Adventure World

A theme park with an aquarium, a zoo, and even an amusement park

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The theme of this facility is a natural environment where humans and animals can get to know each other. It is a place where you can meet many kinds of animals, including Giant Pandas that were born in the zoo, something that is very rare.
Business Hours
Monday ( 9:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM )
Tuesday ( 9:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM )
business_hours.thursday ( 9:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM )
Friday ( 9:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM )
Saturday ( 9:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM )
Sunday ( 9:30 AM ~ 5:0 PM )
Adult: 4,100 JPY
Children: 2,500 JPY

Wednesdays are often closed (Please refer to the homepage since the schedule will vary depending on factors such as peak seasons)
Adventure World, 2399, Katata, Shirahama-cho Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama
(0570 ) 06-4481

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Seeing animals this close is amazing!

At Adventure World, there are a variety of animals being raised here, but it’s the Giant Panda that has won the popularity contest. In fact, 2 Giant Panda cubs were just born in the winter of 2015 at Adventure World which boasts the world’s largest in-house breeding facility outside of China. Naturally, you can view these cubs along with the other pandas up close. Furthermore, although a separate admission is involved for panda fans, tours such as the Backyard Tour at the Rare Animal Breeding Center and the Premium Romantic Tour where you can get to feed the pandas are also recommended. Of course, besides the pandas, you can also get a close-up view of carnivores such as lions and cheetahs on safari and other animals such as giraffes and rhinoceroses. With bus tours, jeep tours where you can drive your own jeep around the area and the lion feedings where you are able to see the sight of lions at meal time, there is a whole lot that you can add to your spectacular experience.

Also, encounter sea animals

At the aquarium, there are daily shows of the super popular dolphins and whales. These dynamic shows are absolutely breathtaking which can be enjoyed by everyone of all ages. You can also come across penguins, seals, otters and polar bears. In addition, for a separate price, there are lots of petting events. You can literally get in touch with so many animals such as through a guided educational tour of the seals, the dolphin feedings where you can communicate and touch them, and Penguins On Ice. What is attractive is that you not only can see them swimming in the water tanks but also can get as close to them as possible.

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