Lake Toya Day Tour

Lake Toya is a summer destination that shouldn't be missed. It is just under an hour's drive from Setsu Niseko you can enjoy not just the lake itself, but many activities including Mount Usu, an active volcano in the centre of the Shikotsu-Toya National Park.

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Recommended Itinerary
  • Mount Usu: Take the Usuzan Ropeway close to the volcano's summit and visit the observation deck to experience some of the finest panoramic views of Lake Toya and the ocean. Alternatively, take a helicopter ride to enjoy the views of Lake Toya from the sky.
  • Lake Toya Cruise: If you are in the mood to sit back and relax, why not enjoy a 50 minute pleasure boat tour around Nakajima island in the centre of the lake. Or if you are looking for something a little more active, try out a tour of the lake by kayak or paddle board.
  • Wakasaimo Experience: Sightseeing is hungry work. It's time to stop at one of the local cafes for lunch or visit Wakasaimo the 100-year old confectionary store famous for its sweet potatoes bean paste delights.
  • Sculpture Spotting: Take a stroll around the lakeshore and enjoy the spectacular views and fresh clean air as you check out the sculptures that are artistically placed around the lake.
  • Shikotsu Toya National Park Silo Observatory: An observatory located at the tip of Lake Toya. It is famous as one of Hokkaido’s leading photography spots, as well as for the wonderful view of Mount Usu, Nakajima, etc.


¥60,000 up to 8 people

Other Information

This service is exclusive to Setsu Niseko guests.

Bookings must be made at least 4 days in advance of the tour.

Additional fees (¥8,000 per hour) will be applied if drive exceeds 8 hours.

Cancellation within specific time frame before booking commencement will incur cancellation fees as below:
4 days: 100% cancellation fees
Cancellation includes changes that reduce the overall value of the booking and no shows.
We strongly advise guests to purchase travel insurance to cover any cancellation fees.