At the most northern point of Hokkaido island, you will find the Rishiri and Rebun Islands. Leave behind the chaotic cities and take some time to hike around the hills, the parks, the capes the swamps and why not stop off at the numerous hot springs while you're at it?
The easiest way to get around the Rishiri and Rebun Islands is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of busses. Though, travelers will have to take a ferry to travel to the islands.
If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from the mainland and take a car ferry to the islands. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below.
Please be advised that the area consists of two distinct islands, so travelers will have to take a ferry to go from one island to the other. You can use the following ferries to travel between both islands:
We recommend staying here between one and two days.