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Rausu-cho

3.3
Thermal Spas · Scenic Drive · Onsen Resorts

Popular things to do in Rausu-cho

Kuma no Yu
Thermal Spa
Kuma no Yu
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Shiretoko Highway ©
Scenic Drive
Shiretoko Highway
4.2
Duration: 30 minutes
Rausu Kunashiri Observatory Deck ©
Observation Deck
Rausu Kunashiri Observatory Deck
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Serving as the gateway to the World Heritage-listed region of Shiretoko, the fishing town of Rausu-cho seduces visitors with its dramatic natural scenery and cultural richness. This pristine region reveals a landscape of lush mountain forests dotted with hot springs, geysers, and waterfalls. Bathing in natural, open-air hot springs remains one of the most popular things to do in Rausu-cho, while other activities include sightseeing boat tours with whale watching in the summer and sea eagle watching in the winter. To learn about the ancient history of Hokkaido and the indigenous Ainu culture, pay a visit to the town's archives. Proudly introducing itself as "Fish's Bourg," Rausu-cho has a fine selection of restaurants that serve fresh and delicious seafood. Our Japan holiday planner allows you to schedule your trip to Rausu-cho, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.

Side trips from Rausu-cho

Shiretoko Goko Lake ©
Water Body
Shiretoko Goko Lake Shari-cho
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Kamuiwakka Hot Waterfall Shari-cho
4.2
Duration: 1 hour
Oshin Koshin Falls ©
Waterfall
Oshin Koshin Falls Shari-cho
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Furepe Waterfall ©
Waterfall
Furepe Waterfall Shari-cho
3.9
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Rausu-cho

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Onsen Resort
Onsen Resorts
3.2
Duration: 1 hour
Lake Rausu ©
Water Body
Lake Rausu
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Shiokaze Park
Lookout
Shiokaze Park
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Rausu Shrine ©
Religious Site
Rausu Shrine
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Nature in Rausu-cho

Seseki Fall
Waterfall
Seseki Fall
2.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Maccaus Cave
Cave
Maccaus Cave
1.0
Duration: 1 hour

Shopping in Rausu-cho

Michi-no-Eki Rausu Funaki Shop
Gift & Specialty Shop
Michi-no-Eki Rausu Funaki Shop
2.2
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Rausu-cho

Rausu Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Rausu Lighthouse
1.0
Duration: 30 minutes

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