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Shiretoko Goko Lake

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Back to nature

Two routes available. An elevated footpath takes the visitor on a 1.6km out-and-back walk to Lake... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Magical place in Autumn

A highlight of our trip. Magical place with the autumn colors, specially if you get to do the whole... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
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Shari-cho, Shari-gun 099-4100, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two routes available. An elevated footpath takes the visitor on a 1.6km out-and-back walk to Lake Ichiko. It is free and no special footwear is required. The route provides stunning views of the Shiretoko mountain range. Electric fences surround the walkway, to keep the bears...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

A highlight of our trip. Magical place with the autumn colors, specially if you get to do the whole trail with the five lakes (they might close it in case of bears sightings but wait and it might change). Can't recommend enough.

Thank MaximeLecl
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Shiretoko Goko(5 Lakes) is now the highlight of sightseeing in Shiretoko Peninsula. We received a lecture about what we should do if we meet with a bear before hiking this place. I was happy that I didn't see any bears. The weather was nice, cool,...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I had a guided tour round the five lakes. I do recommend having a guided tour as you will miss a lot if you walk all the way on your own. My guide, Suganuma San, knows a lot about the lakes and he is fun....More

1  Thank TWHK
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

we were lucky with the weather so the views were very good. Very nice walk that allows great view all the time. Large car park, visitor centre etc

Thank Lonestarbc
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Was lucky and saw a bear in the distance; nice nature trail ... and fine just doing the free hike; although you pay 500 for the parking.

Thank LarsFriis
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Our guide, Satoru Wakatsuki was incredible, he greatly showed us the wonders of the site and despite the fact that he didn't speak english fluently, he could be understood very well. It was a 3 hour long tour which took us into the preserved forest...More

Thank Globe-trotter297
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Might as well get the guided tour since it’s not a place you can visit often if you are from far away places. The visitors centre has food, etc

Thank spxcfc
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Waited at the Shiretoko Nature Center instead of Shiretoko Goko Lake (I thought they were the same as there were also guides in the Nature Center). When we were told that it was the wrong meeting place, we rushed to Goko Lake but it was...More

3  Thank Stan842
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Nice boardwalk out to the lake with lovely mountain views. Pleasant 20 minute stroll each way. Dissapointingly 500 yen to park but I suppose they have to upkeep the boardwalk.

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2 July 2018|
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Response from Kevin P | Reviewed this property |
I suspect that late October would be best. However, I will ask a local and get back to you.
13 June 2017|
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Response from annidil | Reviewed this property |
I believe you have already been there. I absolutely don’t recommend a tour. The tour costs 5000¥ as far as I read here on TripAdvisor. The entrance fee in August 2018 costs 260¥ pP. The 3km can be easily done in 45-60 min... More
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Response from Resevore | Reviewed this property |
You cannot take the tour without the guide.
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