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Adventure World

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The pandas I could see without a wait

We visited this zoo with a 4-year-old daughter primarily to see pandas as we live in Texas where... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2019
Austin, Texas
a great day out with young kids

We visited this place as it was raining in the morning when we arrived at Shirahama but this was... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
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2399 Katata, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun 649-2201, Wakayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The habitats for the animals at this zoo are much too small and the animals at the welcome centre have nowhere to retreat from the crowds. The elephants were confined to tiny cages and looked depressed. The two polar bears paced endlessly and roared or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was hard to watch the animals in such confined spaces. We left after just 30 minutes. 2 elephants were in cages about the size of a living room. The bald eagle was in a very small cage without enough room to fly. The polar...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

This place should be shut down. Many of these animals should not be in captivity. The most glaring example of this are the polar bears here which are in cramped conditions that are so bad that the polar bears pace back and forth all day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
5  Thank Cartman1968
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We visited this zoo with a 4-year-old daughter primarily to see pandas as we live in Texas where Panda doesn't exist. The zoo had 6 pandas when we visited there. We could see 3 of them, a juvinille and 2 adults. We visited there on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2018

We visited this place as it was raining in the morning when we arrived at Shirahama but this was definitely one of the best choice! Adventure World is different from other zoo as you can have close contact with most of the animals. Even those...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

I visited because several of my Japanese acquaintances were raving about it and I had a good time because I decided to. We arrived a little after 10am on a Saturday morning and were able to find adequate parking and a cost of 1,200 yen...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

What can I say, it’s amazing! We are huge fans of theme parks and go to one or more every time while on vacation. When planning our trip to Japan we were deciding between a couple, but I’m glad we decided on Adventure world. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

You will not be disappointed to enjoy here !!!!! This place will delight you, whether for children or adults. Dolphin show will amaze you . I do not regret being here !!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

You can spend more than a day here. Just looking for animals you can spend almost a day. My kids has had a good time there. Sure we will come again!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

I went to Adventure World with my family during New Years holidays on 2th January. We were worry about parking spaces but the parking lot was so huge that could park about 5000 cars. No worries! There were many people to go to see pandas...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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June 23, 2018|
Response from megumit126 | Reviewed this property |
You don’t allow to interact with them and also can’t touch them. You just see them from outside the fence. (^ ^)