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Address: 5-7-1, Goya, Okinawa 904-0021 , Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 98-933-4190
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Super fun with kids

A great place to visit with the kids. A nice walkable zoo, but with some hills. There are rides and fishing that you can do with the kids. There is also a fun interactive museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2015
Gretchen P
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While this is not the most amazing zoo we have ever experienced, it is a cute little excursion, especially if you have kids. Some nice surrounding gardens and ponds as well as some light festivals and activities around the holidays.

Thank Leila A. F
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

A great place to visit with the kids. A nice walkable zoo, but with some hills. There are rides and fishing that you can do with the kids. There is also a fun interactive museum. A great whole day activity for the family!

Thank Gretchen P
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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182 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Its not expensive so not bad for the value. But its not well kept and the animal enclosures are smaller than they should be. The elephant had a baby recently and we were lucky enough to be there during the feeding time.

Thank Christina N
Okinawa, Japan
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Okinawa can learn from other countries on how to treat caged animals. It is pathetic to see the animals in a sad state...of course, that is not their natural habitat. The only part I like in this place is their science center and the area for feeding the fish.

1 Thank axela14
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The best exhibits are the huge cages with bats. The bats are big and so cute! The bigger animals just look miserable on their cement slabs. It's ok for young kids, who might not notice, and the walk around the park is nice, open, pretty landscaping. But mind the midday heat! However, inside the zoo is a children's museum that... More 

Thank Daphne S
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124 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

My daughter enjoyed the petting(open from 9:30~) area the most. They had guinea-pigs, chicks, two goats , three rabbits and four turtles. She wanted to ride the elephant for 2000¥ but when she saw it chained to the fence refused . We saw the hippos being fed. They have pony rides on Saturday and Sunday for 500¥. Nice holidays illumination!

1 Thank Tanaka G
Sagamihara, Japan
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99 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This zoo makes absolutely no effort to provide anything resembling a natural habitat for most of the animals. Almost all are housed in small pens with concrete pads. There are much better places to spend my time and money on Okinawa.

Thank Carter G
Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I like to go okinawa very much,because I can feel relax at there. Especially this place,you can spend your whole afternoon here and have fun !

Thank 柏胤 楊
Iwakuni, Japan
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51 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The Okinawa Zoo and Wonder Museum is a great way to spend the day for children and adults alike. There are a number of animals and tons of information to help educate and inform visitors of all ages. It is important that those who visit understand that this is an average zoo, not a high quality animal experience like WDW... More 

2 Thank Okininjakitty
Kadena-cho, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My family has been here twice. Once for a normal zoo visit in June and another for their evening Christmas Lights Celebration in December. My daughter enjoyed her Birthday at the Zoo. Some of the paths are really steep. Not for the handicapped or really young. They had a wide variety of animals, especially the reptile house. If you are... More 

4 Thank Alacea14

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