Nasu Animal Kingdom, Nasu-machi

3.9
#1 of 39 in Outdoors in Tochigi Prefecture
Watch animals play with humans and hunt at Nasu Animal Kingdom, an open-air zoo spanning 43 ha (107 ac) and housing 600 animals from 150 species. Enjoy the show of dogs playing with frisbees, then see cats walk the tightrope, climb trees, hop through hoops, and maneuver around obstacles. You can also watch New Zealand shepherd dogs at work as they guide herds at the direction of the rancher’s whistle blows. A total of six different performances demonstrate an intimate bond between animals and their trainers, with children able to pet some of the friendly animals. Make your reservation a day ahead, then take the free shuttle bus from Nasu Garden outlet via Nasushiobara station. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nasu Animal Kingdom by using our Nasu-machi day trip planner.
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  • It is located on the mountain, so very nice! Touch the alpaca, and 観retari flight, interesting!
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  • We went on new year's day. Thanks to intermittent snow from 12/27 Animal Kingdom area also snow. Originally winter period is limited to enter only the Kingdom of town, but even in the snow and cold is limited. Entrance fee is cheaper than normal, 1,200 yen. Eleven stopped just ago the 200 yen oftiquette was showcased on the even cheaper 1000 yen. Do you and taking pictures at 1,000 yen cute dog, Panda is just around the corner and saying, so! it? Also, want to go in the summer.
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  • Flight to revisit. Rain light snow is expected large. But the bird had no motivation. Green-winged Macaw is ground down to the fly as the bald eagle. Of that is natural, and this would be. The decorating is generous. Yu capybara? Capybara is packed and clean. Follow-on walk tingling rabbit ball freezes as time expired. Toilet in the packed waiting 30 minutes or more. Cat shows are packed without a moving minibus waiting in a long line of less than one hour. Until now so crowded? And I was surprised. Was advertised for?!. Penguins and seals is just around the corner to see the bait too scrupulous. Previously was five stars, but I'm so crowded with three stars? It is not equipped with all the facilities such as toilets, so plenty of visitors to accept. I think if there is a very good place.
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