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No. 5266Program currently off season
Giant Tree Watching Tour (Taxus Giant Tree Course)
Look for the giant Taxus tree in the snow forest!
Set snowshoes and start!
The vast scenery spreads.
You can also warm your body in the town's hot springs after the tour

You can explore the winter forest in the Beech northern limit village. Our supportive local guide will take you into true nature. The huge tree that suddenly appears in the mysterious winter forest is a masterpiece.

You cannot reach this giant tree in summer as it is blocked by deep Bamboo leaves in the deep forest.
However, you can walk freely during the winter when Bamboo leaf is buried in the snow.
Why don't you wear snowshoes and look for the huge Taxus tree that lives long in Kuromatsunai?
Let's replenish the energy of nature while drinking warm tea under a giant tree! !

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Program details
Available time period

2021-01-25 - 2021-03-10

Required time
Approx. 3.5 hour
9:30 Meet at Kuromatsunai Tourist Association. Drive to the starting point (or you can follow our car)
10:00 Set up the snowshoe and let's go for a giant tree!
12:00 Arrive at a giant tree and tea break under it
13:00 Arrive at Kuromatsunai Tourist Association
Program fee
Ages 13 and up:6,000 yen
Ages 13 and up (1 person participation):9,000 yen
Child (ages 10 to 12):4,500 yen
Included in this fee
Insurance fee, snowshoe rental fee, snow boots rental fee
Not included in fees
Personal expenses
Payment method
Please pay by cash or credit card on-site

Requirements for participation
Meeting location
Required Items
Requirements for participation
Over 10 years old
Meeting location
Kuromatsunai Tourist Association (Bunanomori Hot Spa)
Address of meeting location
545 ,Kuromatsunai-cho, Suttsu-gun, Hokkaido

- by Car -
From Niseko /about 50min
From Lake Toya / about 50 min
From Otaru / about 2 hours
From Hakodate / about 2 hours
From Sapporo / about 2.5 hours

- by Train
Hakodate Line 20min from Kuromatsunai station

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Things to bring / required items
Winter clothes, shoes, gloves, hats
Rental available, additional 3000 yen
Winter rental wear set (ski top and bottom, gloves, hat, goggles)
- Please understand that this is an outdoor activity.
Therefore, please follow the guide's instructions at all times.
- We ask you to assume full responsibility for your actions.
In case of an accident caused by negligence on the part of the customer,
please understand that we can not compensate you beyond our insurance coverage.

【Cancellation fee】
On the day: 100% of the experience fee
Cancellation without contact: 100% of the experience fee
- Because of possible drastic weather changes the program may be cancelled or the course changed.
- We will not charge cancellation fee before the tour canceled.
- The guide decided to cancel the tour after start program due to the weather condition,
please note we don't refund the program fee.

Kuromatsunai (Niseko Area)
Available time period
2021-01-25 - 2021-03-10
Required time
Approx. 3.5 hour
Program fee
Ages 13 and up:6,000 yen
Ages 13 and up (1 person participation):9,000 yen
Child (ages 10 to 12):4,500 yen
Operator Information
Operator Information
Takafumi Homma


Kuromatsunai is the northernmost land of Beech forest in Japan and be called “Northernmost Beech Village”. The beech forest has moistened the earth as a "green dam" and has continued to return its blessings to the region. We support the beech forest in the northern limit, which has been protected from the dangers of many logging. The beech forest and people who live here are our tourism resource for experiential exchanges.


In the deep woods, put on your snowshoes and see the beech forests and the giant trees live long!

Company information

Company:Kuromatsunai Tourist Association
Address:545, Kuromatsunai,Kuromatsunai-cho, Suttsu-gun Hokkaido