Hirakawa Zoological Park (鹿児島市平川動物公園)

Meet koalas in this hugely popular zoological park

Nakasatsuma Area Aquarium, Zoo, and Theme Park

Hirakawa Zoo is situated in lush, subtropical Kagoshima. More than 1000 animals representing around 130 species live here.
Its prime location allows you to view the graceful gait of giraffes against the backdrop of Kagoshima's symbol - Sakurajima.Come see the koalas and white tigers, not commonly found in other Japanese zoos!
◇Typical best cherry trees viewing period: Late March - Early April
◇Number of cherry trees: ~800

Basic Information

Address 891-0133 鹿児島県鹿児島市平川町5669-1
Telephone Number 099-261-2326
Business Days/ Hours Business Hours
[Time] 9:00am~5:00pm

Closed days
Open all year round

Closed days
[Notes] 29 Dec.- 1 Jan.
Fee Adults ¥500
Children ¥100
Directions Approx. 55 minutes by bus (Kagoshima Kotsu bus bound for Hirakawa Zoo) from Kagoshima Chuo Station
Parking Mapcode 393 150 313
Drive MAP
Website Visit Website
Visit Japanese Website
  • 駐車場
  • トイレ
  • クレジットカード
  • WIFI
  • バリアフリー対応可
  • ベジタリアンメニュー相談可
  • ムスリムメニュー相談可
  • 祈祷所


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