This is a great spot for watching the tancho cranes in Tsurui Village, which is situated on the lake side of Kushiro Shitsugen Wetlands. It is a bustling hub in the winter because it faces prefectural route 53 and has a parking lot. Tancho cranes can be seen from November to March. During the peak season, around 200 tancho cranes gather here to perform their elegant dance.
- Shimosetsuri, Tsurui-mura Akan-gun, Hokkaido
- About 55 minutes from JR Kushiro station by car
About 29 minutes from Kushiro Airport by car
- Hours (Season)
- Feeding times (morning and about 14:30)
- Regular Closures
- From April to October
- ◯(Alongside prefectural route 53)
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