A trip on a boat to be united with Mother Nature that you can experience only in Akan.

Sightseeing boat that tours the picturesque places of Lake Akan. The splendor of Mother Nature in Akan includes the beautiful Mt. Oakan rising on the eastern side. You can view it from the line of sight of the local waterfowl and you may even meet wild animals running around the island. The boat stops at the Marimo exhibition and observation center on Churui Island to see balls of marimo algae which are more than 30cm in diameter.

Lots of guests visit to see the natural wonders of Akan from the waterfront.

It is a rare experience to see the natural world from the water’s surface.

The interior of the ship is decorated with objects and artwork of the Ainu people.

It stays at Churui Island, where there is a Marimo exhibition and observation center, for about 15 minutes.

A very rare opportunity to see a lot of spherical marimo algae.


1-5-20, Akanko-onsen, Akan-cho, Kushiro, Hokkaido
TEL: 0154-67-2511
Open: 6:00 - 17:00 (May - November. The time varies depending on the season.)
Open throughout the year during the opening period (Closed during winter).