In order to protect the natural vegetation and to ensure a safe environment especially around brown bears, new visitation rules were introduced in 2011.
To preserve the natural vista's and biological diversity for future generations within this primeval environment.
Guides working in the region during the season must be certified by the Ministry of the Environment or authorized agents.
In conjunction with the residences association, sightseeing agencies and the governments conservation of nature mandate, the Shiretoko Goko Lakes' association was formed. Periodical meetings are conducted. Please read the minutes from "The Data Center of Shiretoko".
Data Center of Shiretoko The Shiretoko Goko Lakes Association »
Do not feed brown bear and wildlife.
It is our promise to visit Shiretoko.