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Ice fishing

Perfect sunny day to learn Smelt fishing. Easy and quick. Just keep your fingers crossed you don't... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
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Visited on 13/9/2016 , two days after Sangoso Matsuri(coral grass festival). The coral grass and... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2016
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14 Feb 2017
“Ice fishing ”
25 Sep 2016
“Beautiful! ”
Abashiri, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Perfect sunny day to learn Smelt fishing. Easy and quick. Just keep your fingers crossed you don't break through the ice!

Thank bradleyd618
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on 13/9/2016 , two days after Sangoso Matsuri(coral grass festival). The coral grass and red and vast. Stunning! There is a public toilet and a stall selling farm produce near the car park.

Thank wendyinkk
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Lake Notoro is right next to the Sea of Okhotsk. After viewing Cape Notoro, we followed the GPS and drive along the lake. We stopped at one of fishing port.

Thank Editplus
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Went there last in Sep 2009 to watch the reddish Sangoso. Passed by this point while driving on the way to our hotel in Abashiri-ko. The lakeside was quiet and no one else was around. Though the sangoso was in deep brown this time, the...More

1  Thank DLi_hk
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

This Lake Notoro is really beautiful in Autumn. Best time to go in mid Sept til end Sept. Unfortunately that is a lot of big flies / mosquito will attacking u while u step out from your vehicle or coach.. really can't stay longer to...More

1  Thank jazzng2015
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful to explore and enjoy the atmosphere . Please see it in mist and under the sun , there are so different . I came three times and never saw it the same

Thank GourmetatSomerset
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Was there on 5th Oct 2013. Mange to see the beautiful view. Not crowded and is free. A good place for photographer.

1  Thank Leslie3663
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Rent a bike, it is the place you want to hiking around or biking. There is a special bicycle path from downtown to all the lake side and abashiri lake. Peddling on it, you will enjoy it.

1  Thank AustinYe
Reviewed 28 June 2013

We visited at the wrong season, nothing to see. However, we enjoyed a nice cup of coffee at the ryokan at the lake side. The old lady who owned the premise was very nice.

Thank Paul L
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18 March 2017|
Response from wendyinkk | Reviewed this property |
It will not be at its peak. I was there in mid September and it was almost at its full bloom.
22 July 2016|
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Response from DLi_hk | Reviewed this property |
Aug would be too early. Usually chg to red in late Sep. might as well check out flower fields in that area.