Akan Outdoor Guide - Akan, Hokkaido

Open: 9:00-17:00
Closed: closed irregularly


Akan Nature Center is based in Akan area, located in the east area of Hokkaido.
Lake Akan is a part of Akan National Park that is surrounded by mountains and volcanic lakes. “Marimo”, spherical moss, is famous in this national park and the park is one of very popular sightseeing destinations in Hokkaido.

5-3-3 Akan Onsen
Akan-cho, Kushiro, Hokkaido

By car:
Approximately 6.5-7 hours from Sapporo
Approximately 6-6.5 hours from New Chitose Airpot
Approximately 1.5-2 hours from Memanbetsu Airport
Approximately 4.5-5 hours from Asahikawa

By public transportation:
JR train:
From Sapporo to Kushiro: Approximately 4 hours by limited express train
From New Chitose Airport to Kushiro: Approximately 3 minutes to Minami Chitose by rapid train, and 3.5 hours to Kushiro from Minami Chitose by limited express train

From JR Kushiro Station to Lake Akan Onsen: Approximately 2 hours (Akan Bus)
From Kushiro Airport to Lake Akan Onsen: Approximately 1.5 hours (Akan Bus)

[Experience the Early Morning on Lake Akan aboard Canadian Canoe!]

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