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[Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai] Curved Raiden National Route to Sai-no-Kawara Tunnel Goes Well with Blue Sea

Annai Tenbo Park

Annai Tenbo Park (あんない展望公園) is a park along Raiden National Route (雷電国道 * National Route 229) in Kamoenai (神恵内) village, the west side of Shakotan Peninsula, and is relatively near Cape Kamui (積丹半島). Anai Elementary School (安内小学校) was closed in 1967, and the Annai Tenbo Park was built. I guess an large parking lot is the site of the elementary school. The parking lot and an observation deck are built on the site. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. Restraunts, cafes, souvenir shops and convenience stores are not built around here.

Sai-no-Kawara Tunnel and Blue Sea
Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai
Large Parking Lot
Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai

Cape Kamui

Cape Kamui (神威岬) is a cape with steep cliff jutting out into the Sea of Japan from Shakotan Peninsula (積丹半島) in Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-national Park, and is one of 3 major tourist attractions together with Cape Ogorn (黄金岬) and Shimamui Coast (島武意海岸) in the Shakotan Peninsula. The kamui means a god in Ainu language. The distance is around 1.5 km away from a traffic gate along National Route to the end of a road, and there are a public parking lot, a public restroom and a rest house named Kamui-Banya (カムイ番屋). A restraunt and a souvenir shop are at the building, and seafood rice bowls or a soft serve ice cream can be eaten. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge. Read More

Cape Kamui Is Like Backbone of Dragon
Shakotan Peninsula Cape Kamui

The Cape Shakotan is famous for Sea Urchin Rice Bowl (ウニ丼), and is well-known for tasty sea food, too. Misaki (みさき), Nakamuraya (中村屋), Uminoya (海のや), Iida (いい田), Shokudo Ushio (食堂うしお), Rinko (鱗晃) and Rinko-so (鱗晃荘) are popular in particular. I ate the sea urchin rice bowl at the Misaki, and it was taty.

Sea Urchin Rice Bowl

Misaki (みさき) is a restaurant in Shakotan and was founded in 1973. An owner is a fisherman and is famous for eating a seafood dish. It opens only during summer season (from late April to October). Because a fresh sea urchin can be eaten from mid June when the sea urchin fishing is released, visitors seem to increase. Because it started a bussiness at 09:00, 6 groups of visitors have already lined up when I arrived around 08:40. It is really popular. Read More

Rice is Covered with Purple Sea Urchin
Sea Urchin Rice Bowl -Misaki in Shakotan--

As for public transport, Chuo Bus (中央バス) controls the Shiretoko Peninsula, Highway Bus Shakotan-go (高速しゃこたん号) runs between Sapporo and Cape Kamui from April 21 to October 21. Highway Bus Yoichi-go (高速よいち号) runs between the Sapporo and the Yoichi, and Highway Bus Iwanai-go (高速いわない号) runs between the Sapporo and the Iwanai. In addition, Summer One-day Sightseeing Tour Bus and Autumn One-day Sightseeing Tour Bus run from the Sapporo to the Shakotan Peninsula.

List of Means of Transportation

Refer to following companies for the sightseeing bus and the highway bus service between the Cape Kamui, the Yoichi, the Iwanai and the Sapporo. Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Hakodate. As for car rental comparison websites, you can compare vehicle rental prices on Tabi-Plaza Rental Car Reservation (旅ぷらざレンタカー予約), Jalan Rental Car (じゃらんレンタカー) and Rakutem Travel Rental Car (楽天トラベルレンタカー).

Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Shakotan
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Shakotan to Sapporo
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Yoichi
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Yoichi to Sapporo
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Iwanai
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Iwanai to Sapporo
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) Summer One-day Sightseeing Tour Bus
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Chuo Bus(中央バス) Autumn One-day Sightseeing Tour Bus
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Iwanai Toyota Rental Lease Sapporo(岩内トヨタレンタリース札幌) Their office is in the downtown of the Iwanai.
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Yoichi Rental Car Lease(よいちレンタ・カーリース) Their office is in Okawa-cho.
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Yoichi Automobile Technical Company(余市自動車工業) Their office is in Okawa-cho.
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Shakotan Peninsula

Shakotan Peninsula (積丹半島) is a peninsula located in the northwestern part of Otaru city, and has been designated as Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park (ニセコ積丹小樽海岸国定公園) because of a precious complicated coastline with steep cliffs. The sea of the Shakotan is very beautiful, and looks clear blue, so everybody call Shakotan Blue (シャコタンブルー). A traffic used to be inconvenient in the old days, and tourists rarely visited here. People are easy to access the Shakotan Peninsula as well as Shiretoko Peninsula (知床半島) at present, but it is called an unexplored region because it would not develop very much. Read More

Shimamui Coast from Cape Kamui
Shakotan Peninsula

Park

There are some memorial monuments such as a white monument, Site of Anai Elementary School (安内小学校址), that is the motif of a family and the observation deck on a small hill with about 10 m in height. Madoiwa Rocks (窓岩), Sai-no-Kawara Tunnel (西の河原トンネル), Cape Jyubo (ジュウボウ岬) and blue sea can be seen on the observation deck. The curved Raiden National Route to the Sai-no-Kawara Tunnel goes well with the blue sea, and it is photogenic. A table and benches are provided on the observation deck, and visitors can take a rest. This park is bright and comfortable in the daytime, but it looks scary in the evening because of nothing.

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Annai Tenbo Park
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Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai
Observation Deck
Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai
Table and Benches. Rest Is Possible
Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai
Madoiwa Rocks
Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai
Blue Sea around Shakotan Peninsula
Annai Tenbo Park in Kamoenai

Atmosphere of Annai Tenbo Park Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Annai Tenbo Park

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (20 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours
Regular closing day Winret season
Telephone number +81-135-76-5011
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 932 280 168*76

List of Activities

Some activity companies hold some types of activitie in the Shakotan Peninsula. Refer to following websites for the activities. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Marine Activities

Activities related to the sea can be enjoyed in the Shakotan Peninsula. In Bikuni port (美国港), Ocean Days (オーシャンデイズ) holds Blue Cave Snorkelling (青の洞窟シュノーケリング), Club Kids (クラブキッズ) and CROSSWAY (クロスウェイ) hold snorkelling and scuba diving. In Horomui port (幌武意港), Aqua Cat (アクアキャット) and Zem House (ゼムハウス) hold some activities such as the scuba diving. In the Yoichi, KamuiChippu Sea Kayak (かむいちぇぷシーカヤックサービス) holds sea kayak. In Sakazuki Teracce (さかずきテラス), the Sakazuki Onsen, Poseidon (ポセイドン) holds the scuba diving, the snorkelling and the sea kayak. In the Iwanai, H2O Adventures holds the sea kayak. Refer to following websites for the activities. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Movie of Blue Cave Snorkelling


Movie of Activities in Sakazuki Terrace


Ocean Days(オーシャンデイズ)
Club Kids(クラブキッズ)
CROSSWAY(クロスウェイ)
KamuiChippu Sea Kayak(かむいちぇぷシーカヤックサービス)
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Poseidon(ポセイドン)
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Aqua Cat(アクアキャット)
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Zem House(ゼムハウス)
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H2O Adventures(H2Oアドベンチャー)
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PRO SHOP LODGE(プロショップロッジ)
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Fruit Picking

Movie of Fruit Picking


Fruits Road Bandoen(フルーツロード坂東園)
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Yamamoto Sightseeing Orchard(山本観光果樹園)
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Sakuranboyama Sightseeing Farm(さくらんぼ山観光農園)
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Berry Berry Farm Ueda(ベリーベリーファーム上田)
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Nakai Sightseeing Farm(中井観光農園)
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Cherry Hunt in Okubo(チェリーハント イン オオクボ)
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Niwata Fruits Farm(庭田フルーツファーム)
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Skydiving

Movie of Skydiving


Skydiving Hokkaido(スカイダイブ北海道)

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around Cape Kamui. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Shakotan

Oyado Rinko-so(お宿 鱗晃荘)
Kaisen-no-Yado Miharashiso(海鮮の宿 みはらし荘)
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Ryokan Bikuni Kanko House(旅館 美国観光ハウス)
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Oyado Kasai(お宿かさい)
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Refore Shakotan Youth Hostel(リフォレ積丹 ユースホステル)
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Shiosai-no-Yado Kaihinkan(汐さいの宿 海浜館)
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Rakuten
Nagomi-no-Yado Iida(なごみの宿いい田)
Kanko Ryokan Hokkai(観光旅館 北海)
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Shinsei(海鮮味処 御宿新生)
Minshuku Uminoya(民宿 海のや)
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Minshuku Kobayashi(民宿 小林)
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Minshuku Ichiyo(民宿 一与)
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Oyado Ginrinkaku(お宿 銀鱗閣)
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Hiduka-so(日司荘)
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Minshuku Isonoka(民宿 磯乃香)
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Minshuku Oshima(民宿 大島)
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Noduka Campsite(野塚野営場)
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Kamoenai

Minshuku Kinoe-so(民宿きのえ荘)
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Ryokan Ebisuya(旅館恵比須屋)
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Minshuku Hayashi(民宿はやし)
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Minoru Ryokan(みのる旅館)
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SPR Tsunaki-so Kamoenai(SPR 綱城荘 神恵内)
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Kamoenai Youth Travel Village(神恵内青少年旅行村)
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Booking.com
Booking.com

A page of Shakotan Peninsula is here

Shakotan Peninsula

By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.

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