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River Oyunuma Natural Footbath

Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
+81 143-84-3311
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Lovely place

The hike to this area is easy is worth it if you start below at the bus station through the small... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
大湯沼- A big bath swamp

大湯沼,顅名思義,既像大湯又似大沼澤。滿佈煙霧,頗有雲深不知處又有點仙境般的意境 Unfortunately, the foot soaking area is not longer... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
David H
Union City, California
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“tired feet” (7 reviews)
“hot springs” (6 reviews)
Noboribetsu Onsencho, Noboribetsu 059-0551, Hokkaido
+81 143-84-3311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hike to this area is easy is worth it if you start below at the bus station through the small town, there's interesting plants that surround the nature path, after the walk your feet feel rejuvenated. Theres a wooden boardwalk where they offer little...More

Thank KE L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

大湯沼,顅名思義,既像大湯又似大沼澤。滿佈煙霧,頗有雲深不知處又有點仙境般的意境 Unfortunately, the foot soaking area is not longer available. However, the scene is still very attractive and we like it a lot.

Thank David H
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Besides the Hell Valley, make sure to visit this natural footbath place. The walk if using the walking trail from hell valley is a few kilometers, we took the easy way to drive to the car park near oyunuma pond and walk from there. And...More

Thank Genevieve L
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Wow, water is so warm but still you feel relaxed while walking a little around 100 meters in the river path. temperature of water feels like 42 degree but it is refreshing. I really enjoyed walking inside river.

Thank Virendra-Yadav_2014
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We drive from Lake Toya make a day trip here & also Jigokudani (Hell Valley), if you drive from Lake Toya, I suggest to use free toll Usu national highway 453 and small road 2. Outdoor free parking next to the footbath's entrance. At the...More

3  Thank Ice800908
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One of the trails within Noboribetsu leads here. It is a nice hot spring river. They did up a small section for people to have a seat & soak their feet. I didn't bother with that as it is too crowded & some people don't...More

1  Thank poopshooter
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a great way to experience the geological phenomena behind the hot springs the naturally feed the onsens of Noboribetsu. Add it on to the end of a hike for the ultimate refresher for your feet!

Thank DCblondee
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Even if you need to walk for about 40 minutes along the difficult path to reach it, it is worthy. You can feel the texture of the clay underneath your feet which is very different from having the hot spring at your hotel. I belief...More

1  Thank Oy Yee joyce M
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

It appeared the place was renovated so there are mats for people to sit on while submerging their feet to the running warm stream from the mountain. Very nice after walking through the different trails in the national park. I saw people walk around in...More

Thank 2016Desmond
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

It is a nice place to relax and enjoy the natural hot water. It is within 5 min drive from the Hell Valley. So it is very convenient place to visit after visiting the Hell Valley. Car park is available.

2  Thank Melvin S
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25 July 2016|
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Response from to_calvary | Reviewed this property |
I went in June. Jan is the start of deep of winter and it may be frozen as I heard from our guide that people do ice fishing in Jan.... But then again it is a hot spring ... sorry not much help :)
13 June 2016|
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Response from Jason L | Reviewed this property |
It will be very far from Noboribetsu station to River Oyunuma Natural Footbath (around 8-10km away). It will be great to drive there.
8 June 2016|
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Response from SoonHoe | Reviewed this property |
We walked to the place from our hotel. Not sure about parking though. Sorry.