The State nature Federal Sanctuary “South-Kamchatka” is a cluster of the “Kronotskiy Preserve” in the southern part of Kamchatka. The Sanctuary was founded on April, 8 in 1983, however it occupies the territory of Asacha preserve that used to be there.
The sanctuary covers the area of 322 thousand hectares including 3 mile of sea and is situated only seventy km away from the most extreme south of the peninsula – Lopatka cape, the most severe place of Kamchatka.
There’s also the biggest spawning area in whole Eurasia – this is Kuril Lake. It is surrounded by majestic volcanoes, such as Ilyinskiy. The lakes are boiling because of spawning salmon, which attracts a number of brown bears for fishing. Kuril lake always impresses tourists, because you can watch bear fishing just a couple of meters away from you.