Bear Mountain Sahoro is located in Shintoku-cho. Plan to visit Bear Mountain Sahoro and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Shintoku-cho attractions using our Shintoku-cho day trip planning app.
Bear Mountain Sahoro reviews
The bears are free (almost...) and visitors are able to watch from promanande on the trees and from a special glass house. Although a bit expensive, it is worth it. Pay attention - if you have a... more »
If you are planning to go, I’d recommend to check the bus tour time first. We arrived right after it has left and the next one didn’t arrive for 40 mins. We ended up walking and the experience was... more »
This is an amazing place to see the Japanese Brown Bear close up. Bears here are free to roam an area of 23,000 hectares of native forest with provision of concrete caves for nighttime and winter hibernation. This is the best and most humane bear centre in Hokkaido. The only drawback is that the staff speak mainly Japanese but there is an English pamplet.
Yes, the bears are fed pallets just prior to your arrival so that you can see them in the open from the glass paneled bus. Clear (not behind glass) views are obtained when you're up on the platform, however, the bears are further away. Good to bring a zoom lens if you want close up pictures from the platform
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