In winter, tempts travelers with a variety of beautiful sights, fun activities, and rewarding nature experiences.
Which genre interests you?
Kushiro's snow-covered winters are filled with the profound beauty and serenity of nature. There are…More Details
Kushiro and Lake Akan’s tancho cranes and marimo—one of a kind in the world
Kushiro Shitsugen and Lake Akan are both home to vibrant nature that is the habitat for a number of …More Details
What to know about Ainu culture
The Ainu are an indigenous people who live in Hokkaido. Their presence is important when talking of …More Details
Private: A quick note before going to KAMUI LUMINA!
Tidbits and tips to make the attractions 100 times more enjoyable
Kushiro Lake Akan
Kushiro’s downtown area and Lake Akan area have contrasting climates despite being part of the same city
Kushiro Akan Tancho no Sato
Straight from the Tourist Association Staff!
7 pointers on to squeeze 120% more fun out of the Winter Tancho Crane bus.
Capture the stunning sunset and more in pictures!
Model course for the evening to night time
A tour of “must-visit” confectionery shops!
Kushiro sweets: the recommended route.
The 10 Best things to do in Kushiro and Lake Akan of Hokkaido
Where is Kushiro & Lake Akan
Kushiro City lies in the North of Japan's island, Hokkaido. It is located in the southeast of Hokkaido.
The city is facing to Pacific ocean, and part of 2 national park, Kushiro Shitsugen national park and Akan National park.
The city contains 4 area, Kushiro area, Lake Akan area, Akan Tancho no-sato area, and Onbetsu area. Each area have its own feature.
About 1 hour 45 minutes from Tokyo to Kushiro Airport
About 4 hours from Sapporo to Kushiro
October 8th〜October 10th
The 70th Marimo Festival Oct. 8th - Oct. 10th
The Marimo Festival held annually in the town of Akanko Onsen to give thanks to the God of…
KAMUYLUMINA Night Forest Walk 2021
June 22nd 2021〜November 14th 2021
KAMUY LUMINA is an adventurous night time attraction which takes place in the real forest of Japan's National Park. The participants are each given a…
Search EventsSee All Events
【Notice】Kushiro Marsh Observatory Rest House Ikotto
With an emergency declaration, Rest House Ikotto at Kushiro Marsh Observatory are tem…
Akkeshi-Kiritappu-Konbumori National Park
On March 30 2021, Akkeshi-Kiritappu-Konbumori National Park, which is over Kushiro, A…
Akan Sightseeing Cruise new schedule (21 Oct updated)
Please check the newest schedule of Akan Sightseeing Cruise. ■ Sightseeing Cruise ①9:…
Akan Lakeside Eco-musuem & Campsite opening hours (30 Sep updated)
Due to the lift of state of emergency in Hokkaido, Eco-museum and Campsite will open …