Encounter wild animals dramatically in the ocean and the mountains!
Within World Natural Heritage Site Shiretoko, Rausu is enclosed by the Shiretoko Mountain Range and the Nemuro Strait. The Biggest appeal point of sightseeing in Rausu is encounters with wildlife. You can enjoy watching Whale, Killer Whale (Orca), and Dolphin and more in the summer, drift ice and birds and more in the winter with getting a cruise ship. You could possibly meet land wildlife, such as Brown Bear, Sika Deer, Ezo Red Fox, the wild birds and more, in the mountains and the forest, during hiking or trekking. Recommended place is Mt.Rausu, Lake Rausu, and the Kumagoe Waterfall. Sometimes those activities carry any dangers, so please use a professional guide in order to safely enjoy the nature of Shiretoko Rausu.