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This place worth your time

We rented a car in Otaru and drove to this place. It was quite a scenic drive along the coastline... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Kuching Sarawak
Beautiful view

The view was beautiful. The walk up the cape was easy. It was mostly visited by locals. If you love... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Carol Q
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Kozakicho, Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun 046-0321, Hokkaido
Kozakicho, Shakotan-cho, Shakotan-gun 046-0321, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We rented a car in Otaru and drove to this place. It was quite a scenic drive along the coastline and no traffic at Shakotan area. Please note that the gps navigation screen in the rental is in Japanese but voice navigation can be set...More

Thank Clemipaco
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The view was beautiful. The walk up the cape was easy. It was mostly visited by locals. If you love nature, Cape Kamui is definitely worth visiting.

Thank Carol Q
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We went with a tour group. The hike included a lot more climbing than we expected, but the views were spectacular. Be on the look out for foxes!

Thank leppaenat
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a beautiful place for hiking. There are many steps and in places, the trail is quite steep. If you are afraid of heights, you might not want to visit this area. But, this is a beautiful place in Japan. The trail is at...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I took the bus to cape Kamui from Otaru and it was a long ride. If you plan to go by public transportation, make sure to time your visits right otherwise you'll be stuck a long time waiting for the bus! The view was truly...More

Thank Suibicle
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favourite place during my 8 days visit to Hokkaido, especially it was a really nice day when I was there. Remember to wear comfortable shoes as there is a bit of a walk up & down hill (around 20 mins...More

Thank lkwsiy
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We visited in a small rainy day, it was super windy but I am still excited of the natural beauty. This was one of our mission to be completed in Hokkaido, other than the super fresh sea urchin :P Public toilet next to car-park was...More

3  Thank Ice800908
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

It is only about an hour drive from Otaru. It worths to go. It is not just because of the rugged rocks in the ocean but also scenic drive on the way. The walkway from car park took about 15-20 mins only, easy no difficulties....More

Thank gourmet_ivy
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The view at the top is worth the climb (which takes quite a bit of work, just give yourself time to stop and enjoy the scenery instead of rushing).

Thank Jenps17
Reviewed 29 July 2017

highly recommend a drive out to cape kamui if you've time to spare. the journey was full of fantastic scenery and very relaxing since hardly any other vehicles! it wasnt very clear on the day we visited but it would have been a really really...More

Thank silverspire
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Erin T
10 December 2017|
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Response from Pankaj M | Reviewed this property |
Extremely windy & cold....and we went in May....can't imagine what it will be like now!
lee a
28 November 2017|
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Response from Thebates22 | Reviewed this property |
It will most certainly be covered in snow... enjoy
28 May 2017|
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Response from Sergio_checo | Reviewed this property |
I cheked web-sites and found that the lighthouse itself is not open to enter, except for the special day to make it public, once a year or so. The pathway to the lighthouse is open during the daytime through the year, except... More