• September 26th, 2015
  • Onsen
  • TouristSpots
  • NorthernArea

[Rishirifuji Onsen in Rishi] Day Trip Onsen and Open-air Bath with Sence of Openness Can Be Enjoyed at Rishirifuji Onsen Recreation Facility

Rishirifuji Onsen

Rishirifuji Onsen (利尻富士温泉) is a hot spring place in Rishiri Island (利尻島) located in the northern part of Hokkaido. Rishirifuji Onsen Recreation Facility (利尻富士温泉保養施設) is around 1.5 km away from Oshidomari Ferry Terminal. It is near the center of the Oshidomari, and restaurants, a convenience store and Izakaya are built there. Cape Peshi (ペシ岬展望台), Yuhigaoka Observatory (夕日ヶ丘展望台), Fujino-enchi Observatory (富士野園地) and Kanrosensui Spring (甘露泉水) are relatively near here, too. By the way, Speaking of tasty restaurants in the Rishiri, Rishiri Kameichi (利尻亀一) and Grand Spot (グランスポット) are popular in particular. But I have never eaten foods there. I ate foods at Miraku (味楽), Mirupisu Stoer (ミルピス商店) and Isoyakitei (磯焼亭), and those were tasty.

Rishirifuji Onsen
Rishiri Island
Oshidomari Ferry Terminal
Rishiri Island

Mirupisu Store

Mirupisu Store (ミルピス商店) is in Kustugata, Rishiri island and is located in the western part of the island. Speaking of Rishiri, kombu or mirupisu (ミルピス) are famous. The mirupisu is a milk drink sold only in Rishiri Island, and that makes us feel special. Originally the mirupisu store was a ranch, but they discontinued the ranch and start that sale in 1990. Because this store became a tourist attraction, I visited here around 10:00 on weekdays. Read More

Mirupisu
Sweets -Mirupisu Store in Rishiri-

Isoyakitei

Isoyakitei (磯焼亭) is a restaurant in front of Oshidomari Ferry Port in Rishiri Island and is famous for getting the Bib Gourmand in MICHELIN GUIDE Hokkaido 2012 Special Edition. Because ramen seemed to be popular, but I wanted to eat a sea urchin which grew up and eat Rishiri kombu, I visited to eat Fresh Sea Urchin Rice Bowl (生ウニ丼) limited from June to September around 17:00 on weekdays. Read More

Sea Urchin Rice Bowl
Sea Urchin Rice Bowl -Isoyakitei in Rishiri-

Miraku

Miraku (味楽) is a popular ramen restraunt in Rishiri island. There is a building near Kustugata port (沓形港). It is famous for getting the Bib Gourmand in MICHELIN GUIDE Hokkaido 2012 Special Edition and is known for very short business hours from 11:30 to 14:00, too. Read More

Fried Soy Sauce Ramen
Fried Soy Sauce Ramen Rishiri Ramen -Miraku-

There are some means of transportation for the island tourism, for example, a sightseeing bus and a fixed-route bus managed by Soya bus (宗谷バス), a sightseeing taxi, a rental car, a rental motor scooter and a rental bicycle. I went around the Rishiri Island by the rental motor scooter, and it was very comfortable. By the way, if tourists raise their hand in the case of fixed-route bus happening to pass, they can get on the bus without a bus stop, and can get off the bus without a bus stop.

    List of Means of Transportation for Island Tourism

    Refer to following the means of the transportation in the Rishiri Island. 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).

    Soya Bus(宗谷バス) They serve 2 island tourism cources, Rishiri A (利尻A) and Rishiri B (利尻B).
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Nippon Rent-a-car(ニッポンレンタカー) Their office is near the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Toyota Rental Lease(トヨタレンタリース) Their offices are near the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal and at the Rishiri Airport.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Magokoro Rent-a-car(まごころレンタカー) Their office is near the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal. They serve all inclusive price containing staying the night at Ryokan Fuji (旅館富士).
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Nissan Rent-a-car(日産レンタカー) Their office is near the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal, and the Magokoro Rent-a-car checks in at the reception desk.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Maruzen Rent-a-car(マルゼンレンタカー) Their office is a little far away from the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal, and is at Pension Reramoshiri.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Rishiri Rent-a-car(利尻レンタカー) Their office is near the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Kameya Rent-a-car(かめやレンタカー) Their office is near Kutsugata Ferry Terminal. Only tel: +81-163-84-2252
    Yukiguni Rental(雪国) They rent the rental motor scooter and the rental bicycle near the Oshidomari Ferry Terminal. Ryokan Yukiguni open a business.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Fuji Hier(富士ハイヤー) They also serve the sightseeing taxi.
    Jalan
    Rakuten
    Rishiri Hier(りしりハイヤー) They also serve the sightseeing taxi. Their office is at the Kameya Rent-a-car. Only tel: +81-163-84-2252

    Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park

    Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park (利尻礼文サロベツ国立公園) located in the northern Hokkaido between Rishiri Island, Rebun Island, Toyotomi Town and Horonobe Town is the northernmost national park in Japan, and has been designated as the national park since 1974. The area is 24,166 ha. It consists of 2 islands, wetlands and the coast, and beautiful nature such as the sea, mountains, wild flowers and wetlands is highlight. Because the Northern Hokkaido has few famous tourist attracsions, the national park is one of the most famous nature tourist attracsions. The Rishiri-Rebun-Sarobetsu National Park is divided into 4 areas, Rishiri Area (利尻), Rebun Area (礼文), Coastal Sand-dune Area (海浜砂丘) and Sarobetsu Area (サロベツ), and the Rishiri Area (利尻), the Rebun Area (礼文) and the Sarobetsu Area have a lot of highlights. Read More

    Motochi Coast
    Rebun Island

    List of Day Trip Onsen

    The visitors can take a day trip bath only at the Rishirifuji Onsen Recreation Facility.

    Kanrosensui Spring
    Kanrosensui Spring in Rishiri Island

    Rishirifuji Onsen Recreation Facility

    Rishirifuji Onsen Recreation Facility is a hot spring facility for day trip onsen between Oshidomari Port (鴛泊港) and Kanrosen Spring Water (甘露泉水), and has opened a business since 1996. Rishirifuji town runs this facility, and has a hot spring pool facility "Yuyukan" (湯泳館), too. 60,000 a year visitors visit these facilities. Local people mainly use the hot spring facility, and campers and hikers use it in a summer because it is near Rishiri Island Family Campsite Yuni (利尻島ファミリーキャンプ場ゆ~に), Rishiri Hokuroku Campsite (利尻北麓野営場) and a trailhead for Mt. Rishirifuji. A restraunt and a coin-operated laundry are at the building, too. An entrance fee to the bath facility is JPY 500.

    Entrance Hall
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Entrance of Bathhouse
    Rishirifuji Onsen

    There are 1 open-air bath, 1 indoor bath, 1 whirlpool bath, 1 cold bath and 1 sauna at a public bathhouse. The sunny bathhouse with a lot of windows is feeling good. The L-shaped indoor bath along the windows is the size that about 16 people can take a bath, and uses heated hot springs. The whirlpool bath beside a rocky wall is the size that about 6 people can take a bath, and uses heated water.

    Public Bathhouse
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Indoor Bath
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Hot Springs Are Light Yellow
    Rishirifuji Onsen

    The open-air bath is the size that about 15 people can take a bath, and uses heated hot springs. It is surrounded by blindfold fences, but a sence of openness can be felt without a roof. The open air bath along a Japanese garden make bathers relax. If it is fine weather, Mt. Rishirifuji can be seen while bathing.

    Advertisement

    Open-air Bath
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Open-air Bath
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Open-air Bath
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    View from Open-air Bath
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Hot Springs Are Clear and Colorless
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Hot Spring Ingredients Petrify
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Open-air Bath
    Rishirifuji Onsen

    The Hot springs are sodium chloride carbonated spring, and are clear and colorless and have neither taste nor smell, and are not drinkable. The sum total of the hot spring ingredients are 2.050 g/kg. The hot springs of the indoor bath are light yellow, but the hot springs of the open-air bath are clear and colorless. When the hot springs are oxidized, its color may turn into light yellow. Shampoos and body soaps are provided at the bathhouse. A restroom and hair dryers are installed at a dressing room. A free cold water dispenser is provided at a resting place.

    Dressing Room
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Dressing Room
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Resting Room
    Rishirifuji Onsen
    Free Cold Water Dispenser
    Rishirifuji Onsen

    Atmosphere of Rishirifuji Onsen Can Be Watched on Youtube

    Movie of Rishirifuji Onsen

    Types of Hot Springs Sodium chloride carbonated spring (Type: Weak alkaline, Osmotic Pressure: Low, Spring Temperature Type: Hot spring)
    Water temperature of Hot Spring Source 40.0 C
    ph 7.5
    Indications Neuralgia, Muscular pain, Arthralgia, Frozen shoulder, Motor paralysis, Tightening of the joint, Bruise, Sprain, Chronic digestive diseases, Hemorrhoid, Cold sensitivity, Convalescent convalescence, Relieving fatigue, Healthy increase, Chronic skin diseases, Cut, Burn, Weak child, Chronic women's diseases
    Contraindications Acute disease(when there is the heat in particular), Active tuberculosis, Malignant tumor, Severe heart disease, Respiratory failure, Renal insufficiency, Hemorrhagic disease, High anemia, Other diseases during condition of a patient progress generally
    Indications of drinking Not drinking
    Facilities Open-air bath(1), Indoor bath(3), Sauna(1). * Sex-Segregated Bathhouse.
    Entrance fee to the bath facility Adult: JPY 500. Elementary school student: JPY 250.
    Business hours From June to August 11:00-21:30, From September to May 12:00-21:00.
    Regular closing day Irregular closing day * From November to April Monday.
    Parking lot A free parking is provided (10 cars)
    Telephone number +81-163-82-2388
    Home page Home page is here
    Mapcode 714 551 461*86

      List of Activities

      Refer to following websites for the activity companies in the Rishiri. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

      Guided Hiking

      Rishiri Nature Guide Service(利尻自然ガイドサービス)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Rishiri Island Guide Center(利尻・島ガイドセンター)
      ASOVIEW
      Rishiri Renbun Guide Net(利尻礼文ガイドネット)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan
      Rishiri Hana Guide Club(利尻はなガイドクラブ)

      Guided Sea Kayak

      Movie of Sea Kayak


      Rishiri Nature Guide Service(利尻自然ガイドサービス)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan

      Sea Urchin Catching Experience

      Movie of Sea Urchin Catching Experience


      Kamui Coast Park(神居海岸パーク)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan

      Seaweed Craft Experience

      Movie of Seaweed Craft Experience


      Rishiri Island Station(利尻島の駅)
      ASOVIEW

      Guided Backcountry

      Movie of Backcountry


      Rishiri Nature Guide Service(利尻自然ガイドサービス)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan

      Guided Snow Trekking

      Movie of Snow Trekking


      Rishiri Nature Guide Service(利尻自然ガイドサービス)
      ASOVIEW
      Jalan

      List of Accommodations

      Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Rishiri Island. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.

      Rishiri Fuji

        Kitaguni Grand Hotel(北国グランドホテル)
        Booking
        Rishiri Marine Hotel(利尻マリンホテル)
        Rishirifuji Kanko Hotel(利尻富士観光ホテル)
        Hotel Ayase(ホテル あや瀬)
        Tanakaya Hinageshikan(田中家ひなげし館)
        Ryokan Narita(旅館 なり田) Only Tel: +81-163-82-1536
        Ryokan Ozeki(旅館 大関)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Ryokan Mukai(旅館 夢海)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Pension Green Wind(ペンション 群林風)
        Pension Herasan-no-Ie(ペンション ヘラさんの家)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rishiri Umineko Guest House(利尻うみねこ ゲストハウス)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Rishirisanso Hana-Rishiri(利尻山荘 花りしり)
        Booking
        Oyado Maruzen(お宿マルゼン)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Kitaguni Grand Hotel Hana Cottage Kitaguni(北国グランドホテル 花コテージ北国)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Pension Reramoshiri(ペンション レラモシリ)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Tanikawaan(たにかわ庵)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Ryokan Saihokutei(旅館 最北亭)
        Jalan
        Rishiri Green Hill Inn(利尻ぐりーんひるinn)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Sekiyokan * Ryokan Sekiyo(夕陽館 * 旅館夕陽)
        Booking
        Ryokan Yukuguni(旅館 雪国)
        Booking
        Hotel Unigoden(ホテル雲丹御殿)
        HP
        Petit Hotel Kawaichi(プチホテル 川一)
        HP
        Booking
        Ryokan Fuji(旅館 富士)
        Booking
        Hokuroku Camping Ground(北麓野営場)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Family Campsite Yuni(ファミリー キャンプ場ゆ〜に)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten
        Numaura Campsite(沼浦キャンプ場)
        Booking
        Jalan
        Rakuten

        Rishiri

          Hotel Rishiri(ホテル利尻)
          Booking
          Island Inn Rishiri(アイランド イン リシリ)
          Shobugawa Ryokan(正部川旅館)
          Booking
          Nakahara Ryokan(中原旅館)
          Booking
          Minshuku Kutsugataso(民宿 くつがた荘) Only Tel: +81-163-84-2038
          Minshuku Ebisuso(民宿 えびす荘)
          HP
          Booking
          Jalan
          Shimayado Hamada(島宿 はまだ)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Forest Park Campsite(利尻町森林公園キャンプ場)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Kutsugata-misaki Park Campsite(沓形岬公園キャンプ場)
          Booking
          Jalan
          Rakuten
          Booking.com
          Booking.com

          A page of Rishiri Island is here

          Rishiri Island

          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.

          Comment

          Comment

          This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.