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Tottori Sand Dunes

Yuyama Fukubecho, Tottori 680-0947, Tottori Prefecture
+81 857-22-0582
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Beautiful, but really hot

I really enjoyed going to the sand museum and the sand dunes in Tottori--they're some of the most... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah D
Sandunes in Japan! Who'd have thought!!

Had a wonderful time there. Took a lot of photos: jumping, perspective photos. It was cloudy on... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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“sand dunes” (29 reviews)
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Yuyama Fukubecho, Tottori 680-0947, Tottori Prefecture
+81 857-22-0582
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed going to the sand museum and the sand dunes in Tottori--they're some of the most unique tourist attractions in Japan, so I highly recommend it for people who are looking to see something aside from your basic shrines/temples/castles. The sand dunes are...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time there. Took a lot of photos: jumping, perspective photos. It was cloudy on the day we went, though I was grateful for it cuz otherwise we would be grilled to well done under a scortching sun. Suggestion: 1.) Must bring wind...More

Thank jessicapui
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Not expected such a big sand dune in Japan It has a great view. I would not try riding a camel in Japan. Good to walk around and take photo. Don't waste time to take the cable car/ ski lift.

Thank Chunkeewong
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Heated experience under the sun and finding a way to crawl up to sand dune top. Free rainboots are available so that you don't get sand into your shoes and leaving in embarassment. Sandboard activities and camel riding are available in good weather.

Thank konstanza_sf
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It's a beautiful place to go with family and friends!There are some places to buy omiyage and foods too!

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

It is not as huge as expected but when weather is nice, still worth for a visit to walk around and take a close looks of the Japan Sea. The day that I visited has scattered rain and cloudy but still very hot. So if...More

1  Thank LuLu_HK
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A must-go sightseeing spot in Tottori. You could take the city bus at Tottori station to go there. It is so stunning and you could spend a whole morning there. You could not imagine how it could be formed there inside a city.

1  Thank siu w
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Hi everyone..I went to sand dunes in the mid of May and I'm traveling by train from Osaka Station. Right after you arrive at Tottori station you must take a bus which leave to Sand Dunes/The Sand Museum .And I can tell you that the...More

3  Thank kelvin c
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It is a walking distance when you go from the bottom to the top of the sand dune, and the view is magnificent, worthy to spend three hours there including lunch. The Japanese sashimi lunch at the tourism centre base hut there was reasonably priced...More

2  Thank Shinfua
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I always wanted to go Tottori dessert dune. Finally, made it and we've got lost because it was huge!!! ずっと来たかった鳥取砂丘にやっと来れました。浜辺には海外のゴミの山でよく見てみると海外から流れ辿り着いたゴミです。掃除したら綺麗のに。でもきりがないのかも。砂漠はとても大きく迷子になりました!

1  Thank erikamix
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Joelette D
11 January 2017|
Response from LuxembourgEnjoyed | Reviewed this property |
Just seen your question. I would not know as I am not sure if they get snow? It was windy in August so I imagine it would be quite wild&rough. The coat line with cliffs a little further east looked interesting too. You... More
20 May 2015|
Response from MaakoT |
Apparently this 1,000 yen taxi will be 2,000 yen/ person taxi from April 2017. You can find more details on Tottori City's official website.