Narusawa Ice Cave
Narusawa Ice Cave
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Clay P
Tokyo, Japan186 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020
Went here after villa staff recommended it. Nowhere was it stated that the ice was seasonal. Staff informed us it was the #1 disappointment season, after we paid for the ticket. Going down into the cave, it is really dangerous and some places I had to get on my knees to get through. I took my wife's hand and she was shaking with fear. The rest of the day our bodies were painful all over. Also the buses are very infrequent, so after the 20 odd minute cave crawl, you are stuck there. Only option is to take a 20 minute walk to the wind cave which is also disappointing, and still had a long wait for the next bus. Worst day of our trip...
Written 20 November 2020
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Desmond_7
Singapore, Singapore83 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
This is not a place suitable for elderly, children and people with medical conditions and tall people. The cave is so narrow and slippery. The stairs can be slippery and steep. Those without good stamina will be in for a shock. Once you are in that narrow cave, you can only proceed and there no turning back. Despite how much you don't like to squeeze your body forward through crawling, you have to go forward. Do take care of safety if you really want to proceed. The final destination is to see a piece of ice. Not worth at all!
Written 18 January 2020
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TKWong123
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
This is a terrible place to visit unless you are fit and adventurous, The attendant at the gate didn't warn us enough about the danger. Our previous experience with lava ice cave was in Jeju and that was a very pleasant and tourist friendly experience. Do not carry any backpacks or bags inside, because you need to crawl through holes. I have to turned back because i was having my backpack and frankly it's too small and dangerous to go in. Seriously, you can die in here. Not worth it. They should have take all the photos and show the danger to tourists outside instead of making people realized inside when its too late.
Written 11 April 2023
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Geoffrey G
Singapore, Singapore100 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
As they are so near to each other 5mins by car), we decide to drive into the ice cave first.

When visit the wind cave, we discover it is easier and safer to move in the wind cave. And there is ice too!

Save your entry fee.

Furthermore you get to see the famous Aokigahara Forest.

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Written 29 April 2018
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ItChickJess
Toronto, Canada24 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
It's cool to see the cave but... honestly it takes maybe 5 mins in and out of his cave, and the ice inside was all man-made. I was expecting more ...
Written 18 February 2018
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Billy W
Bramcote, UK844 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Couples
Just go to the wind cave and miss this, unless you like crawling under rocks and getting muddy.
It's a cave with ice.
Written 7 May 2018
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Sookfern
Singapore, Singapore34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2016 • Couples
The cave was deep down and narrow at certain points. It was freezing cold (true to its name). I highly recommend getting the helmet and boots if you don't want to hit your head and importantly, get your shoes dirty. The cave is muddy at certain points as I think it's wet all year round. I found out later that the Ice Cave is near (or in) the (in)famous Aokigahara Forest. I felt somewhat broody after I came out of the cave when walking back to the main area to return my helmet and boots.
Written 23 April 2016
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Broodney
Haifa, Israel33 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Family
It is nice. But don't count on it taking any time on your agenda. 15 minutes from engine stop to engine start.
Some ice is left underground... we were there in August, so they padded the cave with artificial ice as well.
If you are driving past, take these 15 minutes to stretch your legs. Otherwise, don't bother.
Written 1 September 2015
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Kristie B
Narusawa-mura, Japan37 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
In one word - don’t. It’s a complete waste of time and money. You’re through in minutes & it takes longer crawling on your knees, almost, getting grubby than it takes to look at the cut ice blocks you see when there. 0/10
Written 29 December 2019
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Andrew D
5 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Friends
The ice cave itself is nothing but a disappointment. Expensive for an incredibly short trip. I went during late November, and was expecting to see what the pictures displayed, ice illuminated by a blue light reaching from the floor to the roof. Instead it was just a small bit of ice heaped on the floor with a lazy blue light shining over the ends. To be fair if you opened up your freezer to the ice department you would be blessed with a grander display of ice than what is on show here. The trip was less than 5 minutes. Not worth visiting there are plenty of other more spectacular ice caves in the world.
The lava cave / bat cave was much more interesting and felt more adventure like.
Written 1 February 2018
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