“Unkai Terrace” (The Terrace of Sea of Cloud), Tomamu’s breathtaking panorama
The expression of just fantastic is perfect. Hoshino Resort Tomamu’s “Unkai Terrace” is now becoming a new feature of Hokkaido sightseeing. 2000 people will visit from early morning every day in search of fortune that can not be met without getting up early.
Unkai Terrace is, as it were, a large balcony near the top of the mountain. The exquisite position at an altitude of 1088 meters is slightly above the height at which cloud sea occurs in Tomamu. Therefore, the sea of clouds spreads as if the hands are reachable. Despite all visitors can not meet the sea of clouds, seeking a fantastic large panorama that nature creates, now 130,000 people are attracted like pilgrims annually. The fantastic scene where the carpet of fluffy clouds spreads out in front is exactly moving. On the terrace, deck chairs etc are installed, you can also buy snacks and drinks, a variety of experience menus are also prepared and pleasing visitors. You can relax and enjoy the overwhelming excitement experience and a magical time.
The charm of “Unkai Terrace” is that it made the sea of clouds a familiar presence that everyone can enjoy. You can reach the terrace in a gondola in about 13 minutes. As long as you get up early you can easily see the sea of clouds even for women and young children. The height of a terrace with an altitude of 1088 meters gives you a realistic feeling that you can reach the sea of clouds if you extend your hand unlike when you see it from the top of a high mountain.
It is the “Unkai Terrace” in Tomamu, that is located almost in the center of Hokkaido prefecture, you can enjoy the best scenery of the sea of clouds in Hokkaido. This is part of the facility of “The Hoshino Resort Tomamu” that is managed by the Hoshino Resort, not only those who are lodging there but also a visitor can use it.
It is said that the “Unkai Terrace” is already one of the best tourist spot now. The terrace on the top of Mt.Tomamu built by Hoshino Resort is the “Unkai Terrace”. It is attractive time of 13 minutes while you are getting on the gondola.
You can enjoy approaching clouds, feeling like as if you are flying through the clouds, and being on the clouds, in the gondola.
If it is possible to get up early in the morning, you can enjoy impressive scenery of Hokkaido while breathing comfortable clean air.
The figures of a sea of clouds which you can see from the Unkai Terrace are different every day. You are able to come across different types of clouds whenever you go.
From middle of MAY to middle of OCT
[Middle of MAY – End of AUG] 4:00 – 8:00（Last ride up） *Last ride down9:00
[First of SEP – Middle of OCT] 4:30 – 8:00（Last ride up） *Last ride down9:00
|Name:||Unkai Terrace (The Terrace of Sea of Cloud)|
|Adresse:||Nakatomamu Yufutsugun Shimukappumura, Hokkaido 079-2204 Japan|
|Access:||JR Sekisho-sen Line “Tomamu-eki Station” (13 minutes by gondola)
Located in the Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU.
Use the shuttle bus from [RISONARE Tomamu] or [The TOWER].
(About 5 to 10 minutes you will arrive at the [Resort center])
|Price:||Passenger Fare of Gondola
1,900 yen (Adult)
1,200 yen (Under 12 years old)
Free (Under 6 years old)
Please refer the official web page.