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Nembutsu Tunnel

A century before, the Kamui Lighthouse was manually operated. On October 29, 1912, the wife of... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
Sakai, Japan
Breath taking

The drive from Niseko along the coastal road to Cape Kamui was beautiful. The coastal view was... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

A century before, the Kamui Lighthouse was manually operated. On October 29, 1912, the wife of cheef lighthouse keeper and the wife of assistant light house keeper with her 3-year-old son were going to visit Yobetsu village to do some shopping for the purpose of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The drive from Niseko along the coastal road to Cape Kamui was beautiful. The coastal view was astonishing, no traffic jam, smooth drive. The sky was clear and it was very windy when we arrived. Had to hike quite a bit of steps to reach...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Ruyati
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We arrived in the late afternoon at an almost idle weather condition; dry, sheltered from the sun by the clouds, mild wind and not as chilly as expected. And best of all, no crowds. We met only 2 small families returning on our way to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ongwl82016
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The route from Niseko took us along the eastern coast; there were hardly any cars and it was beautiful. At the carpark, it takes 5 minutes to walk to the gate which says ‘women are forbidden’. Beyond that, if you wish to walk to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Bryanntan
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The weather was perfect when we went to Cape Kamui. The skies were clear but the sun was not scorching and it was windy, of course. I had a hard time catching up with my husband on the way to the tip of the cape....More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Shey816
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We rented a car in Otaru and drove to this place. It was quite a scenic drive along the coastline and no traffic at Shakotan area. Please note that the gps navigation screen in the rental is in Japanese but voice navigation can be set...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Clemipaco
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The view was beautiful. The walk up the cape was easy. It was mostly visited by locals. If you love nature, Cape Kamui is definitely worth visiting.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kisstherain
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We went with a tour group. The hike included a lot more climbing than we expected, but the views were spectacular. Be on the look out for foxes!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank leppaenat
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is a beautiful place for hiking. There are many steps and in places, the trail is quite steep. If you are afraid of heights, you might not want to visit this area. But, this is a beautiful place in Japan. The trail is at...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I took the bus to cape Kamui from Otaru and it was a long ride. If you plan to go by public transportation, make sure to time your visits right otherwise you'll be stuck a long time waiting for the bus! The view was truly...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Suibicle
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25 April 2018|
Response from Clemipaco | Reviewed this property |
I only see public buses at the location. I think it's quite a hassle to get there using public buses. You can google it.
4 April 2018|
Response from Clemipaco | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can do it in 1 day if you're coming from Tokyo. It's a lot of hassle