Kushiro Marsh Observatory, Kushiro

2.6
Kushiro Marsh Observatory serves as the starting point for educational tours of the biggest wetland in Japan. Climb up to the observatory's third floor for a commanding view over the marsh, which shelters 2,000 different species of plants and animals, including Hokkaido deer and the white-tailed sea eagle. The observatory provides access to lengthy walking trails, which lead through the park and ensure plenty of chances to spot the wildlife. Plan your visit to Kushiro Marsh Observatory and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kushiro day trip tool.
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  • Unfortunately on the day we visited it was snowing hard, but the center has numerous exhibits regarding wildlife seen in the Kushiro area. There is an open air observatory at the top, a gift shop and....  more »
  • We spent a day looking for cranes but with no success. This place has a huge vista but again no cranes. Binoculars were available to help but we were just unlucky. We had a nice seafood roll at...  more »
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  • Nice facility with interesting showcases of the local wildlife. Short walk to a separate viewing platform but everything is very far away and onsite binoculars cost 100yen for one minute of viewing.
  • It was just okay. We went in a foggy day but still the views weren't amazing. They sell some food at the bottom. I'm biased because we biked up a big hill to get there, so if it's convenient for you to get there then it's not an issue to make a quick stop.

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