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Kobe Animal Kingdom

#3 of 385 things to do in Kobe Features Animals
7-1-9 Minatojima Minamimachi, Kobe 650-0047, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-302-8899
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  • Excellent51%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“petting zoo” (6 reviews)
“love animals” (4 reviews)
“red pandas” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
7-1-9 Minatojima Minamimachi, Kobe 650-0047, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-302-8899

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Reviewed 6 days ago

The place is easy to go, just change to Portliner at Sannomiya JR station and go to Kei Computer Mae station by Portliner. It is recommended to buy the entrance ticket with the Portliner tickets as a package at Sannomiya. The animal kingdom is very...More

Thank kaka K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we entered the gate, luckily we could see an alpaka taking a walk which was born in Japan. I enjoyed seeing diffrent kinds of owls, pengines from South Africa, and other rare animals in Japan. I especially enjoyed feeding a toucan and watching a...More

Thank 八千代 西
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This animal kingdom is unlike any other zoo. Basically, it allows friendly animals walking freely and interacting with visitors. Everybody, in particular the kids, has a good time there. There are food courts and restaurants and seating areas in the zoo. Shows are good too....More

Thank vwyfung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kobe Animal Kingdom is a little bit different from most Zoos. while traditional Zoos fence off and cage animals, the design of this Zoo is more focussed on allowing visitors to interact with the animals abit more. As a result there are areas to interact...More

Thank ttttssssszzzzzz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of animals, can touch and feed them closely. Indoor part with air-conditioned suitable for summer visit!

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Despite being an adult, me and my husband enjoyed our time here in the Animal Kingdom more than anythinge else. We had the chance to pet many animals and even fed the ducks by hand! Definitely recommended for familes with young kids!

Thank samanthaksy
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This is more like a mini zoo the variety of animals is not much and the animals are mainly small animals and pets. I understand that they let the animals roam around freely which is nice however I didnt feel like touching any animals especially...More

Thank harle l
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I won't deny this is a giant petting zoo. I will say, there are neko (cat) cafes, dog cafes, and owl cafes all around Japan offering tickets for 2000 yen per person, for 1 hour. You can stay here for the same price or less...More

1  Thank Vincent Q
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This place is incredibly interactive which is a unique and wonderful experience. But, a fair few of the animals were not doing so well. Penguins and kangaroos especially had unhealthy fur, most animals didn't have clean water to drink or swim in, and the most...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This was the best zoo I ever went too. This is a wild life petting zoo.The moment you enter the zoo you get to interact with the animals. Your fist encounter will be with Giant Tortoise, Toucans and South American Capybarras. Throughout the zoo you...More

Thank Placido V
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6 January 2017|
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Response from Micchi3 | Reviewed this property |
If you can go to thier website and find the calendar on the top page, scrolling down, you can find the pink indication which are their closed dates.
14 October 2016|
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Response from DevilBean | Reviewed this property |
Hope this is still in time for you mate... you can buy tickets from train stations in Japan. It includes the rail ticket there and entrance to Animal Kingdom and it works out a little bit cheaper.
Krysi S
28 March 2016|
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Response from Kwong930 | Reviewed this property |
No. I went on a rainy day. I consider it one of the best place to go on rainy day. Only those outdoor "ride tasting" are not available, but that's only a very small part of the zoo!