RUSUTSU FARM SHEEP LAND

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The new “Sheep Ground” recently opened on 23/06/2021(Wed.) is spacious and calming area perfect for guests to enjoy nature while interact with some of Rusutsu’s friendly animals.
Guests can experience sheep grazing and pony petting. From September 2020 a special sheepdog show will commence.
This is the perfect place for the whole family to relax and enjoy Rusutsu.

The new “Sheep Ground” recently opened on 23/06/2021(Wed.) is spacious and calming area perfect for guests to enjoy nature while interact with some of Rusutsu’s friendly animals. Guests can experience sheep grazing and pony petting. From September 2020 a special sheepdog show will commence. This is the perfect place for the whole family to relax and enjoy Rusutsu.

“Sheep Ground” Area

Area of Sheep Ground Area of Sheep Ground

Rusutsu sheep were recently relocated to the Sheep Ground from East Mt. Watching the sheep grazing and enjoying the summer season can be a great way to relax here in Rusutsu. Why not visit the Sheep Ground during your stay.

  • Texel : Texel sheep typically are small with a white face and originally originated from Texel Island of the coast of the Netherlands in the 19th century.

  • Suffolk : Larger sized sheep with black face. A variety that is said to have become a model for the anime “Shaun the Sheep”.

Sheep Café

Sheep Café Sheep Café

Enjoy the relaxed café, located in front of sheep ground. This café features original seasonal menu.

Experience the best of Hokkaido procduce at this new café with a stunning setting as the café is located infront of the Sheep Ground surrounded by mountains. Enjoy original seasonal menu items such as dishes featuring Rusutsu lamb and seasonal vegetables.

Food・Drink Menu

  • 羊肉ハンバーグカレー

    Lamb Hamburger Curry

    Enjoy our chef’s original curry recipe, using local rice grown at the base of the nearby Mt. Yotei. The delicious curry is topped with a juicy hamburger steak made from 100% lamb, mixed with garlic. Enjoy this unique, limited-time menu option.

    990 JPY

  • 季節の野菜カレー

    Fresh, Seasonal Vegetable Curry

    Enjoy our chef’s original curry recipe, using local rice grown at the base of nearby Mt. Yotei. This delicious curry is topped with fresh, local, seasonal vegetables, which change depending on the Hokkaido seasons.

    550 JPY

  • ちっちゃなロコモコ丼

    Light ‘Loco Moco’ Bowl

    This light appetizing menu option features a hamburger steak made from 100% lamb and local rice grown at the base of the nearby Mt. Yotei. This is a great menu option for a light meal or a child’s lunch.

    550 JPY

  • アロニアアイス ひつじクッキーのせ

    Aronia Ice Cream with Cute Sheep Cookies

    Aronia berries are known as a superfood, are rich in iron and fiber while featuring almost twice double the number of anthocyanidins compared to blueberries. Aronia is combined with fresh Hokkaido cream with ice cream and cute sheep cookies handmade by skilled resort pastry chefs.

    500 JPY

  • アロニアソーダ

    Aronia Berry Soda

    This delicious drink is created by combining Aronia berry syrup made from berries harvested at the Rusutsu farm with local Hokkaido sugar beet. This beverage is high in polyphenols with rich colour and refreshing taste.

    440 JPY

  • アロニアカルピス / アロニアカルピスソーダ

    Aronia Calpis / Aronia Calpis Soda

    This delicious drink is created by combining Aronia berry syrup made from berries harvested at the Rusutsu farm, local Hokkaido sugar beet and Calpis (a popular Japanese beverage featuring lactic acid with a yoghurt taste). Calpis goes well with curry and is popular with children. Aronia Calpis Soda is our chef’s recommendation.

    440 JPY

Original merchandise

  • Original Products

    Original Products

    “Pecorino” a small ornament in the shape of a sheep, hand-woven woolen from RUSUTSUWOOL, and “Aronia syrup” from the Rusutsu farm.

LEARN MORE
  • Sheep Café opening times
    • Summer Schedule
      22/07/2021(Thu.) – 10/10/2021(Sun.)
    • Opening Times
      22/07/2021(Thu.) – 15/08/2021(Sun.)
      Weekdays 10:30 – 15:30(LO)
      Saturdays, Sundays, & Japanese holidays 9:30 – 15:30(LO)

      16/08/2021(Mon.) – 10/10/2021(Sun.)
      Weekdays CLOSE
      Saturdays, Sundays, & Japanese holidays 9:30 – 15:30(LO)

      *Café may close due to rain

Sheep Kindergarten

ひつじの幼稚園 ひつじの幼稚園

For a limited time only, guests can meet and interact with our cute 3-month-old baby lambs, who recently born in March 2021. When you pet these cute, fluffy lambs, you can feel how the wool has a different style or texture depending on the breed of sheep. Meet our cute Rusutsu lambs, and make sure to take a memorable photo.

  • The father is a white texel sheep while the mother is a black/blue texel sheep. The baby lamb is a cute mix. Don’t forget to take a photo.

  • When visiting sheep land please remember to disinfect your hands when entering next to the yellow fence.

  • Sheep Kindergarten event schedule
    • Operation Period
      26/06/2021(Sat.) – 15/08/2021 Saturday, Sundays and Japanese holidays
    • Opening Times
      15:00 – 16:00 *Event may be canceled due to rain
    • Experience fee
      500 JPY, per person
    • Closed Day (during operation period)
      Monday-Friday (excluding Japanese Holidays)
    • Precautions
      ・Please thoroughly disinfect you hands when entering the venue.
      ・Please note that your shoes, hair and clothes may get dirty when interacting with baby lambs.
      ・Admission and time restrictions may imposed to help maintain social distance.

Sheep Dog Show

シープドッグショー シープドッグショー

2 Australian Sheepdogs work hard, demonstrating great skill and training to effectively herd the large flock of Rusutsu sheep from around the large enclosure! Have a fun watching the enthralling sheepdog show.

  • Fergie (Border Collie)

    Fergie (Border Collie)

    Fergie is an expected dog with a passion for herding sheep. He is a large friendly dog who often rolls over for belly scratches, however children and strollers should take care. Fergie demonstrates strong natural hunting instincts so caution is always advised.

  • Lucy (Australian Kelpie)

    Lucy (Australian Kelpie)

    Lucy is a large sheep dog with a soft and kind nature. Lucy gentle demeanour can be seen as she often prefers to play with the sheep rather than herd them. Make sure to cheer on Lucy so she knows she is doing a good job. he will do his best. He is look forward to your cheer.

  • The day of Sheep Dog Show
    • Event Period
      Weekend and Public Holiday between 22/07/2021(Thu.) – 10/10/2021(Sun.)
    • Event Hours
      ①10:00~ ②14:30~ *Canceled in the rain
    • Viewing fee
      Free
    • Holidays
      Monday to Friday excepet for Public Holiday

Human Sheepdog Showdown

人間シープドッグ対決 人間シープドッグ対決

Try your hand as a shepherd and experience herding the sheep back to their hut.There are several obstacles on the way and competitors can gain extra points by passing the sheep through them. Let’s work together as a team to collect maximum points.

  • After receiving information on sheep habits from the staff, hold a team strategy meeting to think of effective ways to earn more points within the time limit.

  • Human Sheepdog Showdown
    • Operation Period
      04/09/2021(Sat.)・11/09/2021(Sat.)・18/09/2021(Sat.)・19/09/2021(Sun.)・25/09/2021(Sat.)
    • Opening Times
      15:00 – 15:45
    • Price
      3,000 JPY
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  • Operating Information

    23/06/2021(Wed.) – 10/10/2021(Sun.)

  • Precautions

    ・Accommodation or amusement park ticket is required to enter the Rusutsu Resort.

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