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Great but not for the falls

We took this 11kilometre dirt road down to the falls which took us around 30 minutes, as we took it... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Good Fun

It is 11 km from the five lakes. But it could take you more than double the time you used to drive... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Victor K
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

We took this 11kilometre dirt road down to the falls which took us around 30 minutes, as we took it slowly with the rocky surface and potholes. The road is only open to cars after mid September I think, as the car park is very...More

Thank MadamJosephine
Reviewed 27 September 2018

There is no way to get to Kamuiwakka, except by car, bike, or as some brave fellows bicycle or walking. It's a dusty drive over dirt/gravel roads. If you are lucky enough you will see deer by the roadside. If you are not so lucky,...More

1  Thank 1,760,022
Reviewed 17 August 2018

It took about half an hour to drive there from Shiretoko. The last 10 k is on rocky road and you have to drive slowly. But it is fun walking up the hot spring waterfall.

1  Thank TWHK
Reviewed 24 July 2018

It is 11 km from the five lakes. But it could take you more than double the time you used to drive as the road is rather rough with full of stones. Not recommended if it is rainy or snowy unless you have 4WD. The...More

1  Thank Victor K
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Best to go in Summer, as the water will be too cold at any other season if you want a dip. bring your swimmers. If you dont want to get wet, you can rent gum boots at the visitors centre. Otherwise, wear wet shoes, sandals...More

Thank spxcfc
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Was not particularly impress - the water not particularly hot gushing down to near where we parked our car at the arrival area.but you can still see there is water vapor or steam forming above the rushing water down ...mebbe it was a cold wet...More

Thank micheri88
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This waterfall has a reputation as a place to enjoy soaking in the outdoor hot springs, but the soaking has been strongly curtailed by ropes blocking off the waterfalll area. You can climb up a bit on the left side of the falls, but from...More

2  Thank JohnD209
Reviewed 10 September 2017

All the waterfalls which I have visited in Japan is not allowing anyone to go inside. But this waterfalls is different from all. You can reach this place by taking direct bus from Shari station or 30 minutes bus from Shari goko area. This is...More

1  Thank Virendra-Yadav_2014
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went to these falls and had a blast. it's amazing how it's warm water adn so fun to slide down the rocks. I will admit, it was 20 minutes of bliss followed by five minutes of kids screaming because they were (itchy) covered in...More

1  Thank DCTravelers69
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Its not far from the 5-lakes/Furepe falls. So might as well swing by. Although its only 11km, its a 'slow' drive as it off-road, although its quite smooth; as it well used and frequented. Many cars going-up and down, and parked at the falls, so...More

Thank Jeremy_C_MH
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