KAMUY LUMINA Opening Ceremony re-scheduled
The beginning time of the KAMUY LUMINA Opening Ceremony has been changed from 18:30 to 19:15. The correct schedule of Opening Ceremony July 4th 19:15-20:30 Then, the LAMUY LUMINA pre-opening will start after the ceremony. 【Contact】0154-67-3200
KAMUY LUMINA pre-opening re-scheduled
Before the KAMUY LUMINA grand opening from July 5th, we ‘ll have pre-opening and a ceremony. Visitors can participate in the pre-opening and the ceremony for free. July 1 Pre-opening 20：00～21：30 ( re-scheduled) July 2 Pre-opening 20：00～23：00 ( re-scheduled) July 3 Pre-opening 20：00～21：45 ( re-scheduled) July 4 Opening Ceremony 19：15～20：30 ( re-scheduled) The pre-opening will starts after the ceremony and ends at 22:00 Venue: Akan Kanko Boat pier ( east- side pier ) Duration：50~60 minutes Click here!
Nusamai Bridge’s Lighting-Up Color Schedule in June
Here is Nusamai Bridge’s Lighting -Up Color Schedule in June!! Special color day of June is father’s day on 16th!! It will put the lights out for Light Down Campaign on 21th. Thanks for your understanding in advance.
KAMUY LUMINA in Lake Akan starting from July 5
Kamuy Lumina is an enchanted multimedia night walk experience that will take visitors on an interactive journey to the land of Kamuy ( the God in Ainu ) from the lakeside forests of Lake Akan. Guided by an illuminated ” Rhythm Stick”, visitors will go on a journey with an endearing little Jay bird to deliver an important message from an owl, which is the village gurdian god, to the kamuy. Using lighting effects, soundscapes and projections, this unique interactive…
Mt. Hakuto trail route has been open !
■ Mt. Hakuto trail route has been open on May 25th. It’ll be open until October 31 this year. ■ Mt. Hakuto is a very popular mountain among day hikers from the beginners to the experts because of the great views located on the south shore of Lake Akan. ■ The hike takes around 2 hours and a half. The trail begins at the mountain lodge of the ski area and has many attractions with a variety of alpine plants…
Notice : Steps Work of Onnenai Wooden Walkway
Please be advised that steps located between Onnenai Parking Area and Onnenai Wooden Walkway is scheduled to work from June 10th to October 20th. You will be able to walk on Onnenai Wooden Walkway and enter Onnenai Visitor Center as usual during the period, but please take the detour. Thank you for your understanding in advance.
Coming Soon!!Kushiro Tulip & Flower Fair
Kushiro Tulip & Flower Fair will be held in Tsurugadai Koen Park on 25th and 26th May 2019. Please enjoy beautiful flowers, delicious food and wonderful stage events. Colorful tulips and flowers are waiting for you!! Date: May 25th & 28th Place: Tsurugadai Koen Park Tel: 0154-22-2232 Access: 10 min from Kushiro Sta. by car
Lake Akan & Akan River Fishing Season Start from May 1st
Fishing season start in Lake Akan & Akan River from May 1st The season ends November 30 in Lake Akan and October 31st in Akan River. Lake Akan & akan River are home to a variety of fish including raibow trouts, Japanese char, and very popular fishing fields and receiving many anglers annuallyb both from inland and foreign countries and considered as one of the most enjoyable places in Japan. The fishing license fees: 1 day 1500 yen/ 12 days…
”Marimo Cruise ” start regular operation from May 1st
” Marimo Cruise ” start regular operation from May 1st. The 85 minutes boat ride give you an unparalleled opprtunity to see the rare creature named “marimo” or lake moss ball. The boat takes you to the scenic spots around Lake Akan and lastly stops at the Churui Ilet where you can have chance to see marimo up close. The boat leaves at 6:00 8:00 9:00 10:00 11:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00. The one that leaves at 6:00 is…
Kushiro Marsh Obervatory Bordwalk Open!!
Bordwalk located near Kushiro Marsh Observatory is open from April 17th 2019. Please enjoy walking on wooden walkway under spring sunshine!! For more information, please check the brochure below↓ http://en.kushiro-lakeakan.com/kushiroakanwp/wp-content/uploads/c0bbd9e983c01c045d565d96478c1858.pdf
Lake Akan Spring Festival 2019 April 29th
Lake Akan Spring Festival takes place on April. 29th. The opening ceremony includes a ritual prayer for safety cruise, brass band performance, tape cutting, cruise boat ticket giveaways, and more. One lucky spectator is selected to play an important role of the ceremony to celebrate the first launch of the year. 11:15~Drawing event, 100 people invited for free riding at 13:00. 11:30~Opening ceremony 13:00~Departure
Lake Akan Icebreaker Cruise starts April 21st
The Lake Akan sightseeing cruise boat starts annual icebreaking cruise operation which starts on 21st. You’ll experience the rare thrill available only on Lake Akan as the cruise ship crushes the ice on the lake’s surface as it pushes through. Magnificent views of Mt. Meakan, Mt. Oakan, and Lake Akan provide a spectacular backdrop. It is going to end when the the ice disappear.
Kushiro Street Sports Park Open!!
Kushiro Street Sports Park, located near Quake-Resistant Cruise Ship Terminal, has opened since April 1st.The park has skateboarding and BMX section and basketball coat. Let’s enjoy sports at the expansive space along Kushiro River!! Location: 1, Minamihama-cho,Kushiro City Hokkaido Period: From April 1st to November 30th , 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train
Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train, a sightseeing train runs through Kushiro wetlands slowly, will start its operation on April 27. The operation schedule will depend on the route and time. And this year, Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train will celebrate its 30th anniversary!! How about make a great memory with this train? Please check the detail on JR Hokkaido website↓ www2.jrhokkaido.co.jp/global/english/train/guide/norokkko.html?utm_source=Facebook_PicSee&fbclid=IwAR1tkCe-p3U2vv-mDGIUTz0Jm2OlA2nsDKS-hvZ59JAIlyTof6U0Q20VDtA
Lighting –up of Nusamai Bridge
Nusamai Bridge, located Kushiro downtown area, is the best place to watch the one of the world’s three best sunsets and popular among local people as a symbol of Kushiro. Lighting-up of Nusamai Bridge started from March 30th onward. It is lit up every single night in 30mins after sunset. The color of the light will be changed by events.
Akanko Ainu Theater [Ikor]’s brand-new performance ” Lost Kamuy” unveiled March
Akanko Ainu Theater [Ikor]’s brand-new performance ” Lost Kamuy” unveiled March 19 The new play features the theme of ” co-existence of human and wolves” based on the Ainu legend. Ainu is a ethnic group of people who existed in old time. They revere nature and lived in harmony with nature.
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