We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
The "Four Seasons of Shiretoko" movie is great

The best part of this centre is the large screen 20-minute movie “The Four Seasons of Shiretoko... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
JohnD209
,
Leavenworth, Kansas
Gateway to Shiretoko National Park

This is a large and well resourced centre with information about Shiretoko National Park. There are... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
GraftonRiverguide
,
Grafton, Australia
Read all 159 reviews
118
All photos (118)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good48%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“four seasons”(2 reviews)
“nature center”(3 reviews)
“movie”(3 reviews)
About
Shiretoko National Park Nature Center is located at the entrance of the Shiretoko National Park, Hokkaido, Japan. It not only serves as an information center for the park visitors but also facilitates your enjoyable stay in Shiretoko.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
531 Iwaobetsu, Shari-cho, Shari-gun 099-4356, Hokkaido
Website
+81 152-24-2114
Call
Reviews (159)
Filter reviews
15 results
Traveller rating
7
7
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
7
7
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews four seasons nature center movie wildlife winter hike peninsula bears waterfall
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The best part of this centre is the large screen 20-minute movie “The Four Seasons of Shiretoko” which is shown in Japanese, English and Chinese. The movie portrays the frigid winter and scenes you cannot normally see. The movie is shown hourly six times a...More

Thank JohnD209
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Summary - go for a hike, watch the movie about the park, enjoy a surprisingly great curried rice, and talk to the staff about the conservation projects they are working on - reforestation, wildlife management, and protection of the world heritage site. There is a...More

Thank TravellingDrek
Reviewed 23 February 2018

We joined the floating ice activity in March 2017. It was as amazing experience! The view was stunning and the suit that floats was so special and fun! The tour guide was really experienced, friendly and helpful. Highly recommended!

Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is a large and well resourced centre with information about Shiretoko National Park. There are several short walks although these were closed due to recent bear sightings when we called in. The centre was informative however and we found the information we needed on...More

2  Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The Centre was well set with a lot of information. It was displayed in a very interesting way. The facility is well maintained.

Thank TomSom1962
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We came by the Nature Center as it is the starting point of an easy hike in the National Park. Unfortunately, the trials nearby were closed due to sighting of bears. The Center itself was very clean and has information in English about the National...More

1  Thank BigFishDiveClub
Reviewed 20 May 2016

In a beautiful modern building the story of the wildlife of the Shiretoko Peninsula are told. Life-size bears and skins adorn the viewing areas. Models of birds, seals, foxes and deer complement the myriad of the most beautiful photographs imaginable. Not just to look at,...More

1  Thank william1942
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Lots of free tourist info. Staff are very helpful. If it is your first time to visit the are, you should definitely stop by.

Thank P T
Reviewed 15 September 2015

A good spot to visit when arriving in Shiretoko especially if you didn't study much the area in advance. A lot of information available and very helpful staff to answer your all kinds of questions. Nice wide and tall screen movie showed regularly in a...More

1  Thank hanyoupei
Reviewed 27 October 2014

It is necessary to stop at this nature center to start on the traditional hike. Watching a video about bears is also required for the hike. We didn't feel nervous about bears since there were many other guests. This nature center, and all the info...More

Thank DeanandLinda
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 nearby hotels
Hotel Kifu Club Shiretoko
67 reviews
2.24 km away
Shiretoko Yuhi no Ataru Ie Onsen Hostel
34 reviews
2.70 km away
Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel
388 reviews
2.80 km away
Kiki Shiretoko Natural Resort
278 reviews
2.86 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 94 nearby restaurants
Michi no Eki Utoro Shirietoku - Restaurant
100 reviews
3.58 km away
Shiretoko Terrace Dining Haon
61 reviews
3.11 km away
Namishibuki
54 reviews
3.87 km away
Kumanoya
56 reviews
3.63 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 58 nearby attractions
Shiretoko Goko Lake
825 reviews
5.73 km away
Furepe Waterfall
237 reviews
.96 km away
Shiretoko World Heritage Conservation Center
114 reviews
3.55 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
EQ76
22 November 2016|
Answer
Response from GraftonRiverguide | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know it is open every day of the year except December 31st. Hours for Autumn and Winter are 9:00am until 4:00pm.
0
Votes