(11 and under) JPY2,500 

Meeting Place: Shiretoko Goko Lakes Field House (25 min by car from Utoro)

           Photo and movie

  

MAP and more information


Forest and cliff trekking

Dates: August to April  

We can see Groundwater falls into the sea from the cliff and it rarely shines with rainbow color.

3 km round trip, taking about 3 hours.

Costs:  Adult                       JPY5,000
           Child (11 and under) JPY2,500 

Meeting Place: Shiretoko  Nature Center

(10 minutes from Utoro by car)

 Free parking     Photo  movie 


Eagle watching

Dates: December to March

Steller's sea-eagle and a white-tailed sea eagle may be seen using binocular and field scope.

 

Costs:   1 hour     Adult     JPY3,000       Child (11 and under) JPY1,500
              
2 hours    Adult     JPY4,000       Child (11 and under) JPY2,000

Meeting Place: Utoro

movie Photo


Two Lakes Hiking

Dates: August to December (until the traffic road is closed)

This is a 1.6 km loop course around two of the five lakes; taking about 1.5 hours on average. The track includes hiking along an elevated wooden path.

 

Costs:  Adult                       JPY3,000
           Child (11 and under) JPY1,500 

 

Meeting Place: Shiretoko Goko Lakes Field House (25 min by car from Utoro)

 


Furepe Waterfall Hiking

Dates: May to November

This is a 2 km round trip, taking about 1.5 hours on average.

 

Costs:  Adult                        JPY3,000
           Child (11 and under) JPY1,500 

Meeting Place: Shiretoko  Nature Center (10 minutes from Utoro by car)
                      Free parking.


Stargazing

Dates: May to November

Take advantage of the beautiful night sky using a 200mm diameter telescope.

Costs:   1 hour  JPY4,000 Adult and Child

Meeting Place: Cape Puyuni on Route 334 (5 minutes by car, east from Utoro)

                      Free parking.



Private tour

We can guide private tour.

If you want to

walk only in families.

watch some animal in early morning or midnight.

use not a normal course.

continue waiting to take a photograph of aurora fall.

take some movie of the TV program.

relax at the place without the person.

Costs:

3 hours   JPY 20,000 by 4 people or less.

               Extra Adult JPY 5,000   Child (11 and under) JPY 2,500

2 hours  JPY 16,000 by 4 people or less.

              Extra Adult  JPY 4,000   Child (11 and under) JPY 2,000


Apply here

If you would like to make a booking, please get in touch with me by email telling me.

a) which course you are interested in
b) the date and time you would like to book
c) the number of people (adults and children) in your party
d) the kind of transport you are using (car/bus)

e) any additional question you may have

Please send E-mail. To: starhours@gmail.com

Thank you