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[Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Mobetsu] At Small Wild Garden, Wild Flowers in Summer and Drift Ice Can in Winter Can Be Enjoyed

August 22nd, 2014

Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden

Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden (オムサロ原生花園) is a nature garden in Monbetsu city located in the northeastern part of Asahikawa city, and is well-known for 1 km-length rosa rugosa colony along a beach between the Sea of Okhotsk and Okhotsk Line National Route (National Route 238). There is Ryuhyo-misaki (流氷岬 * it means "Cape Drift Ice" in Japanese) at the beach, and it is a place to see the drift ice on the sea. In addition, it also is a popular fishing spot to catch salmon. Omusaro Nature View Center (オムサロ・ネイチャー・ビューセンター) is bult at the site, and it has an observatory deck, a break place, a food stall and a restroom. Admission free. A parking lot is free of charge.

Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Nature View Center
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden

The distance is about 7 km away from the center of the Monbetsu, and a restaurant, a cafe and a convenience store are not built around here. Omusaro Ruins Park (オムサロ遺跡公園) is near here. A direct bus does not run between Sapporo or New Chitose Airport and here, but a express bus "Ryuhyo Monbetsu-go (流氷もんべつ号)" runs between the Sapporo and the Monbetsu.

List of Highway Bus

Refer to following a company for the highway bus service between the Monbetsu and Sapporo.

Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Sapporo to Monbetsu
Chuo Bus(中央バス) From Monbetsu to Sapporo

Drift Ice Spots and Drift Ice Cruise

In Japan, Drift ice appears only from January to March, and can be enjoyed only along the Sea of Okhotsk and a part of Pacific Ocean. The sea is covered with the drift ice from the shoreline of Monbetsu to Shiretoko Peninsula, and it is amazing view! It may be said that you must see the amazing view once. Hokkaido has 3 towns called "Monbetsu", Monbetsu (紋別) along the sea of the Okhotsk, Date Monbetsu (伊達紋別) along the Pacific Ocean and Monbetsu (門別) along the Pacific Ocean. In those Monbetsu, a place to view the drift ice is the Monbetsu (紋別) along the sea of the Okhotsk, and the Monbetsu, Abashiri (網走), Koshimizu (小清水), Shari (斜里) and Rausu (羅臼) have some drift ice spots. Tourists can enjoy the drift ice on the shore, and also enjoy it as the drift ice cruise on the sea. Unfortunately, global warming cause decreasing the drift ice recently, but you may see wild animals such as Earless Seal and Steller's Sea-eagle on the drift ice if you are lucky. Article is here

Sheet of Drift Ice Zone
Drift Ice and Garinkogo2 in Monbetsu

Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Summer and Winter

In the summer, flowers can be seen at the Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden, and the drift ice can be enjoyed in the winter.

Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden

In the Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden, About 50 kinds of flowers such as the Rosa Rugosa, Daylily and Siberian Lily bloom from a summer to an autumn. The best season is July. Rare white Rosa Rugosa may be seen. A lot of wild birds inhabit, and people come to bird-watch. Visitors can go a trip for about 20 minutes because the garden is small. Although it is a garden, people do not manage the garden, and the plants are at the mercy of the nature. Maybe it is hard to walk. By the way, a lot of mosquitoes fly in the air in a summer, so you had better bring a mosquito repellent.

Entrance of Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu
Path
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu
Rosa Rugosa
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Marsh
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu
Path like Carpet of Grass
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Colorful Seaside Flowers Bloom
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Marsh
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu
Marshland
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu
Sea of Okhotsk aside Immediately
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Winter Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu
Winter Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden in Monbetsu

Atmosphere of Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden Can Be Watched on Youtube

広告

Movie of Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden

Admission fee Free of charge
Parking lot Free parking is provided (60 Cars)
Business hours Open 24 hours * Omusaro Nature View Center 10:00-18:00
Regular closing day Open all year round * Omusaro Nature View Center Year-end and New Year holidays
Telephone number +81-158-23-4231
Home page Home page is here
Mapcode 401 500 791*36

Ryuhyo-misaki

About in February, the dirft ice come to shore at the Ryuhyo-misaki. Visitors can touch the drift ice on the sandy beach, too. But the drift ice is not close to the beach depending on weather or the wind direction, so Whether or not the drift ice can be enjoyed depends on luck and timing. When I visted here, the dirft ice was not seen unfortunately.

Ryuhyo-misaki Is Covered with Drift Ice Exhaustively in Winter
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden
Ryuhyo-misaki in Winter
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden Ryuhyomisaki
Ryuhyo-misaki in Winter
Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden Ryuhyomisaki

Atmosphere of Ryuhyo-misaki in Winter Can Be Watched on Youtube

Movie of Ryuhyo-misaki in Winter

List of Accommodations

Refer to following websites for the accommodations around the Omusaro Primeval Flower Garden. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

Komuke International Campsite(コムケ国際キャンプ場)
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Jalan
Rakuten
Monbetsu Prince Hotel(紋別プリンスホテル)
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Monbetsu Central Hotel(紋別セントラルホテル)
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Hotel Okhotsk Palace(ホテルオホーツクパレス)
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Minshuku Sakura House Annex(民宿さくらハウス別館)
HP
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Jalan
Minshuku Sakura House Main Building(民宿さくらハウス本館)
HP
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Jalan
Kibarashikan(気晴館)
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Jalan
Booking.com
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