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Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall

Onnebetsumura, Shari-cho, Shari-gun 099-4100, Hokkaido
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Just an OK place to visit

Was not particularly impress - the water not particularly hot gushing down to near where we parked... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
micheri88
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Singapore
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This has a high reputation but is not really too hot

This waterfall has a reputation as a place to enjoy soaking in the outdoor hot springs, but the... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
John D
,
Leavenworth, Kansas
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“warm water” (2 reviews)
“foot” (3 reviews)
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Onnebetsumura, Shari-cho, Shari-gun 099-4100, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Was not particularly impress - the water not particularly hot gushing down to near where we parked our car at the arrival area.but you can still see there is water vapor or steam forming above the rushing water down ...mebbe it was a cold wet...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This waterfall has a reputation as a place to enjoy soaking in the outdoor hot springs, but the soaking has been strongly curtailed by ropes blocking off the waterfalll area. You can climb up a bit on the left side of the falls, but from...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2017

All the waterfalls which I have visited in Japan is not allowing anyone to go inside. But this waterfalls is different from all. You can reach this place by taking direct bus from Shari station or 30 minutes bus from Shari goko area. This is...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went to these falls and had a blast. it's amazing how it's warm water adn so fun to slide down the rocks. I will admit, it was 20 minutes of bliss followed by five minutes of kids screaming because they were (itchy) covered in...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Its not far from the 5-lakes/Furepe falls. So might as well swing by. Although its only 11km, its a 'slow' drive as it off-road, although its quite smooth; as it well used and frequented. Many cars going-up and down, and parked at the falls, so...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

8月1日~自家用車でここまで行けないので、ウトロバスターミナルからバスで行きました。裸足で川に使ってみると、温かい。流れる足湯です。裸足で川登り。癒されました。登れる範囲は短いので、次のバスまでの間、1時間あれば十分に楽しめます。 From August 1 to 25 - can not go by a private car. I went by bus from Utoro bus terminal. It was warm when I put my foot in the river. It is a footbath. Climb the river with barefoot. I was healed....More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Not a huge waterfalls. Driving to the waterfalls is on pebble road. Your clean car will became dusty and dirty. Can walk upstream on bear foot to hve an experience.

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is a fascinating place in that the falls are fed from a spring with hot water. The temperature is a comfortable warmth. People are free to wander up the falls and many swim in the different water holes that are along the stream.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

from that waterfall you can do the hike to mount Io or follow the coastline. Very hot at noon in summer. best early morning or afternoon. Make sure you try the natural hot springs above the waterfall. Most people do miss it as you have...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

Interesting waterfall with warm mountain water temperature even in cold times. Natural onsen somewhere is pumping big volumes of volcanic water into mountain river thus the nice warm, say 20 C temperature. You can walk the fall some hundred meters up and then you are...More

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