Rusutsu Summer Festival 2017 (7/1 - 8/27)

Celebrate the summer holiday season, here at Rusutsu Resort

We have a range of exciting summer events, activities and attractions planned which will ensure an unforgettable visit.

Experience the beautiful Hokkaido summer and enjoy the warm weather, lush greenery and stunning views, right here at Rusutsu Resort.

(Please see individual attraction details more information and seasonality)

Daily Fireworks Display

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Enjoy a stunning show as 1,200 fireworks light up the night sky accompanied by music and a light show create a fantastic spectacle. Finish a fun day at the amusement park with a bang!

  • Period:
    • 7/15 & 7/16 (at 20:00)
    • 7/22 – 8/26 (at 20:45)
  • Location: Sunshine Field (in-front of Highland Lodge)
  • Price: Free for resort guests

*may be cancelled in the event of bad weather

Super Jumbo Pool

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Cool down in the super jumbo pool and enjoy 6 different pools and number of thrilling water slides. Relax in Hokkaido’s longest lazy river (300m), The water temperature is set at comfortable 28 degrees so you can enjoy the water regardless of the weather.

  • Period:7/22 – 8/20
  • Price: Included in Amusement Park admission

Bubble Festival

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Cool down and enjoy this fun seasonal event as the amusement park is covered in bubbles at selected times throughout the day. This should be a fun way to cool down in the amusement park.

  • Period: 7/29 – 8/20
  • Location: Amusement Park
  • Price: Included in amusement park admission

More details will be announced shortly.

Mt. Yotei Gondola Sunset Service

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Take the gondola to the top of West Mountain and visit the Yotei Observation Deck, the 5 min trip offers a splendid Hokkaido view, not to be missed. The stunning vistas from the top of West Mt are breath-taking at the end of the day as the sun spectacularly sets behind the majestic Mt Yotei.

  • Period: 6/10 – 8/20
  • Time: 17:00 – Sunset
  • Price: 1,200 JPY (included with amusement park ticket)

*Service may be suspended in the event of bad weather

Amusement Park Illuminations

  • Summer Illuminations

In summer the amusement features numerous illuminations which create a sparkling light show once the sun sets. Enjoy exploring the amusement and night while viewing bright vibrant displays and colourful illuminations.

  • Period: 7/22 – 8/20
  • Location: Amusement Park
  • Price: included with amusement park ticket

    *Twilight ticket available from 14:00
    *Night ticket availalble from 17:00

Carnival Circus

  • carnival circus

The circus is coming to Rusutsu Resort this summer. Watch as circus performers from Europe and Russia attempt a variety of daring stunts which be sure to amaze audiences. The circus features daring trapeze acts, fun magic and even an unusual cat performance.

• Period:
7/21 – 8/20, 2 performances, per day (15:00 & 19:30)
8/21 – 8/26, 1 performance, per day (19:30)

  • Location: In front of South Wing Entrance
  • Price: free for hotel guests or amusement park ticket holders

Hot Air Balloon Ride

  • Hot Air Balloon Flight

Experience this unforgettable Balloon flights as you peacefully float 30m above the ground. Here you can relax and experience 360 degree panoramic views of Rusutsu Resort and the stunning Hokkaido landscape. The balloon is tethered to the ground to ensure a safe and tranquil experience.

  • Period: 7/15 – 8/31
  • Duration: Approximately 5 minute flight
  • Price: Adult: 2,700 JPY, Child: 2,100 JPY, Infant: 1,100 JPY
  • Time 7:00 – 18:00
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Family Rafting

  • Family Rafting

Take a relaxing ride on a raft as your guide navigates a calm section of water. This activity is very relaxing and suitable for all ages. Experience the beautiful Hokkaido scenery as you float along the Shiribetsu River.  

  • Period: mid-Jul – late-Aug
  • Price: Adult: 4,320 JPY), (Child: 3,240 JPY)

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Rusutsu Campsite

  • Rusutsu Campsite

Get back to nature this summer and experience camping outdoors. A maximum of 1,000 people can stay at this spacious lawn campsite. Features include a traditional campfire, barbecue house, rental tents, and onsite electricity. The campsite is conveniently located on West Mt, close to the resort’s shops and convenience stores.

  • Period: 7/22 – 8/15
  • Price: Adult 6,480 JPY, Children 5,400 JPY

Outdoor BBQ Garden

  • BBQ

Cook up a delicious outdoor dinner at the Rusutsu outdoor BBQ area. Enjoy tasty food and a beer and experience a mild summer evening, as the sun goes down.

  • Period: 7/22 – 8/19
  • Time: 17:00-20:00 (Last Order)
  • Meal tickets accepted for BBQ Set

Enjoy Breakfast Outdoors

  • Outdoor BBQ

Experience the warm summer weather and enjoy a refreshing outdoor breakfast, here in the natural surroundings of Hokkaido.

  • Period: 8/2 – 8/13
  • Location: Cricket bar, South Wing
  • Time: 07:30 – 09:00 (Last Order)
  • Price: Adult 2,970 JPY, Children 1782 JPY
  • Meal tickets accepted for outdoor breakfast

Early Morning Golf

  • Early Morning Golf

Get more from your day at Rusutsu and Tee off early. Enjoy 9 holes at the Tower Course before anyone else arrives and take advantage of the long summer days, pleasant temperatures and beautiful nature.

  • Period: 7/22 – 8/19
  • Time: 5:30-6:30 (Tee off)
  • Location: Tower Couse

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Night Golf

  • Night Golf

Try this unique golfing experience this summer and play 9 holes of golf under the bright Tower Course floodlights. Cool refreshing temperatures and tranquil atmosphere help to create a memorable game of golf.

  • Period: 7/22 – 8/19
  • Time: Tee off 17:30 –19:00 (Course closes at 21:00)
  • Location: Tower Couse

Hokkaido Melon Fair

  • Melon

Experience the Hokkaido melon season here at Rusutsu Resort. Enjoy delicious seasonal Hokkaido melons at our restaurants. During the melon season our Oktoberfest restaurant will be stocked with fresh delicious melons.

  • Location: Oktoberfest Restaurant
  • Period: Mid Jul - Late Aug (Scheduled)
  • Price: Available at no extra charge for restaurant customers.