You Have To Visit Adventure World This Winter in Japan
Enjoy free attractions at their special event.
2399 Katata, Shirahamacho, Nishimuro District, Wakayama Prefecture
Open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Winter Night is from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Entrance fee: ¥4,500 for adults, ¥4,000 for 65 years & above, ¥3,500 for 12-17 years old, ¥2,500 for 4-11 years old
How to get there: It is a 10-minute bus ride from JR Shirahama Station or a 15-minute car ride from Nanki-Shirahama Interchange.
Adventure World is a zoo, aquarium, and amusement park all in one place located in Nanki Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture. This fun place just launched their special event called Winter Night. For this event, a part of the park is kept open after 5 p.m. which is already considered after regular business hours. Guests can see the animals at night for free. In this article, we will introduce four attractions you can enjoy at this event. Surround yourself by magical illumination and bond with your family and friends.
This is the third year Winter Night is held. Various attractions and special night shows can be enjoyed.
Four vibrant attractions are available in the free area. See pandas at night at Panda Love, watch the bright lights attraction at the Bamboo Light, but exclusive goods and food at Heartful Market, and meet the adorable alpacas and penguins in Animal Greeting. If you enter after 5 p.m. you can enjoy any of these attractions for free.
Visit the panda family at night in Panda Love.
You can still see the giant panda family including Ouhin, Touhin, and Saihin even during the evening (until 6:30 p.m.) at Panda Love. This is the only chance you can enjoy the childlike cuteness of Saihin, who was born last August 14, 2018. Visit them both during the day and mark so you can see the difference. Entertain yourself and be relaxed with the laid back attitude of this adorable giant panda family.
You don’t often get to catch them sleeping in the morning so it’s a must-see!
This is Saihin during the day. See what she does at night too.
Bamboo Light projects brightness in the cold winter park.
The second edition of Bamboo Light comes from the Panda Love area where the bamboos that nurtured the panda family are brightly illuminated. You will feel warm and cozy in the middle of winter through the gentle light brought by this Christmas tree-like bamboo formations. Snap some photos of the panda-shaped display made from bamboo to post on the gram!
Bamboo lights will be lit up until 6:30 p.m. only so you better not miss it! (Photo above is from the first edition).
Pose with someone special in front of the Panda-shaped display.
Find cute items, and eat delicious treats at the Heartful Market.
Kenya Train Station Square is an open space where you can enjoy the sparkling winter night sky. It is a heartwarming sight with a lively night market open from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Goods and limited edition food choices that will excite both kids and adults are available here. Bring your family along with you and go food trippin!
Kids will definitely enjoy the bright lights in Heartful Market.
Panda lovers should also see the various panda themed goods.
Meet your favorite animals at Animal Greeting.
Animal Greeting is the attraction where you can meet cute animals like alpacas and penguins. While watching the fantastic illumination in Heartful Market, enjoy petting adorable animals.
You can meet your favorite animals from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m only.
Winter Night lets you have a wonderful time with your special someone. Even if it’s in the free area only, you will definitely have a good time. To those who want to see more, you should definitely check out Night Safari & Night Marine Live “Loves” Tour. You will undoubtedly find it exciting to see the animals in their natural habitat.
Visit Adventure World at night during winter with your family and friends!
Provided by Japan Walker™, Walkerplus™, and Tokyo Walker™ (2 December 2019)