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Park Information | Hirakawa Zoological Park, Kagoshima

Hirakawa Zoological Park

Park Information

Hours of Operation

Hours (regular): 9:00 ~ 17:00

(16:30 last entrance)
*Some animals cannot be observed after 16:00

Closed: Dec. 29 ~ Jan. 1


Daily Events

  • Touch n Go Activity
  • Fureai Petting Activity
  • Koala Feeding Time
  • Baboon Feeding Time
  • Penguin Feeding Time

Holiday Events

  • Giant Tortoise Feeding
    Sat. & Sun. 14:00〜
  • Penguin Walking Time
    Fri. Sat. Sun. & holidays 15:00〜 (Dec.〜Apr.)
  • Sun Bear Honey Time
    Sat. Sun. & holidays 14:00〜

4th Sunday of Every Month

  • Zookeepers Talk

29th of every month

  • Meat Day for all the carnivore animals.
    *Times will be announced in the park
    * 9th of Feb. and Dec.


A variety of Hirakawa Zoo original goods, souvenirs, ice cream, and more are available for sale.


From the open terrace, you can gaze out at the Africa Savannah Zone and Sakurajima while taking a break and having a bite to eat.

Animal Learning Center

A facility dedicated to learning. There are over 1,000 books about animals and the environment to freely browse through.