Tottori Sand Dunes, Tottori

View a natural wonder thousands of years in the making at Tottori Sand Dunes, located within a national park. These hills represent the largest sand dunes in Japan and stretch for 16 km (10 mi) in an east-to-west direction. Formed by sand washed ashore by the Sendaigawa River, the shape-shifting dunes alter their appearance every so often thanks to the influence of prevailing winds. View this attraction on foot, by riding a camel, or by hopping on a horse-drawn carriage. For something totally different, try paragliding or sandboarding in the area. Before you head to Tottori, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tottori day trip planner , to make sure you see all that Tottori has to offer, including Tottori Sand Dunes.
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  • The first time to go to the dunes, feel very fresh. Look at the end of the sand dune is a deep blue sea, the scenery is very beautiful. At the entrance there is the activity of a camel camel, who can choose to take a picture with camel camel, or a lap on the back of Camel Camel, while a member will take camel camel along the side.
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  • There are many activities and listen, I went with a friend. Paraglider 3 hour experience and a lot of fun. I could learn about the vegetation of the sand dunes, and join other volunteers mowed the weeds. It was fun experience. Also I would like to go.
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  • Ripple look strong wind dried the next day morning. From sunset one hour before sunset in dunes. Featured in the summer's evening easy to walk around. But in summer, the heat of the sand blasting hot if you experience the best reflection of light during the day! If you walk down to the sea, avoid heels, please bring a drink! 駆ke登ttari "tall horse" of the Tottori sand dunes is a dash? My best season is 5 months.
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  • This place has beautiful natural view. I can go to sand dune area by sky lift. The ticket fare for round trip is 300¥, for one way is 200¥. Here, children will love to play sand also run freely everywhere hahaha... don’t forget to buy ice cream, it is really Oishi. Many people come here to play Pokémon go...wow...Pokémon go has promotion to Tottori. Btw, when I visit this place, I can’t find camel here.
  • Children will love this place.. Rope trolley available.. Camel ride is there.. Unique combination of Sea and sand dunes, which is rare..A feeling of desert can be had amidst greenery.
  • Great scenery! We did some paragliding which was a huge enjoyment. It can be very windy here though so expect some sand in your face
  • It was very nice even though the wind was strong. we enjoyed played with sand.
  • Wowww first sand dunes I've ever visited when I was in Japan , great place

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Where to stay in Tottori

Tottori, despite its obvious charms and attractions, has yet to really catch on when it comes to international tourism. In fact, the accommodations available in the city proper highlight its domestic status: it's an industrial city where businesses have set up offices close to the center. As such, the accommodations of Tottori sit close to the main train station, and primarily consist of business-style hotels, with simple rooms, a pool, and a restaurant. A couple more atmospheric and unusual options can be found, including traditional guesthouses, both in the center and to the north, next to the dunes.
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