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North Safari Sapporo

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Address: 469-1 Toyotaki, Minami-ku, Sapporo 061-2273, Hokkaido
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+81 11-596-5300

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gotta try banana boat and ski mobile!

went here to try both banana boat and ski mobile were really summed up our stay in hokkaido. however, we found only two toilets available within the area so we were all (3 buses... read more

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

went here to try both banana boat and ski mobile were really summed up our stay in hokkaido. however, we found only two toilets available within the area so we were all (3 buses with many many people) lining up to get our business done haha

Thank anglingo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I was so disgusted to see the way some of the animals were kept in total misery ! The lions were locked in a small steel pen ! The foxes were chained to the floor with only limited room to move ! The horses had no room to move ! I think the place should be reported for cruelty to... More 

5 Thank Steve S
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

I would give this a rating of 0 or -1 if I could. I recommend that you do not visit this "zoo", it is more of a private animal collection where the animals are treated as pets more than wild animals. Most animals are displayed out in the freezing cold with no access to food, water, or shelter. The exhibits... More 

18 Thank Tembo1013
Sapporo, Japan
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

This is quite a traumatic place for little kids. The zebra is in a tiny enclosure and seems really stressed out. The horses and donkey are enclosed in a tiny area too and they fight each other and look really unhealthy. You can finish your trip with a visit to an owl exhibition where the poor owls are tethered to... More 

31 Thank Mumoftwolittlies
Sapporo, Japan
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2011

North Safari Sapporo is a zoo near Jozankei. You can touch many animals here. The animal which I recommend to you is an Ezo red fox. The Ezo red fox has a possibility of having a parasite. It is a fearful parasite called an echinococcus. Therefore, you cannot touch an Ezo red fox usually. Houwever , since the Ezo red... More 

3 Thank Dori E

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