A huge park with flowers and greenery
The huge 540ha nationally-managed park is sandwiched between the Genkai Sea and Hakata Bay, and is divided into 7 areas: the Flower Area, the Grass Area, the Natural Experience Area, the Amusement Area, the Hakata Bay Area, the Genkai Sea Area and the Resort Area. The park has brought together plenty of leisure facilities to enjoy things such as getting in touch with the flora and fauna throughout the four seasons, sports, pools and other amusements. Throughout the year, there are various events. In the spring, there is the Uminonakamichi Flower Picnic, a festival of flowers including cherry blossoms and tulips, and in the early summer and fall, there is the Uminaka Rose Festival. At the Sunshine Pool which is the largest pool in western Japan, there are 6 pools with water slides that can be enjoyed during the summer. In the fall, there is the Uminaka Flower Festival which features a large cosmos field, and in the winter, there is Uminaka Christmas Candle Night with 10,000 lit candles.
Plenty of leisure facilities for kids and grownups
The park has a myriad of facilities for children and adults to enjoy. For instance, there is Day Campground where you can enjoy a barbeque without needing to bring anything while admiring the ocean, the Animal Forest with 20 different types of animals where the kids can pet squirrel monkeys and capybaras, and an area where they can ride on go-karts and mini SL trains. There is also the popular Wonder World with its giant trampoline and roller slide, Marine World which is an aquarium with a hit dolphin show and 450 species of fish, and the resort hotel, The Luigans, where every room has an ocean view. To navigate through the huge park, there is the park train or bicycles can be rented.