Chitose Aquarium, Salmons’ Hometown, has one of the largest freshwater aquarium tanks in Japan. You can observe various freshwater organisms around the world, mainly those in salmon family and other freshwater fish in Hokkaido. In its Underwater Observation Room, Japan’s first facility where you can directly watch the underwater world of Chitose River, you can observe daily lives of the creatures of the season living in Chitose River. Among their activities, the must-see is a group of salmons in autumn climbing up the river for laying eggs. The aquarium holds numerous events such as planting salmon fry experience and various other exhibitions.
Direction from hotel – N
Mile/km – 2Km
Approximate travel time – 20min
Date Open – Mon – Sun (09:00 – 17:00)
2-312 Hanazono, Chitose - 066-0028 - Hokkaido - Japan
Lake Shikotsu (Shikotsuko)
The clear water is too beautiful to be real! When you visit Lake Shikotsu, you surely feel that way. Shikotsu Lake can be reached by car in 60 minutes from Sapporo and 40 minutes from New Chitose Airport. It is a spectacular sightseeing spot where you can feel the mother nature easily. Why don’t you come try a ride on the excursion boat to peek into the clear water of the lake, take a walk along the lake, try sockeye salmon nurtured in clean water, and enjoy local specialty sweets?
Direction from hotel – W
Mile/km – 20Km
Approximate travel time – 45min
Date Open – Mon – Sun (24h)
Chitose, Hokkaido - Hokkaido - Japan
Northern Horse Park
15 minutes away from New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, Northern Horse Park is a theme park which focuses on horses. People from children to adults can enjoy its attractions such as Japan’s first pony show, horseback riding experience, and the tour to see retired race horses.
Direction from hotel – E
Mile/km – 12Km
Approximate travel time – 40min
Date Open – Mon – Sun (09:00-17:00)
114-7 Misawa, Tomakomai - 059-1361 - Hokkaido - Japan