Opened in May of 1979, Gunma Safari Park is the first fully-fledged safari park in Eastern Japan. An artificially bred African elephant baby was born on May 5, 1986 for the first time in Japan. The baby male elephant was named TANGO and is still living at the park. White tigers are also there, some of which were born there, too. There is an amusement park on the premises, where Michael Jackson paid a visit in December of 1988 during his Japan tour.
Open : minimum 9.30am-4.30pm
Entrace fee: Yes
For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea
Food: The zoo has a place where you can get a snack
Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the zoo on your homepage
Phone number 0274-64-2111
Fax number 0274-64-0541
Address: Gunma Safari Park, 1 Okamoto Tomioka, Gunma prefecture, 370-2321, Japan
Where to finde the Zoo:
In the year 2004 they had theire 25th anniversarry. Have they made any books on this occassion?