Night Zoological and Botanical Garden 2018 [Fukuoka City Zoological and Botanical Garden]

Ohori/Ropponmatsu Area

Enjoy the different Zoological and Botanical Garden from always!

Fukuoka City Zoological and Botanical Garden will be open until 21:00 every Saturday of August, 1st and 2nd Saturdays of September for the annual summer event “Night Zoological and Botanical Garden”!
Take a once-a-year chance to observe night-blooming flowers and nocturnal animals’ biology and behavior. Come and see them.

The Zoo Has a Lot to Offer

Enjoy exciting, thrilling aspects that you can experience only during the hours of darkness!
You can see a zoo which is different from always, such as witnessing the intrinsic vibrant behavior of nocturnal animals, flamingos and penguins in the light.

・ Vigorous animals are displayed on 4K display!

Clear, vigorous images of animals are displayed on the large 4K display at the Zoological Science Center.


Highlights of the Botanical Garden

・ Special Light-up “Hikari-no Mori”

Trees and flowers are lit up with full-color LED. This will invite you to the fantastic world of plants.

・ The big hit “Night Garden Train” runs!

The illuminated Night Garden Train runs in the Botanical Garden.
Operation Hours: 14:30 – 20:30
* The fare will be charged separately from the admission fee. It’ll be cancelled if it rains.

・ Flowers blooms only at night are exhibited

[In the glasshouse] Royal water lily, Powder-puff tree, Tropical water lily, Dragon fruit, etc.
[Outdoor] Red-sepal evening primrose, Citron day-lily, etc.

-It is open even if it rains.
-According to conditions of weather and animals, you may not be able to see them.
-For security reasons, there are some off-limits areas.
-Please refrain from using flashes when taking photos of animals.
-Do not feed animals.

Related files
Area Guide
Spot info
Tour info
Event info
Yatai info
Muslim Friendly Restaurant Guide
Things to Do
Recommended Routes
Exploring Fukuoka
Night time in Fukuoka
Charming Fukuoka
Hakata Old Town
Area Guide
Events Calendar
Tourism Promotion Video
Traffic info
City Traffic Guide
Access Guide
Discount tickets
Useful info
Tourist Information Centers
Currency exchange, ATMs
Emergency Contact
Travel Etiquette