Wakkanai which located on the north fringe of Hokkaido has a role for the center of Dohhoku sightseeing .
The northest point of Japan is assigned to Soyamisaki cape which can be approched from the Wakkanai.
And ferry to two islands on Japanese sea departs from the port Wakkanai.
- Rebunto island
The Rebunto which has crab claw shape located west of the city Wakkanai.
This island has many hills and well known with a trecking path which needed 8 hours walk being along the west seashore line.
- Rishirito island
Another island of the north Hokkaido is Rishirito which characterized
having a conic mountain.From the west shore of Wakkani,This island is seen as a mountain floating on the ocean.