“Okinawa Fruits Land” is located in Northern part of Okinawa, about an hour and a half from Naha Airport. It is a landmark with a vivid signboard that will come to you as you come north on the car. The inside of the park consists of fruit zone and area of bird zone. There are many rare animals and plants of the southern country in each zone.
Admission fee is 1,000 yen for adults (over high school students) and 500 yen for children (over 5 years old). If you purchase from the online site beforehand, the admission fee will be a little better. Because it is open from 9 o’clock in the morning, it is perfect for incorporating as part of northern sightseeing. You can also reach the Churaumi Aquarium in about 30 minutes by car. Since restaurants and cafés are also provided, you can spend the morning playing and having lunch afterwards.
The concept of “Okinawa Fruits Land” is “facility experience type picture book”. This means that studying the fruit by experiencing the picture book story “tropical kingdom” with a stamp rally. In short, it means that you can play with it becoming the hero of the world of picture books. When entering the park, there are 19 big stamp tables, so you will proceed while answering the quiz displayed on it. All of the quiz is related to fruit, not just looking at the fruit, but also you can look around while learning. It is contents which adults can enjoy with children.
In the park divided into several themes, animals unique to tropical land inhabit. There are lots of colorful birds in the bird zone. You can put a colorful rainbow lorikeet on your arm and give fruit juice. The birds are so tame so even if you take pictures they will not run away.
Depending on the season, the fruits in the park and the plants you see are also different. No matter when you visit you will be able to enjoy the new “Okinawa Fruits Land”. There are many souvenirs that can only be purchased here in the shopping section.
When sightseeing in the northern part of Okinawa, why do not you visit “Okinawa Fruits Land”?
The Okinawa Fruits Land in Nago-shi, Okinawa is a theme park with full of the tropical mood that the rare tropical and a subtropical fruit tree only in Okinawa are seen. It is a sightseeing spot extremely popular to a fruit lover which can also taste the sweets which use tropical fruit sumptuously. Moreover, besides fruit, there are the Butterfly Garden where Idea leuconoe which is the greatest butterfly in Japan flying, and the bird yard which can come into contact with a colorful bird, both children and adults can experience the nature of a southern island happily.
In the fruit zone, much tropical fruit, such as a papaya, a banana, and a mango which can seldom be seen in a mainland, has fruited.
In the bird zone, colorful subtropical parakeets greet you. It seems to be pecked with its big bill and is slightly scared, but it is friendly and is pretty.
The Idea leuconoe fly in the butterfly zone. This Idea leuconoe is said to be the biggest butterfly in type genus of the Danaidae. It becomes approximately 13cm in width when feather is extended. It is so beautiful that you think whether a golden pupa is an artificial product. Since this butterfly seemingly likes a red color, if you go in red dress, it may come near.
It is the facilities experience type picture-book “tropical kingdom tale” which was started at the turning point of the 40th anniversary. Through the story, visitors can learn the stories of a secret and the happiness of the fruit while enjoying. It is the stamp rally of the adventure type to help King while solving the questions about the fruit at various points and collecting stamps. You can enjoy it in the whole family by solving the questions while thinking together.
|Name:||Tokyo Skytree Tower|
|Address:||Biimata 1220-71 Nago, Okinawa 905-0005 Japan|
|Access:||Approximately 80 minutes via Okinawa Expressway from Naha Airport|
1,000 yen (Adult)
500 yen (4 to 15 years old)
* Children under 3 years old are admitted free.
Please refer the official web page.