Noichi Zoological Park of Kochi Prefecture

This public zoo in Noichicho, Konan City, Kochi Prefecture, is characteristic for the way in which the animals are kept in an environment which closely resembles their natural habitat. The zoo is divided into separate areas such as the Temperate Forest, the Tropical Forest, the Africa and Australia Zone, and the Jungle Museum, where lots of different animals such as otters, lesser pandas, giraffes, kangaroos, and shoe-billed storks live quite contently. The Children’s Zoo, where children can get hands-on with the guinea pigs and ponies is also popular.

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Kouchi Pref. Kounanshi Noichichouotani 738
9:30-17:00(Last entry16:00)
Monday (The next day for public holidays), 12/29-1/1
[Admission fee]
[Under 18/High school students and under]Free
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club, etc.)
Not available
Available (Animal Science Museum only)
English Menu
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 10, 2020 (Information as of May 8, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes (Rental umbrellas are available in the park)
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (up to 5 can be rented)
Infant friendly
Available (A stroller can be rented for 200yen)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • 最高の動物園
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.06.26
    のいち動物園は広くて、めっちゃ楽しかった。動物達をよく観ることができて、皆元気そうでした。また是非訪ねます。Noichi Zoo was really awesome. Surprisingly spacious! I’ll be sure to visit again! Nagyon király hely, nagyon tágas! Biztosan megyünk még!
  • Noichi zoological park, Kochi
    5.0 Reviewed : 2017.11.19
    The park is good but not best. In Japan, there are many zoological parks. If you have already visit some you can compare. But if you are first time to visit a Zoological park, surly you will get many...
  • Nice activity with the kids and nice zoo
    5.0 Reviewed : 2016.03.30
    The zoological park is a nice place to spend a morning with the family. The animals seem to be well treated and the attractions are well done. In general the name of the animals are also written in...

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