Tuesday, August 2, 2016

:::SPECIAL::: # Summer Water Fun - The 3 Best Water Parks in Kanto Area!




Can't stand the heat in Tokyo anymore?
How about going to the water parks to cool off the summer heat!

Today, we have some great water parks in Kanto area to introduce to you. Let's get going!



01. Tobu Super Pool

Picture credited: Tobu Zoo Park
Tobu Zoo Park is located in Saitama Prefecture which is just above Tokyo. It only takes about an hour to come here.

Of course you can find a huge water park here at Tobu Zoo Park, other than that, you can also have some fun at the amusement park and at the zoo!



Tobu Super Pool is a leisure pool complex where you can find a pool with waves, a pool with flowing water, a pool with sliders, and a pool for kids. Please note that Tobu Super Pool is only open in summer!





The are more than 30 kinds of attractions for you to enjoy at this part of the park!





There are around 120 species and a total of 1,200 animals living in the Tobu zoo. You can get a really close look at the white tigers and interact with small animals here!






(Pictures above credited: Tobu Zoo Park)

Interested in learning more about the zoo? Check our our previous sharing here:

# Theme Park ♪ Meet the white tiger! Ride on a roller coaster! Any new discovery!!! Come here to Tobu Zoo!!


Tobu Super Pool
Period: 16 July to 04 September 2016
Hours: 09:30 - 17:00
Address: 110 Suka, Miyashiro-machi, Minamisaitama-ku, Saitama
Tel.: 048-093-1200
Admission Fees:
Park Entrance + Pool
Adults: 2,400 yen, Children: 1,100 yen, Seniors: 1,700 yen

One day pass (Park Entrance + Pool + Unlimited rides)
Adults: 4,800 yen, Children: 3,700 yen, Seniors: 3,700 yen

Other items for rental
Parasol seat: 3,000 yen
Royal seat: 5,000 yen
Inflatable water rings: 500 yen
Locker: from 400 yen

Access
From Shibuya Station:
Take Hanzomon Line to Tobu-Dobutsukoen Station (About 76 mins)
It takes about 10 minutes on foot or five minutes by bus (fair required) to East Gate of the park.



02. Tokyo Summerland

Picture credited: Tokyo Summerland
Tokyo Summerland is an amusement park where you can find both water and theme park. It is located in Akiruno city which is in western Tokyo.

Both outdoor and indoor areas can be found in the water park. Of course water slides, pools and fountains are available for you to enjoy! What's more? There is a long lazy river where you can just float and relax on water rings. Sounds fun?

Picture credited: Tokyo Summerland
Tokyo Summerland
Period: All year except December to February
Hours: Varies (Please check website)
Address: 600 Kamiyotsugi, Akiruno, Tokyo
Tel.: 042-558-6511
Admission Fees:
Regular price
Adults (ages 13-60): 2,000 yen, Children (ages 7-12): 1,000 yen, Infants/Seniors (ages 2-6, 61 and above): 1,000 yen

Summer price (7/1 - 9/30)
Adults (ages 13-60): 3,500 yen, Children (ages 7-12): 2,500 yen, Infants/Seniors (ages 2-6, 61 and above): 1,800 yen

Access
From Shinjuku Station:
Take Chuo line for Ome or Okutama Station. Get off at Haijima Station (About 40 mins). 



03. Toshimaen Water Park

Picture credited: Toshimaen Water Park
Toshimaen is also an amusement park which includes attractions and water parks. It is owned by the Seibu Group and located in Nerima which is in the northern part of Tokyo.

Please note that the water park is only open in summer, and there are 26 water slides and 6 different kinds of pool for you to enjoy! Here, you can also find a pool with waves and a pool where you can float over and relax!

Picture credited: Toshimaen Water Park

Toshimaen Water Park
Period: 2 July to 31 August 2016
Hours: 09:00 - 17:00
Address: 3-25-1 Koyama, Nerima-ku, Tokyo
Tel.: 03-3990-8800
Admission Fees:
Park Entrance + Pool
Adults (Jr. high and above): 4,000 yen, Children (height 110 cm and above) 3,000 yen, Children (height below 110 cm) 2,000 yen,

Summer one day pass (Park Entrance + Pool + Unlimited rides)
Adults (Jr. high and above): 4,500 yen, Children (height 110 cm and above) 3,500 yen, Children (height below 110 cm) 2,900 yen,

Other items for rental
Premium seat (for 8 persons): 15,000 yen (weekdays), 20,000 yen (weekends & holidays)
Special seat (for 6 persons): 6,500 yen (weekdays), 8,500 yen (weekends & holidays)
Poolside seat (for 6 persons): 5,500 yen (weekdays), 7,500 yen (weekends & holidays)
Family seat (for 6 persons): 4,500 yen (weekdays), 6,500 yen (weekends & holidays)
Kids pool seat (for 6 persons): 4,000 yen (weekdays), 6,000 yen (weekends & holidays)
Pair seat (for 2 persons): 3,500 yen (weekdays), 5,500 yen (weekends & holidays)
Single seat (for 1 person): 1,500 yen (weekdays), 2,000 yen (weekends & holidays)
Inflatable water rings: 800 yen (single), 1,000 yen (double)
Deck chair: 1,000 yen
Cooler Box: 1,000 yen

Access
From Ikebukuro Station
Take Seibu Ikebukuro Line to Toshimaen Station (About 14 mins)

From Shinjuku Station:
Take Toei Oedo Line to Toshimaen Station (About 20 mins)



So what are you waiting for? Find your swimming suit in the closet and enjoy the summer water fun in these amazing water parks!!

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