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Would have loved to have had more time to spend here.

We stopped here only briefly, an our way to the geyser (which failed to perform on time). I was... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2018
Kevin P
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Whitianga, New Zealand
Very helpful

Great staff who couldn't do enough to help us. Lots of hands on activities, especially for children... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
pollyoppy
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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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6-27, Yunosawa, Rausu-cho, Menashi-gun, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This visitors’ centre is located on the eastern end of Hwy 334 (the road that crosses the Shiretoko peninsula between Rausu and Utoro) almost across the road from the Kumanoyu hot spring and before the gates that close the road to cross-peninsula traffic during the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We stopped here only briefly, an our way to the geyser (which failed to perform on time). I was impressed with the 3-d model of the Shiretoko Peninsula and the Orca skeleton. The exhibits have signs in several languages, including English. We picked up some...More

1  Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great staff who couldn't do enough to help us. Lots of hands on activities, especially for children to access. A nice little walk behind the building leads to an active geyser.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The Rausu Visitor Center equipped you with the knowledge of the nature of the area. Don't miss the geyser nearby. The Center will show you the time when a geyser is expected. The Geyser is just a few minutes walk from the Center and worths...More

Thank H. C
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This visitor's centre is well set out and contains a wealth of information about the geological history and local wildlife of a region which is dominated by National Park. The staff are helpful where they can be, within the limitations imposed by language. We were...More

1  Thank GraftonRiverguide
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The movie about this area has English subtitles, making it possible for us to understand the Movie about the 4 seasons in Rausu and Shiretoko area. The 5 minute walking path to the geyser begins at this center. We were fortunate to be there when...More

1  Thank Jan S
Reviewed 15 September 2015

There is a small geyser in the nature by the Rausu visitor centre. It is about 100-200m walk from the car park of the visitor centre to the left (seen from the road). Geyser burst about in every 50 min. The whole event only takes...More

Thank hanyoupei
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Good place to map out your hikes. The local guides include some very experienced hikers who know the peninsula well. This place is all about nature - read about the World Heritage Site award.

Thank TravellingDrek
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Right along the Shiretoko Cross Road (the road connecting Utoro and Rausu), this center is a nice place to take a break. You get to see lots of wildlife models, photoraphy and a large model of the Shiretoko peninsula landscape. You get to understand this...More

Thank BrandonAshin
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Most visitors to Shiretoko National Park would go to Shiretoko National Park Visitor's Centre (for sure!). But many would miss this tourist centre and hence, miss many other less known but exciting travel options when visiting this area of Hokkaido. Give this tourist centre a...More

Thank Vincent C
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