Fuji Safari Park is a zoo where visitors can
drive in their own vehicles and observe the wildlife.
It is located at the south foot of Mount Fuji and about 18 km north-northwest of Mishima city.
The safari park was opened in 1980, and has the largest area among all safari parks in Japan.
It has two zone.
One is "Safari Zone", and we can see the wild animals in our own
vehicle or a special bus.
In this zone, we can see bears, lions, tigers, cheetahs, elphants, giraffes, zebras and other various animals.
The other is "Pet Zone".
We can pet many gentle and lovely animals.
In this zone, we can meet kangaroos, meerkats, rabits, ponies, sheep and other small animals.
And there are "Cats House" and "Dogs House" in this zone.
On Saturday, Sunday and national holiday from late April to October,
"Night Safari" are held.
In the evening, we can visit the Safari Zone.
The commercial of this park hits screens around Tokyo and Tokai
District, so many tourists with children visit here.
From Mishima station on Tokaido Shinkansen, by route bus. about 36 minutes.
Run Tomei Expressway, and exit at Susono Exit. About 10 km from there.
Fuji Safari Park
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