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Dolphin, Setting Sun and Japan's Second Largest Lighthouse Are Famous -Cape Noshappu in Wakkanai-

August 23rd, 2014

Cape Noshappu (ノシャップ岬) is located in the northwestern part of Wakkanai city and is known as a cape that tourists can look over Rishiri Island (利尻島), Rebun Island (礼文島) and the beautiful setting sun. Sakhalin Island (サハリン), Russia is located in the north side of Cape Noshappu. There is Esandomari Fishing Port Park (恵山泊漁港公園) on the tip of the cape, and a monument of a dolphin and a monument of Cape Noshappu are built, and the Esandomari Fishing Port Park is adjacent to Noshappu Cold Current Aquarium and Wakkanai Lighthouse (ノシャップ寒流水族館) that is the second highest lighthouse in Japan, and there are souvenires and restaurants near those. There is Wakkanai Onsen (稚内温泉) near the cape, too. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. There is a restroom on the park.

Cape Noshappu
Cape Noshappu in Wakkanai
Noshappu Cold Current Aquarium and Wakkanai Lighthouse
Cape Noshappu in Wakkanai
Cape Noshappu
Cape Noshappu in Wakkanai
Rishiri Island
Cape Noshappu in Wakkanai
View from Sea Side
Cape Noshappu in Wakkanai

When I read Tweets, Cape Noshappu seems to be popular.

Atmosphere of Cape Noshappu Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Cape Noshappu

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (20 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Open year all round
Telephone number +81-162-23-6161
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 964 092 502*15


Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Cape Noshappu.

Small Hotel Akari(小さなホテル燈)  
Onsen Minshuku Kita-no-Yado(温泉民宿 北乃宿)      
Wafu Pension Fujikado(和風ペンション 富士門)  
Soya Palace(宗谷 パレス)  

A page of Wakkanai is here