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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  • Went there every season, but very nice. Careful Hat because the wind is strong. GW weather, even sand warmed by the sun light and the bare feet that was hot. Summer is hot, harsh bare feet.
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  • Desert spread and up the stairs in front of Japan. Whispering sands is sukuimasu feet on the doodlebug. Climb the sand dunes and beautiful Japan Sea in front of the eyes. Camel riding in the tour, went to the Arab mood. Where sand is so smooth and silky sand, ordinary shoes. Shop with rental of boots, so it is. Fee is only locker use 100 yen. Those who are confident in the strength of the Japan Sea as far down the look from under the sand dunes are also exceptional.
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  • March is also very cold, look like the desert is actually the sea, wear to pay attention to. Go to the bus is not too much frequency, be sure to watch the time table. The wind in the back of the sand dunes is 曠 and pleasing to the heart, and without the ticket, to Shi must come to see.
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  • Tottori Sand Dunes is the largest of its kind in Japan. Although with the really bad weather, it was still stunning. Try to climb the sand dunes to get the great view. You can ride a camel if it's not raining for a certain fee. However, the camel won't climb to the top of the sand dunes. There is also a sand museum near the sand dunes.
  • 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.

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