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Nasu Animal Kingdom, Nasu-machi

#1 of 8 in Zoos & Aquariums in Tochigi Prefecture
Must see · Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Watch animals play with humans and hunt at Nasu Animal Kingdom, an open-air zoo spanning 43 ha (107 ac) and housing 600 animals from 150 species. Enjoy the show of dogs playing with frisbees, then see cats walk the tightrope, climb trees, hop through hoops, and maneuver around obstacles. You can also watch New Zealand shepherd dogs at work as they guide herds at the direction of the rancher’s whistle blows. A total of six different performances demonstrate an intimate bond between animals and their trainers, with children able to pet some of the friendly animals. Make your reservation a day ahead, then take the free shuttle bus from Nasu Garden outlet via Nasushiobara station. Put Nasu Animal Kingdom at the forefront of your travel plans using our Nasu-machi day trip planner.
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  • Then we drove to the second stop of the day: Nasu Animal Kingdom 那須動物王國. It is famous for having many animal shows, including Bird Performance Show, Cat Show, New Zealand Farm Show, and Aqua Friends.....  more »
  • My wife and I bought very reasonably priced tickets for this place through a Tokyo deal book, and our tickets included a meal at the barbeque all-you-can-eat restaurant, a trip to the capybara hot...  more »
  • Really good place to visit. Animal petting and the cat show is also very good . Walking around the animals in the open is just something you might not find elsewhere very easily. Please visit if you have time.
  • Awesome place . The experience was amazing, they allow you walk around animals....if you ever visit Nasu please visit it .

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