Saturday, August 31, 2013

Hokkaido Winter 2013 北海道冬季之旅 - Oshinkoshin Falls オシンコシンの滝

Visited 05.02.2013

Attraction on Twinkle Bus Shiretoko-go Kawayu-Utoro Line.

Oshinkoshin Falls is located on Shiretoko Peninsula. This natural landscape is selected as one of Japan's 100 most beautiful waterfalls.

In winter (late January to early March), one will be able to catch the breathtaking sight of drift ice on Okhotsk Sea!

- Large masses of drift ice on Okhotsk Sea -
- Sunset -
- Overlooking Okhotsk Sea from Oshinkoshin Falls -

Oshinkoshin Falls オシンコシンの滝



How to get there? 

(1) JR Twinkle Bus:
- Twinkle Bus Shiretoko-go available from Feb to Mar. Fee = 1,000 yen.
- Twinkle Bus Doto Shiretoko/Akan & Doto Akan/Utoro available from July to August.
JR Hokkaido:

(2) Shari Bus:
- Board Shiretoko line (知床线) from Shari Bus Terminal (beside Shiretoko-shari JR Station) and alight at Oshinkoshin Falls bus stop. Fee = 1,330 yen.
- Sightseeing Bus available from 28 April to 31 Oct. One bus per day. Starts from Shari Bus Terminal and ends at Utoro Onsen. Fee = 1,800 yen.
Refer to bus schedule:

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