Akigin Omorin no Mori, Akita City Omoriyama Zoo

Zoo
The Omoriyama Zoo opened in 1973 and is approximately 8.8 hectares in size. The zoo has a characteristic terrain being surrounded by various trees and plants, and has a spring water lake called “Shiohikigata” in the center. There are 97 kinds of animals kept in the zoo and it takes approximately 90 minutes to leisurely walk around seeing them. There is also a visitor center, snack corner, the “Asove Forest” with large playground equipment, and an observation platform as well as Omoriyama Amusement Park “Aniba.” It is approximately 15 minutes from Akita Minami Interchange on the Akita Expressway.

Spot details

Address
Akita Pref. Akitashi Hamada Katabata 154
Phone
0188285508
Hours
9:00-16:30(Last entry16:00)
[Saturday, Sunday, Public holiday(Jan.-Feb.)]10:00-15:00(Last entry14:30)
Closed
Open throughout the season(2020/3/20-11/30Open)
Fees
[Admission fee] Adults730yen, Free for high school students and younger
* Group (Adults 20 or more) 530yen
Parking Lot
Available(500spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Available(Omoriyama_Wi-Fi)
Note
* Admission fee may change when consumption tax is revised.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Its not the biggest zoo in the world, but it gets the job done
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.07.30
    Cant beat the price! Sure, the zoo doesnt necessarily have the most impressive collection of animals, but you sure get lots of value for the money!
  • Smallbut very well run.
    4.0 Reviewed:2017.07.20
    Lovely little zoo. We visited on a scorching day and spent time looking at the animals and enjoying the adventure playground before resting in the airconditioned visitor centre. The animals dont...
  • few amuzement park in akita
    3.0 Reviewed:2015.05.29
    there some rides what kids can ride and be amazed. sometimes rare animals there particulary they just can survive cool places.

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