Our Guides

Mack Yamazaki

Lead guide of Picchio Shiretoko

Qualified Guide for Shiretoko Five Lakes

He loves people and also is passionate about communicating about nature. He studied plants in his university but now is more interested in large animals like bears.

Yuki Ako

Wildlife Guide

She joined our team after working in hotel industry for several years. She is interested in plant biology and loves travelling around the glove.

Tomo Furuichi

Marine mammal specialist

She studied marine mammal biology and is specialised in dolphins and whales. She is obsessed with understanding the social communication amongst wildlife.

Ray Shimomura

Bird specialist