Location

Drift Ice in the Sea of Okhotsk

In normal years, from late January to late March the Sea of Okhotsk is encased in pure white. If you take a cruise on the icebreaker sightseeing shit Orofu, which moves ahead crushing the ice before it, you will be able to feel the rhythms of the earth.

Access

  • A 80-minute drive from the hotel

Nearby Attractions

Cape Nosappu

Cape Nosappu

Cape Nosappu is famous as the most easterly point in Japan. …

Hosooka Observatory (Kushiro Shitsugen National Park)

Hosooka Observatory (Kushiro Shitsugen National Park)

These vast wetlands, covering 27,000 hectares, are a paradise for many animals, and in particular the Japanese red-crowned crane, a Special Natural …

Kaminoko Pond

Kaminoko Pond

Passed on as …

Koshimizu Natural Flower Garden

Koshimizu Natural Flower Garden

A flower garden extending for 8km along the sand dunes, surrounded by the Sea of Okhotsk and Lake …

Lake Akan

Lake Akan

Lake Akan is popular for the “marimo,” a Special Natural Monument, as well as the sightseeing boats that cruise between the four large and small …

Lake Notoro

Lake Notoro

This glasswort, the formal name of which is Salicornia europaea, dyes the ground like a brilliant red carpet from late August to early October. …

Lake Mashu

Lake Mashu

The attraction of Lake Mashu is its haunting …

Mihoro Pass

Mihoro Pass

Mihoro Pass, which overlooks the second largest caldera lake in the world, Lake Kussharo, allows you to enjoy the view of the lake in all …

Mt. Iou

Mt. Iou

Mt Iou (Suphur Mountain), where plumes of smoke constantly rise from the red-brown …

Omiwatari

Omiwatari

The Omiwatari (passing of the gods) phenomenon covering some 10km, much more than the first known example in Nagano’s Lake Suwo, is created along …

Oshinkoshin Falls

Oshinkoshin Falls

A thrilling sight, with its water spray cascading off a sheer 80 meter cliff! …

Shiretoko National Park

Shiretoko National Park

Shiretoko, registered as a World Natural Heritage Site in July 2005, has many famous places where you can experience the grandeur of its untouched …

Sunayu

Sunayu

If you dig in the sand along the beach, hot water will well up. …

World Heritage Site Shiretoko

World Heritage Site Shiretoko

Shiretoko, registered as a World Natural Heritage Site in July 2005, has many famous places where you can experience the grandeur of its untouched …