Tama Zoological Park

Surrounded by lush nature, Tama Zoological Park uses moats instead of fences to contain the animals emulating a more natural habitat. The animals are exhibited in spacious natural settings. Herding species are kept together in large numbers whenever possible. The zoo is home to more than 320 species.

Address
7-1-1 Hodokubo, Hino-shi, Tokyo
Contact No.
+81-4-2591-1611
Access
Short walk from Tamadobutsukoen Station on Keio Line or Tama Intercity Monorail
Opening Hours / Holidays
9:30-17:00 
Closed: Wednesdays, year end and New Year holidays
Official Website
http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/zoo/tama/
Admission fee
Adults 600 yen, seniors (65+) 300 yen, junior high school students 200 yen  ※Free for children below elementary school age and junior high school students living or attending schools in Tokyo.

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:pixta

Display by Ecological Area

The animals are exhibited by their ecological areas. The Asian Garden has Japanese and other Asian animals. Australian animals such as koalas and kangaroos are exhibited in the Australian Garden. Lions, giraffes and zebras reside in the African Garden.

World's Endangered Species and Entertaining Attractions

At the Skywalk, orangutans can be observed tightrope walking. They acrobatically swing and walk on the ropes that are stretched between the tower and their enclosure. In addition in the African Garden, they have the world's rarest animal, King cheetah, which draws many visitors.

Source:pixta

Insectarium with Free-Flying Butterflies

The Butterfly House exhibits hundreds of colorful free-flying butterflies throughout the year, and you can observe them by walking through the pavilion. The Insectarium houses rare insects from foreign countries. They have various interactive displays as well as specimens and models of insects.

Source:YasuのYouTube

The Lion Bus

The Lion Bus circles around a 1-hectare area of Tama Zoological Park, and you can see about 20 lions who reside in the park. From the bus, you can see the lions in their natural setting.*The bus will be out of service due to construction work from April 1, 2016, but come and see them after they restart the service.

Tama Zoological Park

Surrounded by lush nature, Tama Zoological Park uses moats instead of fences to contain the animals emulating a more natural habitat. The animals are exhibited in spacious natural settings. Herding species are kept together in large numbers whenever possible. The zoo is home to more than 320 species.

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:pixta

Display by Ecological Area

The animals are exhibited by their ecological areas. The Asian Garden has Japanese and other Asian animals. Australian animals such as koalas and kangaroos are exhibited in the Australian Garden. Lions, giraffes and zebras reside in the African Garden.

World's Endangered Species and Entertaining Attractions

At the Skywalk, orangutans can be observed tightrope walking. They acrobatically swing and walk on the ropes that are stretched between the tower and their enclosure. In addition in the African Garden, they have the world's rarest animal, King cheetah, which draws many visitors.

Source:pixta

Insectarium with Free-Flying Butterflies

The Butterfly House exhibits hundreds of colorful free-flying butterflies throughout the year, and you can observe them by walking through the pavilion. The Insectarium houses rare insects from foreign countries. They have various interactive displays as well as specimens and models of insects.

Source:YasuのYouTube

The Lion Bus

The Lion Bus circles around a 1-hectare area of Tama Zoological Park, and you can see about 20 lions who reside in the park. From the bus, you can see the lions in their natural setting.*The bus will be out of service due to construction work from April 1, 2016, but come and see them after they restart the service.

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