Tottori Sand Dune Geo Park Center (山陰海岸国立公園鳥取砂丘ビジターセンター)
At this facility standing on the Tottori Sand Dunes, you can have fun learning about nature and human activities in the area, including about the plants and animals which live on the dunes, and the history of the relationship between people and the dunes. In the Sunakura dome theater, you can watch a stunning movie about the dunes. You can also watch and listen to a detailed explanation about how the wave patterns are formed in the dunes as a guide uses a one-of-a-kind machine which recreates sand dune wave patterns.
Review of Tottori Sand Dunes Visitor CenterTripAdvisor Traveler Rating
- open everyday
- Parking Lot
- Not available * Nearest Tottori Sand Dunes Parking Lot About300spaces (500JPY/day)
- Credit Card
- Not available
- Not available
- Available(National Park Wi-fi)
- * The facility is currently in operation due to the reconstruction work at the visitor center.
The visitor center is scheduled to open in the winter of 2018.
- Estimated stay time
- 30-60 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Tottori prefecture is Japanese seasonal diversity at its best: Huge sand dunes cover the north coast, making for the perfect summer beach trip complete with the unexpected addition of camels; November brings the delectable snow crab, while winter around Mount Daisen, the Chugoku region's highest mountain, promises snow sports and magical views.