Nature Wonderland

Jewellery Ice - Toyokoro Town, Otsu Beach

Natural artistic creations of sunlight and crystal ice.

  • Landscape

‘Jewellery Ice’ is a natural phenomenon which can be observed in Toyokoro town, Tokachi area, East Hokkaido. It occurs when the bright sunlight shines on the blocks of ice washed up on the shore. The pure, clear transparency of the ice blocks makes them look like shining jewels lying on the beach.

Take a walk among the beautiful clusters of ‘Jewellery Ice’ to capture some amazing photographs of this natural phenomenon.

The best viewing time is from mid-January to the end of February, depending on the weather conditions. Make sure to dress well as the temperature can drop to -20 Celsius in the early morning.

Otsu Beach, Otsu Motomachi, Toyokoro Town, Hokkaido [MAPCODE] 511 077 763*70

1 hour and 51 minutes from Hoshino Resorts TOMAMU by Car.

3 hours and 43 minutes from Hoshino Resorts OMO7 Asahikawa by Car.

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