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West Lake bat hole

Located in the Aokigahara Jukai area, “West Lake Bat Hole” is the largest lava cave at the foot of Mt. Fuji with a total length of over 350 meters.

You can observe the inside of the precious cave, which is also designated as a national natural memorial, and experience the splendor of nature.

Don’t miss the unique terrain where the lava flows out: the limestone and rope-shaped lava in the cave is breathtaking

Helmets are available for rent, so be sure to wear one before joining.

Sneakers are recommended as there are rugged rocks and slippery areas. Why don’t you enjoy exploring this cave?

[March-November] 9: 00-17: 00 (Last entry 16:30)
[December-February] 9: 00-16: 30 (Last entry 16:00)

  • From December 1st to March 19th, entry into the bat hole is prohibited, and the Kunimas Exhibition Hall is open (but closed on Wednesdays).

[Bat hole entrance fee] Adults 300 yen, children 150 yen

  • Free admission to Kunimas Exhibition Hall, etc.
  • Nature guided tour is 500 yen per person per hour

2068 Nishiko, Fujikawaguchiko-cho, Nantodome-gun, Yamanashi Prefecture

[Train / Bus] From “Kawaguchiko” station on the Fujikyu line, take the Nishiko tour bus and get off at “Saiko bat hole”.
[Car] Approximately 20 minutes from the “Kawaguchiko” IC on the Central Expressway