Zoo Hours

March to November: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; last admittance is at 4 p.m.
December to February: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; last admittance is at 3:30 p.m.

The Zoo is closed on the second and fourth Mondays and from December 29th to January 1st.

Plan Your Visit

General Admission
Adult (16+) JPY 500
Child (6-15) JPY 100

Note: High school students are JPY 100 on weekends and national holidays.

Group tickets (30 people and more)
Adult (16+) JPY 400
Child (6-15) JPY 80

Note: High school students are JPY 80 on weekends and national holidays.

Visitors with disabilities

Omuta City Zoo does its best to provide equal opportunities for all visitors.
Please bring relevant proof of entitlement.

You can pay in cash only. No other payment, including a credit card, is acceptable.

Additional Charges
Car or van JPY 200
Bus or motor coach JPY 1,000
Stroller Rental (limited number)
Type A JPY 100
Type B JPY 300

Wheelchair rental is free (limited number). Please ask the staff at the entrance for more details (Please note most of our staff cannot speak English fluently).

Getting Here

Omuta City Zoo
163 Showa-machi, Omuta, Fukuoka 836-0781 JAPAN

By Train or Bus

Get off at Omuta Station on JR Kagoshima Main Line or Nishitetsu Tenjin Omuta Line. You can walk to the Zoo from the station in 15-20 min. Or take Nishitetsu Bus from the east exit of Omuta Station to Keisatsusho-mae bus stop and about 5 minute’s walk to the Zoo.

By Car

From the Kyushu Expressway: Exit at the Nankan IC, turn right at the first intersection, and take Prefectural Road 10 toward Omuta. At the Motomura intersection, turn left on Route 208 toward Arao. At the Omuta Police Station intersection, turn left and right at the three-way intersection.
It takes approximately 30 minutes by car from the Nankan IC to the Zoo.

From the Ariake Engan Road: Turn left at the first intersection after exiting the Omuta IC, and go straight toward downtown Omuta. Pass the Omuta Police Station intersection and turn right at the three-way intersection.
It takes approximately 6 minutes by car from the Omuta IC to the Zoo.

Things to Know

  • Please do not feed animals as it may cause them to become sick.
  • Pets are not allowed in the Zoo.
  • You cannot bring tricycles, balls, kickboards, skateboards, insect nets, and other playground equipment.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the Zoo. Please refrain from smoking.
  • Please refrain from using tents in the Zoo.

Thank you for being so cooperative. Please enjoy our Zoo!

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