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Sorrowful Tears of Young Girl Are Beautiful -Furepe Falls in Shiretoko Peninsula-

July 22nd, 2014

Furepe Falls (フレペの滝) in Shari town, Shiretoko Peninsula (知床半島) are famous waterfalls that groundwater have flew out from cracks of steep cliffs with about 100 m in height and those are called "Tears of Young Girl (乙女の涙)". Because the flowing waterfalls looks sad, it is called so. A scenery is very good and it is a sightseeing spot that Utorozaki Lighthouse (ウトロ崎灯台) and the Sea of Okhotsk (オホーツク海) look very beautiful.

Furepe Falls
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Cruise Ship Plough Sea of Okhotsk
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Utorozaki Lighthouse
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park

There are the Furepe Falls and walking paths near a turning point for Rausu Pass (羅臼峠) and Shiretoko Goko Lakes (知床五湖). There is Shiretoko Nature Center (知床自然センター) in the site, a restroom and a restaurant are installed, and informations about bear are announced. When tourists walk the walking paths, the bears may appear frequently, and it is recommended that the tourists walk while clapping their hand not to run into the bears. The tourists walk the walking paths with about 1 km in total length and reach to an observatory. The observatory looks like a gazebo. Vitsitors can look at the Furepe Falls from there.

Shiretoko Nature Center
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Walking Path. Necessary to Clap Hand by Measures to Bear
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Grassland in Middle
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Observatory
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Furepe Falls
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Deers on Waterfall!
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Two Deers
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Mt. Rausudake Covered with Clouds
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park
Area under Cliff
Furepe Falls, Utoro, Shiretoko National Park

Atmosphere of Furepe Falls Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Furepe Falls

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (120 Cars)
Business hours 09:00-16:00
Regular closing day Open all year round
Telephone number +81-152-22-2125
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 757 603 607*07

Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Furepe Falls.

Shiretoko Grand Hotel kitakobushi(知床グランドホテル 北こぶし)
Shiretoko Daiichi Hotel(知床第一ホテル)
Shiretoko Prince Kazenamiki(知床プリンスホテル 風なみ季)
Kokumin Shukusha Katurada(国民宿舎 桂田)
Bons Home(ボンズホーム)
Rakuten
Hotel Shiretoko(ホテル知床)
Hotel kifu Club Shireotko(ホテル季風クラブ 知床)
Shiretoko Village(しれとこ村)
Yuhi-no-Ataru-Ie(夕陽のあたる家)
Shiretoko Pereke(しれとこペレケ)
Minshyuku Ishiyama(知床の宿 民宿いしやま)
Shiretoko Noble Hotel(知床ノーブルホテル)
Minsyuku Shiretokoso(民宿 知床荘) Only Tel:+81-152-24-2058
Onsen Minshuku Tanpopo(温泉民宿 たんぽぽ)
Booking
Iruka Hotel(いるかホテル)
Jalan
Oyado Kiraku(お宿来羅玖)
Booking
Jalan
Hotel Chi-no-Hate(ホテル地の涯)
Booking
Jalan
Rakuten
Shiretoko Iwaobetsu Youth Hostel(知床岩尾別ユースホステル)
Booking.com

A page of Shiretoko National Park is here

Shiretoko National Park

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