Okhotsk Area.  Driving Travel GuideUtoro Onsen (Hot Springs) Staying Course

Refreshing Ocean Course
    Distance Hours
01 ALeaving from Abashiri City    
    Approx. 17km Approx. 20 minutes
02 BKoshimizu Wild Flower Park
The views of the mountains, lakes, and ocean are amazing, and you'll also be able to take in the scenery of flowers and grazing horses.
  Approx. 20 minutes
  *You'll climb up a steep hill along the ocean on the way and be treated to amazing views. Approx. 32km Approx. 40 minutes
03 CTen ni Tsuzuku Michi ("Road that Leads to the Sky" Viewing Point)
Incredibly scenic road that is becoming increasingly popular due to its appearance in TV dramas.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 23km Approx. 25 minutes
04 DOshinkoshin Falls
The views of the waterfall are powerful even at the bottom, but you'll be more impressed if you climb up to view it from the middle!
  Approx. 20 minutes
05 EMichi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Utoro Shirietoku
You can get the popular "Kokemomo Soft Serve Icecream" and "Deer Meat Burger" for take out.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 650m Approx. 5 minutes
06 FShiretoko Cruise
This longer course with a high probability of seeing brown bears is popular
  Approx. 60 minutes´Ż×225 minutes
  Approx. 2km Approx. 5 minutes
07 GUtoro Onsen (Hot Springs)    
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The points of this model course
A refreshing driving course that takes you along the ocean on your way to Natural World Heritage Site of Shiretoko. Approximately 40 types of beautiful flowers are in bloom at Koshimizu Wild Flower Park during the peak season of June to August, and there's also a train that runs through the park. You can experience the peacefulness of nature there, as well as the dynamism of nature at Shiretoko. At the end, take in this natural heritage site from the ocean by taking a cruise that will show you the wild animals that inhabit Shiretoko.

Leaving from Abashiri City

Koshimizu Wild Flower Park

Ten ni Tsuzuku Michi ("Road that Leads to the Sky" Viewing Point)

Oshinkoshin Falls

Michi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Utoro Shirietoku

Shiretoko Cruise

Utoro Onsen (Hot Springs)

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Okhotsk Area.  Driving Travel Guide[Utoro Onsen (Hot Springs) Staying Course]Other model courses

  • Recommended seasonsAutumn
  • DurationApprox. 4 hours and 20 minutes
  • Travel distanceApprox. 98km
Enchanting Mountain Course
    Distance Hours
01 ALeaving from Memanbetsu Airport    
    Approx. 17km Approx. 20 minutes
02 BMichi-no-Eki (Roadside Station) Nonky Land Higashimokoto
Purchase food and souvenirs at this beautiful facility opened in 2017
  Approx. 60 minutes
    Approx. 46km Approx. 50 minutes
03 CTen ni Tsuzuku Michi ("Road that Leads to the Sky" Viewing Point)
Incredibly scenic road that is becoming increasingly popular due to its appearance in TV dramas.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 19km Approx. 20 minutes
04 DOnnebetsu River Salmon and Trout Upstream Swimming Observation Facility
Observe the fascinating sight of salmon and trout fighting against the strong river currents in order to spawn.
  Approx. 30 minutes
    Approx. 10km Approx. 10 minutes
05 EOronkoiwa Rock
The amazing views from the peak are available only to those who climb the steep steps.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 4km Approx. 5 minutes
06 FYuu-hi Dai (Sunset Viewing Platform)
This spot is famous for its views of Oronko Rock and Utoro Harbot at sunset.
  Approx. 20 minutes
    Approx. 2km Approx. 5 minutes
07 GUtoro Onsen (Hot Springs)    
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