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Rent a car. Very easy to access. Toilet available. Coffee shop across the street. Get there 10... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
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Majestic cranes

Easily accessible by public bus, just need to check with the driver. Great eatery just beside it to... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
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Shimosetsuri, Tsurui-mura, Akan-gun 085-1211, Hokkaido
+81 154-64-2114
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Visited on a sunny but very cold day in late March and the snow has melted. There were perhaps 5-6 cranes. Feeding has stoppped here but I saw a field of cranes feeding themselves on fresh crops sprouting on fields further towards the township. I...More

1  Thank birdcagewalking
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Only one or two cranes here as we were too late in the season to see the large flocks of cranes. Feeding had stopped and the cranes had dispersed.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We went around March and there were some cranes there. They're pretty far from where you stand but you could still spot them pretty well. There were also heaps of noisy swans tho. Haha! The cafe across from it offers great food and binoculars to...More

Thank Maggie W
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Stopped by after visiting Tsurui Ito crane center. Not as many cranes here, and they were farther away and behind a fence. Also saw a large gaggle of swans in the field.

Thank John D
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We reserved 1 day to visit Tsurumidai and the nearby Ito Tancho crane reserve as it was December and nightfall begin as early as 3pm. In-car GPS were accurate as we found the place easily. It was in such a beautiful, tranquil surrounding. The owners...More

1  Thank minerva2387
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Rent a car. Very easy to access. Toilet available. Coffee shop across the street. Get there 10 minutes prior to feeding time. Spend like an hour viewing cranes landing from all directions was a fantastic experience.

2  Thank strawberrythailand
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Easily accessible by public bus, just need to check with the driver. Great eatery just beside it to rest.

3  Thank SoonHoe
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Having researched the best place to see cranes we ended up trying to get to see them at Tsurumidai which is on the 53 road heading north out of Kushiro. If you have a satnav tap in phone nos 01 54 64 2114 and your...More

Thank Jackie3002016
Reviewed 18 September 2015

I have been visiting Tsurumidaiannually for over 30 years and feel that it is good for close up photography of cranes, but less than ideal for flight shots because of the many wires around the small field where the cranes gather for food in winter....More

1  Thank StellersEagle
Reviewed 10 February 2015

There were many options for us to view the cranes, but we chose this one for several reasons: this was not a fenced in sanctuary where you can see cranes just at feeding times, and it's not that far from the Marsh Observatory on the...More

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1 July 2018|
Response from pollyoppy | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Heart n Tree farm. It was lovely.