Kagoshima city

Hirakawa Zoological Park

Meet koalas in this hugely popular zoological park
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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

Business Hours [Time] 9:00am~5:00pm      
Closed days Open all year round       [Notes] 29 Dec.- 1 Jan.
  • Adults ¥500
  • Children ¥100
DirectionsApprox. 55 minutes by bus (Kagoshima Kotsu bus bound for Hirakawa Zoo) from Kagoshima Chuo Station
Telephone Number099-261-2326  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address 鹿児島県鹿児島市平川町5669-1   Directions
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