using the Tourism Information Navigation System

Create your very own customized travel planusing the Tourism Information Navigation System

The Tourism Information Navigation System provides tourism information and assists you with planning your travel needs in the Kushiro Marsh, Lake Akan, and Lake Mashu areas, using information on JR routes, bus services, and road maps.
You will find various tourism information and program information plotted on a map with icons, which makes it simple and easy to find what to see and do at your destinations.
You can also search for directions on the map using your departure location and destination. This will help to plan your route and stopovers during your visit to the area.

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Four key points for a convenient trip

point1Easily find the distance and travel time to your destination!

Easily find the distance and travel time to your destination!
Easily find the distance and travel time to your destination!

Find directions simply by setting your departure location (and any stopovers) and destination. The map will also show the distance from your departure location and the travel time required.

point2Find major transportation providers and schedules all on the same page!

Find major transportation providers and schedules all on the same page!
Find major transportation providers and schedules all on the same page!

Look up departure times for JR and buses all on the same page to decide on a route and on your travel plans.

point3Search from a large database of tourist destinations and local activities!

Search from a large database of tourist destinations and local activities!
Search from a large database of tourist destinations and local activities!

Search for tourist destinations and activities based on the purpose or type of travel.

point4Download the convenient smartphone app after you arrive!

Download the convenient smartphone app after you arrive!
Download the convenient smartphone app after you arrive!:散策の達人
・App Store
・Google Play

This app introduces the seasonal attractions of the Kushiro Marsh, Lake Akan, and Lake Mashu areas, including mountain climbing, trekking, viewpoints, hot springs, canoeing, and Japanese red-crowned crane watching, which enables you to get the most out of Hokkaido’s great outdoors. Travelers who have visited the area before can also use this app to rediscover Hokkaido.

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How to use

Aerial view screen

Aerial map of the Kushiro Marsh, Lake Akan and Lake Mashu area

Aerial view screen A B C D E F G I J K L

Road map

Combined road map and JR railway route map for the Kushiro Marsh,
Lake Akan and Lake Mashu areas

Road map A G H J K L
AMap (aerial view and road map)

Change the map display area simply by dragging your mouse or double click to enlarge. Use your mouse wheel to increase or decrease the size of the map. Click icons from the tourism menu or recommended activities to display detailed information in a pop-up window. Close the pop-up window by clicking “x”.

BLanguage select button
  • Display in JapaneseDisplay in Japanese
  • Display in EnglishDisplay in English
  • Display in Chinese (simplified)Display in Chinese (simplified)
  • Display in Chinese (traditional)Display in Chinese (traditional)
  • Display in KoreanDisplay in Korean
CTourism Destination Information Button
Tourism Destination Information Button

Display a refined list of tourism information from 31 genres shown on the map for all areas or just the Lake Akan area, Kushiro Marsh area, or Lake Mashu area.
Click on the item to zoom in on a point on the map and display further detailed information.
If there is an HP button, click it to be taken to the external website.

Tourism Destination Information Button
DRecommended activities
Recommended activities

Display a refined list of recommended activities on the map for all areas or just the Lake Akan area, Kushiro Marsh area, or Lake Mashu area.
Click on the program name to zoom in on a point on the map and display further detailed information.
If there is an HP button, click it to show the activity reservation and purchase page.

Recommended activities
EStation and bus stop button
Station and bus stop button

Display a refined list of stations, airports and bus stops in the Kushiro Marsh area, Lake Akan area, and Lake Mashu area, based on station/bus stop location, airport/bus stop location, station, and bus stop. The station/airport shows the applicable transportation method and route/line name.
Click on the item to zoom in on a point on the map and display further detailed information.

※Outside area indicates an area outside of the tourist region or an area off the map.

Station and bus stop button
FTimetable button
Timetable button

Display the departure and arrival times for individual lines and transportation companies when using JR or buses based on the departure location, stop over location, and destination.

Timetable button
GMap toggle button
  • Change to aerial viewChange to aerial view
  • Change to road mapChange to road map
HAddress search button (available only for the road map)
Address search button (available only for the road map)

Display a list of locations in the Kushiro Marsh, Lake Akan and Lake Mashu areas and nearby vicinity. Click on the location name to zoom in on the point plotted on the road map.

Address search button (available only for the road map)
IRoute search button or right click function (available only for the road map)
Route search button or right click function (available only for the road map)

Click on the route search button or right click on the map to show the menu that contains departure location, stop over, destination, route, search, and clear.
Right click on departure location, stopover point (not required) or destination and select whichever one from the menu to display the “F / V / T” pop-up window on the map. Next, click route search to show the distance and travel time to your stopover and/or destination as well as the roadway route. Select clear to reset the selected destination location, stopover point, and destination.

JScroll, enlarge, shrink buttons

Scroll the map display up, down, left or right.Scroll the map display up, down, left or right.

  • Before scrollingBefore scrolling
  • After scrolling to the rightAfter scrolling to the right

Zoom in or out up to four levels.Zoom in or out up to four levels.

  • Normal viewNormal view
  • After scrolling to the rightAfter scrolling to the right
KMenu refine button

Refine the genres of the icons displayed on the map (tourist destination information and recommended activities)
Refine the genres of the icons displayed on the map (tourist destination information and recommended activities)

  • Before refining the menuBefore refining the menu
  • After refining the menuAfter refining the menu
LOverview button
Overview button

Display the current screen view. Drag the display window to change the screen view.
*The initial view is set to a scaled down map. Click the “x” button for the overview.

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