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Lake Towada Scenic Boat

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Towada, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

A very relaxing and rejuvenating ride for about 40 min. In this small ferry. If you stand outside the back you can smell a slight smoke from the ship althought nice to take pics there also. This 3 floor ferry wide although the 3rd floor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Uxela
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Maybe worth it with autumn colors but in summer - not too exciting. Especially if you don’t speak Japanese. There’s some descriptive recording playing over a speaker for the whole boat ride, but entirely in Japanese. The scenery is nice enough but not that much...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Asterix135
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Lake Towada (十和田湖, Towadako) is part of the Towada-Hachimantai National Park and is the largest caldera lake on Honshu, Japan's main island. Located on the border between Akita and Aomori Prefectures, the area is well known for its autumn colors especially around the Oirase Stream....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Soo K
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We took the sightseeing boat from Yasumiya to Nenokuchi to view the autumn foliage. The journey took 50 minutes. Lake Towada area is peaceful, good for a relaxing getaway.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lizcyni
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We took the bus departing from Hachinohe towards Towada lake. Walked to Nenouchi to take the ferry across to Towada for an overnight stay. The cruise took 50 mins. We saw some autumn leaves and that’s about it. I would have taken the bus all...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank lydiaSingapore
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Tourists will get an opportunity to ride down a lake to view Japan's autumn trees as well as the numerous mini islands that surround it. Though not habitual you'll notice some of them have been styled to include mini homes and bench for your viewing...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I would suggested people to camp around the lake or walk.... The view is very nice but I would enjoy more if the weather is nicer. Around the lake, it has camping sites and a few observatory points. You can hire a bike and ride...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Dara C
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Worth a trip if you're in the Oirase Keiryu area. I took the one-way 50-min ride from Nenoguchi to Yasumiya after hiking the Oirase Stream in the rain. Due to the rainy weather, not many people were around, I was literally the only passenger on...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ciramisu
Reviewed 18 October 2015

I could see scenic places in Ogura and Nakayama peninsulas at the Towada Lake. US$8.40 for a ride is reasonable. Announcement is nice but only in Japanese, You have to ride this if you come to Towada Lake.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Keizo
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Lake Towada is an amazing crater lake and we were anxious to have a closer look, so we took this boat ride. The boat itself was nothing special; the usual Japanese sightseeing ferry, with a few snacks sold from a concession stand on the lower...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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