Okuhida Bear's Park

Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: Okuhida Onsengō Hitoegane, 2535−, 〒506-1432 Gifu-ken, Takayama-shi, Japan
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-0578892761
  • Ticket Price: 900 JPY
  • Time Required: 00:40 Mins
  • Tags: Park, Wildlife Park, Family And Kids

The Okuhida Bear's Park is home to a number of Asian black bears. Interacting with the bears as you feed them or to simply see them in their own world, is a rare chance to see these animals up close. The unusual gestures of the bears really get you off guard and is quiet fun to see as they find their own ways of interacting with you.

If you are an animal lover, you will love to spend some time here.

Admission Fee:

  • Adults ¥900 (Instead of ¥1000)
  • Children pay 450 yen (Instead of ¥500)

  • By Bus: Kanba Water (bus) (Kanba Water- 1.2 kilometers away)
  • By renting a bicycle.

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  • Okuhida Bear's Park Address: Okuhida Onsengō Hitoegane, 2535−, 〒506-1432 Gifu-ken, Takayama-shi, Japan
  • Okuhida Bear's Park Contact Number: +81-0578892761
  • Okuhida Bear's Park Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Okuhida Bear's Park Price: 900 JPY
  • Best time to visit Okuhida Bear's Park(preferred time): 08:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Okuhida Bear's Park: 00:40 Mins
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  • 14.72% of people who visit Takayama include Okuhida Bear's Park in their plan

  • 83.87% of people start their Okuhida Bear's Park visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Okuhida Bear's Park

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

91.77% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Okuhida Bear's Park

People normally club together Shinhotaka Ropeway and Hirayuotaki Fall while planning their visit to Okuhida Bear's Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • There are a lot of bears in the park. Since there is very little English signages or guide material physically or online, I'm not sure if this is a sanctuary type of facility or a bear breeding place for exhibition purposes, so I have reservation about it after visiting it. The younger bears in the larger common enclosure seem to be comfortable, but there are very limited shades and the bears are mostly exposed to the sun directly throughout the long summer hot days. The individual enclosures for certain bears also seem very restrictive to the animals. Overall, interesting to see the bears in person, but if you are more conscious about animal rights like I am, this is not a place that gives you a good feeling after visiting it.

  • Very disappointing visit. The park is in bad condition. We had the impression that it has been opened 40 years ago without any investment thereafter. The bears are in small enclosures without greenery or anything to play with. Deplorable creatures. Takayama is a beautiful place, the bear park is not!

  • A horrible life for these poor bears. This should be illegal. Our first visit to Japan and so very disappointed by the way animals are displayed in this country. Everything so beautiful and then there is this terrible place.

  • Small scale bear park that is a good stop over. There are bears of various age groups which visitors can feed.

  • I wish I had read the google reviews. This place is horrible and cruel.

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