“Uminonakamichi Seaside Park” is packed with all kinds of leisure facilities, from the large grass square to the aquarium and the zoo. Because there is a vast site area and a variety of facilities, there are various ways to enjoy according to the people, the season, and the purpose to go with.
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park is located in the sand-like topography “Uminonakamichi” surrounded by two waters of Hakata Bay and the Genkai Sea. It is a state-owned park with approximately 6 kilometers east-west, an area of approximately 300 hectares and a vast site. In addition to enjoying seasonal flowers throughout the year, you can enjoy various leisure activities in the urban area such as the “Animal Forest” where you can meet animals such as squirrel monkeys and capybaras, and an outdoor leisure pool.
In addition to such leisure activities, it is also a place of learning and experience that makes use of nature. For example, you can experience woodworking using the nuts and so on harvested in the garden and bird watching. The “Environmental Symbiosis Forest”, which was developed with the aim of creating a forest 50 years from now, is engaged in forest creation activities and also serves as a receiving base for volunteers.
It will be a very valuable experience for children, and for adults it will let us realize the importance of nature again. Therefore, it is a facility that is perfect for children’s “free research on summer vacation”.
A wide range of experiences allows us to enjoy various generations from adults to children, which is a feature of the “Uminonakamichi Seaside Park”.
Uminonakamichi Seaside Park has a nature zoo “Animal Forest” where you can meet animals. It is an open zoo where about 50 kinds of animals such as Capybara, kangaroo, Bolivian squirrel monkey and flamingo live leisurely. It was created in 1981 as a “place of interaction with people and nature” so that many people can have fun with their families and friends. There are very few cages in the “Animal Forest”, and the animals have a fun everyday with reassuring friends like family members and flocks. It is a place where you can learn the importance of life, the wonderfulness of living, and the beauty of living by looking at animals that spend leisurely with friends. In contact with animals, not only the fun of touching animals, but also the warmth of animals, you can feel the preciousness of life.
“Uminonakamichi Seaside Park” is a park with a vast site of approximately 300 hectares in Fukuoka City. It is a popular spot where people living in Fukuoka Prefecture as well as people in neighboring prefectures visit. The garden is full of nature and you can enjoy the flowers every season.
A day camping place where you can enjoy a barbecue while watching the ocean, playground equipment such as “Animal Forest” which can be in touch with animals, playful equipment such as the giant trampoline “Kujiragumo Fuwan Poline”, dog runs etc. are dotted. “Sunshine Swimming Pool” of the West Japan’s largest is popular in the summer.
The site area of this park seems to be the fifth largest in the world. Among them, the “Lawn Plaza” boasts a vast land area of 24,000 square meters. At the aquarium “Marine World Uminonakamichi” you can observe the wonders of the ocean, the ecology of the fish in a state close to nature in an easy to understand manner. In the aquarium there are facilities such as underwater cameras and monitor TVs, and popular are the “Dolphin Show” held more than once a day, “Aqua Live Show” and “Sardine Typhoon” in the panoramic large aquarium.
“Sunshine Pool” which opens only during the summer. Among them, the most popular area is “Water jungle – Adventure island”. The main attraction of the “Big bucket” is an exciting event that a lot of water falls out of a huge bucket. This seems to excite not only children but adults too.
The resort hotel “THE LUIGANS Spa & Resort” is a luxury hotel surrounded by rich nature. There, you can enjoy a meal in fine restaurants, as well as a plentiful open-air pool bar, a garden barbecue with spacious lawns, and a private beach swimming in the palm trees trailing by the wind.
To travel within “Uminonakamichi Seaside Park”, use of a rental cycle is recommendation. Let’s enjoy the large parks evenly while watching the spring cherry tree, tulip, nemophila, rose, sunflower, cosmos, flowers that are blooming every seasons.
|Name:||Uminonakamichi Seaside Park|
|Address:||Saitozaki 18-25 Fukuoka Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 811-0321 Japan|
|Access:||JR Uminonakamichi-sen Line “Saitozaki-eki Station” (10 minutes walk)|
|Price/Charge:||450 yen Adults (age 15 and older)
210 yen Seniors (age 65 and older)
Free Children (elementary to middle school or Under)
Please refer the official web page.