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Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden熱川バナナワニ園

Zoo

This is a zoo and botanical garden in Higashi Izu-cho, Kamo County in Shizuoka Prefecture and is composed of three facilities: an alligator park, a plant park and a separate park. The alligator park allows you to observe 17 different kinds of alligators including cross-breeds from various angles and holds events to get to know alligators throughout the year except in the winter. The plant and separate parks have 15 greenhouses that exhibit approximately 5,000 types of tropical plants including bananas and original orchid species. The separate park is popular for its red pandas. It is also known for having the only Amazonian Manatee in Japan.

place

Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunhigashizuchou Naramoto 1253-10

phone 0557231105
place

8:30-17:00 (final admission 16:30)
※ Open from 9:00 from 7/1

Review of Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/09 Interesting
Many alligators. The place is divided into 3 separate locations and you can go there by shuttle bus. It is all a bit run-down but still OK. Half of the place is a botanical garden and it is...
Reviewed:2018/08/07 Nice place to go with family and friends
You can pass a half day in this park with your family and enjoy the nature. Plants from others countries that are not originally from Asia. You also can learn about the different specimens of...
Reviewed:2015/02/19 Break From Onsen Heaven
Izu-Atagawa seems to be all about the Onsen experience, but one can't really sit in a tub all day.

The Tropical & Alligator Garden seems to be the only real attraction off the Izu-Atagawa station...

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Address

Shizuoka Pref. Kamogunhigashizuchou Naramoto 1253-10 [map]

Phone

0557231105

Hours
8:30-17:00 (final admission 16:30)
※ Open from 9:00 from 7/1
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults (High School Students or higher) 1,800 yen, Children (4 years old or older Junior High School Students) 750 yen, 4 years old Free
Parking Lot
Available 150spaces
Credit Card
Not available

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          With the giant Pacific Ocean to the south and the great Mount Fuji to the north, Shizuoka prefecture is blessed with some of the best views the country has to offer. The white sand beaches of the Izu Peninsula are a rare find on mainland Japan, neighbored by beautiful cliffs, tumbling hills, and natural hot springs. As Japan’s largest producer of green tea, the age-old tradition of tea drinking is ubiquitous in Shizuoka, from the miles of tea fields to the old tea houses hosting traditional tea ceremonies.

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