Kusatsu Tropical Wonderland

Travel Guide - Kusatsu Tropical Wonderland


In Kusatsu Tropical Wonderland, you can discover plants and animals from around the world.
The facility exhibits about 1,000 animals representing 250 different rare species, such as Pygmy marmoset, Ruffed lemur, and Capibara.
The 15 meters high "Jungle Dome" in which these animals and tropical plants are living is heated by the town's hot spring water.
You can try hand bath and foot bath with Garra rufa (Doctor fish) that eats dead cells on your skin.
There are also an insectarium and Papua New Guinea Folk Museum in the premises.

Opening Hours

  • 8:30 - 17:30 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes from JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi by the bus bound for Kusatsu Onsen. Get off at Kusatsu Bus Termilal, then walk 13 minutes.

Address / Location

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NHK WORLD News @NHKWORLD_News - 2019-11-13
A Capybara gave birth to five pups at Kusatsu Tropical Wonderland north of Tokyo last month and all are doing well. https://t.co/YlFC4yBQrF
湯畑の宿 佳乃や @yoshinoya932 - 2016-07-15
Home to over 1,000 tropical animal from 150 species
○ commune with the capybara &... https://t.co/5ItU6h4Hyb