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Lake Shikotsu Tours and Tickets
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is really large and pretty! You can enjoy riding boats or have a brisk walk there. And the scenery is very good too. Apart from that, there are lots of diverse restaurants nearby. And I try the one by lakeside which is extraordinary...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank strawberryw
Reviewed 11 September 2019

We arrived and unfortunately it was drizzling and foggy in the distance with cloudy skies. Parking was 500 yen per entry. A few eateries and the tourist information building were clustered together. We took the boat with glass fitted panes at the bottom. It was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sherwyn K
Reviewed 29 July 2019 via mobile

On first sight, we find the lake not as good as Lake Toya. But after we went kayaking and saw the clarity of the water, it’s a beautiful lake. The lake was calm and we could see right to the bottom of the lake. Saw...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank shirlenep2014
Reviewed 3 July 2019

We stopped by Lake Shikotsu over the weekend and was surprised to see that it was so popular! The view of the lake itself is great, but the parking area also has a number of restaurants that makes this a great place to just stop...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank nadiahkimie
Reviewed 23 June 2019 via mobile

The view from Lake shikotsu is beautiful. A very serene place, it is nice to just sit around, enjoy the view, have some snacks. We tried the sightseeing boat with a glass bottom as it was something unique. The bottom of the lake was clear...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 2019

The best way to see this place is by renting a car so you can easily see other places and just have this be a stop in your day, but since we couldn't rent a car due to not having an international drivers permit (required...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

It's soothing and relaxing to walk around this place. Not a lot of tourists, no hassle. You can just stroll along the lake and enjoy its splendid view. I visited both this lake and Lake Toya and in my opinion this is better. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank tartazrus
Reviewed 5 June 2019 via mobile

after touching down at chitose airport in the morning and collecting out car we headed straight to lake shikotsu. it took us less than an hour's drive. we paid the entrance fee and was directed to the parking area. a short walk through the shaded...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lingwongsl
Reviewed 11 May 2019 via mobile

Took Japanican tour. Places visited, including Mt Usu, were very scenic. Good value for money. Everyone in our group was really satisfied.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 14 April 2019 via mobile

Just spent a day/night at Mizu mo Uta Lake Shikotsu Tsuruga Resort Spa because of the hot spring. Surprisingly before we left for the airport, we walked by the lake and were totally indulged by the tranquil and beautiful scenery of the lake.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from ScambusterSZ | Reviewed this property |
The roads are fine. Only the area south of Chitose near to the epicenter was affected.
23 July 2018|
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Response from Kumasan4989 | Reviewed this property |
Please search Shikotsuko Onsen Ryokan Association Official website and select language, click "access" I can't send address dut to regulation of Tripadvicer.
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Response from feil675 | Reviewed this property |
There is public bus going there. Check online or go to tourist center to get information.