African Safari 九州自然動物公園 アフリカンサファリ
Explore one of the largest safari parks in Japan
African Safari is one of Japan's biggest safari parks, home to about 70 species and 1,400 animals, including bison, deer, bears, lions, cheetahs, elephants, camels, rhinos, and giraffes.
The petting zoo features has horses and guinea pigs
There are several themed restaurants throughout the park
How to Get There
The park is accessible by bus from Beppu Station .
Beppu Station can be reached by Limited Express Train from Hakata, Oita, Miyazaki, and Hitoyoshi as well as neighboring areas. From Beppu Station, take the Kamenoi Bus and get off at the park.
Traveling in the park
While you can view the animals roaming over the 115 hectares of land on the Ajimu Kogen highland, you need to do so from the safety of your car. If you don't come by car, you will need to ride in one of the park's animal-themed buses.
Each enclosure is fitted with a security gate to ensure that animals cannot get out of their area to mix with other species. Park rangers also patrol the park in vans and provide strict instructions not to open any doors or windows of your car.
* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.