Here are some of the recommended model course to thoroughly enjoy Aomori
In Aomori, where rich nature and culture fuse as one, there are many appealing sightseeing spots.
Come and see the unique and enchanting sites in Aomori.
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Hotokegaura


Rugged and uniquely shaped rocks extend for approximately 2 km. Whitish green tuff as far as the eye can see has been eroded for years by the wind, rain and rough waves to form this mystical landscape.


Basic Information

Transportation :  35 minutes by car from the Sai-mura Office. 30 minutes by pleasure boat from Sai Port (ARUSASU)

Hotokegaura Kanko (Pleasure boat) :  [Express Pleasure Boat "SAIRAITO"] (Sai Port -Hotokegaura - Ushitaki)
Sai Teiki Kanko: TEL. 0175-38-2255
Period of Operation: April 20 - October 31 (3 trips per day, some irregular trips)
Time: Sai Port - Hotokegaura - Sai Port (1hr. 30 min)

[Express Pleasure Boat "New Shimokita"] (Sai Port - Hotokegaura)
Hotokegaura Kaijo Kanko: TEL. 0175-38-2244
Period of Operation: April 15- October 31 (3 trips per day, some irregular trips)
Time: Sai Port - Hotokegaura - Sai Port (1hr. 20 min)

[Scheduled pleasure boat "Yume-no-Kaichugo"] (Ushitaki - Hotokegaura)
Yume-no-Kaichugo Office: TEL. 0175-38-5818
Period of Operation: May 1 - October 31 (2 round-trips per day)
Time: Hotokegaura - Ushitaki (15 min. one way)

[Mutsu City Sightseeing pleasure boat "Yume-no-Heiseigo"] (Wakinosaw - Hotokegaura)
Mutsu City Wakinosawa Government Industrial Promotion Division: TEL. 0175-44-2111
Period of Operation: April 15 - October 14 (2 round-trips per day)
Time: Wakinosaw–Hotokegaura (Approx. 45 min. one way)

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[Hotokegaura Sightseeing by car] :  There is a 45 minute course starting from Tsugaru Kaikyo Bunkakan ARUSASU.
Drive down a steep road and when you can see the ocean, you'll be treated to a view of Tsugaru Peninsula in the distance, and the beauty of Hotokegaura can take your breath away


Tsugaru Kaikyo Bunkakan ARUSASU.→ (Car) →Hotokegaura parking→On foot < (Downhill) Approx. 10 min.>→Hotokegaura→On foot< (Uphill) Approx. 15 - 20 min.> → Hotokegaura parking → (Car) → ARUSASU
*Visitors will have to walk up a steep hill. Wearing comfortable walking shoes is recommended.

[Transportation] Drive south approximately 20 km on National Route 338 and take a walking path from the Hotokegaura parking for about 300 meters (steep hill).