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Holiday around Hokkaido

Beautiful scenery like most of Hokkaido. Go on the fast speed boats out to see the marimo algae... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Pomona, Australia
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Don’t miss the moss balls

Another beautiful volcanic lake in Hokkaido. But make sure you don’t miss the moss balls. Very... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Cape Kidnappers, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

A boat cruise around the lake is well worth it. It was cold when I went there so remember to bring warm clothes

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful scenery like most of Hokkaido. Go on the fast speed boats out to see the marimo algae balls information centre

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Akan Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Japan. It was well worth for the visit. There was a short trail between the lake and the hotels and near the pier in the town. It was a very pleasant walk. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Staying here in September. Quiet and peaceful. The hotels are clustered in an area at one end of the lake and are used as a base for skiing in the winter when I imagine the place would be packed. Seems a good place to base...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Perhaps the best way to view the lake is to take the boat trip. Nice to feel the breeze during summer.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful volcanic lake in Hokkaido. But make sure you don’t miss the moss balls. Very interesting. There are many things to do around the lake and a small village. Good day out

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Stay for at least 2 nights or even 3. Great place to be in summer or winter as there are few things to do & see on the lake itself or surrounding area

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing lake view even on a gloomy day. Am glad we only drove here for a quick stopover as there’s not much to do during summer. The famous donut cafe was not opened and it was so cold at 7 degree C. A quick walk...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank penggu
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Stayed beside lake akan and enjoyed the view during our stay. Along with the other lakes nearby, lake akan is a must visit for tourists. We took a ferry (meant for the Marimo exhibition) around the lake and it was koney well spent

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank serenet959
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We visited in the second week of May , hoping to hike near the lake. Ot is too early. All mountain trails are closed and it is cold and still bare. It should be beautiful when flowers start blooming and the lake and wild life...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tamar1_31
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Response from ParamitaWKD | Reviewed this property |
make sure you bring your winter jacket and with a hoodie too. this October I visited, the wind was strong enough to flipped my umbrella and a little snowing already.