While in Asahiyama, why not stop by the Asahiyama Zoo with the whole family? Asahiyama Zoo prides itself on sharing the beauty of living things with visitors by presenting animals to the public while disturbing their lives as little as possible. At this zoo, the enclosures attempt to mimic animals’ natural habitats while ensuring a closeup view. Even feedings and seasonal events, such as the Penguin Walk, are dictated by the keepers to match the animals’ natural behaviors and give visitors a more intimate look at nature’s amazing creatures. Visit this unique zoo and come face-to-face with northern animals, such as arctic foxes, penguins, seals, and polar bears, among others!
Kuranuma Higashiasahikawacho, Asahikawa, Hokkaido
Late April to mid-October: 9:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Mid-October to early November: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Mid-November to early April: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Adult: 1,000 yen / Child 12 years and under: Free
*Information may be changed. For more details, please refer to the official website.