At a height of70m, this is the premier waterfall on the Shiretoko Peninsula. From the top, it splits into two beautiful falls and has been selected as one of the Shiretoko Hakkei and as one of Japan’s 100 Great Waterfalls.
Panels and photographs give a detailed explanation of the nature of Shiretoko which was registered as a World Heritage site in 2005. Visitors can also learn about the rules and manners while within the natural environment. Drop by and pick up pertinent information before your tour.
Another beautiful spot that has been selected as one of the Shiretoko Hakkei. It’s located on a slope on the way to the Shiretoko Five Lakes, and from there, you can view the grand Sea of Okhotsk. Because there are no observation platforms on the road, park your car on the side of the road and view the sight for a short while.
Furepe Waterfall is located on a nature trail about 1km away from the Shiretoko Nature Center. The quietly waterfall flowing from the 100m sheer cliff is called “Otome no Namida” (The Maiden’s Tears), and you can see the view of the great waterfall going into the Sea of Okhotsk from the observation platform. Drop by the Shiretoko Nature Center which is also an information center for the area and get the latest news on Shiretoko.
This is a restaurant boasting terrace seating in front of the Sea of Okhotsk. You can dine on dishes made from the fresh seafood harvested from Utoro Port as well as meat dishes using local ingredients. Enjoy lunch while leisurely taking in the nature of Shiretoko.