Wakkanai Airport is located at the northernmost Hokkaido, and also it means this airport is located in the northernmost of the country. There is Wakkanai Airport Park of green belt, the airport is surrounded by nature.
It is in northern Wakkanai city, approximately 5 minutes by a rental car from Wakkanai Airport, there is Lake Onuma where is famous for the migrating route of many waterfowls including whooper swans. There is an observatory and rest area where you can observe waterfowls and there is an exhibition are. There are binoculars and telescopes rental services with no charge, so the tourists can enjoy it thoroughly.
Soya Fureai Prefectural Park is located at north bank of the Lake Onuma. There are a variety of outdoor activities such as camping, park golf, nature exploring etc. and you can choose the style of activity that fits your interest and have a lot of fun. Cape Soya is Japan’s northernmost point and is a peaceful sight overlooking the magnificent landscape. You can really feel that it is the tip of the northernmost of Japan when you see the island shade of Sakhalin in a distance of 43km from the monument which indicates it is the Japan’s northernmost. The certificate of refueling at Japan’s northernmost with a scallop shell will be issued, if you use the gas station called Yasuda Sekyu located right near Cape Soya to fill your car.