Rishiri To, Japan

Rishiri-to and Rebun-to are two islands located in Rishiri District, Sōya, Hokkaidō, Japan. They are located on the Wakasakanai Coast and feature native wildflowers, spectacular landscapes and fantastic hiking. Rishiri-to is made up of a single volcano called Rishiri-san, which towers some 1719m over the surrounding sea.

Features of Rishiri island include Rishiri Island include:Cape Peshi on the East side of the port Oshidomari, Cape Senhoshi, Neguma (Sleeping Bear) Rock, Jimmen Rock, Ponmoshiri Island, Hime Marsh, Menūshoro Marsh and Otatomari Marsh.

Things to See & Do

* Views from the peak at Rishiri
* Hiking
* Wild flowers
* Cape Peshi
* Jimmen Rock

General information

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Yen (JPY)
Language – Japanese
Population – 5,640 approx
Land Area – 183 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus hours nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 81

Port Location – Oshidomari port is the main port located on the island of Rishiri-to.

Travel Links – To get to Rishiri or Rebun, take a ferry from the city of Wakkanai. There are also ferries directly connecting Rishiri and Rebun. There are about five services a day during summer, and this is cut back in winter.

Rishiri Airport is located in Rishirifuji.

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